Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

Health benefits of eating a Mediterranean Diet are many, ranging from reduced risk of heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes to prevention against mental conditions like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Now much evidence has come to light revealing how eating this diet which consists of primarily plant-based foods, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, …

Antimicrobial Chemicals in Soaps, Toothpastes Are Harmful, Scientists Warn

If you boast of using antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps for complete hygiene, then stop using them immediately as hundreds of scientists and health professionals have determined antimicrobial chemicals in these products do not confer benefits and, in fact, cause health and environmental harm. The antimicrobial chemicals are mainly used in several soaps and washes such …

Chocolate-loving gut bacteria turn dark chocolate ‘heart-healthy’

Chocoholics rejoice! Dark chocolate has the potential to improve cardiovascular health, researchers at the Louisiana State University in the US have suggested. They even discovered what makes this cocoa delight healthful, and why it can improve cardiovascular health and reduce stroke risk. Probably we all know that chocolate, particularly of the dark variety, carry infinite …