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Avocado seeds may have anti-inflammatory properties

Avocado seeds may have anti-inflammatory properties

One of the most popular foods in recent years, avocados are rich in vitamins and minerals and a great source of healthful fats. While people take great pleasure in eating the fruit pulp, they usually discard the seed, but is there more to avocado’s core than meets the eye? We know that avocados are healthful, […]

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What to do for healthy teeth and gums

What to do for healthy teeth and gums

Good oral hygiene is necessary to keep teeth and gums healthy. It involves habits such as brushing twice a day and having regular dental checkups.However, oral health is about more than cavities and gum disease. Research has shown that there is an association between the health of a person’s mouth and their overall health. Experts […]

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Could green tea help fight obesity?

Could green tea help fight obesity?

According to a recent study in mice, consuming green tea might reduce the risk of obesity and its related conditions. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea’s positive influence on gut bacteria. Green tea may hold clues to reducing obesity. All across the United States, obesity rates are rising. According to the […]

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What to know about brown urine

What to know about brown urine

Brown urine has a range of possible causes, including dehydration and liver disease. Treatments for brown urine will vary depending on the condition causing it. It could be as simple as rehydration with water or taking antiviral medications.The kidneys filter waste products out of the bloodstream and pass them through the urethra for excretion. The […]

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Recommended sugar intake: How much should you have per day?

Recommended sugar intake: How much should you have per day?

The average person in the United States consumes around 17 teaspoons, or 71.14 grams, of added sugar per day, which far exceeds recommended limits. A gram (g) of sugar contains about 4 calories, which means that many people consume almost 270 calories a day from added sugar alone. People sometimes describe calories from sugar as […]

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The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days

The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days

New research, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, finds that adhering to the Mediterranean diet for just 4 days is enough to boost exercise performance. Sticking to a mainly plant-based Mediterranean diet could do wonders for our ability to exercise. The Mediterranean diet offers a range of benefits, from cardioprotective effects […]

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What to know about the lemon detox diet

What to know about the lemon detox diet

The lemon detox diet involves consuming just a lemon juice-based mixture for 1 or 2 weeks, with no solid foods. The diet aims to remove toxins and cleanse the body. However, scientists have found no evidence to support these claims, and the diet may be harmful in some cases. The concept of a detox originates […]

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Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know

Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know

Being overweight can make a person more likely to develop psoriatic arthritis or make its symptoms worse. Taking medications and losing weight can improve the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a form of inflammatory arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop this condition. People without […]

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Diabetes: Could muscle strength lower risk?

Diabetes: Could muscle strength lower risk?

Many people worldwide have type 2 diabetes, a metabolic condition in which the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels. Experts already know that lack of physical activity can contribute to the risk of diabetes, but what type of exercise might lower it? Building up muscle strength could help lower diabetes risk, new findings suggest. […]