Viruses are responsible for many infectious diseases, including the flu, influenza and tuberculosis. Due to increased global travel, viral outbreaks often pose a serious threat to public health. Some examples include the emergence of dengue, measles and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Currently, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly spreading in different countries. COVID-19 is caused by a new strain of coronavirus. Although the disease has a low fatality rate compared to … [Read more...] about Want To Add More Superfoods To Your Regular Diet
Keeping healthy, with the goal of living a long life, is hard work. There’s plenty of exhausting things to do and so many rules to follow. You need to exercise regularly, stay physically active, avoid junk food, eat more fruits and vegetables, sleep early — in short, practice healthy lifestyle habits that seem (and sound) way less fun than having a devil-may-care lifestyle. But if you want to feel good and stay young for as long as you can stretch it, then you’ll have to work for it — that, and … [Read more...] about Are Chili Peppers Good For Your Health?
A compound in the turmeric spice, curcumin is a bit of an overachiever in the health realm, grabbing headlines for its benefits in fighting everything from cancer to memory to arthritis. However, for many people, one of its most exciting benefits is its power to help fight depression, as previously noted. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on evidence supporting the use of curcumin as an alternative treatment for kidney fibrosis: "Renal or kidney fibrosis is a progressive … [Read more...] about Curcumin Can Prevent The Development Of Renal Fibrosis, Says Study
You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers, as previously noted. Here Brocky Wilson, Food.news, reflects on junk foods to avoid and how they affect your health: "Junk foods are unhealthy … [Read more...] about Snack On Nutrient-Dense Alternatives Instead Of Junk Food
In addition to being delicious, some herbal teas have health-promoting properties. In fact, herbal teas have been used as natural remedies for a variety of ailments for hundreds of years.Interestingly, modern science has begun to find evidence supporting some of the traditional uses of herbal teas, as well as some new ones, as previously noted. Here Joanne Washburn, Food.news, reflects on drinking herbal tea to relieve cold symptoms: "There are few things as comforting as drinking a hot cup … [Read more...] about Some Teas Can Provide Relief From Cold Symptoms
There are several different types of fat, generally categorized as heathy fats and unhealthy fats. Avocado has healthy fats. Consuming excessive amounts of saturated fat, and any amount of trans fat, raises your bad (LDL) blood cholesterol levels. Trans fats at the same time lower your HDL (healthy) levels. High LDL and low HDL cholesterol levels are associated with a higher risk of heart disease in people both with and without diabetes, as previously noted. Here Virgilio Marin, NaturalNews.com, … [Read more...] about Fat Molecule Unique To Avocado May Help Treat Diabetes
Karela or bitter melon originated in Africa where it was a dry-season staple food of hunter-gatherers. Semi-variants spread over Asia in prehistory, and it probably became domesticated in Southeast Asia. It is widely used in this region. The fruit is oblong in shape and it has a distinct warty exterior. The fruit is often eaten green or just before it begins to turn yellow. At this stage, it has a crunchy and watery texture, similar to a green bell pepper or cucumber, but bitter. Here Brocky … [Read more...] about Can Karela Help Prevent Cancer?
Weeds are the bane of every homeowner’s existence, but a certain plant called plantain is anything but a nuisance. Also called Plantago major, plantain is a versatile plant that every prepper needs to know about. Plantain, which is different from the green bananas that are also called plantains, can be found almost anywhere. Plantain has oval-shaped leaves with vertical veins and flower spikes, as previously noted. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on whether a plantain from … [Read more...] about Natural Ways To Prevent Liver Disease
Hibiscus tea boasts some promising health benefits owing to its impressive nutrient and antioxidant profile, which provide it with cholesterol-lowering, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Hibiscus is also low in calories and contains zero caffeine, so feel free to drink as much of it as preferred, as previously noted. Here Joanne Washburn, Food.news, reflects on reasons to drink hisbiscus tea: "You know that tea is good for you, especially the green variety, but there’s another tea … [Read more...] about Is Hibiscus Tea Good For You?
The ketogenic diet places an emphasis on fat. It still allows for protein and carbohydrates, albeit in moderate to low amounts only. The ketogenic diet works by flipping your body’s metabolic switch from using glucose for energy to using fats and ketones. This can lead to many positive health outcomes, including weight loss. Unfortunately, the ketogenic diet is tough to stick with. For starters, carbohydrates are normally found in foods that are staples in many cuisines, such as rice and … [Read more...] about Ketones Contribute To Brain Health