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 […]
About 23.6 million Americans suffer from both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and this number is constantly growing. These sad statistics are provided by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The ADA also reports that: About 57 million Americans have pre-diabetic symptoms; 1 in 4 Americans whose age is over 60 has diabetes; High blood […]
Omega-3 fatty acids are synonymous to ‘body health’. Scientists have devoted many years to discovering the benefits of omega 3 and explaining why they are so important for the human body. These acids are found in foods of both animal and vegetable origin. You may consider it surprising that fish is not the only source […]
Is Popcorn Healthy: Possible Benefits and Dietary Tips For most Americans, popcorn is associated with snacks. Amazingly, but...