Category: Whole Food Diets

view post Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Darci

Working mom and blog reader Darci shares her top 5 tips for cutting out processed food, health changes, and how

Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk
view post Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk

Children and teens in U.S. counties where 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level were

Genes May Show Players at Risk for Brain Trouble
view post Genes May Show Players at Risk for Brain Trouble

Among soccer players who headed the ball the most, those with the gene mutation called the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 (APOE

Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash
view post Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash

The helicopter crashed just before 10 a.m. into a hillside near Calabasas, Calif., about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

Air Fryer 101 (Plus Recipes to Try)
view post Air Fryer 101 (Plus Recipes to Try)

The air fryer is one of the hottest healthy cooking appliances to hit the market in recent years, and for

71% of Americans Report Good or Excellent Health and Wellness
view post 71% of Americans Report Good or Excellent Health and Wellness

A survey assessing Americans’ health-related behaviors and attitudes found 71% rate their overall health and wellness as good (54%) or

Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study
view post Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study

Researchers examined workplace sexual harassment in the United States, Japan and Sweden. They found that female supervisors experienced between 30%

CDC Confirms Second U.S. Coronavirus Case
view post CDC Confirms Second U.S. Coronavirus Case

The patient is a woman in her 60s. She had symptoms a few days after returning to the U.S. from

Washington Monitors Coronavirus Patient’s Contacts
view post Washington Monitors Coronavirus Patient’s Contacts

The CDC confirmed the Washington state resident’s diagnosis Tuesday. By Wednesday, state public health officials had identified 16 close contacts.

Many Critical Workers in U.S. Short on Sleep
view post Many Critical Workers in U.S. Short on Sleep

Their analysis of data from more than 150,000 employed adults between 2010 and 2018 also found that the rate of

Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung Cancer
view post Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung Cancer

An immune system that’s not functioning normally may lead to lung cancer in patients who don’t smoke, a new study

Racism Linked to Faster Aging Among Blacks
view post Racism Linked to Faster Aging Among Blacks

Data were collected in 2000 when participants had an average age of 40, and the follow-up took place 10 years

Rare Disease Put This Young Mom in a Coma for 7 Months
view post Rare Disease Put This Young Mom in a Coma for 7 Months

This is a rare disease in which the immune system attacks the brain and disrupts normal brain signaling. It first

The Damage of Vaccine Misinformation
view post The Damage of Vaccine Misinformation

From 2013 to 2016, negative information about the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine spread widely through Danish media outlets. As a

view post New Drug Could Help Stop Blindness From Thyroid Eye Disease

It’s the first treatment specifically approved for thyroid eye disease. The drug was approved Tuesday by the U.S. Food and

Largest-Ever Study Ties Over 100 Genes to Autism
view post Largest-Ever Study Ties Over 100 Genes to Autism

The study, involving over 50 centers around the globe, identified 102 genes associated with ASD — including a few dozen

Flame Retardants, Pesticides Remain Threat to U.S. Health: Study
view post Flame Retardants, Pesticides Remain Threat to U.S. Health: Study

Among children, the percentage of cognitive (mental skills) loss attributed to chemicals in flame retardants rose to 81% in 2015-2016,

Vaping Is the Darling of Instagram
view post Vaping Is the Darling of Instagram

Researchers discovered that Instagram posts that promote use of the devices outnumber anti-vaping content by a shocking ratio of 10,000

view post Eating More Veggies Won’t Stop Prostate Cancer: Study

After two years of follow-up, the group on the vegetable-rich diet saw no extra protection against prostate cancer compared to

Allow Dead Men to Be Sperm Donors, Medical Ethicists Say
view post Allow Dead Men to Be Sperm Donors, Medical Ethicists Say

Sperm can be collected after death either through electrical stimulation of the prostate gland or surgery, and then frozen until