Vitamins are good for you, but vitamin C is one of the most effective and safest, experts say. But what can it do? Many people think it can cure the common cold, which is simply a myth. While it bolsters the immune system and may protect against more serious complications - like pneumonia -- it is not a cure. But the benefits of getting enough - or more than enough, in some cases - include protection against cardiovascular... Read More
While raw foods are not new, eating plans that follow this trend in healthy eating appear to be gaining strength across the country. The focus of the diet is on eating uncooked, highly nutritious foods -- fruits and vegetables. Of course, these foods are low in calories and extremely good for you, but eating them raw or uncooked is favored as it is believed that they lose nutritional value when cooked.
Those who subscribe to the... Read More
With all of the information out there about the dangers of cow milk (growth hormones, antibiotics) what should you use instead? Nowadays, there is a plethora of other choices out there if you don't want to consume dairy.
People prefer to use non-dairy milks because:
Lactose intolerance or milk allergy;
There is no casein in them; and
They have less saturated fat in them than dairy milk. ... Read More
The L.A. County Coroner has had a busy week - the office released causes of death for both Brittany Murphy and Casey Johnson on Thursday, according to TMZ. Johnson, who was a diabetic, died of diabetic ketoacidosis, a condition in which her body was severely insulin deficient. She had been hospitalized twice previously for diabetic comas before she died. Sources tell TMZ that she simply "neglected" herself by not taking her insulin... Read More