Sitting down for too long could be responsible for 70,000 deaths in the UK each year

Sitting down for too long could be responsible for 70,000 deaths in the UK each year

Lead author Leonie Heron of Queen’s University Belfast said that the research “means that even if you meet the recommended levels of activity (the NHS advises at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week), you are still at higher risk of some of these health conditions if you are spending long periods of time sitting down during the day.

Top Six Benefits of Colostrum

Top Six Benefits of Colostrum

Multiple studies have evaluated the use of colostrum in raw milk, including the effects on body composition, metabolism, recovery from surgery and protection against viral diseases, including rotavirus responsible for diarrheal illnesses.13. Researchers believe this indicates bovine IgG is functionally active throughout the intestinal tract, helping to prevent gastrointestinal tract infections and lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation.

Eight Signs You Might Be B12 Deficient

Eight Signs You Might Be B12 Deficient

Anemia can cause some of the previously listed symptoms, such as weakness, fatigue, dizziness, cold hands and feet, pale skin and chest pain, which occur because your heart has to work harder to move oxygen-rich blood through your body, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) reports.5 In turn, this can lead to irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia, enlarged heart and even heart failure.6.

Supplements That Can Lower CVD Risk if You Have High TMAO Levels

Supplements That Can Lower CVD Risk if You Have High TMAO Levels

D., who is also the coauthor of my latest book, "Superfuel: Ketogenic Keys to Unlock the Secrets of Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Great Health," we show how the likely true cause of elevated TMAO levels — which is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) — is hepatic insulin resistance.

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

This is definitely alarming, considering the average Englishman in the 1700s consumed only 4 pounds of sugar per year4 — and that was mostly from healthful natural sources like fruits, quite unlike the processed foods you see in supermarket shelves today.

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

According to the CDC, the last recorded measles-associated death in the U.S. occurred in 2015.13 But even before the measles vaccine was introduced and given to children in the early 1960s, the annual death toll from measles in the U.S. was between 450 and 500,14 and never approached the high death rate of smallpox, which was a far more deadly disease, and which prompted calls for states to pass mandatory smallpox vaccination laws for children.15.

12-Minute Presentation on How to Reverse Diabetes

12-Minute Presentation on How to Reverse Diabetes

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine30 concluded insulin therapy in Type 2 diabetic patients, particularly in people over age 50, may not always outweigh the negatives.

Study: High egg consumption increases risk of heart disease and death

Study: High egg consumption increases risk of heart disease and death

Adults who ate more eggs and dietary cholesterol had a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death from any cause, according to a large, new study from Northwestern Medicine.

The Great Statin Debate — Why Cholesterol Is Misunderstood

The Great Statin Debate — Why Cholesterol Is Misunderstood

However, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these drugs are also indicated for anyone who has already had a heart attack or stroke or been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease, has an LDL cholesterol of 190 mg/dL or higher, or is between the ages of 40 and 75 with an LDL level of 70 mg/dL or higher and diabetes or a high risk of developing heart disease or stroke.5.

Milk thistle reduces your risk of developing NAFLD

Milk thistle reduces your risk of developing NAFLD

Fortunately, milk thistle can be used to protect your body from developing NAFLD by helping to prevent liver damage. By suppressing the symptoms of inflammation and obesity, milk thistle can help protect your liver from NAFLD.

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

The results of this study suggest that caffeine is beneficial for people with chronic kidney disease and with more than 14 percent of Americans suffering from this disease and 89 percent consuming caffeine, this compound exhibits great potential in improving the lives of many patients.

Dysphagia: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Dysphagia: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Your throat and esophagus are prone to many diseases and when either of them is affected, you may experience dysphagia, a condition marked by difficulty swallowing.4 It can be caused by a multitude of factors and disorders, and may lead to complications such as dehydration, malnutrition, pneumonia or an airway obstruction.5 Aside being unable to swallow, other prominent symptoms of dysphagia include:6,7.

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Persistent reports of measles and other infectious diseases for which vaccines have been developed and given in multiple doses to most children calls the concept of vaccine-acquired herd immunity into question.

Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure

Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure

“If the changes we saw in blood vessel function after eating blueberries every day could be sustained for a person’s whole life, it could reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease by up to 20%.” The study was published in the Journal of Gerontology Series A .

