What is the Benefit to Drinking Lemon Water?pH Balance Fight Cancer Improve Digestion Lower Blood PressureAnswer: All of the above"Drinking vitamin C rich lemon water (especially first thing in the morning) helps your gut by stimulating the production of hydrochloric acid, a critical ingredient needed by our stomach to digest and expel...
Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health
Anthony Hannan, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental HealthThe human brain is the most extraordinary and complex object in the known universe, a kilogram and a half of soft tissue that, at its peak, leaves computers behind with its endless capacity for problem solving, innovation and invention.So it’s a...
When your thyroid gland doesn't produce the necessary amount of a specific hormone (underactive thyroid), or it produces too much (overactive thyroid), a number of different symptoms will present themselves. Find out more below, where we have gathered together popular questions and articles about the various causes and symptoms...
Researchers have widely criticised a new study that questions the safety of water fluoridation, arguing the findings were overstated and the study poorly designed.The paper, published in the Journal of Epidemiological & Community Health, links fluoridated water to increased rates of hypothyroidism, which occurs when the thyroid gland is...
Your thyroid is a small gland at the base of your neck that makes thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone controls many activities in your body, including how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. Diseases of the thyroid cause it to make either too much or too...
Americans have a persistent love affair with ground beef despite evidence including new tests from Consumer Reports that MOST ground beef has varying levels of bacteria and toxins that can make you sick and in some cases very seriously ill. According to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta,...
With various symptoms and side effects, the Zika virus has been in the news lately as it causes trouble across the globe. Most often, it is spread by a bite from an infected Aedes species mosquito. For the most recent information, click each map below to be directed to the latest...
Do you really know whats in the water you drink?HealthyExaminer has been keeping up with the recent rash of news stories regarding threats to our drinking water.  Most of us have followed the Flint tragedy and are alarmed by the threat to public health.  Recently, equally disturbing reports have surfaced from California and Louisiana.Flint...
Water Health Warning
Near the end of March, a water treatment facility was hacked by a Syrian individual or group. The pseudonym "Kemuri Water Company" was given for the facility, but no location was specified.It has been confirmed that while the hackers were not familiar with the water pump system, they were...
High Levels of Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Rice
There are two sides to rice: the grain that feeds half the world – and the primary carcinogenic source of inorganic arsenic in our diet.Arsenic is a natural occurring element that is ubiquitous in the environment. It is present primarily as inorganic arsenic, which is highly toxic.What sets rice...