Many suggestions are abound indicating that our lifestyles need to seriously change, if we plan to keep a youthful look well into our golden years. However, aging is simply a process of growing old. Nutrition is a major part of longevity, and the need to maintain a healthy diet is substantial, as previously noted. Here Lori Alton, staff writer, NaturalHealth365.com, reflects on antiaging properties of apples and strawberries, and many other health benefits: Image courtesy of: … [Read more...] about Surprising Antiaging Benefits Of Eating Apples And Strawberries
Exercise has been increasingly recognized as a protector of the wear and tear on our bodies. Regular exercise benefits our mind and body. There is growing evidence that suggests physical activity can lower the risk of many diseases, as mentioned when the discussion centered around keeping the family fit. Here Gretchen Reynolds, nytimes.com, reflects on longevity as a benefit of playing tennis: Image courtesy of: TrumanTigers "Playing tennis and other sports that are social might add … [Read more...] about For A Longer Life Play Tennis And Other Sports That Are Social, Says Study
Burning calories doesn't just happen when you exercise—you burn calories every minute as your body keeps you alive, says Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Ph.D., CSCS*D, associate professor and director of the applied physiology laboratory at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, as previously mentioned. Here Andrea Downey, Digital Health reporter, TheSun.co.uk, reflects on the struggles short girls have to lose weight: "JUST when you thought life was already unfair enough for short … [Read more...] about Surprising How People Who Are Short Find It Harder To Lose Weight
An aromatic or pungent vegetable substance used to flavor food is considered a spice. It comes in the form of a seed, root, bark, fruit or other plant substance used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food. They are distinguished from herbs, which are the flowers, leaves, or stems of plants used for flavoring or as a garnish. Some spices have antimicrobial properties. They contribute a large amount of minerals and other nutrients. Most herbs and spices have substantial antioxidant activity, … [Read more...] about 7 Health Benefits of Cloves
The fruit of many plants of the genus prunus, and is a fleshy drupe, refers to a cherry. It is a small round stone fruit that is typically bright or dark red. Cherry species are both sweet and sour. Here Ellaine Castillo, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the important nutrients of the cherry, and the many health benefits it provides: "They say that great things come in small packages and that’s exactly the case for one of the most famous superfoods in the world: cherries. Each cherry is packed … [Read more...] about Surprising How Cherries Provide Nutrients Necessary For Your Best Health
Iron is required for life. It is a chemical element and one of the most common elements on earth. It is the critical element in the metabolism of hundreds of protein and enzymes involved in diverse body functions, such as oxygen transport, cell growth and DNA synthesis. Here Clayton Dalton, Nautil.us, reflects on elevated iron being the center of many diseases from cancer to diabetes: "Cheerios are the best-selling breakfast cereal in America. The multi-grain version contains 18 milligrams … [Read more...] about Can Elevated Iron Levels Result In Free Radical Formation And Chronic Metabolic Disease?
Vegetables are low in calories and fat. More than ever before many individuals are making a concerted effort, to pay more attention to their eating habits, and what they consume. Eating healthy has been established, and a diet that has an abundance of fruits and vegetables may offer you some protection against certain types of cancer. Foods high in fiber such as vegetables and fruits provide benefits that help reduce heart disease, and obesity, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, … [Read more...] about Okra Consumption May Support Therapy For Treating Diabetes, Says Study
A drink made from the roasted and ground beanlike seeds of a tropical shrub, refers to coffee and it is served hot or cold. It is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and it can be prepared in a variety of ways. It basically is a brewed drink prepared from coffee beans that are roasted, the seeds of berries from certain coffea species. The coffea is flowering plant native to tropical and southern Africa and tropical Asia. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the many … [Read more...] about Moderate Consumption Of Coffee Offers Health Benefits, Says Study
Eating healthily is good for your health as we all should know. Food knowledge is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, whether it's helping to boost energy, improve your mood or help reduce the risk for a variety of conditions including diabetes, cancer and heart disease, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on ways to reduce the risk of macular degeneration disease: "An intriguing presentation about the possible … [Read more...] about Can Macular Degeneration Disease Be Prevented Through Dietary Changes?
Widespread changes in food preferences are considered food trends. They are often discussed in magazines devoted to cuisine, and around the internet. Some food trends are long-lasting and many are just a fad. Here Robin Shreeves, MotherNatureNetwork, mnn.com, reflects on the many trends coming to your plate in 2019: "If the holiday season didn't make it perfectly obvious that it's the end of the year, my inbox full of emails about 2019 food and beverage trends is a clear reminder. Each … [Read more...] about 7 food and drink trends that you may see in 2019