New Study: Breast Cancer Linked to Bacterial Imbalances

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Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic have uncovered differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue of healthy women vs. women with breast cancer. Importance of Bacteria Bacteria that exists in your body is often thought of as unhealthy, but certain strains of bacteria are crucial to your overall health, specifically digestion and immunity. Inadequate amounts…


New Study: Just 1 Hour of Exercise Per Week Prevents Depression

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Depression is a disorder that affects around 6.7% of adults in the United States each year. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 300 million people currently live with the disorder. This disorder is not a normal “up and down” of emotions; this illness greatly affects mood, body, behavior and the mind and…


Cocoa Also Supports Your Gut, Not Just Your Brain

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Trillions of bacteria live in our gut – both healthy and unhealthy. When the body has more unhealthy bacteria than healthy bacteria, it can cause digestive problems such as bloating and gassiness. Research has shown that balanced levels of “good” bacteria is needed for proper digestion and overall health. A new study says that cocoa…


Winter is Coming: Can L-Carnitine Keep You Warm?

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A common complaint of older adults is their inability to stay warm, as they are more sensitive to the cold. New research has found that L-carnitine may be able to jump-start the body’s central heating. Say goodbye to your snuggie! Conducted at the University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City, a study using mice…


Meta-analysis says Omega-3 Supplements may Slash Cardiac Death Risk

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiac death accounts for about two-thirds of all cardiovascular disease deaths in the United States. This new meta-analysis on omega-3 supplements is reportedly the first to include cardiac death as a primary endpoint, and the most comprehensive review of the evidence to date. What are…