There are many different herbs that you can use to help improve your health. Ashwagandha is an herb that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and is great to help with anxiety as it helps lower serum cortisol levels. Capsaicin is found in cayenne peppers and can help with muscle cramps and also ease … [Read more...]
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What are the health benefits of pineapple?
There are many different health benefits that you can get from eating pineapple. Pineapple contains a lot of Vitamin C and just 1 serving of it is enough Vitamin C for your entire day. Pineapple also is high in bromelain which helps break proteins down in our body and aids our digestion. Pineapples … [Read more...]
Could your “mystery illness” be caused by pesticide poisoning?
Poisoning by pesticides is not as uncommon as it may seem. In fact, there’s a real chance you may be affected if you live in a larger farming community. According to global data, almost 400 million cases are registered annually on a global level. The first sign of pesticide poisoning is often an … [Read more...]
WRONG idea: Eating healthy “most of the time” for brain health, new study warns
There are nutritionists and diet gurus who promote the concept where you can follow your diet on most days, but should reward yourself with occasional day when you indulge your cravings. New study shows that this approach negates many of the benefits you achieved during dieting. In fact, the study … [Read more...]
Liver Health: A List of the Best and Worst Foods for the Liver
Liver is an extremely important organ and liver disease can have significant impact on our overall health. Its role is in blood filtration, as blood goes from digestive tract, flows through liver and then circulates to the rest of our body. Liver health and efficiency can only be achieved by a diet … [Read more...]
Boost Your Respiratory Health With These Expert Tips
There are many different ways that you can help boost your respiratory health. Doing exercise is a great way to work your lungs as well as boost your immune system. When you are doing cardio, breathing with pursed lips can help keep your airway open longer which will optimize the change of oxygen … [Read more...]
Should runners take a glutamine supplement?
Glutamine has gained some popularity among runners, but many of them do not understand the full benefit of it. It is taken as supplement, since our bodies produce it naturally, in order to boost the immune system and fight fatigue, both important for runners. It is also known that glutamine … [Read more...]
10 amazing health benefits of flaxseeds and how to consume them
Flaxseeds are a relative newcomer among foods with proven health benefits. They are considered to be a superfood, for their richness in nutritional values and many benefits they provide. Despite the novelty, they’ve been around since ancient times, but were used primarily for textile manufacture. … [Read more...]
Ancient herbal remedy designed to block the harmful negative effects of stress and anxiety
Although sleep quality issues and anxiety are not really new problems for the society in general, it does seem that modern society is facing a much higher rate of these disorders. It is estimated that over 40 million people are afflicted in the US alone. These problems are not only harmful in … [Read more...]
Cholesterol “solution” found inside artichokes, according to MANY studies
Not many people would pick artichokes as their favorite vegetable. They look quite thorny on the inside, and if you’ve never actually cook them, you would not pick them in the vegetable aisle in the grocery store. Yet, they are rich with nutrients that have antioxidant characteristic, which protect … [Read more...]
Are you getting enough fibre? Here’s why it’s so important
Getting enough fiber in your diet is extremely important for your overall health. When it comes to the recommended dose of fiber, you want to be eating about 30 grams per day. A lack of fiber can cause constipation as well as poor gut health. Fiber helps keep us full throughout the day and also aids … [Read more...]
Heart Health Superfoods
There are many foods out there that are healthy for your heart. Beets are a great food for heart health because they have a high amount of nitrates in them which keep your blood vessels dilated and healthy. Tofu is a great substitute for meat and/or pork as it is a plant protein and can lower the … [Read more...]
Coconut Oil and the Boost in HDL “Good” Cholesterol
The leading experts all say that coconut oil has been known as one of the most powerful foods when it comes to raising cholesterol levels. Now, it's not entirely black and white how raising cholesterol correlates to healthiness. We have to consider HDL Cholesterol in the mix to figure out how we can … [Read more...]
9 foods high in phytoestrogens
The research is not confirmed but certain foods that are high in phytoestrogens may be helpful for menopause. These phytoestrogens contain estrogen that some studies show positive benefits. Natto and soy protein contain these compounds which may help regulate the menstrual cycle. Tempeh also comes … [Read more...]
Stomach bloating: Activated charcoal provides relief for tummy discomfort
Bloating of the stomach can lead to a lot of discomfort, but it is not something you have to tolerate. There are quite a few remedies available that are proven to work. Activated extract of charcoal is one such remedy helping to expel the build-up of gasses in your stomach. This is the common cause … [Read more...]
What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, and Coconut Oil MCTs?
There’s a fairly common interest in what effect do coconut and coconut oil have on cholesterol and functioning of arterial system. Coconut product sellers often cite studies claiming that there’s no negative effect, based on general population diet. However, closer examination reveals that … [Read more...]
Ready to fight heart disease? Boost your heart health with these tiny seeds
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans, but it is can be avoided by eating a proper diet. Sunflower seeds provide a healthy alternative snack to the likes of potato chips and cookies. These seeds contain oleic acid, which can raise healthy HDL cholesterol while lowering the … [Read more...]
What Are the Benefits of Prebiotics in Your Diet?
The benefit of probiotics to gut health has been widely publicized in recent years. The spotlight was justified, as probiotics improve the health of our gut, which in turn is connected to boosted immunity system, better quality of sleep and overall mood. The impact of prebiotics was rarely … [Read more...]