How Paleo Cause Stroke and Heart Attack

How Paleo Cause Stroke and Heart Attack

Diets seem to come and go all the time, but the paleo diet has been going from strength to strength. Have you felt tempted to try it? If you’ve adopted “the caveman diet” for heart health reasons, then a new study in the European Journal of Nutrition might come as a...
Your Children May Have Given You Hemorrhoids

Your Children May Have Given You Hemorrhoids

It’s usually things like old age and constipation that cause hemorrhoids, but there isn’t all that much research around on other possible causes. An article in the American Journal of Gastroenterology offers one new avenue though: it says that your children may have...
Shingles Increases Your Risk of These Two Deadly Conditions

Shingles Increases Your Risk of These Two Deadly Conditions

A recently published study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that people at risk of shingles are also at risk of heart attacks and strokes because of the virus that causes shingles. Shingles comes from the Herpes Zoster virus. It first causes...
Omega 3s and Heart Health —What We Missed

Omega 3s and Heart Health —What We Missed

We’ve been told for years to eat more polyunsaturated fatty acids, like the omega-3s and omega-6s to lower cholesterol and improve heart health. But now a new study in the journal Communications Biology has found two huge flaws in all the previous research, so what...
Cholesterol and Eggs (mythbuster)

Cholesterol and Eggs (mythbuster)

Eggs are a fantastic source of protein and a great alternative to the usual selection of meats, but for the longest time they’ve picked up lots of bad press for their high cholesterol content. Nutritionists and others have often warned against consuming more than 2...