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We all know that competition through sports is one of the most popular forms of entertainment, next to watching movies. While many of the main sports have become more of a business there is a different approach that is taken when teaching the youth of tomorrow these very skills. There are several factors that being in a youth sports organization can help promote and, as...

Newer health studies have been completed by the Women’s Health Initiative dietary modification trial, and the results of this expensive research initiative have been unexpected.  A sizable amount of funding went into this long study, and a  follow up report expected to find results that were disease fighting.  Most of the results of the study were inconclusive...

The health-giving benefits of garlic have been known for thousands of years. Widely used by the Ancient Greeks and Romans, the medicinal properties of garlic were lauded by physicians and surgeons such as Hippocrates and Galen of Pergamon, the latter of whom praised it as a cure-all. It was revered by the ancient Egyptians and is still grow in Egypt today. As a seasoning...

Chocolate is irresistibly delicious. So much so, you crave it as soon as a sweet tooth turns on, or is it because your metabolism craves the chemical it produces when you eat it.  In order to find out if this chemical is programmed into your metabolism or not, a doctor can do a urine and plasma test. This could give insight onto whether or not you crave chocolate just...

If you believe some commentators, garlic was the saviour of the ancient world. It is one of those plants, if you weren’t already aware, whose medicinal properties are legendary. Clearly it has established itself as a mainstay in some of the most internationally appreciated cuisine, whether it is the basis of an Indian Tandoori curry, Italian Pasta, Spanish Paella, a...

~According to researchers, if you consume a lot of coffee, you will less likely develop tinnitus.  Tinnitus is a medical condition that causes a buzzing or ringing sound in your ear. Tinnitus is not a serious medical condition, but it can affect you throughout your day.  Also, as you age, the condition will get worse.  In some cases, tinnitus is caused by an underlying...

Certain compounds that are found in blueberries and red grapes can help to improve your immune function.  These natural compounds work with vitamin D and specific genes to enhance your overall immune functioning.  Your body’s ability to fight off infections and inflammations is improved, with your regular ingestion of these important fruits.  Be sure to share...

As America ages, concerns about cognitive issues such as memory loss increasingly come to the forefront. Many persons now in middle age see the decline of memory acuity in older relatives or experience “senior moments” themselves where familiar details like names or passwords are briefly forgotten. This growing demographic is fueling increased medical research to address...

You all have heard the hype about how healthy green tea is to drink. However, did you know consuming green tea on a regular basis could in fact prolong your life too? It is true. Japanese medical researchers have discovered that drinking a pint of green tea each day can actual add years to your life, but what exactly in the nourishing beverage provides such health benefits? The...

You can’t possibly be serious!!! It might sound hard to believe, but recent research — actually, this is from almost nine years ago — has suggested that chocolate might actually help to protect your heart against the ill effects of cigarette smoking. That is undeniable, and if you want to know more about it, then read on. How the discovery was made The...

There are so many theories going around regarding which fats are good for you from which animals or seeds. One of the few fats they do agree on that are good for you is extra virgin olive oil. It has been part and parcel of some of the healthiest nations on the planet. There have been quite a bit of research behind the health benefits of this oil. What are the benefits...

Coffee beverages in the U.S. are popular daily staples for the American diet.  Coffee is a frequently choice of breakfast drink, and it enhances the flavor of some foods.  It can be an after dinner choice of beverage, or it may be chosen alone for its own relaxation qualities.  There have been several studies about the health effects of coffee consumption.  Be sure...

There is nothing like a cup or strong coffee in the morning or a relaxing cup of tea at the end of a long day. Drinkers of such beverages may have their favorite varieties or other rituals that go along with a great cup of coffee or tea. While coffee and hot tea are both enjoyable, some researchers are trying to verify a link between drinking these hot liquids and reducing...

According to the Mayo Clinic red wine drinkers can rejoice in the fact that it has been proven to help keep your heart healthy. This should be a big boost to wineries all over the world, as everyone who cares about their health will be able to benefit from this information. Resveratrol Resveratrol is one of the ingredients in red wine that can be beneficial to your heart....

The popularity of beer in the US remains at an all time high, a recent study suggests. Beer is the beverage of preference for 41 percent of all Americans while 34 percent of the respondents said they would rather have wine. Men and the younger respondents were the ones that favored beer the most. Apart from the obvious taste benefits and the large number of options to...

The modern housewife is now conditioned to reading food labels, deciding what is healthy to eat and drink and what should be avoided at all costs. A new winner in the healthy living stakes is cloudy apple juice, as research has shown cloudy apple juice has disease fighting antioxidants. The research study has shown cloudy apple juice or un-clarified apple juice has four...