Tap into the health powers of garlic

Tap into the health powers of garlic

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According to wide-ranging research, garlic can seemingly improve immunity and heart health, possibly help prevent as well as fight certain cancers, and lower triglycerides and total cholesterol. (For Spectrum Health Beat) As scientists look into the effects of diet on health, they’re…

‘I love me’

‘I love me’

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The simplest tasks, even walking to the car, would reduce her to breathlessness and bouts of profuse sweating. She’d dealt with it far too long. In November 2016, inspired by a friend and exhausted by her own longtime battle with weight issues,…

For protein and your heart, pick quality

For protein and your heart, pick quality

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Just what kind of protein is best for cardiovascular health? We’ve got the dish! (For Spectrum Health Beat) High-protein diets are everywhere, but not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very…

The unbreakable link

The unbreakable link

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New studies continue to add credence to the critical link between good brain health and regular exercise. A recent study by researchers in Texas, for instance, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found an association between higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness…