Bacteria in your gut break down and ferment the components in dark chocolate and cacao, turning them into absorbable anti-inflammatory compounds that benefit your health Continue reading
New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in human health and disease is far more Continue reading
New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in human health and disease is far more significant and complicated than previously imagined. Continue reading
Did you know…that an ancient mineral substance preserved in the Himalayan mountain regions of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan offers amazing health benefits for longevity, sensual prowess, memory, and well-being?
Shilajit is a mineral substance that is quite literally “the carbon footprint” of our earth’s ancient ecosystem. Continue reading
That is the reason why candy-bar shelves in supermarkets have changed recently. Alongside the well-known brands sit rectangular bars featuring a high percentage of cocoa. The package makes no mistake that it is dark chocolate.
A brand-new study is worthy of note. Continue reading
Granola bars are a convenient on-the-go snack. Unfortunately, typical store-bought varieties are loaded with corn syrup, soybean oil, coloring and flavoring agents and preservatives. If you prefer to eat foods that are grown in nature, rather than created in a lab, try making your own bars with the recipe included here. This recipe is packed with antioxidant-rich ingredients that actually contribute to your health such as cocoa, raw honey, coconut oil and cinnamon. These bars are chewy and delicious, and they are gluten-free and dairy-free, as well. They are perfect for an after-school snack, a lunchbox treat or your other on-the-go needs. Continue reading
I love news like this. It turns out that a delicious fall and winter treat could be a brain booster for older folks.
That’s right—you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in a little hot cocoa when the weather gets cooler. After all, you’re feeding your brain!
Research published Continue reading
One can always cringe when we read a news report on the health benefits of cocoa — the takeaway is almost always “eat more chocolate.”
Sure, go ahead and eat more chocolate — if you want to kill yourself.
But if you want the health benefits, you’ll need to stick to pure cocoa and get it the same way I do: so raw you have to steal it from a monkey.
What’s the difference? Glad you asked.
Chocolate is a candy loaded with sugar, soy, and an alphabet soup of chemicals — and if that’s not bad enough, the cocoa used to make it has been treated, Continue reading
Home treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI) is often enough to resolve the problem if the right methods are used consistently. In fact, using natural methods to treat a urinary tract infection at the first sign of symptoms may help prevent a more serious infection from setting in.
Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Common symptoms of a urinary tract infection include:
– Urge to urinate more often
– Decreased quantity of urine passed
– Pain during and after urination (usually a burning or stinging sensation)
Symptoms of a serious urinary tract infection include nausea, fever, vomiting and constant pain in the abdominal region. Continue reading