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 to protect us against the development of heart disease, certain cancers, particular neurological problems, diabetes, and obesity. According to a recent study, Australian researchers now believe that a Mediterranean diet can also help with hot flashes.
The average American consumes about 31 lb. of rice through their diets every year, and that number is growing. Although rice is generally considered to be a healthy addition to our diets, a shocking new study has revealed that imported rice contains dangerously high levels of highly toxic heavy metals like lead.
Lead is a toxin that harms the brain, raises blood pressure and increases the risk for anemia and cardiovascular disease. Recently, Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, Associate Professor of Chemistry at …Read more
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 teas for a stronger immune system, for healthy organ function, and to give you a general boost of good health.
1. Green Tea
Green tea has long been a …Read more
You may recognize it mainly from its presence in sushi, desserts, or even as a decoration on some popular dishes at your favorite Oriental restaurant, but it has recently been catching on in North America for its perceived health benefits, and is it living up to the hype?
Scientists …Read more