Health

  • Top 7 reasons to eat oatmeal for breakfast

    Top 7 reasons to eat oatmeal for breakfast

    by Joanne Washburn   Oats are a great breakfast option. Prepared as oatmeal, these filling and nutritious grains offer some major health benefits thanks to their fiber, protein, calcium, thiamine, iron and other essential nutrients. This incredible nutritional profile shouldn’t come as a surprise since oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. Plus, these gluten-free grains

  • The link between obesity and diabetes

    The link between obesity and diabetes

    Study explains what happens when you don’t watch what you eat   by Skye Anderson Food.news   Insulin is an important hormone produced by our pancreas that allows our body to use glucose for energy. After a meal, our bodies break down carbohydrates from food into glucose molecules, which end up in our bloodstream. Insulin

  • Cherry up: Discover the 6 health benefits of cherries

    Cherry up: Discover the 6 health benefits of cherries

    by Leslie Locklear   Big things come in small packages. Just take a look at cherries. Considered some of the world’s most popular fruits, cherries were once endemic to Western Asia, although they are now cultivated in other regions, mostly in Europe and Asia. As noted by experts, there are two main species of cherries, namely, sweet

  • 4 reasons to add low-calorie and antioxidant-rich celery to your diet

    4 reasons to add low-calorie and antioxidant-rich celery to your diet

    by Rose Lidell   Celery isn’t as popular as other superfoods like kale, but this crunchy vegetable also offers many unique benefits. It’s also a great snack if you want to lose weight since celery is low-calorie but full of beneficial antioxidants! The amazing health benefits of celery Celery is the perfect weight-loss food because

  • Hey, gordo, watch those M&Ms

    Hey, gordo, watch those M&Ms

    Law cracks down (again) on unhealthy snacks. New labeling rules follow ban on salt shakers, soft drink tax   by Carlisle Johnson   “Fat-shaming” is a 21st century generational word. In 2013, the United Nations, the world’s biggest NGO, crossed into the Health Maintenance Organization universe by fat-shaming the entire nation of Mexico. Naming it

  • 5 reasons eggs are one of the healthiest foods on the planet

    5 reasons eggs are one of the healthiest foods on the planet

    by Joanne Washburn   Eggs are standard breakfast fare far healthier than other staples like pancakes and cereals. But despite being a nutritious and reputable superfood, eggs tend to garner conflicting opinions from health and fitness enthusiasts because of their high cholesterol content. Just one large egg contains an astounding 372 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol,

  • Superfood showdown: The health benefits of chlorella and spirulina

    Superfood showdown: The health benefits of chlorella and spirulina

    by Rose Lidell   Chlorella and spirulina are two superfoods popular among health-conscious consumers because of the many benefits they offer. Both are derived from algae, and they contain many vitamins and minerals that can help boost your overall health. Chlorella is a single-celled green freshwater alga. There are more than 30 different species of chlorella, but

  • Green tea, zinc proving to be BETTER than hydroxychloroquine

    Green tea, zinc proving to be BETTER than hydroxychloroquine

    Another weapon for fighting coronavirus infections?   Aug. 11, 2020 by Ethan Huff   Back in May, The Washington Post published an article that asked the question: Why has the death toll from covid-19 apparently been lower in Asia than in Western Europe and North America? The answer, it would appear, is that Asian countries

  • Need more potassium? Here are 9 potassium-rich foods to add to your diet

    by Virgilio Marin   Potassium is important for many bodily functions. The essential mineral, for instance, plays a vital role in muscle contraction. Multiple studies have also found that consuming more potassium can lower a person’s risk of stroke. But if the body has low levels of potassium, it can lead to hypokalemia, a condition marked