Amazing ways to control Cholesterol

Let’s back up for a minute. In case you need a quick refresher on cholesterol, we all have two natural types in our bodies: HDL, the “happy” or good kind, and LDL, the “lousy” kind. In general, having a high HDL is healthy, while having a high LDL is linked to an increased risk of heart disease. That’s because…

Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults

People infected with the virus that causes AIDS may be more likely to develop diabetes, new research suggests. In the study, the prevalence of diabetes was almost 4 percent higher among HIV-positive adults than the general population. Researchers examined survey responses of 8,610 HIV-positive participants in the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP). They also analyzed data…

One-Minute Tricks That’ll Boost Your Health in 2017

There’s no time like the New Year to jump into action and recommit to better health. But leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t just a matter of making big, sweeping resolutions at the beginning of the year to eat better, exercise more, or lose weight. It’s really about the little things we do and the choices…

Drinking Alcohol: Health Boost or Health Risk?

When it comes to alcohol, how much is too much? Find out what the experts recommend and how to recognize the signs that you’re drinking too much. A large number of studies have shown that moderate alcohol intake can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women. Moderate drinking means one drink per…

Everyday Super foods for a healthy living

With all the other healthy-eating recommendations we need to remember (eat fish twice a week; replace half your grains with whole grains), it’s impossible to have to remember a list of eat-this-once-a-week or once-a-month foods. So, here are 10 easy-to-eat, easy-to-find, everyday “super” foods to keep eating healthy simple. 1. Berries All berries are great…