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
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. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is essential. Here Jillian Kubala, HealthLine.com, reflects on diet foods that can make you gain weight: "With nearly 39% of adults worldwide classified as overweight, the diet industry has never been stronger (1). Diet foods, such as those labeled “low-fat,” “low-calorie” or “fat-free,” are … [Read more...] about 21 Diet Foods That May Destroy Your Weight Loss Efforts
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?
After water, tea is the most consumed beverage worldwide. There are many ongoing studies associated with the benefits of drinking a variety of teas for their properties, such as polyphenols and amino acids. Here Michelle Simmons, Food.News, reflects on several reasons you should be drinking kombucha, according to a recent study: "If you are looking for a healthy drink to add to your diet, try kombucha. It is a fermented sugar tea that contains a symbiotic culture of bacteria and … [Read more...] about Why You Should Add Kombucha To Your Diet?
A pungent hot-tasting red powder prepared from ground dried chili peppers, refers to cayenne. A type of capsicum annuum refers to the type of cayenne pepper. It is considered a moderately hot chili pepper used to flavor food dishes. Cayenne powder may contain a blend of many types of peppers and sometimes not containing cayenne peppers, and may or may not contain the seeds. Cayenne is often used as a herbal supplement and used in cooking spicy food dishes, usually as a powder or in its whole … [Read more...] about Marvel Of Cayenne Peppers Can Add Some Spice To Your Emergency Medical Kit
When talking about the need for protein, we know that it is critical for every cell in our body. It helps build nails, hair, bones and muscles, as previously mentioned. When people eat more plant-based protein they weigh less and have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes than people who eat a lot of meat. Here Rita Winters, Food.news, reflects on 'duckweed' as a source of protein: "Long have we known that protein comes mostly from animal meat. Over the past century, … [Read more...] about Duckweed Has What It Takes To Replace Animal Meat, Says Study
Exercise is considered an essential for growth and development, and the benefits are endless. It's a healthy way to improve the body and relieve stress. Exercise is linked with a lower mortality rate. Here Laurel Ives, BBC Health, reflects on weight loss and effective high intensity interval workouts: "Bursts of high intensity interval training (Hiit) may be more effective for weight loss than longer less intense workouts, a study suggests. The research, published in the British … [Read more...] about Sprint Interval Training Is Particularly Effective For Weight Loss, Says Study