Health

Top foods for gout prevention

Top foods for gout prevention

Gout is a painful condition. It is caused by uric acid levels in the body that are higher than they should be. Gout typically occurs when the body makes too much uric acid, or when the body has difficulty getting rid of the uric acid that is produced. Once too […]

by February 11, 2013
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
New study shows probiotics may aid with weight loss

New study shows probiotics may aid with weight loss

Probiotics are well known for their digestive health benefits. We saw how they can help boost our immune system and their ability to fight colds. There is new evidence that probiotics may be able to help lose weight. There are hormones in our bodies called ghrelin and leptin. These hormones […]

by February 5, 2013
Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries are known for their potent antioxidant properties and their superfood status. New studies are showing that berries may be very effective for preventing heart attacks in women. The new analysis found that young and middle-aged women who ate three or more servings of blueberries and/or strawberries per week cut […]

by February 3, 2013
Passionflower stress relief tea

Passionflower stress relief tea

Tea has been used for thousands of years for relaxing and fighting disease. In today’s modern society, most physicians and health practitioners would recommend prescription medication to help deal with stress. In the 2010 Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, it states “people who use anti-anxiety medication have a 36% increased mortality […]

by February 2, 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
Meditation provides calm that lasts

Meditation provides calm that lasts

Mediation has been known for a long time as an excellent way to relieve stress  and calm the soul. But can it help our emotional responses to the negative things that happen to us daily? A new study shows that after two months of daily meditation, emotional responses to negative […]

by January 31, 2013