Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an inflammatory autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the lining of healthy joints, causing pain, inflammation, stiffness and sometimes loss of function.
Studies have shown certain compounds in foods and beverages such as carotenoids, polyphenols and some vitamins may improve the skin’s ability to fight off UV damage and sunburn or speed up the recovery process from damage caused by UV rays.
It might seem as if the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines, released in December 2020, are more of the same compared to their recent predecessors, but there are some significant changes to both the ninth edition as well as the procedures behind the scenes.
The phenomenon known as “imposter syndrome” can stunt career growth, cause individuals to pass up new and exciting opportunities, cultivate incessant self-doubt and create burnout or dissatisfaction in the workplace.
Along with food, water and oxygen, people cannot live without sleep. Yet, one in three Americans reports not getting enough sleep, contributing to what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called an epidemic.
As the American population ages, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease also continues to rise. While researchers continue to study Alzheimer’s, studies suggest diet may play a role in its prevention or delayed onset.