Health Benefits of Foods

The medicinal properties of coconut oil

The medicinal properties of coconut oil

Coconut oil has many surprising health benefits. Most of us grew up considering fats like coconut oil to be unhealthy and contribute to heart disease. Coconut oil is composed of a group of unique fat molecules known as medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA). Although they are technically classified as saturated fats, this kind […]

by January 28, 2013
Fight breast cancer with curcumin and omega-3s

Fight breast cancer with curcumin and omega-3s

Curcumin is the trio of “curcuminoids” pigments in turmeric root and is responsible for its yellow color along with the rest of the curcuminoids. Curcumin has very strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Preliminary studies and experiments on curcumin suggest that it strengthens the immune system and promotes brain health in very exclusive […]

by January 21, 2013
Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Do you eat fish and take fish oil supplements? There is mounting evidence that diets high in omega-3 fatty acids from fish may protect people from cognitive deficit and dementia. Only recently has the strength of this potential protective power been tested in controlled clinical trials. In observational studies researchers compare people’s […]

by January 8, 2013
Pu-erh tea: the tonic for a healthy life

Pu-erh tea: the tonic for a healthy life

Pu-erh tea also spelled as Pu’er tea, is known as Yunnan Tuocha. It is a potent tea, is praised and revered in traditional Chinese Medicine. To understand its uniqueness, it is important to know how it is made. The leaves of this variety of old wild tea tree are taken and put through a […]

by October 31, 2012
Is raw chocolate becoming a superfood?

Is raw chocolate becoming a superfood?

We heard Dr Sears recommend three squares of extra dark chocolate, and saw how chocolate can make you thinner. Now we hear that extra dark chocolate (at least 70% organic cocoa) can ease memory tasks. Chocolate and cocoa may be good for you if you eat the right kind, which is the extra-dark […]

by October 29, 2012
Potency and extraordinary healing benefits of Manuka honey

Potency and extraordinary healing benefits of Manuka honey

We wanted to share with you some facts about the miraculous Manuka Honey. Some facts about Manuka Honey: Manuka honey comes from the flower of the Manuka bush that is native to New Zealand and has been found to have amazing anti bacterial properties. Even bandages are now being made, that contain traces […]

by October 22, 2012
The truth behind 8 common foods

The truth behind 8 common foods

After all the media alerts and your concerns about food safety, we did some research and decided to compile a list for you. Here is the truth on 8 common foods and the recommended alternatives: 1. The Pink Slime: It is often called “lean finely textured beef” (LFTB) and “boneless lean beef trimmings” (BLBT). In […]

by October 12, 2012
Top 10 cancer-fighting foods Credit: Monticello

Top 10 cancer-fighting foods

We are making vital choices that impact our health every time we go grocery shopping. Did you know? According to the American Cancer Society, “About 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, and in 2013 about 580,350 Americans are projected to die of cancer, almost 1,600 people […]

by September 3, 2012