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Scientists Explain What Everyone Should Know About Eating Butter

butter is really good for you

Butter has gotten a lot of flak because of its saturated fat content. Many people assume that because of its saturated fat content it could cause skyrocketing cholesterol levels, clogged arteries and heart attack. Heart disease is the world’s leading cause of death. Around the end of 1970’s, nutrition professionals decided that foods high in saturated fat like butter were to blame for heart disease. However scientific studies found that butter from grass-fed cows is good for your heart.



Vaping Dangers: Popcorn Lung, Cancer, Hypertension, Brain Damage and More

Why Vaping Is Bad for You: It is Linked to Popcorn Lungs and Other Lung Issues

This article has been updated on September 2019 and is based on scientific evidence. It contains direct links to the scientific references.

Vaping is touted as a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes with fewer health issues. But despite all the hype, vaping is bad for you as it can damage your lungs. Recent study found that people who use e-cigarettes have a 71 percent higher risk of stroke than nonusers.  The American Lung Association warns that popcorn lung (bronchiolitis obliterans) is a dangerous risk of flavored e-cigraettes. The Surgeon General in the U.S warns that breathing in vape smoke can increase your risk of developing popcorn lung.

Benefits of Walking: Why Walking is One of the Best Forms of Exercise

Benefits of Walking: Why Walking is One of The Best Forms of Exercise

Walking is a good exercise that has many health benefits. Daily walking helps to keep your heart healthy, manage weight, improve your digestion, and boost your mood. Even just walking for 10 to 30 minutes a day can do wonders for your body. There is also evidence to suggest that the benefits of walking can even help you live longer.

12 Subtle Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms That Most People Ignore

Top Signs Your Body is Toxic and What to Do About It

Vitamin D deficiency is more common than you may think. In fact, it is so common that The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition called it a worldwide problem which is recognized as a pandemic. A survey in the UK showed that more than half of adults in the UK did not have enough vitamin D, and in the winter and spring about 1 in 6 people have a severe deficiency.

Kidney Stones: Early Signs and Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Kidney Stones: Early Signs and Symptoms

Kidney stones can cause excruciating pain that can spread from your middle back through your abdomen to your pelvis. The agony from kidney stones can be worse when you try to urinate and can feel like a strong burning sensation. In some cases, kidney stones can cause a fever and you may notice the presence of blood in your urine (hematuria).

Hematocrit (Hct) Blood Test: What Does Low or High Hct Levels Mean?

Hematocrit (Hct) Blood Test: What Does Low or High Hct Levels Mean?

Hematocrit blood test is part of a complete blood cell count (CBC) and it measures the percentage of red blood cells (RBCs) in your blood. Results from a hematocrit (Hct) blood test can tell a doctor a lot about your general health. Usually, doctors will take into account other factors on a CBC blood test if you have low or high Hct levels.

Cold Water vs. Warm Water: Which is Better For Your Health?

Which Is Better: Drinking Cold Or Warm Water?

Water gives us life and we all know how good it feels to quench our thirst with a nice tall glass of cool water. But is cool water always the best option? Or maybe there are occasions where we should opt for warm water?

Some experts speculate on what the best water temperature is to achieve optimal hydration. After all, our internal body temperature is 37.0 °C (98.6 °F) which is vastly different from that of a glass of cool water.

Foot Massage: Proven Health Benefits and How to Give It (Video)

7 Unbelievable Benefits of Foot Massage And How to Do it

Many people go to great lengths in their quest for good health, while ignoring a simple and fast daily practice that can work wonders for the body and mind. One surprising way to promote natural health and wellness across the life span is to take a few moments each day to perform a foot massage.

Natural Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis (Jogger’s Heel)

Natural Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis (Jogger’s Heel)

Plantar fasciitis, sometimes called “jogger’s heel,” is a condition caused by inflammation in a part of the foot called the plantar fascia, an area of tissue that connects the toes to the heels.