Health Benefits of Foods

Health benefits of kombucha

Health benefits of kombucha

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Chinese discovered kombucha, which they named “immortal health elixir” for its many health benefits. Kombucha is a mix of bacteria and yeast. To this day, the health benefits of Kombucha have been regarded as potent and almost miraculous. “Kombucha, which is also known as […]

by March 14, 2014
Health benefits of muscadines

Health benefits of muscadines

Muscadine grapes are a species native to the southern part of America, and have been grown since the 16th century. They are very commonly used in fine wines and have shown health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of muscadine grapes. Anti-inflammatory properties: The antioxidants in grapes work as […]

by March 10, 2014
Health benefits of artichokes

Health benefits of artichokes

Artichokes are perennial plants with flower buds that become edible heads. The head contains a base, called a heart, and leaves. They have been used in medicine since ancient Egyptian times. Let’s look at the health benefits of artichokes. Antioxidant rich: Artichokes are an excellent source of antioxidants. These antioxidants […]

by March 9, 2014
Health benefits of acai berries

Health benefits of acai berries

Acai berries have been used by people living in Amazonian regions for centuries. This small berry looks similar to a blueberry, and is often described as a cross between a blackberry and dark chocolate in taste. Let’s look at the health benefits of acai berries. Anti-aging benefits: In Brazil, the […]

by March 8, 2014
Health benefits of macadamia nuts

Health benefits of macadamia nuts

Nuts are an important part of a healthy diet. Macadamia nuts are no exception. These delicious nuts are popular in cookies and desserts, and provide health benefits as well. Let’s look at the health benefits of macadamia nuts. Antioxidant rich: Macadamia nuts are an excellent source of flavonoid antioxidants such […]

by March 2, 2014
Health benefits of lemon grass

Health benefits of lemon grass

Lemon grass, or scientifically known as Cymbopogon citratus, grows in tropical areas and is known for its medicinal benefits in Asian and Latin American cultures. Lemon grass is often used as a tea because of its pleasant aroma and potent health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of lemon […]

by March 1, 2014
Health benefits of leeks

Health benefits of leeks

Leeks are part of the Allium family of vegetables, which is the same family as garlic and onions. Since they are closely related to garlic and onions, they provide similar health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of leeks. Anti-inflammatory properties: The kaempferol and polyphenols in leeks have potent […]

by February 28, 2014
Health benefits of coconut sugar

Health benefits of coconut sugar

Do you have a sweet tooth that may be ruining your diet? Sugar has shown detrimental effects on health including extreme addiction. A new MRI technique shows that cancer feeds on sugar. Other sweeteners such high fructose corn syrup and sucralose have also shown potential health risks. Coconut sugar is an organic […]

by February 27, 2014