Vitamin D is one of the most underestimated essential vitamins. Also, it is not basically a vitamin but rather a natural steroid hormone that is derived in a human body from cholesterol, specifically when the skin is exposed to the sun rays. That is why sometimes Vitamin D is called as the “sunshine” vitamin. Having […]
The fast metabolism of our teenage years may seem like a blessing that may be long gone. Unfortunately, not all of us can boast of having naturally great metabolic functions. According to the Mayo Clinic team, about 40% of Americans who are older than 60 suffer from different metabolic disorders and weight problems caused by […]
In the past several decades the intake of prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) antidepressants in the United States has increased by 400%. On average, 1 in 10 Americans is taking one of the many common antidepressants. According to statistics provided by the reputable U.S. vendor IMS Health, about 14% of Americans need to take antidepressants […]
If you can read this, thank your seafood-eating ancestors. Researchers say that foods from the sea–fish and shellfish–were crucial to the evolution of the human brain. Seafood boosted the brain power of early humans and resulted in the large brains we have today. Seafood is rich in DHA, the most abundant fat found […]
Is Popcorn Healthy: Possible Benefits and Dietary Tips For most Americans, popcorn is associated with snacks. Amazingly, but...