Many people naturally feel colder than others. While it may seem like there’s no discernible cause, it’s possible that this cold intolerance is coming from an underlying condition. Here are five possible reasons why you feel colder than usual, and what you can do about it. (h/t to MedicalNewsToday.com) Continue reading
Folate, also referred to as vitamin B9 or folic acid, is an essential nutrient obtained from many fruits and green leafy vegetables. Not getting enough of this B vitamin can lead to many health problems. One of these is fragile X syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Continue reading
Raisins are one of the most well known and versatile dried fruits available today. Raisins were produced in Persia and Egypt and were even mentioned in the Old Testament. It is not only tasty additions to cookies and cakes, but also provide several health benefits.
Raisins are especially good for Continue reading
Up to 90% of colon cancer cases can be linked to diet. Let food be your medicine. Continue reading
Elderly folks suffering from anemia or age-related immune system deterioration could see dramatic improvements with regular supplementation of spirulina, a blue-green freshwater algae with an extensive track record of health promotion and disease mitigation. Researchers from the Division of Rheumatology, Continue reading
Exercise is a foundational strategy to naturally maintain healthy cholesterol levels and optimize your heart health. However, research now shows that if you take a statin drug, you’re likely to forfeit any and all health benefits of your exercise
Volunteers taking a statin improved their fitness by just 1.5 percent, Continue reading
- 535,000 US kids aged 1 to 5 years have blood lead levels higher than 5 micrograms per deciliter (µg/dL), the “level of concern” at which health problems may occur
- Lead may cause permanent damage to your brain and nervous system; children under 6 are most at risk for lead exposure and related health problems
- Common sources of lead exposure include lead-based paint, Continue reading
Did You Know…
…that a versatile Peruvian superfood boosts energy, libido and sexual function, improves fertility, and balances hormones? Continue reading
Anemia is a symptom caused by a myriad of conditions. These conditions include iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency, vitamin C deficiency, Vitamin E deficiency, vitamin B6 deficiency, and thyroid disorders, for openers.
Since the most significant and common forms of anemia are related to diet, it is this area that I will address. Continue reading
Did You Know…
… that spirulina is considered the most nutrient-dense food on the planet—and has been shown to be effective in the treatment of cancer, high cholesterol, allergies, anemia, elevated blood sugar and many other diseases?
Algae doesn’t have Continue reading
Black pepper is probably the most common culinary spice in the world. Pepper, either ground or as whole peppercorns, is found in cuisines across the globe and has a centuries-long history of use and cultivation.
If you’re like millions of other people, you probably consume pepper in your food every day, without realizing that it is also an important medicinal spice. Pepper can be used Continue reading
• The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring additional warning labels for the cholesterol-lowering drug class known as statins, warning that the drugs may increase your risk of liver damage, memory loss and confusion, type 2 diabetes and muscle weakness
• The FDA has removed Continue reading
Men and women alike desire thick, healthy and shiny hair. Chances are people who possess all of these traits are supplementing with certain vitamins and herbs, or eat a diet that feeds their hair these nutrients on a daily basis. Hair is not just an extension of our bodies. It has become a symbol of beauty, health and status. In order to get the coveted body, bounce and sheen you desire there are certain nutrients you should be concentrating on putting in your body.
Vitamins for healthy hair
The first vitamin for hair health is biotin. This is actually a form of vitamin B that is widely used to help prevent hair loss and stimulate hair growth. It is often recommended for chemotherapy patients to help increase the rate of growth.
It is also useful for thinning hair and is thought to help with loss of hair pigmentation although no conclusive evidence Continue reading
Drinking water in the morning immediately upon waking up can have amazing therapeutic effects for a multitude of health conditions—ranging from pain to asthma to cancer?
This remarkable water therapy originates from ancient Ayurvedic medicine. In Sanskrit, the name for the practice is Usha Paana Chikitsa, which roughly translates to “early morning water treatment.”
Can Water Wash Away Disease?
It has long been known that drinking water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach purifies the body’s internal system. An especially important result of this treatment is that it cleanses the colon, which makes the body much more able to absorb nutrients from food. drinking water in the morning
This is achieved through the production of new blood, or haematopaises. This fresh blood has an immense restorative effect in the body Continue reading
Watercress arrests cancer growth as effectively as—if not better than—conventional cancer treatments… without all the side effects.
In September of last year, scientists from the Cancer Research Centre at Southampton General Hospital’s School of Medicine in the U.K. unveiled astounding findings about watercress.
Watercress is a member of the cruciferous (or cabbage) family of vegetables, all of which contain well-known cancer-fighting compounds. Now, this recent study shows that watercress can actually reduce levels of an important growth factor that spurs tumor development. Essentially, compounds in watercress halt a process called angiogenesis— Continue reading