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Health

  • 7 healthy reasons to add more flaxseed oil to your diet

    7 healthy reasons to add more flaxseed oil to your diet

    by Brocky Wilson   02/02/2021 / – Flaxseed oil may not be as popular as other kitchen oils, but it sure ranks among the healthiest. Sometimes called linseed oil, flaxseed oil is made from ground and pressed flaxseed, a delicious superfood rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other important nutrients. The Ancient Greeks and Romans

  • An avocado a day helps keep “bad” cholesterol at bay

    An avocado a day helps keep “bad” cholesterol at bay

    The nutrient-rich superfood also boosts your heart health   02/05/2021 / By Brocky Wilson   Avocados are a nutritious superfood that boost your overall health in many ways. These oversized berries are extra rich in fiber, antioxidants and healthy fats. Thanks to their impressive fat content, they help your body better absorb fat-soluble nutrients, such as

  • 10 surprising health benefits of almonds that’ll make you go nuts

    10 surprising health benefits of almonds that’ll make you go nuts

    by Joanne Washburn   January 2, 2021 – Looking for a tasty snack that’s easy on the carbs but rich in calories? Look no further than almonds. A favorite among health enthusiasts, almonds pack a nutritional punch and offer several health benefits. Almonds are also incredibly versatile. Just look at the different almond products on the

  • How to grow gorgeous garlic from a clove indoors and out

    How to grow gorgeous garlic from a clove indoors and out

    by Joanne Washburn   12/10/2020 – Garlic’s pungent nature elevates it as an aromatic staple in the kitchen. Its strong flavor mellows down once it hits the pan or pot, infusing foods with a mild sweetness like no other. Considered a superfood, the powerful compounds behind garlic’s assertive flavor profile can also confer some impressive

  • 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