0 comments on “Pumping iron cuts the chances of developing metabolic syndrome — the umbrella term for high blood pressure, high blood sugar and excess body fat around the waist, which all lead to coronary disease, strokes and diabetes.”

Pumping iron cuts the chances of developing metabolic syndrome — the umbrella term for high blood pressure, high blood sugar and excess body fat around the waist, which all lead to coronary disease, strokes and diabetes.

0 comments on ““In terms of preventing cancer, Is the door is closed? Do you think there is anything there?””

“In terms of preventing cancer, Is the door is closed? Do you think there is anything there?”

Vitamin D and Fish Oils Are Ineffective for Preventing Cancer and Heart Disease

The largest study to test vitamin D and omega-3 pills in healthy adults found they did little to prevent cardiovascular disease, but hinted at benefits for groups including African-Americans.

Image
CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times

In recent years, many Americans have embraced vitamin D and fish oil pills, their enthusiasm fueled by a steady trickle of suggestive research studies linking higher levels of vitamin D with lower rates of cancer and other ills, and fish consumption with reduced heart disease.

0 comments on “Tobacco was never cool.Is vaping next?”

Tobacco was never cool.Is vaping next?

F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Image
As part of its campaign against flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction, the Food and Drug Administration plans to seek a ban on sales of menthol cigarettes. It’s a measure long sought by health advocates, who said the products were marketed heavily to African-Americans.CreditCreditJeff Chiu/Associated Press
0 comments on “Ocimum tenuiflorum (synonym Ocimum sanctum), commonly known as holy basil, tulasi (sometimes spelled thulasi) or tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae.”

Ocimum tenuiflorum (synonym Ocimum sanctum), commonly known as holy basil, tulasi (sometimes spelled thulasi) or tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae.

d82275.jpg