A healthy sperm is a happy sperm, and happy sperm are more successful sperm. Studies analyzing the links between diet and sperm health have repeatedly shown that men who eat right are the most fertile. Unfortunately, this link is often falling on deaf ears, with infertility rates on the rise.
Is there a real nutritional difference between organic foods and traditional foods? The answer is “yes” for so many reasons, from the use of pesticides to synthetic fertilizers. To showcase the truths of this difference, a recent study found that tomatoes grown on an organic farm accumulate more sugar and vitamins than tomatoes grown conventionally.
Known as one of the most popular tree nuts around, pecans come from a large deciduous tree native to North America and Mexico. The nut can be found in hundreds of different varieties, and can be enjoyed fresh, roasted, or added in various recipes . Best of all, the health benefits of pecans can be experienced all year round.
While the scientific community has gathered ample evidence regarding BPAs toxic effects, the chemical is still widely used today. Adding to this evidence, recent research has found that BPA could negatively impact brain development by disrupting a gene responsible for proper nerve cell function.
Based on findings presented in a report titled U.S. Health in International Perspectives: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health, Americans have a higher chance of dying from all causes than people living in 16 other developed nations.
If your restaurant plate is garnished with an herb, it’s probably parsley. This herb is widely used and prized not only for it’s added flavor, but also for it’s health benefits. Once you understand medicinal and nutritional parsley health benefits, you won’t only eat your garnish, you may want to grow your own! And growing parsley is easy!
A recent study from the Department of Biochemical Science and Technology, College of Life Science at the National Taiwan University found a supplement containing fruits, vegetables, probiotics, and fish oil could actually work to treat asthma and reduce the dependence of asthmatic children on their prescription drugs.
Going against promises made by Obama, the federal government is shelling out $1 million to shut down a single medical marijuana dispensary. In the face of massive amounts of evidence pointing toward the beneficial properties of marijuana, the drug is still considered a highly addictive and dangerous Schedule I drug by the federal government.
Hospitals and nursing homes could be left increasingly exposed to deadly superbugs amid warning signs that bacteria is becoming increasingly resistant to ‘last resort’ antibiotics. The frightening scenario that ‘nightmare bacteria’ now carry a three-pronged threat to patients has sent a shiver down scientists in labs globally as they struggle to contain the super-resistance of the bugs.
Cannabis has numerous potential applications in healthcare and pain management in particular. A new study has once again demonstrated that the vilified plant can safely and effectively treat the painful symptoms of neuropathy.