If you haven’t seen kvass at the grocery store, chances are you soon will. Already being produced in places like Brooklyn and Pennsylvania, kvass is quickly catching kombucha as the newest hot trend. Why? It’s probably due to its probiotic characteristics, which provide phenomenal health benefits! Read more
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Kvass is a fermented beverage that you may not have heard of, but it has many probiotic and cancer-fighting benefits.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Garlic is often called nature's best medicine. Here are seven health benefits.
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a plant used in cooking and medicine, best known for its distinctive flavor and aroma. While frequently used as a seasoning, garlic is technically a vegetable. A member of the Allium family, it’s a close relative of onions, shallots, leeks, and chives. The benefits of garlic don’t end with adding flavor to food, it’s a legitimate superfood that has been used for an astounding variety of medical applications for thousands of years. Read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Despite the pooh-poohing by establishment scientists, a link has been established between aluminum used to store food and Alzheimer's disease.
A link between aluminum and Alzheimer’s disease has long existed.
But many scientists says there is not enough evidence to blame the metal, used by thousands for everyday purposes to cook and store food.
However, Professor Chris Exley, from Keele University, says his latest research confirms it does indeed play a role in cognitive decline. Read more
Monday, December 19, 2016
Emily Lunardo says doing this one thing will reduce your heart attack risk during the holidays.
Did you know that there is a higher risk of heart attacks during the winter months, especially near the holidays? It’s sad but true. There is generally an influx of heart attacks between the months of November and March, and if you already have some cardiovascular factors, your risk can increase during this time.
While the holidays are associated with a great deal of stress, we shouldn’t forget that it’s also a joyful time. Yes, we’re running around, but we get to catch up with family and friends. The problem here is, these get-togethers often involve eating too much food.
Many people dread the holiday season because they inevitably put on extra weight. Being overweight or obese is a heart attack risk factor, so if you want to protect your heart you should manage your weight. Read more
Friday, December 16, 2016
The medical establishment proclaimed for forty years without any evidence that fat was bad for you. Wrong! New research says that natural fats, such as in butter, cheese, and cream, PREVENT Type 2 diabetes and heart diseaser.
FAMILIES can enjoy high-fat foods this Christmas without fearing for their health after research overturned previously accepted wisdom.
Current dietary advice says foods containing high levels of saturated fats such as cream, butter, red meat, eggs and cheese should be avoided because they increase the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and cancer. Read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Peppermint tea not only tastes good, but also has health benefits, says Phyllis Bentley.
Peppermint is a plant, like all other mints. The plant was originally indigenous to Europe and the Middle East but is now cultivated in many regions all over the world.
Researchers recommend that everybody should drink peppermint tea. It has a pleasant, delicate flavor and serves as a refreshing beverage even if there’s no ailment that needs to be fixed and it is also excellent for your body and your mind.
Peppermint is great sources of manganese, copper and vitamin C. In addition, it has antioxidant, antispasmodic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and carminative properties. Here are some of the many benefits you’ll enjoy with a cup of peppermint tea. Read more
Monday, December 12, 2016
Caught a cold? Dr. Sarah Brewer says you can be over it in 24 hours with these herbal remedies.
It’s that time of year when bugs are rife and we’re more sociable than ever – making a stinking cold almost inevitable.
So what can you do to stay snot-free throughout the party season?
And what’s the quickest way to get over the lurgy if it does strike?
Here, leading medical nutritionist Dr. Sarah Brewer, and author of Eat Well, Stay Well, reveals which of nature’s cold remedies are worth trying – and why… Read more
Friday, December 9, 2016
Do you have brain fog? Devon Andre reveals the causes, symptoms, and how to prevent it.
Brain fog isn’t a medically recognized condition but it is characterized by the feeling of confusion, forgetfulness, lack of focus, and poor mental clarity. Patients describe brain fog as the inability to think clearly.
Brain fog can be associated with lifestyle factors or can develop as a side effect of a medical condition or medication. Determining the underlying cause of your brain fog is the first step towards treating it and thinking clearly once again. Brain fog has been commonly associated with fibromyalgia and menopause, for example. Read more
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Dr. Edward Group lists the best essential oils and their benefits.
Essential oils, also called volatile oils, are scented oils extracted from plants. Historically, they’ve been used in medicine, cosmetics, perfumes, food, and, more recently, aromatherapy. Essential oils are “essential” because they contain the “essence” of the plant, meaning the taste or odor. Read more
Monday, December 5, 2016
Can orgasms increase your fertility? Reaching climax may raise the chance of conceiving by 15 percent, according to a new study.
While male orgasms have a link to fertility, until now, female orgasms were considered to occur simply for pleasure.
But new research suggests female orgasms could play a key role in fertility.
The study suggests reaching climax could increase a woman's chance of conceiving by as much as 15 per cent. Read more
Friday, December 2, 2016
Onions are not only delicious, but they can also help you with numerous health conditions, from diabetes to hair loss to sinus relief.
Onions are native to Asia and The Middle East. Onion is the most cultivated species of the genus Allium, and the cultivation goes back to over 5000 years. It has also been used in traditional medicines since ancient times for its health promoting and curative properties.
The flavonoids in onion, which are responsible for many of the health benefits, are usually more concentrated in the outer layers of the bulb. To get the maximum benefit, try to peel as little of the outer skin as possible. Read more