Saturday - Nov 28, 2020

Health

  • 8 Amazing benefits of artichokes for your health

    by Joanne Washburn   Artichokes are regal-looking veggies that pop up often in salads and dips. Rich in calcium, iron and vitamins C and A, among other nutrients, artichokes are incredibly healthy superfoods that boast a wide range of benefits for your health, from better digestion to a lower risk of cancer. While most experts

  • Medicinal plants: The survival uses of eucalyptus

    Medicinal plants: The survival uses of eucalyptus

    by Virgilio Marin   October 21, 2020 -Eucalyptus is a fast-growing tree that’s native to Australia. It has a distinct chemical makeup that lends itself to several medicinal and household uses. Its antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory effects stem mostly from the compound eucalyptol, a common ingredient in mouthwash and cough suppressant. There are more than 400 hundred

  • 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

  • Here’s a good reason to switch to the Mediterranean diet: It helps prevent cancer, says study

    Here’s a good reason to switch to the Mediterranean diet: It helps prevent cancer, says study

    by Skye Anderson   The Mediterranean diet is an eating plan that gained popularity worldwide in the 1990s. Although the very first study mentioning its health benefits was published in 1978, the Mediterranean diet didn’t attract public attention until it began featuring in books and other mainstream media as a diet that promotes weight loss.

  • 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