Disease Prevention

Cold and flu fighters

Cold and flu fighters

Cold and Flu Fighters The cold weather is here, and it means that viruses, colds and flu are around the corner. There are many ways to prevent colds and flu. Washing our hands,  maintaining healthy habits combined to eating fresh, organic, foods packed with nutritional value are the key. Let’s […]

by October 8, 2017
Green tea kills oral cancer cells

Green tea kills oral cancer cells

Green tea kills oral cancer cells A green tea ingredient may start a process that kills oral cancer cells, while leaving normal oral cells alone, according to research from Penn State. Earlier studies have shown that ECGC, an ingredient in green tea kills oral cancer cells, but scientists didn’t know […]

by October 6, 2017
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These 6 tips will help you defeat food cravings for good

Do you need help figuring out how to defeat food cravings? Everyone suffers from food cravings from time to time, and it can be a challenge to say no to some high calorie foods, sweets and desserts. Even though they are bad for you, the food cravings do exist and persist. […]

by October 3, 2017
Hundreds of reasons to use turmeric

Hundreds of reasons to use turmeric

Hundreds of reasons to use turmeric Turmeric is one of the most potent and most researched plant in the world. Its medicinal properties have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. Turmeric is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties for our overall health. There are so many reasons to […]

by September 23, 2017
Healthy diet and exercise reduce Alzheimer’s-causing proteins

Healthy diet and exercise reduce Alzheimer’s-causing proteins

Healthy diet and exercise reduce Alzheimer’s-causing proteins, according to recent research from the University of California, Los Angeles. The study found that people with mild memory problems who followed a Mediterranean diet, those who engaged in regular physical activity, or those with a healthy BMI were less likely to have […]

by September 2, 2016
Citrus fruits help prevent heart and liver disease

Citrus fruits help prevent heart and liver disease

Citrus fruits help prevent heart and liver disease, according to a new study from Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) in Brazil. It is well known that citrus fruits are great for the immune system and overall health, because of the potent antioxidants and vitamins they contain. “Our results indicate that in […]

by August 22, 2016
Mediterranean diet helps fight Alzheimer’s disease

Mediterranean diet helps fight Alzheimer’s disease

Mediterranean diet helps fight Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. The Mediterranean diet is known for its amazing heart health benefits, but the new study shows that it can benefit the brain as well. The diet puts emphasis on fresh […]

by August 17, 2016
Omega-3s help prevent heart disease

Omega-3s help prevent heart disease

Omega-3s help prevent heart disease Omega-3s help prevent heart disease, according to new research from JAMA Internal Medicine. Levels of plant based and seafood based omega-3 fatty acids in the blood lower the risk of dying from heart attack, as reported in the study led by Liana C. Del Gobbo, […]

by June 28, 2016