High levels are linked to the narrowing of arteries and impaired blood flow associated with cardiovascular disease and may influence erectile dysfunction and metabolic syndrome, as well. Learn natural ways to lower worrisome levels.
Many brain health experts are now focusing on food as a critical defense against dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Promising clinical trials suggest that nutritional changes may stave off cognitive impairment.
Ever wonder what happens after your blue bin is emptied? All that recyclable plastic, aluminum, glass, paper and cardboard helps the environment, because it reduces landfill—but it’s also transformed and repurposed for a second, useful life.
Actress Marlane Barnes, who supports the nonprofit Best Friends Animal Society and serves as national spokesperson for Spay First, also walks her talk as a foster owner for several rescue dogs. Here, she explains fostering programs and discusses how caring people can help.
Nearly a third of American kids and teens today are overweight and thus at greater risk for Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The good news is that it’s never too late to introduce healthy foods to a child.