Health

Health benefits of pistachios

Health benefits of pistachios

Nuts make a great snack food and a nutritional alternative to unhealthy snacks such as potato chips and crackers. Pistachios are very popular in desserts because of their unique and rich taste.  Let’s looks at the health benefits of pistachios. Antioxidant rich: Pistachios are full of antioxidants, which fight the […]

by December 25, 2013
Health benefits of paprika

Health benefits of paprika

Paprika is a hot spice, much like cayenne pepper. It is made by grinding hot capsicum peppers into a fine powder. Paprika adds a great, spicy flavor to stews and soups. Because of its antioxidant content, it can benefit our health too. Let’s look at the health benefits of paprika. […]

by December 24, 2013
Health benefits of lentils

Health benefits of lentils

Lentils have a nutty, earthy flavor and are a staple in many Asian cuisines. They make a great addition to healthy meals such as salads and soups. These little legumes pack a healthy punch. Let’s look at the health benefits of lentils. Blood sugar regulation: Lentils are great for regulating […]

by December 23, 2013
8 dairy-free calcium sources

8 dairy-free calcium sources

Calcium is one of the most common minerals in the human body, and is necessary for many functions. “Calcium is required for vascular contraction and vasodilation, muscle function, nerve transmission, intracellular signaling and hormonal secretion, though less than 1% of total body calcium is needed to support these critical metabolic […]

by December 22, 2013
Best herbs for diabetes

Best herbs for diabetes

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body reacts to blood glucose, also known as blood sugar. Glucose is crucial because it is what gives energy and helps build cells and tissues. It also fuels the brain. If you have diabetes, no matter the type, it means […]

by December 21, 2013
cinnamon and clove steam bath

Cinnamon and clove steam bath

Cinnamon and Clove Steam Bath Are you suffering from a cold, flu, or sinus infection? If so, you are probably feeling congested and foggy. Inhaling steam can help break up mucus and congestion. It will help open up your nasal passages to breathe easier and feel better. Adding herbs and […]

by December 20, 2013
Natural remedies for hives

Natural remedies for hives

Urticaria, more commonly known as hives, is an allergy attack that occurs on the skin. It can be caused by many factors, including pet dander, food allergies, dust, and pollen. Our immune system senses a problem and creates hives on our bodies’ first line of defense, which is the skin. […]

by December 18, 2013
Three spices that lower blood sugar

Three spices that lower blood sugar

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body reacts to blood glucose, also known as blood sugar. Glucose is crucial to our health because it gives us energy and helps build our cells and tissues. It also fuels our brain. If you have diabetes, no matter the […]

by December 17, 2013