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The Latest Diet Trend That Helps with Hot Flashes

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 08, 2013 - 11:21 AM

For literally thousands of years, people living along the Mediterranean coast have consumed diets rich in plant-based foods without giving them much thought.  Over the last decade, though, countless studies have shown that following a Mediterranean diet has the potential… Read More

It’s Tea Time – Top 5 Teas for Good Health

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, April 15, 2013 - 01:54 PM

Traditionally, teas have been revered for their health promoting properties. More and more recent studies are showing that, indeed, a cup a’tea-a-day could be an excellent way to keep the doctor away. Check out our top five list of elixir… Read More

Black Rice – The Ultimate Superfood?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 09:21 AM

It has long been used in China as a staple in every day diets, but is it worthy of some of it’s more recent attention as one of the newest superfoods? You may recognize it mainly from its presence in… Read More

The Most Deadly Food in the USA Revealed

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 10:31 AM

Most of us think that as long as we minimize drinking alcohol and refrain from smoking, our chances of developing major diseases and requiring emergency medical attention is smaller.  Coupling this scheme with eating sufficient amounts of fruits and vegetables… Read More

The Best Anti-Aging Foods in Your Diets

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 09:36 AM

In the mid 90’s scientists in both England and the United States publicly declared that obesity accelerates aging. Being overweight though is not the only factor that can impact longevity. Some nutritional scientists believe all of us; no matter what… Read More

Drinking Your Fruit – What is Most Popular?

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Thursday, February 07, 2013 - 10:38 AM

The more depressing part of the year is definitely upon us, and going outside, never mind to an outdoor market for fresh produce has officially become the bottom of your list of priorities. This cold weather might have you in… Read More

How To Drop a Pound Every Week

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Monday, February 04, 2013 - 10:09 AM

Following restrictive diets is an outdated practice that sometimes results in temporary weight loss but almost never results in permanent weight loss. Instead of following diets that severely restrict fat and/or calories and lead to feelings of deprivation, consider taking… Read More

Health Rules That Make No Sense

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 02:26 PM
Health Rules That Make No Sense

Avoid  junk food based diets, make sure you eat your fruits and veggies, wash your hands often (especially during cold and flu season), make a good night’s sleep a priority…some rules your mother was absolutely right about and in the… Read More

Sweet Potato – The New Food for Longevity

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Monday, December 31, 2012 - 10:11 AM

Consuming lots of fruits and vegetables in our diets is important for good health and we shouldn’t overlook the sweet potato.   Many fruits and vegetables are known as “super foods”.  Super foods have a significantly higher nutritional value than most… Read More

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