Entries by George Zapo, CPH


George Zapo, CPH is certified in Public Health Promotion & Education. George focuses on writing informative articles promoting healthy behavior and lifestyles. Read more of George's articles at his website: https://georgezapo.com.

10 Foods That Render an Enriched, Vitamin B12 Diet

Vitamin B12 helps to provide a stronger immune system, improve nerve function, and more. However, getting enough vitamin B12 takes more effort. It’s fairly easy to get most B vitamins by eating a variety of plant-based food and whole grains.  … 0 Shares |

How to Make Your Own Cool, Crispy, Delicious, and Nutritious ‘Refrigerator Pickled Cucumbers’

Refrigerator pickled cucumbers are delicious, fresh, and crispy. They’re an absolute refreshing delight.  And — you can make your own.  It’s easy! Cucumbers are one of the world’s best superfoods — they’re extremely beneficial to your health.  They’re bursting with… 0 Shares |

Scientists Make the World’s First Discovery on the Cause of Many Types of Birth Defects

For the first time in world history, scientists believe they have discovered a cause of many types of birth defects.  This recent groundbreaking discovery holds the key to understanding why many babies are born with defects of the heart, vertebrae,… 0 Shares |

Toxic Mercury Discovered in an Increasing Number of Personal Care Products – Including Soaps, Anti-Aging Creams, Skin-Lighteners, and Cosmetics

Mercury has been discovered in an abundant amount of personal care products — including lotions, cosmetics, anti-aging creams, acne treatments, skin lighteners, antiseptic and beauty soaps.  Mercury is extremely toxic — and exposure can lead to serious health consequences. It’s… 0 Shares |

Tailored Acupuncture May Reduce Pain Intensity for Chronic Pain Sufferers (Fibromyalgia)

Tailored acupuncture is helping reduce pain intensity for people suffering with fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition.  Rather than taking prescription medication, a growing number of people suffering with this painful condition seek relief in complementary medicine — like acupuncture, massage,… 0 Shares |

Aloe Vera Plant: A Natural, Alternative Medicine Used for Treating Diabetes, Psoriasis, Weight Loss, Cancer, and More

One alternative medicine frequently sought to treat diabetes and other adverse health conditions is the aloe vera plant.  For centuries, this amazing plant has been used for a variety of medicinal purposes — including treating diabetes, cancer, skin care, weight… 0 Shares |

Long-Term Artificial Light Exposure Disrupts Circadian Rhythms and Can Be Detrimental To Our Health, New Study Finds

Constant exposure to artificial light disrupts the human body clock and hormonal system.  A new study shows artificial light exposure for extended periods can also have other adverse effects on our health. Circadian rhythms — our internal body clocks —… 0 Shares |

Plant-Based Diets Substantially Lower Our Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes, New Harvard Study Says

Plant-based diets substantially lower our risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Harvard University’s, T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  Previous studies found that vegetarian diets improve our health, including reducing our risk of developing… 0 Shares |

Surprising Ways Consumers Get Tricked Into Buying Fake Food

Each year, close to 48 million Americans suffer from food-related illnesses. Most Americans actually eat fake food, according to a variety of health organizations and advocates. There’s an enormous amount of fraudulence in the food industry, according to author and… 0 Shares |

Mothers Taking Acetaminophen Are More Likely to Give Birth to Boys With Autism, New Study Finds

Mothers who take popular painkiller brands that contain acetaminophen are more likely to give birth to boys with autism, according to a recent Spanish study.  Researchers report that male fetus’ exposed to medication containing acetaminophen before birth were more likely… 0 Shares |