Some of oregano’s most important antioxidant compounds include caffeic acid, p-coumaric acid and rosmarinic acid. Together, these compounds boost immunity and prevent cellular damage, as previously noted. Here Joanne Washburn, Food.news, reflects on amazing health benefits of oregano: "Whether sprinkled over fresh bread, worked into a flavorful marinade or stirred into a hearty broth, there’s no denying that oregano instantly elevates any savory creation. Oregano is an aromatic herb that … [Read more...] about Surprising Health Benefits Of Oregano
Nutmeg oil is obtained by steam distillation of ground nutmeg and used in the pharmaceutical and perfumery industries. The oil is colorless or light yellow and smells and tastes of nutmeg. It is used as a natural food flavoring in baked goods, beverages, syrups, and sweets. Since nutmeg oil leaves no particles in food, it is used to replace ground nutmeg. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on nutmeg use for improving appetite: "Loss of appetite is a common symptom that can be … [Read more...] about Nutmeg Oil Can Improve Your Appetite, Says Experts
Regular brushing and flossing can help get rid of sugars and food particles lodged in-between your teeth that can cause plaque. If left unchecked, plaque can damage delicate tooth enamel later on. This can lead to cavities and set the stage for gum disease, gingivitis and other oral diseases, as previously noted. Here Divina Ramirez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on antioxidants and probiotics for better oral health including natural remedies for gingivitis: "Gingivitis is a common and mild form … [Read more...] about Treating and Preventing Gingivitis Naturally
When consumed in moderation, sweet potatoes can provide a rich concentration of nutrients. This makes them an ideal addition to your meals throughout the year. A substantial amount of research has proven that these naturally-sweet root vegetables possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and disease-fighting components, as previously noted. Here Rose Lidell, Food.news, reflects on vitamin-rich sweet potatoes: When it comes to stem tubers, sweet potatoes are often considered to be … [Read more...] about Are Sweet Potatoes Really Better For You?
Ashwagandha has a reputation for being a powerful medicinal plant. It’s sometimes called Indian ginseng or winter cherry. Extracts made from the root, berries, and leaves of the plant have been used to treat conditions like stress, anxiety, and arthritis, as previously noted. Here Michael Alexander, NaturalNews.com, reflects on improving sleep with the use of ashwagandha extract: "Finding it hard to fall asleep? Ashwagandha root may be for you. Ashwagandha, also known as Withania … [Read more...] about Study Suggests Ashwagandha May Hold The Key To Treating Insomnia
Previous studies have shown that eating seaweed can help reduce the accumulation of fat in our bodies. In effect, seaweed promotes weight loss and better weight management. In fact, seaweed is so good at eliminating fat that it is a common ingredient in weight loss supplements, as previously noted. Here Joanne Washburn, Food.news, reflects on eating seaweed to lower asthma risks: "It’s not all about inhalers. Food — seafood, to be exact — can help ease asthma, too. These are the findings of a … [Read more...] about Can Seaweed Help Prevent Asthma?
High cholesterol is one of the main risk factors for heart disease and can cause arteries to narrow and stiffen, leading to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Here Joanne Washburn, Food.news, reflects on naturally lowering your cholesterol levels with red yeast rice (recipes included): "Struggling with high cholesterol levels? Say hello to red yeast rice. Used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine, red yeast rice is the product of the fermentation of white rice by the … [Read more...] about Red Yeast Rice For Cholesterol
Sugar stimulates the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that plays a role in many important pathways, most notably the mesolimbic pathway.2 The way dopamine affects your brain in this area changes with addiction and spikes your perception of motivation or pleasure, as previously noted. Here Michael Alexander, NaturalNews.com, reflects on how you can boost your dopamine levels naturally: "When it comes to the brain’s chemical messengers (neurotransmitters), nothing compares to … [Read more...] about Ways To Increase Your Dopamine Naturally
Among artificial sweeteners, one of the most common and controversial is aspartame. This zero-calorie sweetener, typically used in a number of foods and beverages as a sugar substitute, has been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent years. There is a multitude of reasons for this, many of which should give you pause for thought the next time you reach for a can of sugar-free Coke, as previously noted. Here Davina Ramirez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on whether diet soda can kill you since it … [Read more...] about Risks That Aspartame Poses To Human Health
Eating well is one of the best moves you can make in keeping healthy, and the food you eat greatly affects your health, as previously noted. Here Ariane Lang, BSc, MBA, HealthLine.com, reflects on everything you need to know about millet, including nutrition, benefits, and more, medically reviewed by Miho Hatanaka, RDN, LD: "Millet is a cereal grain that belongs to the Poaceae family, commonly known as the grass family (1). It’s widely consumed in developing countries throughout Africa … [Read more...] about Things You Need To Know About Millet