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If you were asked to think of a few adjectives to describe actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, “obese” would probably not be one of them. So not surprisingly, when Yahoo! Health released an article early last year stating that Johnson was in fact “technically obese,” it took the world by storm. How could a man … Read More

Onions may be famous for giving you bad breath and bringing tears to your eyes, but they carry some pretty hefty nutritional value too! While providing abundant flavor to your favorite dishes, they are high in vitamin C, a good source of fiber, and possible players in preventing cancer and reducing the risk of heart disease. Embed … Read More

Soybeans were first domesticated in Northern China, where they were used as a staple food source. Soy can be processed from soy beans into a variety of forms including soy milk and soy protein.  Recently, soy has been appearing in various diets and healthy dietary regiments. Its many health benefits include the alleviation of diarrhea and the … Read More

Is height important? It can be when riding a roller coaster or trying out for the school’s volleyball team. Generally, however, height doesn’t have a significant impact on people’s daily lives. But a new study done by researchers at the University of Leicester may just change that perception. According to their findings, height is correlated with a decreased risk … Read More

New research shows that the age at which a woman has her first period is linked to her risk of having heart disease. The lowest risk of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure was found in women who began menstruating at the age of 13. The study showed that women who had their first … Read More

Almonds, which are often found in desserts and breakfast cereals, make delicious snacks on their own. They are a nutrient powerhouse, packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and protein! In addition, they have a high unsaturated fat content and a low saturated fat content, and they are cholesterol free. Daily consumption of almonds may provide major health benefits … Read More

My family raised me to believe that brown rice was healthier to eat than white rice. A few years back, we even made the switch from white to brown rice in an effort to eat more healthily. After doing some research, I now question whether brown rice is actually better for me than white rice. A common … Read More

Does an aspirin a day really lower the risk of heart disease? Aspirin is a small, yet effective, over-the-counter drug. Also known as acetylsalicylic acid, this pill relieves minor pain and reduces fever and inflammation. Besides having these benefits, it is also widely recognized to prevent heart disease. Aspirin reduces the chance of plaque build up … Read More

A study by California’s Stanford University School of Medicine, led by Dr. Michael Eisenberg, revealed evidence that infertility in men tells of other hidden health problems. This study analyzed 9,837 infertile men averaging 38 years of age. Their semen had been collected at some point between 1994 and 2011; corresponding medical records were studied for motility, concentration, … Read More

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