Specific steps should be followed to increase life expectancy, and exercise is considered one way to extend life. Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness is referred to as exercise, as previously mentioned throughout. A little movement can greatly improve our body and minds. The Body Reboot book reveals how a low carb, high fat diet can improve health. Here Jose Lopez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on consumption of quercetin to protect red blood … [Read more...] about Surprising How Quercetin Can Protect Red Blood Cells Before And After A Strenuous Workout
Nutrition is a major part of being healthy, and the need to maintain a healthy diet is substantial. Eating healthy foods can help reduce the risk for a variety of conditions including cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Here Vicki Batts, Phytonutrients.news, reflects on reasons to eat foods rich in carotenoids: "Eating an array of colorful fruits and vegetables is an integral part of any healthy diet, but some of the most potent cancer-fighting compounds can be found in warm-hued … [Read more...] about Carotenoids Can Help Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer, Says Study
Cruciferous vegetables are extremely low in calories but high in fiber and nutrients, and Brussels sprouts are considered healthy to eat. As previously mentioned, 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. Here Edsel Cook, NaturalNews.com, reflects on eating Brussels sprouts to reduce risk of cancer: Image courtesy of: Leszek.Leszczynski "If you have been eating kale for its … [Read more...] about Brussels Sprouts Scientifically Linked With Lower Risk Of Cancer
It seems that vitamin K2 is relatively new, however, possible health benefits are suggested for further investigation related to bone strength and arterial health. Reports correlate vitamin K consumption with bone health. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the many benefits of vitamin K2: "Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for the functioning of several proteins involved in physiological processes. Naturally occurring forms are vitamin K1 (referred to as … [Read more...] about Are You Getting Enough Vitamin K2 In Your Diet?
In our world today, 'dried fruit' is widespread with raisins being in the majority. However, prunes, dates, apricots, figs, peaches, pears and apples are in the mix. Some fruits such as cranberries, cherries, strawberries, mangoes and blueberries are infused with added sugar before drying. Here Adda Bjarnadottir, MS,HealthLine.com, reflects on the pros and cons of 'dried fruit'. "Information about dried fruit is very conflicting. Some say it is a nutritious, healthy snack, while … [Read more...] about How Does Dried Fruit Have Both Good And Bad Aspects?
Any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals, is considered 'hair'. It is a protein filament that grows from follicles found in the dermis. We have developed attitudes towards different forms of hair, such as hairstyles and hair removal, which varies widely across different cultures. However, historical periods played a part and personal beliefs or social positions, including age, religion, and sex. Here Janine Acero, Food.news, reflects on … [Read more...] about 10 Foods To Nourish Healthy-Looking Hair
The consumption of fruits and vegetables daily can significantly reduce the risk of chronic diseases and premature death, according to studies. Essential nutrients are necessary to maintain a healthy body. Proper nutrition makes a real impact on maintaining good health. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on choline health benefits: "Choline was first discovered in 1862,1 but it wasn't until 1998 that the Institute of Medicine recognized it as an essential nutrient for … [Read more...] about Are You Eating Choline-Rich Foods Yet?
The clear liquid inside of a coconut is referred to as 'coconut water' or 'coconut juice'. However, the liquid inside young coconuts is most often preferred to the liquid of a ripened coconut. While still green coconuts are usually harvested from the tree. A hole is usually bored into the coconut to access the liquid and pulp. Here Franziska Spritzler, RS, CDE, HealthLine.com, reflects on the many benefits of drinking coconut water: "In recent years, coconut water has become a very … [Read more...] about 8 Encouraging Health Benefits Of Coconut Water
Your diet is linked to more than your overall well-being, especially since what you eat can also influence your skin health. Food power was previously mentioned to improve your mood, and appearance or help reduce the risk for a variety of conditions. Here Ellaine Castillo, NaturalNews.com, reflects on a new study regarding 'holy basil', as a promising plant for the production of natural skin care products: Image courtesy of: Starr Environmental "No one wants to have sagging … [Read more...] about Holy Basil Has Natural Anti-Aging Properties Found To Maintain Youthful And Healthy Looking Skin, Says Study
Chili peppers (capsicum annuum) are one of the most common yet important spices in cooking, and is enjoyed by countless people all over the world, as previously mentioned. There are many byproducts that are derived from spices. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on sriracha sauce and the many health benefits: Image courtesy of: LexnGer "Although sriracha’s popularity may just be recent, its origins are humble. Sriracha sauce (pronounced sir-rotch-ah1) is named after … [Read more...] about Is Sriracha a Healthy Sauce For You?