Chinese have been using Red yeast rice for many years as a food colorant, food preservative, as an ingredient in rice wine and as a spice. It still continues to be a dietary staple in Asian, Japan and Chinese communities especially those living in the United States. Red Yeast Rice is also used for its […]Read more..
As a probiotic and a rich source of calcium and protein, yogurt is a food that is healthy, filling and incredibly tasty. However, before stocking up, it’s a good idea to understand the nutritional differences between the various kinds of yogurt that are on sale in the US. Thankfully, this World’s Healthiest Foods post […]Read more..
If you struggle with procrastination, and the stress that comes with procrastination, this article might prove to be very useful. It outlines a number of different ways you can rid yourself of your procrastination habit, like working in short bursts of intense productivity and all the health damaging stress that goes along with it. […]Read more..
The slow growing perennial plant that has fleshy roots is known as Ginseng. This plant fits in with the Araliaceae group of plants and it prospers for the most part in a few locales of North America and Eastern Asia. The term of this herb was really gotten from Chinese term renshen, which is a […]Read more..
If you’ve heard some vague talk in the media recently about the importance of consuming vitamin D in the winter, this article does a good job of elaborating on the subject. Essentially, we don’t get the same amount of exposure to vitamin D rich sunlight I the winter that we do in the rest […]Read more..
If you’re worried about cold and flu season, then you’re probably looking for a remedy that will get you and your family through safely. Echinacea is a natural supplement many people use for colds and respiratory problems. Echinacea is a flowering plant native to the United States and Canada. It’s been used for centuries as […]Read more..
Did you know that the rate at which you eat can have as big an impact on your waistline is what you eat? As this eye-opening Authority Nutrition post explains, people who consume meals quickly also tend to eat more than those who do not and it gives your body time to produce satiety […]Read more..
Whether you’re trying to lose weight or gain muscle mass, you need to find a way to effectively manage your stress level if you want to achieve either fitness goal. On that note, this article offers six different ways you can minimize the impact work stress has on your life. Read the full article […]Read more..
Elderberries have been known for a long time to have great health benefits. They come from a plant known as the Sambucus which is commonly referred to as elderflower or as “the elder”. They are mainly found in the Northern hemisphere specifically in North America and Europe although some Southern species are found in Australia. […]Read more..
Because of the immense pressure to succeed academically and socially, college can be a very stressful place. However as noted in this blog post, by doing simple things such as sharing your anxieties and a support group or taking 15 minute walks every day, students can keep stress from negatively affecting their lives. Read […]Read more..
If you’re considering adopting a vegetarian diet for health reasons, you might want to start taking a vitamin B12 supplement. The reason being, almost all of the most plentiful sources of vitamin B12 come from animal foods, so without the use of a supplement it’s very easy for a vegetarian to become B12 deficient. […]Read more..