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  • The benefits of supplementing with fish oil

    The benefits of supplementing with fish oil

    by Skye Anderson   08/31/2021 – You’ve heard it dozens of times: fatty or oily fish such as salmon, tuna, mackerel and trout are good for your health, despite their abundance of fat. In fact, it is the high fat content of their oils that makes them healthy. These blue fish are full of omega-3

  • Drink Montmorency tart cherry juice to help improve sleep

    Drink Montmorency tart cherry juice to help improve sleep

    by Tonie Benally   08/25/2021 – If you are having trouble getting enough sleep, then you might want to drink a glass of Montmorency tart cherry juice an hour before you go to bed. Also known as sour cherries, Montmorency tart cherries are a rich source of antioxidants that are known to provide you with

  • Immunity and memory: 7 Reasons to consume foods full of vitamin C

    Immunity and memory: 7 Reasons to consume foods full of vitamin C

    by Joanne Washburn   08/24/2021 – Vitamin C is an essential water-soluble nutrient, which means your body can neither make nor store it. It gets a lot of buzz for its ability to boost the immune system. But this only scratches the surface of its role in the body. For starters, vitamin C protects cells from damage. It also aids

  • 5 Health benefits of coconut, a versatile superfood full of potassium

    5 Health benefits of coconut, a versatile superfood full of potassium

    by Joanne Washburn   Coconut once had a bad rap due to its high calories and saturated fat content. Dietitians used to caution against eating too much coconut and coconut-derived ingredients — such as coconut oil, coconut milk and coconut flour — because of the health risks associated with saturated fat. But over the past few

  • 8 Health benefits of bananas

    8 Health benefits of bananas

    by Tonie Benally   07/07/2021 / The humble banana is perhaps one of the least-heralded supermarket staples. This superfood is more associated with kids, monkeys and slapstick comedy than with good health. But the banana is actually a nutritional powerhouse. This fruit – actually a berry – is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, dietary

  • Look young and beautiful with these 20 common superfoods

    Look young and beautiful with these 20 common superfoods

    By Brocky Wilson   06/26/2021 – Functional foods are known for boosting the health of your internal organs, but they actually keep you healthy both inside and out. Nutrients in everyday superfoods like avocado and spinach have a number of beauty benefits, like glowing skin, healthy hair, strong nails and whiter teeth. Here are 20 common beauty foods that

  • Relieve digestive issues and fight cancer with Indian bael

    Relieve digestive issues and fight cancer with Indian bael

    by Evangelyn Rodríguez   Aegle marmelos, commonly known as bael in Nepal and India, is a plant that belongs to the Rutaceae, or citrus, family. It is native to Northern India but can also be found in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. Also called shivaduma, or the tree of Shiva, bael is sacred to the Hindus and is commonly

  • Herbs, spices and everything nice: 7 Superfoods you can find in your kitchen

    Herbs, spices and everything nice: 7 Superfoods you can find in your kitchen

    by Rose Lidell   Superfoods are beloved by health enthusiasts because they’re tasty and good for you. If you want to incorporate more disease-fighting foods into your regular diet, check what’s in your kitchen. You may already have nutrient-rich herbs, veggies and spices like beans, cinnamon, or citrus fruits in your pantry, so cook with

  • 3 reasons why strong-smelling asafoetida is effective against cancer

    3 reasons why strong-smelling asafoetida is effective against cancer

    by Winnie Martin   5.8.21 – Asafoetida (Ferula assa-foetida) may be more familiar to you through unsavory names such as devil’s dung and stinking gum. It merited these names because of the fetid, pungent odor it emits. But despite this reputation, F. assa-foetida sees wide use in India for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Asafoetida is

  • 14 surprising ways garlic improves your health (plus garlic tea recipe)

    14 surprising ways garlic improves your health (plus garlic tea recipe)

    by Joanne Washburn Not a fan of garlic? You’re missing out. Sure, its strong, pungent scent and flavor can take some get­ting used to, but the sulfur compounds that give garlic its unpleasant characteris­tics are also responsible for its many health benefits. T h e a m a z i n g health benefits of