Healthy Living

Cumin: a potent medicinal herb

Cumin: a potent medicinal herb

Cumin, a flavorful spice is valued as a medicinal herb. For thousands of years, herbal practitioners have used cumin, as dried seeds and in its powdered form to treat a wide variety of ailments. It is also a powerful cancer-preventing herb. Cumin’s most important uses: Treats cancer: Study has revealed that cumin […]

by October 18, 2012
Turmeric the superstar spice

Turmeric the superstar spice

Often called “the Indian solid gold“, with superpowers that may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and common types of cancer, turmeric is fast becoming a superstar spice. Turmeric gets its bright yellow pigment from an ingredient called curcumin, which is the essential part that gives turmeric its Alzheimer’s and cancer fighting power. […]

by October 16, 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
Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE) Step #2

Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE) Step #2

 We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE).                           Note: None of the […]

by October 11, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE)

Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE)

 We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE).                           Note: None […]

by October 11, 2012
Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

The flu season is almost here and just in time comes a new interesting study linking the benefits of friendly bacteria “probiotics” and warding off colds. Probiotics are often called “friendly bugs.” Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” There is some debate about […]

by October 9, 2012
The reason why strawberries are fast becoming a superfruit

The reason why strawberries are fast becoming a superfruit

Marketed year-round, strawberries are the fifth most consumed fresh fruit in the United States, and their consumption more than doubled in the past decade. Juicily tempting and delicious, strawberries are one of the healthiest fruits to include in our diet. Packed with antioxidants and other essential nutrients they boost our […]

by October 8, 2012
What you need to know about GMOs

What you need to know about GMOs

What is GMO? GMO stands for genetically modified organism and is defined as “an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.” The technique used to create GMOs is called recombinant DNA. DNA molecules from different organisms are combined to create one molecule of DNA, and are […]

by October 6, 2012