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6 Health Benefits of Onions

6 Health Benefits of Onions

6 Health Benefits of Onions Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your cutting board this summer. White, yellow, red/purple, and green—all varieties of onions offer some pretty impressive health benefits. The veggie has long been held in high regard: Archeologists have uncovered traces of onions dating back to 5000 B.C. It’s said…

Can stronger muscles pump up your heart health?

Can stronger muscles pump up your heart health?

Strength training may be just as good as aerobic activity for reducing cardiovascular risk. Any type of movement that makes your heart work harder than usual — brisk walking, dancing, or cycling — will benefit your heart health. But many people don’t realize that targeted exercises to strengthen muscles throughout your body may also help stave off heart disease. “In…

The Benefits of Eating Kiwi Fruits

The Benefits of Eating Kiwi Fruits

The Benefits of Eating Kiwi Fruits These fruits are low in calories but are an excellent source of soluble dietary fiber, vitamin-C and are high in vitamin-A, vitamin-E, vitamin-K and flavonoid antioxidants like beta-carotene, lutein and xanthin as well. A diet rich in dietary fiber helps with bowel movement and protect our colon mucous membrane by lessening it exposure to…

Should doctors write prescriptions for exercise?

Should doctors write prescriptions for exercise?

Should doctors write prescriptions for exercise? By Shari Roan, UC Irvine Thursday, August 22, 2019 Richard Carpenter, 75, was going through the mail one day last year when he saw a postcard from UC Irvine seeking participants for a study on whether exercise can help with age-related memory loss. “I almost put it into the recycle pile,” Carpenter says. “But I…