Health

Almonds and dark chocolate stroke prevention smoothie

Almonds and dark chocolate stroke prevention smoothie

Eating organic foods and including them in smoothie recipes and drinks is key to reaching optimal health and to disease prevention. According to Mayo Clinic, “A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and food. Within minutes, brain […]

by February 22, 2014
Smoking linked to most common type of breast cancer

Smoking linked to most common type of breast cancer

We have all heard before how detrimental smoking is to our health. Years of research have shown that cigarettes are one of the most dangerous products that humans consume, if not the most dangerous. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that every year, an estimated 443,000 people die […]

by February 21, 2014
Apple, celery and oranges bone health smoothie

Apple, celery and oranges bone health smoothie

Bones are living tissue, which are being replaced constantly. As we get older, bone conditions like osteoporosis become more common, making bones brittle and weak. Eating the right foods and drinking potent juices  and smoothies can help keep your bones strong. According to Mayo Clinic, “Osteoporosis affects men and women […]

by February 20, 2014
Health benefits of passion fruit

Health benefits of passion fruit

Passion fruit is a unique fruit hailing from the subtropical regions in South America. It is now widely available all over the world. This sweet, tart fruit is packed with nutritional value. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of passion fruit. Antioxidant rich: This fruit is an excellent […]

by February 19, 2014
Acne relief juice

Acne relief juice

Acne can be an embarrassing condition for teenagers and adults alike. According to Mayo Clinic, “Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.” Heavy foods may cause acne. Eating fresh foods and making your own juices can help. Foods […]

by February 18, 2014
Stress relief smoothie

Stress relief smoothie

Stress is one of the biggest causes of rapid aging and heart diseases. Eating the right foods and drinking healthy smoothies like this stress relief smoothie can help the brain and the body deal with stress. This stress relief smoothie is packed with stress fighting ingredients. Apples: They are filled […]

by February 17, 2014
Early depression treatment prevents heart problems

Early depression treatment prevents heart problems

Depression is a serious mental illness that can be debilitating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , an estimate 1 in 10 U.S. adults report depression. Though depression is a condition in the brain, it can affect many parts of the body. New research shows that […]

by February 16, 2014
Fragmented sleep may accelerate tumor growth

Fragmented sleep may accelerate tumor growth

We have seen how sleeping provides many health benefits, from reducing stress, to controlling inflammation, and even increasing lifespan. Getting good sleep is one of the simplest step we can take to improve our overall health. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that an estimated 50-70 million US […]

by February 14, 2014