Research about Hormone Replacement Therapy

Major news magazines, TV documentaries, radio talk show hosts and other media have paid a great deal of attention to the findings from two studies on hormone replacement therapy. A long-term study of more than 16,000 women between the ages of 50 and 79 revealed that HRT did pose some major health risks.

Read More

Red Wine Has a Positive Effect on Health

Health Benefits of Red Wines: One to Two Glasses a Day. Plato may have been wiser than he knew when he said, “Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was ever granted by the Gods to man.” Those of us who have come to enjoy the variety and tastes that wine have to offer can now…

Read More

Cholesterol Levels and the Cardiovascular System

Your heart is essentially a pump whose function can be affected by several factors, including total blood volume, elasticity of blood vessels, plaque build up in arteries, hormones and nerve stimulation. This site shows how changes in these factors can result in cardiovascular disease or malfunction.

Read More

Supplementing With Essential Fatty Acids – Important For Health

Since May is the National Stroke Awareness month, we thought we would share the importance of supplementing your diet with Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and how it can be a preventative measure against hypertension, heart disease, and stroke, among other things.

Read More

Antioxidant, Polyphenol-Rich Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and currently affects over 13 million people worldwide. The direct and indirect cost of Alzheimer care is over $100 billion in the US alone. A recent US multi-ethnic study has suggested that a greater adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet could cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease…

Read More