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Vitamin D prevents heart disease

The fact that vitamin D prevents cancer is now so well known that even some conventional physicians are beginning to recommend it. Vitamin D prevents 77% of all cancers, after all. That's as close to a "cure" for cancer as you'll ever get (and it's free, too, since you can make it yourself!).But did you also know that vitamin...

DUHHH! Energy drinks will NOT keep you hydrated

Yes, energy drinks can really take you places….like the emergency room. These supposedly “hydrating” drinks actually increase your risk of developing a cardiac condition or a plethora of other illnesses associated with dehydration or excessive sugar intake. This is what Dr. Manny Alvarez, Senior Managing Health Editor at FOXNews.com warned of in a recent article. He...

The Meat Sweats are Real… and Really Stinky!

An interesting study from a university study in Sydney, Australia, reports that what you eat influences how you smell — or rather, what you eat affects your body odor and, as a result, may affect other peoples' response to how you smell. In addition, how you smell can also tell the story of your...

Cinnamon’s Proven Health Benefits!

Even if you rarely cook or bake, if you have anything in your cupboard in the way of spices, cinnamon is probably one of them. The warming, fragrant powder harvested from the bark of a tropical evergreen bush not only is tasty in a plethora of dishes both sweet and savory, but has a...

10 Amazing Benefits of Beets for Health and Beauty

Beets, or beetroots, are sweet root vegetable that takes an important position among healthy foods for your diet. Beets are a rich source of minerals and essential vitamins and are used as food item combined with salad, soup, and meals. Let’s take a look at these 10 benefits of beets for health and beauty...

Walnuts found to satiate appetite and give you a feeling of “fullness”

Walnuts are healthy snacks linked to a bevy of health benefits, and a recent study has found another one. Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center claim that eating walnuts can lead to reduced food cravings, as well as increased feelings of fullness. According to ScienceDaily.com, they found that the consumption of walnuts was associated with an...

Avocado PITS found to be a “goldmine” of nutrition, with powerful nutrients that prevent disease

A recent study showed that the husk of an avocado seed is the healthiest part of the fruit as it contains a vast number of key nutrients that show potential in alleviating cancer, heart disease, and other diseases.As part of the study, a team of researchers at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ground about...

Exotic Superfood Swap!

It's probably impossible to count all the times you've run across an article or study featuring this or that "superfood" found only on some exotic island or in the wilds of China. Information about many superfoods is everywhere, and while they're interesting and their nutritional profiles may be impressive, aren't there any superfoods near...

Canada to change standards for natural health products

The Canadian government is cracking down on claims made on natural health products. Newly proposed rules could give Health Canada the authority to recall natural health products and cosmetics it deems unsafe, impose fees on manufacturers and enact tougher penalties for violators, according to reporting by The Globe and Mail. Health Canada is the federal agency responsible...

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Bananas

The humble banana is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Tasty, inexpensive and with its own clean and protective carrying case, it's the perfect nutritious snack, even for busy people, and kids love it.Although they're picked while still green, bananas continue to ripen, but to speed up the process at home,...
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