It seems the public is seeking more healthy foods and the food companies are providing them. Oats and oatmeal are considered one of most nutritious and healthiest foods. There are many health benefits associated with the consumption of oats. Here Adda Bjarnadottir, MS, HealthLine.com, reflects on nutritional benefits of eating oats and oatmeal: "Oats (Avena sativa) are a whole-grain cereal mainly grown in North America and Europe. They are a very good source of fiber, … [Read more...] about Should You Add Oats To Your Diet Today?
A bushy Eurasian shrub or small tree which typically grows on sandy coasts, commonly known as sea buckthorn. It bears orange berries and some plants are spiny. The fruit can be used to make jams, pies, teas, fruit wines, liquors, and lotions. The pulp or juice has other potential uses in foods, cosmetic products, or beverages. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, Health.news, reflects the use of sea buckthorn oil and health benefits: Image courtesy of: OttoKristensen "Sea buckthorn … [Read more...] about 12 Health Benefits Of Sea Buckthorn Oil
A healthy diet helps to improve or maintain your health, including skin, nails, hair, and what you eat affects your waistline. A balanced diet along with regular exercise or moderate physical activity is considered a healthy routine. Here Ralph Flores, Food.news, reflects on why Chinese cinnamon should be a part of your weight loss plans, if you are trying to lose weight: Image courtesy of: NwongPR "Cinnamon is more than a popular flavor in food and drink. It has been used in … [Read more...] about Should Your Weight Loss Plans Include Chinese cinnamon?
The number of states that have decriminalized, legalized or allowed medical marijuana sales continues to grow. The laws are mixed in some states, marijuana is fully legal or illegal, allowing medicinal use but not decriminalizing recreational use, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the use of cannabis with exercise: "Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.1 The cannabis plant … [Read more...] about Cannabis Use Enhances Enjoyment And Recovery From Exercise, Says Study
Although many draw a distinction between stock and broth, the details of the distinction often differ. Some say stocks are made primarily from animal bones, as opposed to meat, and therefore contain more gelatin, giving them a thicker texture. Another distinction that is sometimes made is that stock is cooked longer than broth and therefore has a more intense flavor. There is also the possibility of broth being salted as opposed to stock being unseasoned for use in recipes. We can't get away … [Read more...] about 5 Health Benefits That May Entice You To Start Making Bone Broth
Osmanthus are popular shrubs in gardens and parks throughout the warm temperate zone. Many cultivars and hybrids of osmanthus have been developed. If unpruned osmanthus flower on old wood and produce more flowers. Sweet osmanthus is a favorite garden shrub in Japan. In late autumn its small white flowers appear in short-stalked clusters. Here Zoey Sky, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the the many health benefits of drinking osmanthus tea: "Osmanthus (Osmanthus fragrans) tea is a … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Osmanthus Tea
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) says that consuming 50 grams of processed meat increases the chance of colorectal cancer by 21%. A paper published in Metabolism states that processed meat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes more than red meat. Another study published in the Journal of Epidemiology says that people who consume processed meats in larger quantities have a high risk of pancreatic cancer, as previously mentioned. Here Kelly Servick, ScienceMag.org, reflects on “a … [Read more...] about Research Suggests Ultraprocessed Foods Make Us More Likely To Overeat
Purslane has an extensive distribution which is assumed to be mostly anthropogenic, extending from North Africa and parts of Southern Europe through the Middle East, and Indian subcontinent to Australasia and Malesia. It reached North America in the pre-Columbian era and was eaten by native Americans, who spread its seeds, according to scientist. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on purslane's many health benefits: "The purslane plant (Portulaca Oleracea) is one of … [Read more...] about Surprising Health Benefits Of The Noxious Weed Purslane
Strength training is foundational for good health, especially as you get older, and it is also important for heart health. Recent studies have shown a reduction of risks for heart attack and strokes, with less than an hour of strength training per week. Here Chris Iliades, MD, EverydayHealth.com, reflects on the many benefits of strength training: Image courtesy of: Ulf Liljankoski "If you knew that a certain type of exercise could benefit your heart, improve your balance, … [Read more...] about 8 Strength Training Techniques To Better Health And Fitness
We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. For most people across the world, life is getting better but diets are getting worse, as previously mentioned. Here Lance D. Johnson, NaturalNews.com, reflects on a new study of obesity and protecting the brain: Image courtesy of: colros "Excess body fat is a sign that more serious health issues are en route. Several studies show that obesity is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease, … [Read more...] about Surprising New Study Links Obesity To Brain Shrinkage