Natural food

15 MARCH 2017

Have a berry to boost mood and improve memory

Two new studies have shown that blueberries bring brain benefits for both young and old In the first researchers from the University of Reading, UK, looked at the effect of the daily consumption of a blueberry beverage (over a period of approximately one week) in 50 children and 21 young people. Results showed that the flavonoid-rich […]

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20 FEBRUARY 2017

Mediterranean Diet: The what, the why, and the how

What better way to feel like you’re vacationing in a charming village on the coast of Italy than by indulging in some wonderful, Mediterranean-inspired food?

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6 FEBRUARY 2017

Why Pepper Boosts Turmeric Blood Levels

Adhatoda tea has been used traditionally to treat asthma, where the leaves are steeped with black peppercorns.

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23 JANUARY 2017

Just add coconut: Five creative ways to incorporate the ‘superfood’ into your diet

If the idea of coconut instantly brings up pictures of cream pies, pina coladas and Almond Joys, maybe it’s time to expand your vision of coconut.

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22 NOVEMBER 2016
31 OCTOBER 2016

Eating a gluten free diet is made easier with accurate food labeling

Why has gluten-free eating gotten easier? The Food and Drug Administration recently defined what it takes for a food to qualify as gluten-free.

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14 OCTOBER 2016

Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Almonds

Here are evidence-based health benefits of almonds.

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26 SEPTEMBER 2016

Why Shiitake Mushrooms Are Good For You

Shiitake mushrooms are one of the most popular mushrooms worldwide. They are prized for their rich, savory taste and diverse health benefits. Compounds in shiitakes may help fight cancer, boost immunity and support heart health. This article explains everything you need to know about shiitake mushrooms. What Are Shiitake Mushrooms? Shiitakes are edible mushrooms native […]

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20 SEPTEMBER 2016

Fenugreek supplement cools hot flashes

The herbal remedy fenugreek could help reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women, and improve their quality of life, according to new evidence. Data published in Phytotherapy Research indicated that hot flashes decreased by 48% in women taking a standardised extract of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum). Other benefits of the herb were improved, including vaginal dryness, irritability, […]

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15 APRIL 2016

The Best Herbs for Men’s Health

Men, your prostate is like any other part of your body. It needs regular care and maintenance and one of the best ways to encourage it to work normally is by providing good nutrition.

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