Scientists believe celery has benefits for your digestive tract and cardiovascular system, and the seeds have been used as a natural pain reliever. One of the most advantageous compounds in celery is apigenin, a molecule that is gaining interest for possible cancer-fighting properties, as previously noted. Celeriac is a root vegetable related to celery. Here Mary Jane Brown, PhD, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on health benefits of celeriac: "Celeriac is a root vegetable closely related to … [Read more...] about Celeriac Can Be A Great Addition To A Healthy Diet
Mushrooms are a low-carb, practically no-fat food with some protein. One serving is about a cup raw (a fist-sized amount) or 1/2 cup cooked. Though they’re small and light in calories—one serving only has about 15—they’re mighty in other ways. Mushrooms have about 15 vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B6, folate magnesium, zinc and potassium, says Angela Lemond, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as previously noted. Here Davina Ramirez, … [Read more...] about Mushrooms Can Be Utilized As Natural Treatments For Cancer, Says Study
Recently dark green baby spinach leaves were indicated as healing foods, and a must-have in your kitchen if you want to start eating healthier. Spinach can be served in various dishes, from salads, soups, to stews and stir-fries! Baby spinach cooks quickly and doesn’t require any prep. Here Rachael Link, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on evidence-based benefits of spinach juice, medically reviewed by Natalie Olsen, R.D., L. D., ACSM EP-C: "Spinach is a true nutritional powerhouse, as it’s … [Read more...] about Why You Should Add Spinach Juice To Your Diet
Stretching is beneficial in loosens the muscles, fills them with oxygen and helps prevent serious injury. We need to keep flexible through regular stretching to increase other health benefits. Stretching can keep our joints loose and muscles supple well in to our old age when the simplest of tasks can become difficult, as previously noted. Here Elizabeth Pratt, HealthLine.com, reflects on how 12 weeks of stretching can improve your heart health, fact checked by Maria Gifford: "Just 12 weeks … [Read more...] about Stretching Can Improve Your Heart Health
According to a recent study, tart cherry juice and supplements can help people with metabolic syndrome. A team of researchers from the University of Hertfordshire in the U.K. conducted a trial involving people with metabolic syndrome and found that consuming Montmorency tart cherries can reduce systolic blood pressure and insulin levels. This study was previously noted. Here Davina Ramirez, NaturalNews.com, focuses her attention on new research study that suggest drinking tart cherry juice … [Read more...] about Drink Tart Cherry Juice To Boost Brain Health And Enhance Cognitive Abilities
Lion’s mane is the only mushroom to demonstrate significant potential for nerve regeneration. People who can get past the notion of eating a fungus are rewarded with a rich, earthy flavor that is hard to imitate, and now it appears that mushrooms are good for a lot more than just enhancing your favorite chicken and pasta dishes. Here Davina Ramirez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on enjoying a lion's share of health benefits by adding lion's mane mushrooms to your diet: "Herbs, fungi and other … [Read more...] about Why You Should Add Lion’s Mane Mushrooms To Your Diet
These days, cinnamon continues to gain interest as a weight loss booster – something that researchers from Dongguk University in South Korea investigated in their study. Their findings, which appeared in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, were promising: Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) was shown to have anti-obesity properties, making it ideal for weight management, as previously noted. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on whether cinnamon extracts help with … [Read more...] about Ceylon Cinnamon Can Help Manage Obesity and Diabetes, Says Study
Chlorella is a single-celled, water-grown microalgae which also happens to be one of the most nutrient-dense, naturally occurring superfoods known to man. Often considered “Nature’s Perfect Food,” chlorella is an excellent source of several vitamins, minerals, proteins, dietary fiber, and antioxidants, as previously noted. Some research on chlorella has pointed to a blood pressure-lowering effect. Many of its nutrients have been shown to prevent arteries from hardening. Here Kristine Payne, … [Read more...] about Can Chlorella Help You Stay Healthy?
Ripe bananas are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth. But did you know that bananas provide numerous health benefits as well? Bananas are delicious, nutritious, and filling. Consumption of fiber-rich fruits and vegetables is associated with lower body weight and weight loss, as previously noted. Here Megan Ware, RDN, L.D., MedicalNewsToday.com, reflects on benefits and health risks of bananas, medically reviewed by Kathy W. Warwick, R.D., CDE: "The following sections explain some of the … [Read more...] about Potential Health Benefits Of Bananas
Spinach contains antioxidants that fight free radicals that can cause cell destruction and premature aging,” says Brooke Alpert, RD, author of The Diet Detox. “Spinach also contains vitamin A, which helps keep skin healthy and aids in wound repair, and vitamin C, which is used to make collagen—a protein that assists in the production of new skin cells.” Spinach is also high in iron, an essential nutrient that few of us get enough of, as previously noted. Here Rose Lidell, Food.news, reflects on … [Read more...] about What Is Tasty Versatile Baby Spinach?