Top 8 tasty and nutritious vegetables for juicing

Juicing is a great way to improve your overall health, especially if you’re looking for a quick and convenient way to boost your nutrient intake. But if you’re new to juicing, it can be rather difficult to choose which vegetables to use when making a green juice. Below are eight of the most nutritious vegetables that you can use … Continue reading Top 8 tasty and nutritious vegetables for juicing

Can this popular vegetable in Nigerian cuisine protect the liver from oxidative damage?

Scientists from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria found that editan (Lasianthera africana), a shrub native to central Africa, may protect the liver from antibiotic-induced damage. In their report, which appeared in the Journal of Integrative Medicine, the team examined whether editan leaves can protect the liver from oxidative damage in vivo. Editan is a staple in … Continue reading Can this popular vegetable in Nigerian cuisine protect the liver from oxidative damage?

Compound in broccoli may help repair brain damage

Scientists long believed that brain regeneration was not possible, but there’s growing evidence that a compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be able to carry out this remarkable feat. In the 1960s, scientists first started to report evidence of brain regeneration in the hippocampus of adult guinea pigs and rats and the cortex … Continue reading Compound in broccoli may help repair brain damage

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

DISCOVERY: Natural sweetener xylitol can fight bacteria and viruses, including the COVID-19 virus

Natural sweetener xylitol, a lower-calorie alternative to sugar, may have strong antiviral and antibacterial properties. Research suggests that xylitol may have both antibacterial and antiviral properties, an unusual combination found in a natural ingredient. Xylitol could help people cut down their use of dangerous and expensive prescription medications against diseases like the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Xylitol is commonly … Continue reading DISCOVERY: Natural sweetener xylitol can fight bacteria and viruses, including the COVID-19 virus

Natural healing: 12 Cold and flu home remedies

You can prevent a common cold or flu by following a nutritious diet and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But if you happen to catch them, try these 12 home remedies for a cold or flu. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) Cold and flu symptoms like a stuffy nose, headache and scratchy throat often overlap. If you’re not sure whether it’s a cold or the … Continue reading Natural healing: 12 Cold and flu home remedies

Easy kitchen hacks: How to boost the anti-inflammatory benefits of vegetables

From leafy greens to root plants, vegetables are some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Packed with important vitamins and minerals, these superfoods can help strengthen immunity, fight inflammation and boost overall health. But veggies have a lot more to offer than they let on. When paired with the right foods, they become more … Continue reading Easy kitchen hacks: How to boost the anti-inflammatory benefits of vegetables

STUDY: Japanese knotweed extract (resveratrol) may help reduce cancer risk linked to processed meat (sodium nitrite)

Many gardeners are wary of Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica), especially since it’s invasive to the United States. But in a paper published in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, researchers have found that Japanese knotweed extract can help reduce the harmful effects of nitrite in processed foods like bacon. Resveratrol and Japanese knotweed Despite being infamous among homeowners, researchers … Continue reading STUDY: Japanese knotweed extract (resveratrol) may help reduce cancer risk linked to processed meat (sodium nitrite)

5 Natural remedies to treat the common cold

The common cold is a viral infection of the nose and upper respiratory tract. Even though it’s usually harmless, it can cause discomfort in the form of a runny nose, sore throat, fever and body aches. Most people recover fully from the common cold after a few days. But taking natural remedies can help reduce the duration and … Continue reading 5 Natural remedies to treat the common cold

6 Reasons to eat more reishi mushrooms, a superfood that boosts your immune health

In Eastern medicine, reishi mushrooms are used to treat various health complaints. According to several studies, this unique superfood also offers many benefits, such as improving your immunity and boosting your heart health. Reishi or lingzhi mushrooms contain compounds like peptidoglycans, polysaccharides and triterpenoids that all contribute to the superfood’s many health benefits when consumed fresh or … Continue reading 6 Reasons to eat more reishi mushrooms, a superfood that boosts your immune health