- January 1st, 2015
Moderate alcohol consumption—defined as up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men—may have some beneficial effects on health. These include a decreased risk for heart disease, mortality due to heart disease, ischemic stroke (in which the arteries to the brain become narrowed or blocked, resulting in reduced blood flow), and diabetes.
- December 1st, 2014
Did you overdo it on holiday cocktails? Keep these tips in mind the next morning to get your body back on track.
Stick to H2O: Water will not only hydrate you, but also flush last night’s toxins out of your system and prevent further calorie buildup.How to get your body back on track after overindulging.
- September 1st, 2014
Researchers of the nonprofit Physicians Committee recently released six guidelines for cancer prevention, promoting a plant-based diet to provide an antioxidant boost and maintain a healthy weight. Here’s what their study recommends.
What: Skip the dairy aisle
Why: To reduce the risk of prostate cancer
- November 1st, 2010
Winter is on its way, and many of us spend November through February chilled to the bone, even indoors. Besides making you uncomfortable, low body temperature can leave you susceptible to infection and disease—and signal underlying health conditions.by Melaina Juntti
- June 1st, 2010
Anyone with a regular inclination for cabernet or Chianti must have breathed a booze-infused sigh of relief at some point over the past decade, as recent studies have shown that a moderate amount of red wine has major health benefits, including helping to protect the heart, thwart certain cancers, slow the effects of aging, and prevent neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.Move over red, white is healthy, too.By Sarah Toland
- February 1st, 2010
Your wine rack could practically earn the USDA Organic seal, but what about your liquor cabinet? Organic liquors made from ingredients grown without synthetic chemicals or pesticides abound these days. Plus, many organic brands implement ethical and environmentally friendly business practices that make buying their booze a no-brainer.By O'Rya Hyde-Keller