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Are Certain Types of Stress actually Beneficial?

Would Life be better without any stress?

According to new research from the University of California, Berkeley, a little stress may not be too bad for us after all. While chronic stress may be harmful, acute (short-term) stress may actually boost our cognitive function.

Are Certain Types of Stress actually Beneficial?

Probiotics Could Shorten Common Cold

A recent study conducted by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has found that probiotics can reduce the length of a cold in 18-to 25-year-olds, potentially changing the way UW Oshkosh students treat their colds.

According to Pamella MacWilliams,the school nurse, probiotics are regularly prescribed in conjunction with antibiotics in order to restore gastrointestinal health, which antibiotics tend to disrupt.

What you may NOT know about Grapefruit and Drugs

Most people know that grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interfere with medications, but did you know that you might have to wait as long as 24 to 48 hours before taking a drug after having the fruit?


Grapefruit inhibits the important intestinal enzyme CYP3A4, which is needed to break down many medicines properly.

What you may NOT know about Grapefruit and Drugs<br />

Study Reports: Crohn's Disease is Driven by Inflammation...Not Genetics

A new Cornell study reports that inflammation -- not genetic susceptibility -- drives the growth of intestinal bacteria and invasive E. coli linked to Crohn's disease (CD).


Study Reports: Crohn's Disease is Driven by Inflammation- Not Genetics

Low-FODMAPs Diet For Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Eighty-two patients (mean age, 38 years) with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) were studied.

Low-FODMAPs Diet For Irritable Bowel Syndrome<br />

A Lifelong Battle...With Crohns Disease

Carrie Johnson represented the United States at the 2012 Olympics in pursuit of the gold medal in women's kayaking. But while she battled for the gold,
Johnson continues fight another battle...crohns disease, one of the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases, according to the U.S.

Omega-3s May Improve Blood Sugar in Obese Teens

Omega-3s May Improve Blood Sugar in Obese Teens. A new study reports that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids may improve blood sugar control in obese adolescent girls without increasing weight.

Modern Medicine is Dangerous

One of the reasons that practitioners become interested in natural medicine is that in many situations it is considerably safer than conventional medicine. The risks associated with conventional medical care were highlighted by two recent studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Modern medicine is Dangerous

Key Antioxidants in Pistachios

The American Society of Nutrition in San Diego contributes to the increasing amount of scientific evidence, resulting in new research, that underscores the health benefits of eating pistachios everyday.


Pistachios Have Key Antioxidants
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Losing Weight is Linked to Probiotics

Losing weight is a frustrating endeavor that leaves men and women with troubling problem areas around their waist & thighs. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of companies that seek to take advantage of people who don’t know how to lose stomach fat by offering potentially dangerous supplements & fad products.


Loosing Weight is Linked to Probiotics
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