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10 Foods to Keep Your Thyroid in Check

Looking for more oomph during the day? Give some love to your thyroid—the body’s energy regulator—by adding these mighty foods to your …

Nutrition

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?

<i>This is the third in a four-part series on sugar, which covers sugar-free diets, how the different types of sugars compare, and the links between</i> …

Nutrition

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Nutrition

Food fraud: 6 of the most commonly faked products and how to avoid them

If you’re a smart shopper you may always be on the lookout for counterfeit bags, shoes and watches when heading to the mall. But what about having to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

10 Foods Diabetics Should Eat Daily

Be sure to put these in your meal rotation.<p>Making healthy food choices to control blood sugar is key for those with type 2 diabetes, but what if …

Nutrition

Top 30 Slow Cooker Recipes

The slow cooker makes cooking a hearty and hot meal easy even on weekdays -- while you're working -- and on busy weekends when you have better things …

Why you should stop eating white rice, according to a physician

From a nutritional standpoint, white rice pales in comparison to its whole grain cousin, brown rice.<p>It gets digested quickly, is rapidly processed into sugar, and only fills you up for a short period of time. In comparison, brown rice is processed slowly, churning out a steady stream of fuel to …

Ontario Small Towns You'll Fall in Love With * The World As I See It

Big cities draw the bulk of travellers across the globe. There is plenty of things to do, a diverse mix of restaurants and cafes, and convenient …

Viruses discovered a century ago may be our best defense against a threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

Antibiotic resistance — the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics — is a growing threat around the world.<p>It's expected to kill 10 million people annually by 2050.<p>And it hasn't been easy to develop new drugs in order to stay ahead of the problem. Many major …

Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC, may have discovered a new way of killing off cancer cells.<p>The team was jointly led by Dr. Matthias …

Researchers Have Stopped A Deadly Brain Cancer In Its Tracks In Mice

High-grade gliomas cause more deaths than any other form of brain cancer.<p>Researchers have discovered a method to halt one of the most lethal forms of …

Cancer

You Can Eat to Beat Diabetes

The number hit you like a slap in the face: Nearly half of Americans have diabetes or likely will soon, according to a recent crunching of national …

Nutrition

Scientists may have found a functional cure for type-1 diabetes

Type-1 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects an estimated 42 million people worldwide, and occurs when the pancreas produces little to no insulin. Those with the condition must take supplemental insulin so their bodies can process sugars. But now, researchers at ViaCyte, a regenerative …

Diabetes

The Health Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

Drinking water is one the best favors you can do to your body. It has surprising health benefits such as strong kidneys, more energy, better mood, …