4 Reasons to switch to honey, a natural sweetener with amazing benefits

One great superfood families should not run out of is honey. Not only is it a delicious and nutritious food that can be used in many healthy recipes, but honey also comes with some wonderful health benefits. Consuming honey is beneficial to your health as it can do the following: (h/t to MindBodyGreen.com) Support gut health Honey does amazing … Continue reading 4 Reasons to switch to honey, a natural sweetener with amazing benefits

Frankincense: One of the most powerful medicines from Mother Nature

Frankincense has been used as a natural remedy by various cultures for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians used frankincense as an insect repellant, a perfume and a salve, while ancient Greeks and Romans used it as a remedy for various conditions. Natural healers in ancient China also used frankincense extensively. Named after the French phrase “franc encens,” which … Continue reading Frankincense: One of the most powerful medicines from Mother Nature

Gut microbiota may affect the anti-cancer activity of this oriental herb against colorectal cancer

Oplopanax elatus, commonly known as nakai, is an herb native to northern China that is known for its anti-cancer effects, especially against colorectal cancer (CRC). But questions remain on whether or not the human gut microbiota interferes with nakai’s anti-CRC effects. To address this, a team of researchers from China’s National Clinical Research Center for Geriatric Disorders and … Continue reading Gut microbiota may affect the anti-cancer activity of this oriental herb against colorectal cancer

Top 10 things to AVOID to achieve healthy immune function

Most Americans are brainwashed into believing that the human body is born weak, stays weak and needs lots of lab-made medications and vaccines to continue functioning, year after year, from cradle to grave, but it’s all just one big fat lie. We see commercials for food, beverages, personal care products and medications almost everywhere we … Continue reading Top 10 things to AVOID to achieve healthy immune function

Prepper projects: How to make activated charcoal, a natural detoxifier

Activated charcoal is a common home remedy with many uses, from detoxifying to boosting kidney health. You can stock up on activated charcoal as a prepper by learning how to make it at home. This ensures that you have access to a versatile home remedy for minor health complaints like digestive or skin issues when … Continue reading Prepper projects: How to make activated charcoal, a natural detoxifier

Study links consumption of high-fructose corn syrup to intestinal tumor growth

A recent study has found that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), a common sweetener used in soft drinks, promotes the growth of intestinal tumors. Excessive consumption of products sweetened with HFCS is also linked to obesity and metabolic syndrome. According to the researchers behind the study, the epidemic of obesity seen around the world today is primarily caused … Continue reading Study links consumption of high-fructose corn syrup to intestinal tumor growth

Food for the brain: Review examines the link between diet and mental health

A review published in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology shows that a person’s diet can improve or worsen his mental health, depending on the quality of the foods that he eats. European researchers arrived at this conclusion after reviewing past studies that examined the potential link between nutrition and mental health. The researchers found strong evidence that the Mediterranean diet, which is … Continue reading Food for the brain: Review examines the link between diet and mental health

The tangy, peppery superfood: 7 Reasons to eat more arugula

Arugula is a green leafy vegetable used in salads, pizza and other popular dishes. The bitter vegetable, also known as garden rocket or roquette, is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine and widely used in France and Italy. These days, the plant is also found in dishes in the U.S., where its peppery flavor enhances the taste … Continue reading The tangy, peppery superfood: 7 Reasons to eat more arugula

Lycopene is a promising nutrient that can prevent gastric diseases associated with H. pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium that grows in your digestive tract. An opportunistic pathogen, it is considered to be the most successful colonizer of the human gastrointestinal tract, infecting the stomachs of roughly 60 percent of the world’s adult population. H. pylori often infects the stomach during childhood and is well-known for causing peptic ulcers. These gastric lesions develop as … Continue reading Lycopene is a promising nutrient that can prevent gastric diseases associated with H. pylori

Spice is nice: 12 Ayurvedic herbs with incredible health benefits

Ayurveda is a traditional Indian system of medicine that is focused on helping an individual improve their overall well-being by keeping the mind, body and spirit in balance. Instead of treating diseases, Ayurvedic practitioners prevent health problems from occurring in the first place using a holistic approach that includes a balanced diet, regular exercise and … Continue reading Spice is nice: 12 Ayurvedic herbs with incredible health benefits