Tag Archives: Healthy

The Problem With ‘Healthy Vending Machines’ [Opinion]

A story recently broke about a vending machine that prompts “healthy choices” by introducing a time-delay for “unhealthy” snacks. The project, according to a report from TIME, was started by preventive medicine experts at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health. Sounds great, right? Encourage people to eat better by frustrating them. Unfortunately, it’s ...

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Bolivia’s Tsimane Tribe: What Makes Their Hearts So Healthy?

One may wonder what’s the secret behind the Tsimane tribe’s unusually good heart health. By the looks of it, it may all boil down to this Bolivian tribe’s rather peculiar diet. A report from the Washington Post offered an in-depth look at the Tsimane’s heart-healthy diet, which may include different types of monkeys for dinner, such as capuchins or howlers. ...

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E. Coli Outbreak: I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter May Have Sickened 12 In Five States

Government health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 12 people, all but one of them younger than 18-years-old, across five states. According to reports, the cause of the outbreak may likely be a popular peanut butter alternative. According to a report from the Huffington Post, six of the people sickened by the E. coli virus were ...

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Eating More Vegetables And Less Meat Can Be Effortlessly Healthy – Here’s How

Are you concerned you’re eating too much meat and not enough veg? Then read on to find out how you can make your diet a little greener. All of us know about the health benefits of eating less meat and more vegetables, but for most of us, when sitting in a restaurant and pondering between a choice of fillet steak ...

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U.S. Army Vaccinated 75 Healthy Volunteers With Experimental Zika Vaccine, Department of Defense Confirms

The U.S. Army vaccinated 75 healthy volunteers with an experimental Zika vaccine this week, the Department of Defense confirmed on Tuesday. Walter Reed officials announced through a press release that a clinical trial began Monday, where 75 participants were vaccinated with a Zika virus vaccine that the institute’s scientists developed earlier this year. The purified, inactivated Zika virus vaccine, called ...

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Drug Used For Deworming Could Stop Deadly C. Difficile Superbug Without Harming Healthy Gut Flora

The CDC calls C. difficile an “urgent threat” to public health, even though many in the general public may have never even heard of it. C. difficile, often called C. diff, is a bacteria that now causes half of a million infections a year in the United States and kills 15,000. In the United States, 29,000 patients died within 30 ...

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Green Bay Packers Rumors: Wide Receiver Jared Abbrederis Could Be Headed For A Breakout Season Now That He’s Finally Healthy

The Green Bay Packers are rumored to have a potential breakout star at the wide receiver position, and it’s someone who has already been with the team for two years — Jared Abbrederis. The snake-bitten wideout is finally healthy after two seasons cut short by injury, and looks to be making a strong case not only to make the team’s ...

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Independence Day Food Poisoning Advisory — Tips For A Safe And Healthy Holiday

Happy Independence Day! Let’s eat! Well, before that happens, you need to understand the dangers of food poisoning — they’re real. Food poisoning, depending on its severity, can be fatal. By taking a few moments to read these tips for combating food illness, you can skip succumbing to potential poisoning and spending the night at your local medical facility. Al ...

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Weight Loss Study Confirms That Healthy Fats Are Essential For Weight Loss

Finding the right weight loss information is often hard. It seems that every week, there’s a new scientific study that contradicts the one released the week before. The best tips are those that dieters stick to, and they will do better if they make long term lifestyle changes instead of just focusing on losing weight. Food is the most important ...

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Knowshon Moreno — I Wanna Play for the Broncos Again … I Feel Good, Healthy (VIDEO)

Knowshon Moreno says he’s laser-focused on an NFL comeback — with the running back telling TMZ Sports he’s healthy and ready to go … and would love to return to his old team in Denver.  The 28-year-old — who hasn’t played since suffering an ACL injury in 2014 — appeared on the “TMZ Sports” TV show on FS1 and discussed ...

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