10 Superfood sources of biotin to help boost your overall health

You may have already seen biotin supplements at the supplement aisle of a grocery store. They can be sold independently, but biotin can also be included in multivitamin blends, such as prenatal vitamins. If you want to boost your biotin intake or prevent deficiency, it’s important to know which foods are rich in this beneficial nutrient. Why is … Continue reading 10 Superfood sources of biotin to help boost your overall health

Study: A type of vitamin E found in nuts helps prevent asthma attacks

No superfood can cure asthma, but according to a fascinating study published in the Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, a type of vitamin E found in nuts helps prevent asthma attacks by reducing airway inflammation. The findings suggest that asthma can be naturally managed by making dietary changes or taking a supplement. According to the study, the form of vitamin E … Continue reading Study: A type of vitamin E found in nuts helps prevent asthma attacks

5 Caffeine FACTS and 5 caffeine MYTHS

Caffeine is the world’s most commonly used stimulant drug. It was previously only available in coffee, tea and soda, but now you can also get caffeine in unexpected products like energy drinks. Despite the popularity of coffee, there are still many myths associated with it, such as it can dehydrate you. Read on to learn … Continue reading 5 Caffeine FACTS and 5 caffeine MYTHS

Study: Choline helps improve cognitive performance in the elderly

Having healthy habits, such as following a balanced diet and exercising, is key to maintaining good health. This is especially true as you age. Research suggests that the essential nutrient choline has a crucial role in brain development and cognitive function. Many experts believe that this vitamin-like nutrient helps preserve healthy cognitive function. But according to a study published … Continue reading Study: Choline helps improve cognitive performance in the elderly

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

Zinc boosts immunity and helps regrow immune cells, study finds

Since at least the 1970s, zinc has been recognized as an essential nutrient for the body. More than 300 enzymes throughout the body require it for normal function, and the scientific consensus is that zinc supports immunity. Now, a new study has confirmed that zinc also helps regrow immune cells, making it something of an immune booster. … Continue reading Zinc boosts immunity and helps regrow immune cells, study finds

Study suggests your gut microbiome shapes your personality

Following a nutritious diet is important for your overall well-being. And according to a study published in the journal Nature, what you eat may even influence your personality. The results of the study conducted by researchers from Texas A&M University showed that your diet could be linked to different personality traits. Gut health and personality traits The study findings showed … Continue reading Study suggests your gut microbiome shapes your personality

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