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Health Tips

20 Healthy Ways To Use Pumpkin This Fall

Pumpkin

Some call it fall and others call it autumn, but one thing we can all agree on is: It’s pumpkin season. From pumpkin-flavored coffee and smoothies to pumpkin-inspired cookies and granola bars, pretty much every food brand has capitalized on the pumpkin obsession. But you don’t have to purchase these products – many of which […]

Diet & Fitness

This Purple Veggie May Help Ward Off Colon CancerThis Purple Veggie May Help Ward Off Colon Cancer

Purple Veggie

Purple potatoes may do more than add a pop of color to your plate. These vibrant tubers might also help ward off colon cancer, according to new research done on animals at Pennsylvania State University. Purple-fleshed potatoes are particularly rich in anti-inflammatory, antioxidant compounds called phenolic acids and anthocyanins; and previous research has suggested that […]

Medication

Aspirin May Help Regrow Your Rotting Teeth

Aspirin

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have found aspirin could reverse the effects of tooth decay. The combination of a poor diet and poor oral hygiene inevitably causes tooth decay. Cavities can lead to tooth sensitivity and some pain near the root of the tooth; usually, a filling will help prevent further decay. Now, researchers at Queen’s […]

Healthy Living

The Health Risks Of Too Much Salt

Salt

Most Americans, including older adults, consume too much salt—or more accurately, sodium—than they should. In fact, a ­recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that those 51 and older average about 3,000 mg of sodium per day, twice what the American Heart Association recommends and about 30 percent more than the Department […]

Diet & Fitness

6 Herbs For Quicker Weight Loss

Bitter Melon

Being overweight raises risk for diabetes. Several animal studies show that animal diets supplemented with bitter melon reduce weight gain and fat accumulation. University of Hong Kong researchers placed rats on a high-fat diet with or without supplemental bitter melon extract. The animals in the herb group gained less weight and accumulated less body fat. […]