A strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavoring in cooking and in herbal medicine, is known as garlic. The plant is closely related to onion that produces this bulb. Here Michelle Simmons, Food.news, reflects on the benefits of eating garlic: "Because of its bud-like appearance yet pungent smell, garlic gained the nickname “stinking rose.” This bulb is not only a staple in cooking, it is also revered for its medicinal properties. Here are seven evidence-based health … [Read more...] about 7 Health Benefits Of The ‘Stinking Rose’ Also Known As Garlic
The task of inflammation centers around eliminating the initial cause of cell injury, initiate tissue repair, clear out necrotic cells and tissue damaged from the original insult and the inflammatory process, as previously mentioned. The properties of sassafras may help to alleviate inflammatory conditions and others. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the many health benefits of sassafras: Image courtesy of: Dendroica cerulea "Root beer may be one of … [Read more...] about What Is Sassafras Good For?
Following a diet rich in high-fiber foods such as apples, artichokes, blueberries, chickpeas, lentils, peas and beans can limit the growth of harmful bacteria and stimulate bifidobacteria, lactobacilli and another healthy species called Bacteroidetes, mentioned previously. Here Julis Belluz, Vox.com, reflects on our obessesi0n with carbs and protein while ignoring fiber: Image courtesy of: Richard Cocks "When we fret about the deterioration of the American diet, we tend to … [Read more...] about Why is Fiber Good For Our Gut?
Your skin ages as you get older. However, researchers have found many ways to fight skin aging, and we previously mentioned that drinking red wine and eating dark chocolate help in fighting skin aging and wrinkles. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com reflects on fighting the signs of aging by taking astaxanthin: Image courtesy of: Roberto.Trombetta "Everyone wants youthful, healthy-looking skin. It’s too bad that the skin naturally ages: For some, the signs come as soon as … [Read more...] about Researchers Found That Astaxanthin Can Help In Keeping Skin Aging At Bay
A frankfurter, especially one served hot in a long, soft roll and topped with various condiments, is considered a 'hot dog'. Usually, a cooked hot dog in a bun with mustard, relish, and ketchup. Other names consists of frank, wiener, tube steak, weenie, banger and sausage. The sausage main ingredients are pork, chicken, beef, turkey, or combination with a bun. Here Farah Shaikh, FoodsForBetterHealth.com, reflects on the risks linked to eating 'hot dogs': Image courtesy of: Marit & … [Read more...] about Are You Concerned With The Health Risks Of Eating Hot Dogs?
Bramble berries such as boysenberry, nessberry, youngberry, marionberry, etc., are hybrids of dewberry, blackberry, and wild raspberry cultivars. Any rough, tangled, prickly shrub is considered a bramble. Here Zoey Sky, Food.news, reflects on the many health benefits of boysenberries: Image courtesy of: Sentience "The boysenberry is a superfood that has many health benefits. According to several studies, boysenberries are linked to improved brain and lung health. The fruit can … [Read more...] about Eat More Boysenberries If You Want To Boost Your Brain And Lung Health
Another fruit that you may or may not have heard of that has many nutritional benefits is the calamansi. Drinking the juice of this fruit helps with an array of health issues. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the potential of calamansi oil to be used as a natural low-cost cancer-fighting medicine. "The calamansi (Citrus microcarpa B.) fruit is a citrus fruit that is widely grown in Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines. It is used in various beverages, … [Read more...] about Calamansi Fruit Oil Has Powerful Compounds That Fight Cancer, Says Study
If you bled when you brushed your teeth this morning, you might want to get that seen to. We may finally have found the long-elusive cause of Alzheimer’s disease: Porphyromonas gingivalis, the key bacteria in chronic gum disease, was previously mentioned. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com, reflects on a new study that shows cranberries could help prevent tooth decay, plaque, and gum disease: Image courtesy of: oschene "Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) are most commonly … [Read more...] about Cranberries Can Help Fight Inflammation Due To Gingivitis, Says Study
We can't get away from food knowledge, which is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, as previously mentioned. Here Bee Wilson, TheGuardian.com, reflects on our modern diet: "We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. How can we solve this bittersweet dilemma? Pick a bunch of green grapes, wash it, and put one in your mouth. Feel the grape with your tongue, observe how cold and refreshing it is: … [Read more...] about Have We Lost From Our Eating Today A Sense Of Balance??
Your diet is linked to more than your overall well-being. Aside from being full of vitamins and minerals, a diet that contains fresh fruits and vegetables gives your body access to antioxidants, as previously mentioned. Here Jessie Szalay, LiveScience.com, reflects on the many health benefits oranges and 'orange peels' offer: Image courtesy of: grongar "Sweet, juicy oranges make a delicious and healthy snack or addition to a meal. A whole orange contains only about 60 calories … [Read more...] about Orange Peels: Eat Them Or Leave Them?