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Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

How can you unblock your ear?

There are times when the ears can become clogged due to factors both outside and inside the ear. Clogged ears can affect hearing and balance and …

Alternative Medicine

5 Fascinating Things Your Blood Type Can Tell You

Most of us don't spend too much time thinking about our blood type unless we are in our doctor's office, but our blood type is a component of our …

Medical Research

'White coat hypertension' may be sign of a real problem, study finds

Measuring blood pressure regularly at home is a much better way to predict risk of heart death.<p>For people whose blood pressure rises when measured at the doctor's office — a condition known as "white coat hypertension" — there may be a real reason to worry, new research shows.<p>White coat …

Diabetes

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Cooking

If You're Not Eating This Food, You'll Never Be Able To Heal Your Gut

If you think all carbohydrates are bad, resistant starch might change your mind. This <i>healthy carbohydrate</i> boasts a ton of gut-healthy benefits. It's …

Nutrition

Trump Loudly Insists That He Is Incompetent

Either the Department of Justice is correct that he surrounded himself with lawbreakers, or the people he chose to run the federal justice system are incompetents and rogues.<p>Donald Trump’s supporters insist that the public shouldn’t lose faith in the president as Robert Mueller and the Department …

Donald Trump

The Paul Ryan Story: From Flimflam to Fascism

Why did Paul Ryan choose not to run for re-election? What will be the consequences? Your guess is as good as mine — literally. I can speculate based on what I read in the papers, but so can you.<p>On the other hand, I do have some insight into how Ryan — who has always been an obvious con man, to …

Political Science

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

The magic of medicinal mushrooms<p>Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell …

Wellness

9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.<p>California is the land of beaches, mountains, and all the legal marijuana you can stomach. It’s also, inconveniently, a dangerous minefield riddled with nasty fault lines that …

Natural Gas

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

Medical Research

This Handy Infographic Shows What The Colour of Your Pee Says About Your Health

Yellow, green or... pink?<p>If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's …

Paul Manafort

We took a scientific look at whether non-fat or full-fat foods are worse for you — here's the verdict

Fat has taken turns as both a villain and a hero for healthy eaters.<p>In the 1990s, the US Department of Agriculture put fats and oils with sweets at the top of its food pyramid, suggesting Americans should generally avoid them. But more recent research revealed that telling Americans not to consume …

Nutrition

The Mediterranean diet is so easy to follow that anyone could do it — but there's one thing you should know before trying it

When nutritionists rank popular diets, the Mediterranean diet often comes out at or near the top.<p>Its well-touted health benefits include everything from improved memory function to a longer life.<p>It's also a favorite among celebrities like Christie Brinkley and Penelope Cruz.<p>The diet includes:<p>A …

Healthy Eating

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Doctors and a Nutritionist Reveal the Top Foods Responsible for Inflammation

If there's one word that's entered the public consciousness in a big way over the past few years when it comes to understanding our food choices, …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Could Your Gut Pain Be Diverticulitis?

"Well, I guess we outwitted them,” the 76-year-old English professor said when he came in for his periodic exam. By “them” he meant my surgical …

Top 10 Healthiest Foods In The World

What is actually healthy eating? It is consuming a variety of foods that give all essential nutrients for your body. But choosing the right foods …

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …

This smoothie add-in could be quietly killing you

Your morning smoothie might come with a not-so-healthy dose of heavy metals, according to a new study.<p>Nonprofit organization Clean Label Project …

7 foods that are good for your heart

About half of the deaths in the United States from cardiovascular disease have one contributing factor in common: a poor diet. We've known for a long …

Nutrition

Why do doctors ignore signs of heart attacks in women?

On an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” earlier this month, Dr. Miranda Bailey (played by Chandra Wilson) heads to the hospital convinced she is having a …

Statins help lower cholesterol, but are they the treatment for you?

High cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease, affects nearly 1 in 5 American women who are at least 40 years old. Although heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in women, there is little agreement on what to do about managing cholesterol.<p>A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

Holistic Medicine

50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, healthcare is excellent, and life is good

Deciding where to live in retirement may be one of the last major financial decisions you'll make, and picking the right spot is important.<p>WalletHub set out to put worried minds at ease. The site used available data for the 150 largest US cities to find the best and worst places to lay your hat. We …

College Sports

10 best foods for your heart

<b>(CNN) —</b> Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing foods that will help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.<p>Which food groups have the most science behind their …

Nutrition

Halle Berry Reveals Diet That Slowed ‘Aging Process’ & Reversed Diabetes

Oscar-winner Halle Berry often shares some of the workouts that keep her body in stellar shape, and as a diabetic, she also knows that a healthy diet …

The Oscars

25 Most Unhealthy Foods You Should Avoid

1. White ChocolateChocolate, when consumed in moderation, is actually quite good for us. Rich in anti-oxidants, dark chocolate is considered to be …