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Health benefits of zinc

Health benefits of zinc

In our diet, every single nutrient plays its own part. Zinc is one of them. “Zinc is responsible for a number of different functions in the human body and it helps stimulate the activity of 100 different enzymes,” shares Medical News Today. A little bit of zinc goes a long way. Zinc deficiency has […]

by March 25, 2019
The many health benefits of eating quinoa

The many health benefits of eating quinoa

Quinoa is an ancient grain that was first discovered by Incas thousands of years ago. This whole grain is often called “the gold of the Incas” because they gave it to their warriors to increase stamina. It is quickly growing in popularity because of its high nutrition and benefits. Quinoa […]

by November 6, 2018
The many health benefits of eating celery

The many health benefits of eating celery

The health benefits of eating celery are many. Fresh organic foods such as celery are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that boost the immune system.  Celery is from the Apiaceae, which is the same family as carrots, parsley, cumin, and dill.  But it is not just a low-calorie food; […]

by May 21, 2018
The many health benefits of eating tomatoes

The many health benefits of eating tomatoes

Tomatoes are sometimes mistaken as vegetables, but they are actually fruits from the nightshade family. They are sweet, juicy, and perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While they may be tempting to eat raw, the health benefits of eating tomatoes are even more potent when they are cooked, as their […]

by April 30, 2018
Sweetened drinks are linked to heart failure

Sweetened drinks are linked to heart failure

Soda has been shown to increase weight gain, and the high fructose corn syrup and aspartame have both shown detrimental health effects. New research from Consumer Reports shows that soda is linked to cancer. More research has shown that it can also increase stroke risk, and cause diabetes. According to […]

by November 14, 2015
Coffee may reduce erectile dysfunction risk

Coffee may reduce erectile dysfunction risk

While coffee is the most popular morning beverage for boosting energy in the morning, studies now show that it may do more. New research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston shows that coffee may reduce erectile dysfunction risk. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is becoming increasingly common. According […]

by May 26, 2015
Protein in breakfast prevents blood sugar spikes

Protein in breakfast prevents blood sugar spikes

Persons with type 2 diabetes have a difficult time managing their blood sugar levels. New research from the University of Missouri shows that high protein in breakfast prevents blood sugar spikes. “People often assume that their glucose response at one meal will be identical to their responses at other meals, […]

by May 13, 2015
Top 5 weight loss foods

Top 5 weight loss foods

Obesity is an epidemic in America. The Weight Control Information Network reports that two-thirds of American adults and one-third of children and teens are overweight or obese. Weight loss can be difficult, and many struggle to understand what they are doing wrong. “It is important to understand that while exercise […]

by March 24, 2015