Health Benefits of Foods

5 foods to enhance your sex drive

5 foods to enhance your sex drive

Improve your sex drive by eating regularly and by eating the right foods. The key is to eat them on a regular basis. Here are the top 5 foods to increase your sex drive: Bananas: Bananas contain the bromelain enzyme which can increase libido in some people. The vitamin B […]

by February 6, 2013
Peruvian Maca root health benefits

Peruvian Maca root health benefits

Maca is an herbaceous biennial plant of the crucifer family native to the high Andes of Peru. It is used as a root vegetable, a medicinal herb, and a supposed aphrodisiac. Its Spanish and Quechua names include maca-maca, maino, ayak chichira, and ayak willku. Maca is known as the “Peruvian ginseng” because the two herbs have similar traditional uses in herbal medicine. It is often called “nature’s viagra” for both […]

by February 6, 2013
Top foods for lung health

Top foods for lung health

Lung health is important for overall well-being and to prevent disease like asthma.   Keeping your lungs healthy with the right foods and some easy steps as it is crucial. First of all, drink plenty of filtered water. Water is essential for healthy lungs to keep them hydrated and free from […]

by February 1, 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
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