Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

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If you’ve ever been on a diet, one common tip is to not eat heavy meals at night, usually past 9pm. The reason being that the probability of high activity level after that time, enough to burn the fat from that meal, is very slim. But findings presented at SLEEP 2017, the 31st Annual Meeting…


Study: Almost Half of African-American Woman have Experienced Hair Loss

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Most individuals shed 50 to 100 hairs per day. This isn’t a concern though, as new hair grows at the same rate. But when your hair does not grow in at the same rate it is falling out, visible hair loss occurs. There could be numerous reasons for this interruption of growth – family history,…


New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

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Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that is native to India. It is a bright yellow/orange spice that is commonly found in foods like curry. The health world is buzzing about this herb due to its high levels of curcuminoids, or curcumin. Curcumin is the most active component of Turmeric. Turmeric is an antioxidant…


Men, Could Your Graying Hair Be A Sign of Increased Cardiovascular Risk?

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There are many factors that may cause graying hair, including genetics, low levels of catalase in the body, and high levels of stress. But the main factor that causes your hair to change from its dark, vibrant tresses to a light gray is due to melanin. Every hair follicle contains pigment cells called melanocytes. When…


New Study: Weight Loss Slows Degeneration of the Joint

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You’ll hear Jerry Hickey, R.Ph regularly mention on his radio program that there are a few factors that positively benefit all health conditions – following an active lifestyle, losing weight, and eating the right foods. A new study, focusing on Osteoarthritis and joint degeneration, backs that up. Obesity is one of the leading causes of…