November 2017

Feeding our children, the right way

It is definitely exciting watching your child’s each developmental milestone, from taking his/her first step to participating in a school’s Sports Day. Besides gaining physical strength and coordination, the early formative years (0-8 years old) are also the time when a child’s cognitive, emotional and social developments are polished. In fact, growth is most rapid in the first year of life when an infant’s length increases by 50%. A healthy

Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Smog might raise a woman’s risk of miscarriage early in her pregnancy, a new study suggests. Chronic exposure seemed to increase that risk by more than 10 percent, according to researchers who tracked hundreds of pregnancies among couples in Michigan and Texas. “We found that both ozone and particles in the air were related to an increased risk of early pregnancy loss,” said

Fighting salt and sugar cravings, with spicy food

(CNN)There’s no magic pill that will cure you of your cravings. But there is something that may help the effort, and it’s all-natural. Research has shown that simply spicing up your diet may help you consume less salt and possibly less sugar, while potentially improving your health even beyond the reduction of salt and sugar. There is more consistent evidence that spicy food helps curb salt cravings than sugar. In

How long does Vyvanse stay in your system?

You might have heard about this ingredient before and wonder what the effects it can bring to your system. If you have worked in the medical field, this is not a strange thing to you, however, to those who are not familiar with medical terms, Vyvanse is a medicinal drug using to treat ADHD which is called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It is the label name of lisdexamfetamine that is

Foods That Will Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is one dangerous disease. Do you know that many foods that could help to lower cholesterol such as :- POMEGRANATE Whether you’re a seed gal or prefer your pomegranates in juice-form, you’re sure to reap the fruit’s cholesterol-lowering powers: “Any form of pomegranate – whether the arils or the juice – could help control cholesterol by slowing its buildup,” says Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, New Jersey-based dietitian and owner

Brisk walking may reduce early death risk in older women

Older women who take at least one brisk walk a week could potentially reduce their risk of early death by 70%, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The study also found that light activities such as housework or window shopping did not affect longevity. While previous studies have found that physical activity is linked with lower risk of