Drinking Coffee on an Empty Stomach?

First you drink the coffee. Then you do the things. Most of us drink coffee for that jolt of energy we need to be human start our day. Studies show drinking coffee has many other health benefits, such as easing muscle pain, improving memory, keeping you regular, and protecting against diseases like Parkinson’s and diabetes. If getting coffee into your bodyRead More

Can You Eat Too Much Fruit ?

Some people argue that there’s no limit to the amount of fruit you can eat daily, and follow a fruitarian diet, subsisting primarily on apples, oranges, and the like. Others, like those who follow the keto diet, tend to restrict the amount of fruit they eat in a day, citing concern about fructose levels. With soRead More

Is Walking Good for You

It may inspire jokes among the more athletically inclined, but mall walking (typically attributed as a pastime for senior citizens) has benefits for all ages. The simple activity may be overshadowed by flashy high-intensity workouts that garner praise for their fat-burning attributes, a new study says that walking—even just a little—can help you live longer. The Centers for DiseaseRead More

You should really be eating your broccoli

Not many children (or adults, for that matter) are big fans of broccoli—especially if you grew up in a household where the cruciferous crusader was exclusively prepared via boiling and more boiling. Limp and soggy anything isn’t going to win any admirers. Thankfully, most of us who are dedicated to eating healthy know how toRead More

Hypertension America’s ‘silent killer’

About 75 million Americans over the age of 18 — a whopping 29 percent of us — have hypertension, or high blood pressure. To make matters worse, the condition isn’t anywhere close to being controlled, especially among African-Americans. The hypertension prevalence rate was unchanged from 1999 to 2016, according to a study released Wednesday byRead More

Energy drinks are the health risks

Caffeine can cause major health conditions, including problems with heart and blood vessels, the National Institutes of Health has warned. One couple apparently learned that the hard way when the husband was left with a hole in his skull and suffered a brain hemorrhage after what doctors said was “excessive energy drink consumption,” his wife claimed. TheRead More

Diet avocados are now a thing

Avocados have become such a big part of modern food culture that there are entire restaurants devoted to mushy, green fruit. But is there a way to improve upon perfection? Maybe! Eurobanan’s Isla Bonita brand, a Spanish fruit company, has now invented a new product that they are calling what they are an “Avocado Light”Read More