Propelled to fame as a result of a multitude of studies investigating the phytochemical properties of plant materials, resveratrol more than lives up to its reputation. This very unique antioxidant has been called a fountain of youth for its effectiveness against a variety of age-related diseases. In this post, we’re going to explore 7 reasons why you should get it regularly from your diet.
1. What Is It?
Resveratrol is a phenolic compound, a stilbene, created by plants in response to injury, infection, and fungal attack. It exists in two forms, the trans- and cis- molecule forms, with trans-resveratrol being the highly-absorbable form. The compound is regarded as having powerful antioxidant effects, thereby supporting health at the cellular level. Read more
Friday, October 31, 2014
Edward Group reveals seven facts about the unique antioxidant trans-resveratrol.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014
With Ebola in the headlines and not likely to go away soon, it may be time to learn how to make your own colloidal silver cheaply and safely.
Throughout the history of alternative medicine, few remedies have had the staying power of colloidal silver. No matter how much the medical establishment tries to ignore and ridicule it, somehow its practice has never been forgotten. And for every person who claims it is harmful snake oil, there is another who has been using it for years without any ill effects. Read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Turmeric is not just a spice. It also has six powerful health benefits.
It's a quintessential spice in curry, a relative of ginger and one of the healthiest ways to add flavor -- and color! -- to a home-cooked meal.
Turmeric has been used to relieve everything from liver problems to depression to ringworm in folk medicine, but, like many alternative therapies, there's not always much research to back up the ancient wisdom.
But that doesn't mean turmeric's powers are to be discredited altogether. Here, a look at what we do know about this powerful seasoning. Read more
Monday, October 20, 2014
If stress and strain is getting to your eyes, Michael Paladin describes three eye exercises that can help.
Is your life full of stress? Do you have a job that raises your blood pressure to the point that you feel your head will explode? Do you have family pressures that seem to cause constant stress? If you answered yes, then this could be one of the things causing your eyesight to deteriorate. All that stress is tightening the muscles that control your eyes and not allowing them to work properly. If the muscles can’t work properly then your vision will not be clear and sharp. Read more
Friday, October 17, 2014
Margaret Durst describes the symptoms that indicate your gallbladder needs cleaning.
G is for gallbladder – a storage organ for the bile produced by the liver. Bile is important because it emulsifies fats that we eat and aids in elimination of cholesterol from the body. Bile increases the normal action of the intestines and helps prevent parasitic infection. Bile also carries the toxins gathered by the liver out of the body.
Gallbladder function can become impaired for a variety of reasons. Read more