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Beet Juice Boosts Stamina by 16%

Beet Juice Boosts Stamina by 16%

A University of Exeter team found that drinking beetroot juice boosts stamina and could help people exercise for up to 16% longer. The study found the nitrate contained in the vegetable leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, making exercise less tiring. The study suggests the effect is greater than…

August 07, 8
Why Drinking Black Tea Can Fight Diabetes

Why Drinking Black Tea Can Fight Diabetes

Long known for its antioxidants, immune boosting and, most recently, antihypertensive properties, black tea could have another health benefit. Black tea may be used to control diabetes, according to a study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists…

July 28, 22
The Health Benefits of Organic Raw Chocolate

The Health Benefits of Organic Raw Chocolate

Chocolate is a healthy superfood that is bursting with antioxidants. Additionally, it benefits your heart, helps increase alertness and improves mood – all with very little caffeine. However, to reap the health benefits, you have to choose the right chocolate: chocolate that is pure, 100% organically grown, and…

July 27, 13
A Secret Experiment of Genetically Modified Potato Crops Discovered in England

A Secret Experiment of Genetically Modified Potato Crops Discovered in England

It was discovered yesterday that controversial trials of genetically modified crops have begun in ‘secret’ on a British farm. Locals were not told the GM potatoes that are engineered to be resistant to pests were planted earlier this year. But environmental campaigners warned that neighboring farms could be put at risk…

July 27, 9
The Mystery of Blue Ginger

The Mystery of Blue Ginger

I was at the grocery store yesterday when I noticed something I’d never seen… Blue Ginger. I was incredibly intrigued…it looked like ginger but had white flesh and pinkish skin with reddish brown rings. I decided to buy some and do a little research on this new herb I discovered. Turns out that…

July 23, 5
A Simple Guide to: What is High Cholesterol?

A Simple Guide to: What is High Cholesterol?

What is cholesterol? How much is to much cholesterol? Is cholesterol good or bad? Do I even need cholesterol? Over 40% of Americans have high cholesterol, but many have no idea what it is. I’ve created a simple guide to help demystify this fatty substance we call cholesterol.

July 21, 12
Are You Protecting Your Heart by Eating Turmeric

Are You Protecting Your Heart by Eating Turmeric

The compound that gives curry spice powder its yellowish color may protect arteries from fatty buildup, new research in mice shows. Curcumin, the main ingredient in the curry spice turmeric, is a naturally occurring antioxidant known as a polyphenol. Polyphenols are found in plants that have anti-inflammatory and…

July 21, 12
What Your Tongue is Telling You About Your Health

What Your Tongue is Telling You About Your Health

You may not give your tongue much thought, but chances are your doctor does. Telling a patient to stick out their tongue is a valid way to start examining someone, says Dr. Jordan S. Josephson, attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. In fact, in Chinese medicine they believe that the tongue…

July 20, 4
Amazing Benefits of Aloe Vera

Amazing Benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera benefits for health have just been popular since lately years ago. All of the hundreds of varieties of Aloe Vera around the world have benefits to our body. You can use it for external treatment or consume it, both have their own purposes. Aloe Vera’s rich content of…

July 18, 6
Is Cheap Food Worth Risking Your Life?

Is Cheap Food Worth Risking Your Life?

According to the latest statistics, more than 75 million Americans are sentient about their health and the environment that they are willing to pay more for all-organic products, despite the present economic state. These organic consumers are aware that healthy living is to eat organic, as fresh unpreserved organic foods contain…

July 15, 2
Has the Recession Taken Its Toll On Your Eating Habits?

Has the Recession Taken Its Toll On Your Eating Habits?

If the answer is yes, you would obviously not be alone, so there are no shockers in this bit of news: Organic farmers, reports the New York Times, have been hit hard by the recession, and many appear to be giving up certification and natural farming techniques for more conventional farming. So its bad news…

July 11, 2
Whole Foods to Use New ‘Non-GMO’ Seal

Whole Foods to Use New ‘Non-GMO’ Seal

Whole Foods Market has partnered with the Non-GMO Project to test its private label products for genetically modified organisms (GMO’s), a move company officials say will help consumers make more informed food choices. As much as 75 percent of the processed food in the U.S. may contain parts of genetically modified…

July 11, 1
Fluoride Linked To Cancer

Fluoride Linked To Cancer

Well, in case you didn’t know it, fluoride is highly toxic. In fact, before fluoride was deemed a cavity fighter, it was used as insecticide and rat poison. Fluoride now appears to have the potential to initiate or promote cancers, particularly of the…

July 09, 8
Was Ancient Earth A Green Planet

Was Ancient Earth A Green Planet

Earth’s landmasses in the late Precambrian probably weren’t pleasant, but at least they were green. A new analysis of limestone rocks laid down between 1 billion and 500 million years ago suggests that there was extensive plant life on land much earlier than previously thought. Amazingly the plants…

July 09, 9
Bottled Water Companies Refuse to Disclose Where Water Comes From

Bottled Water Companies Refuse to Disclose Where Water Comes From

Neither the public nor federal regulators have any idea what’s in most of the water from bottled water companies. Should you be drinking it? Bottled water makers make millions off people who believe their products are purer than tap water, but consumers do not realize…

July 09, 5
Path of Alternative Health Begins with Yoga and Meditation

Path of Alternative Health Begins with Yoga and Meditation

Yoga is the foremost method in alternative health. This comes in a form of physical exercise, meditation, concentration and spiritual healing. Yoga opens an avenue to improve the way we look at life in general. There are numerous benefits of yoga as an alternative health practice. As time passes by, there are many…

July 07, 4
Do Self-Help Mantras ‘Makes You Feel Worse’?

Do Self-Help Mantras ‘Makes You Feel Worse’?

Canadian researchers found those with low self-esteem actually felt worse after repeating positive statements about themselves. They said phrases such as “I am a lovable person” only helped people with high self-esteem. A UK psychologist said people based their feelings about…

July 06, 5
USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

When is organic not organic? There is a huge uproar about the term organic, as in organic food. Lots of major food corporations want to cash in and have been cashing in. When the U.S. Government gets involved and allows crony capitalists to control and ruin everything that’s…

July 06, 12
What Are Probiotics? Do They Really Enhance Your Health?

What Are Probiotics? Do They Really Enhance Your Health?

Your body contains billions of bacteria and other microorganisms. The term “probiotics” refers to dietary supplements or foods that contain beneficial, or “good,” bacteria that are similar to those normally found in your body. Supplementing your diet with probiotics will greatly enhance…

July 04, 2

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