Weekly Health Quiz: Nutrients, Fertilization and Spinach

Weekly Health Quiz: Nutrients, Fertilization and Spinach

1 The following nutrient deficiency has been shown to be a primary driver of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Vitamin B12 Omega-3 Choline Choline appears to be essential for prevention of fatty liver disease, as it is required to move fat out of your liver.

Strep Throat: an Introduction

Strep Throat: an Introduction

3, 4 Strep throat is known to cause other infections, one of which is pharyngitis or sore throat. In fact, pharyngitis is the most common bacterial infection that triggers a sore throat.

Treating Mercury Toxicity With Emeramide

Treating Mercury Toxicity With Emeramide

He also published a paper 3 in the respected medical journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in 1992, detailing how the presence of glutamine synthetase in the cerebrospinal fluid may be a potential diagnostic biochemical marker of Alzheimer's disease, as well as more than 100 other studies, 4 including a review of the relationship between mercury and autism, 5 and research showing how the chelating agent he developed, emeramide (NBMI), protects against the cytotoxicity of mercury.

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

5 Among the problems with partially hydrogenated soybean oil is trans fat and the health hazards of the soy itself, as well as the prevalence of genetically engineered soybeans.

Exercise More! CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations

Exercise More! CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations

CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations In a major update of its previous exercise guidelines, the CDC has released the second volume of its Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans publication and the takeaway is rather straightforward—we need to exercise much more.

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

The study, which was conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that consuming tree nuts frequently is associated with a lower risk of heart disease in those with type 2 diabetes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 16,217 men and women who had a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

A lethal kiss: The Venezuelan kissing bug causing an infection crisis

A lethal kiss: The Venezuelan kissing bug causing an infection crisis

Others include Colombian, Brazilian and Ecuadorian academics who are witnessing the crisis unfold: Venezuelan refugees on the streets of their cities, diseases (malaria, Chagas disease, measles, diphtheria) spreading through porous land borders, and regional disease outbreaks of unprecedented proportions.

Choline Deficiency May Cause Fatty Liver Disease

Choline Deficiency May Cause Fatty Liver Disease

2 This nutrient, which you need to get from your diet, is required for: 3 Studies have linked higher choline intake to a range of benefits, including a decreased risk for heart disease , 14 a 24 percent decreased risk for breast cancer , 15 and the prevention of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD, which is largely driven by high-sugar diets, as opposed to excess alcohol consumption).

Everything You Need to Know About Syphilis

Everything You Need to Know About Syphilis

Early theories about the origin of this infection suggest that sexual relations between a French leper and a Spanish prostitute infected with gonorrhea, another type of STD, triggered the new disease, called syphilis today.

Heart Attack Risks

Heart Attack Risks

A heart attack will also increase your risk of having a sudden cardiac arrest since the loss of oxygen supply will affect the electrical system in the heart.

The Gut's Role in Parkinson's Disease

The Gut's Role in Parkinson's Disease

pruriens) is a climbing legume best known as a natural source of L-dopa, a dopamine precursor that affects energy, motivation and well-being, and is often used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease in Ayurvedic medicine.

What You Must Know About Gluten

What You Must Know About Gluten

When people go gluten free and eat too much of these highly processed, low-nutrient foods they're likely to gain weight.

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Cancer trends in young adults often serve as a sentinel for the future disease burden in older adults, among whom most cancer occurs.'" Advertisement Changes in Diet Drive Obesity Epidemic Studies 8 , 9 , 10 have repeatedly demonstrated that when people switch from a traditional whole food diet to processed foods (which are high in refined flour, processed sugar and harmful vegetable oils), disease inevitably follows.

How Potassium Can Help Your High Blood Pressure

How Potassium Can Help Your High Blood Pressure

Among them is balancing your potassium level, as this electrolyte has a significant effect on muscle contraction and arterial wall relaxation, but most Americans barely get half of the recommended daily allowance.

Benefits of Dietary Fiber

Benefits of Dietary Fiber

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the authors noted that the impact could translate to 13 fewer deaths and six fewer cases of coronary heart disease per 1,000 participants, and that eating plenty of high-fiber foods is also linked to decreased weight and optimized cholesterol levels .

Whooping Cough Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Whooping Cough Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

When an infected person coughs or sneezes, the droplets of fluid with the bacteria coming from their mouth or nose spread into the air and get inhaled by people close by. A: As mentioned, whooping cough is a disease caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium.

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