14 Ways to preserve blackberries for long-term storage

Blackberries have one of the shortest peak seasons of all fruits in the United States, where harvests usually run from July to August. Blackberries also don’t ripen after they’ve been picked, so they have to be picked when they’re exactly ripe. This means you have a very short window for enjoying sweet and juicy blackberries. Luckily, there are several … Continue reading 14 Ways to preserve blackberries for long-term storage

Small but healthful: Here are 8 berries that boast a fantastic nutritional profile

Berries boast a formidable reputation in the realm of health foods. Chock-full of antioxidants, berries can keep mental faculties sharp in later life and protect against the toughest chronic diseases, including cancer. Potent organic compounds and immune-boosting plant pigments in berries can also confer a long list of health benefits, including better blood pressure control, … Continue reading Small but healthful: Here are 8 berries that boast a fantastic nutritional profile

More than good hair and clear skin: Biotin helps the body in many ways

Biotin has become popular these days. It’s in numerous health and beauty ads promising shiny hair, gorgeous skin, and overall wellness. While biotin supplements are available in local drugstores, there are many foods that can provide biotin. Biotin is not only good for the hair, it also offers plenty of health benefits. The health benefits of biotin … Continue reading More than good hair and clear skin: Biotin helps the body in many ways

Nutrition for lovely locks: Make your hair thicker naturally

Maintaining hair health goes beyond just using natural hair products — although those can be helpful, too. If you want to keep your hair thick and shiny naturally, follow a healthy diet and avoid using shampoos and conditioners that contain harmful chemicals. Hair health basics According to Andi Scarborough, stylist and co-owner of Framed salon in Santa … Continue reading Nutrition for lovely locks: Make your hair thicker naturally

Anthocyanins are a colorful way to prevent cardiovascular disease

It is often said that presentation is everything when it comes to meals, but there’s an even better reason to fill your plate with colorful foods. The pigment that gives foods like berries their rich red and purple hues also doubles as powerful protection against cardiovascular disease. Studies have shown that this pigment, anthocyanin, not … Continue reading Anthocyanins are a colorful way to prevent cardiovascular disease

Organic strawberries found to stop the growth of cancer cells

Berries have been widely studied for their potential health benefits, particularly their anti-cancer properties. Various studies have provided evidence that among berries, strawberries, organic ones, in particular, can fight against cancer. In a study conducted by researchers from Sweden, it was revealed that extract from organic strawberries are especially effective at inhibiting cancer cell growth as they contained … Continue reading Organic strawberries found to stop the growth of cancer cells

Webinar: Natural Anti-Aging Solutions

Source: Webinar: Natural Anti-Aging Solutions by Dr. Edward Group We’re all getting older and, with age, comes change to the way we take care of our bodies. Age has a certain influence on the way our bodies work — this applies to both women AND men. Age can affect mental health, metabolism, sleep cycles, sex drive, … Continue reading Webinar: Natural Anti-Aging Solutions

Top 10 antioxidant-rich foods you need to add to your diet

Antioxidants promote a healthier body by eradicating free radicals, which can weaken the immune system and lead to a variety of diseases. An article in Medium.com states that food is the primary source of essential antioxidants. Certain food groups such as berries, nuts, and leafy greens are touted for their high antioxidant content. Below is a list of … Continue reading Top 10 antioxidant-rich foods you need to add to your diet