3 myths about gluten that can make you sick

For decades, doctors and medical researchers mistakenly believed that the only way gluten — a protein found in wheat, rye and barley — could be a danger to you was if you had celiac disease. In fact, if you had told your doctor that you felt bloated after eating a sandwich, experienced brain fog, diarrhea…

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4 tips on supporting your thyroid

Thyroid issues aren’t just complicated, they’re common. According to the American Thyroid Association, 12 percent of the people in the U.S. will develop a thyroid condition at some point in their lifetime — the vast majority of this 12 percent are women. If you’re one of that 12 percent, you know how difficult it can…

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The hygiene habit that hurts your heart

One of the big reasons we all know that we’re supposed to be exercising regularly is the positive effect it has on heart health. In fact, exercising plays a big role in helping to maintain healthy blood pressure to ward off heart failure, heart attacks and strokes. Yet, according to a new study, if you’re…


How much sleep does your heart need?

Since heart disease is so prevalent in my family, I’m always on the lookout for ways to keep my heart healthy and avoid the heart attacks and strokes that far too many of my relatives have suffered. So, I’ve kept up to date on the latest research that’s shown that people who don’t get enough…