Top Ten Nutrition Tips for Everyday Health

Here are my top ten favorite tips for healthy eating all year long, with lots of amazing links to more helpful information from Reboot Your Life.  This is by no means a complete list of guidelines but a few key things to get you started or keep you moving forward on the path toward healthy …

10 Tips for Better Digestive Health

Your digestive system breaks down the foods you eat into the nutrients your body needs. If you neglect your digestive health, your body could run into problems digesting foods and absorbing those nutrients. 10 Tips for Improving and Maintaining Your Digestive Health Your digestive health is directly impacted by the foods you eat and the …

Understand Your Risk for Diabetes

Diabetes contributes to over 230,000 U.S. deaths per year. However, many people with type 2 diabetes are not aware they have the disease and may already have developed various health complications associated with it. Non-Modifiable Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes There are a number of risk factors that increase a person’s risk for developing …

Healthy Living Tips for People with Diabetes

You can’t control everything that can impact your health, such as your genetic makeup, your age, or even your family history of diabetes. However, you can take steps to reach your full health potential, adding years to your life and improving its quality, even if you have been diagnosed with diabetes. Becoming a healthier you …

8 Healthy Eating Tips You Should Know That

1. Base your meals on starchy foods: bread, potatoes, pasta, rice, noodles Choose whole grains and potatoes with skin where possible which have more fibre, vitamins and minerals. Remember starchy foods contain fewer than half the calories of fats per gram 2. Eat lots of fruit and veg Choose a variety of fruit and vegetables as …

Tips for Traveling With Cancer

Traveling with cancer, whether for treatment or for pleasure, can be safe and enjoyable if you plan ahead. You may consider traveling to take part in a clinical trial, or perhaps, you have been putting off that trip of a lifetime. The first step is to make an appointment and discuss your travel plans with …

Cancer and the Risk of Blood Clots

The risk of developing a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) during cancer treatment is very real but often overlooked. The public became more aware of DVTs when TV journalist David Bloom died from a pulmonary embolism while reporting from Iraq, but there is still too little awareness of this common complication of cancer. …

Lung cancer blood test steps closer with new biomarker discovery

It is estimated that more than 158,000 people in the US will die from lung cancer this year, emphasizing the need for earlier detection of the disease, leading to better treatment outcomes. Now, researchers have discovered a biomarker that could lead to a highly accurate blood test for early detection of nonsmall cell lung cancer …

Flu shot only 19% effective this winter

Flu vaccines were only 19% effective in preventing doctor visits for influenza this season, one of the lowest rates in the past decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Health officials had predicted flu shots would be less protective than usual this year. That’s because the viruses used to make the flu …