Found in turmeric, curcumin has previously been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties in lab studies. It also has been suggested as a possible reason that senior citizens in India, where curcumin is a dietary staple, have a lower prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and better cognitive performance, as previously mentioned. Here Isabelle Z., NaturalNews.com, reflects on safe and effective remedies to treat symptoms of depression:Image courtesy of: basykes "Depression has … [Read more...] about Curcumin Works Well Compared To Prozac In Reducing Depression, Says Study
Some may consider health as the ability to adapt and manage the physical, social and mental challenges that we encounter through life, as previously mentioned throughout. Here Melanie Winderlich, EverydayHealth.com, reflects on senior health ideas: "Staying active can keep you feeling and looking your best — at every stage of your life. An active lifestyle is especially important for senior health because regular exercise can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, and certain forms of … [Read more...] about 11 Exercises For Senior Health
The dried black berries of the pepper, which are harvested while still green and unripe, commonly known as black pepper. It is widely used as a spice and a condiment and as a peppercorn, can be used whole or ground. Here Markham Heid, Time.com, reflects on what science says about health and the use of black pepper: "Like salt, black pepper sits on almost every kitchen table or countertop in America. But while whole books have been written about sodium consumption and human health, black … [Read more...] about Does Black Pepper Deserve Scrutiny Like Salt, According To Science?
Any of a large group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues and including cellulose, sugars, and starch are defined as carbohydrates. They contain oxygen and hydrogen in the same ratio as water. Numerous roles are performed by carbohydrates in living organisms. Sugars and starch are the most important carbohydrates in human diet. They are contained in a variety of natural and processed foods. Here Allison Aubrey, NPR.org, reflects on the trendy world of carbohydrates:Image … [Read more...] about Does ‘Slow Carbs’ Work For You?
It seems that more people are looking for natural ways to grow old gracefully. Nutrition and the notion of beauty are part of it as previously mentioned. Nutrition helps in the life cycles of hair, skin, and nails that vary from month to month. Blackberries support many of the nutrients, vitamins, and more for increased health. Here NutritionAndYou.com, reflects on the many health benefits of consuming blackberries: "Sweet, succulent blackberries are summer delicacies in the northern … [Read more...] about 8 Health Benefits Of Blackberries
The way people interact and consume tea, and the aesthetics surrounding tea drinking is considered 'tea culture'. It plays an important role in many countries. Included are tea brewing, tea production, history, health, ethics, education and more. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on butterfly tea and the potential health benefits:"Marcus Gavius Apicius, a Roman gourmand who lived during the 1st century A.D. and enjoyed all things luxurious, coined the phrase “We eat first with our … [Read more...] about Surprising Benefits Of Butterfly Pea Tea
A large tropical fruit consisting of aromatic edible yellow flesh surrounded by a tough segmented skin topped with a tuft of stiff leaves, is commonly known as a pineapple. It is used in cuisines around the world. Crushed pineapple is used in yogurt, jam, ice cream and sweets. The juice of the pineapple is served as a beverage. Here Ellaine Castillo, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the enormous health benefits of consuming pineapples: "On hot summer days, a lot of people look … [Read more...] about 9 Surprising Health Benefits Of Eating Sweet And Juicy Pineapples
A cultivated plant eaten as a vegetable having thick or dense green or purple leaves surrounding a spherical head or heart of young leaves, refers to cabbage. It can be prepared in many different ways to eat, such as pickled, steamed, stewed, skewed, fermented as sauerkraut, braised, sauteed, or just eaten raw. Here Rachael Link, MS, RD, HigherPerspectives.com, reflects on cabbage as one of the most effective foods used to treat stomach ulcers and stop inflammation:"Humanity has known about the … [Read more...] about 5 Spectacular Health Benefits Of Consuming Cabbage
Drinking echinacea tea may be an option if you are tired of the same old tea. The tea is derived from a group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. There are ten species used in herbal remedies for a host of ailments. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the benefits of echinacea: "You’ve most likely heard of echinacea, also known as coneflower, and the many potential health benefits that it can provide. A member of the Asteraceae family,1 along with lettuce, … [Read more...] about Echinacea Tea May Provide You With A Boost Of Health
Chia Seeds are being researched for their effects on health, however, the work is sparse. Chia seeds are used by sprinkling them over other foods and they are usually ground. They can be used in cereals, smoothies, yogurt, bread, granola bars, energy bars, and tortillas. There are many other uses of chia seeds since they may be nutritionally beneficial. Here Mary Miller, Food.news, reflects on why chia seeds are worth having in your pantry:"In ancient times, the Mayan and Aztec civilizations … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Eating Chia Seeds