Sickness Prevention

Simple steps toward sickness prevention

  If you're interested in sickness prevention tips – and really, who isn't? – then you should take note of a recent study published in the American Journal of Medicine. Researchers examined five different studies that focused on simple steps that people can take to improve their health and prevent illness. The scientists found that […] [...more]

Could curry help boost your immune system?

  Sickness prevention is something that everyone should care about, and you may be surprised to learn how many simple things you can do to help ward off disease. For example, a recent study from Oregon State University shows that if you eat curry, you may be reducing your risk of disease. The researchers found […] [...more]

Think happy thoughts for better health

  Sickness prevention can be tricky, since there are so many things in the world that are hazardous to your health, such as pollution and cheap, fatty foods. Luckily, there are natural ways that you can help protect your body as you age, such as an herbal anti-aging supplement and even merely thinking positive thoughts. […] [...more]

Chocolate may have sickness prevention qualities

Chocolate has typically been considered to be a guilty pleasure for those who indulge in the tasty food. However, lovers of the rich candy may not have to eliminate it from their diets. Researchers from San Diego State University recently found that eating chocolate may have sickness prevention qualities. Dark chocolate contains large amounts of […] [...more]

Vitamin C may help alleviate high blood pressure

Vitamin C has been well known for its wide range of sickness prevention benefits, and still remains a top choice for many immune system-boosting therapies. Now, a recent study by Johns Hopkins University scientists suggests that large doses of vitamin C may also play a role in maintaining healthy blood pressure. Edgar Miller, M.D., Ph.D., […] [...more]

Vitamin E may have substantial sickness prevention benefits

A recent study from the Center for Cancer Prevention Research at Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy suggests that a diet rich in vitamin E may be an effective method of sickness prevention. Additionally, researchers suggest that it may protect against many forms of cancer, including those affecting the colon, lung and prostate. Vitamin E […] [...more]

Exercise is integral sickness prevention for those with sedentary lifestyles

A recent study from Finland's University of Jyvaskyla's Department of Biology of Physical Activity highlights that light exercise is not enough to counteract the sedentary lifestyle among office workers. Even though an employee can benefit from including regular exercise in their routine, there are still a number of health risks, including depression and heart disease, […] [...more]

High-fiber diets benefit women at risk for heart disease

A recent study from Lund University in Sweden suggests that high-fiber diets are an excellent sickness prevention tool for women in the battle against cardiovascular disease. The study included an analysis of the eating habits of nearly 20,000 subjects, with a focus on the dietary impact of 13 nutrient variables, such as fiber and carbohydrates. "Women […] [...more]

Adding tree nuts to diet may help with weight loss and sickness prevention

The Journal of the American College of Nutrition recently published a study examining risk factors for heart disease, metabolic syndrome and other chronic ailments in subjects who consumed a diet that included tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, pecans and pistachios) compared to those who did not. Study participants who reported regularly snacking on […] [...more]

Daily aspirin use can play important role in sickness prevention

A recent report by the American Cancer Society highlights the potential role that aspirin may play in reducing the risk of cancer, suggesting the use of the salicylate drug as a staple in routine sickness prevention efforts. As of today, aspirin is primarily used for its treatment in cardiovascular issues, as it can help thin […] [...more]