Tag Archives: Risk

Reduce The Risk For Developing Advanced Macular Degeneration

  If you want to decrease your risk for developing macular degeneration it is not necessary to buy high priced vitamin supplements. A group of European researchers has found that eating a Mediterranean diet decreases an individual’s risk of developing advanced macular degeneration by about 41% This diet provides an abundance of omega-3 fats acids,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Flu-like illness raises risk the risk of stroke

Two new research studies show that the chance of experiencing a stroke are significantly higher after flu or flu-like illness. Researchers are looking for a link between flu-like illness and the risk of stroke. Each year, nearly 800,000 people in the United States experience a stroke. The risk factors include weight, smoking status, age, and… Read More »

Dairy: Health food or health risk?

When I was a growing teenager, I drank as much milk as possible (often straight from the carton while standing in front of the open fridge, much to my mother’s chagrin). I’d seen the TV ads — milk and other dairy foods were the express ticket to stronger bones and bigger muscles. But today dairy’s… Read More »