12 Fruits that are packed with protein

Your body contains four main macromolecules: carbohydrates, fats, nucleic acids, and proteins. Each of these macromolecules have specialized functions. For instance, proteins are essential for building tissue and strengthening your immune system. To boost your protein intake, add protein-rich fruits like pomegranates and bananas to your regular diet. What are proteins? Amino acids are small organic molecules that bind together to … Continue reading 12 Fruits that are packed with protein

Abnormal blood clot formation can be prevented through natural means

Blood clotting is an essential process that prevents excessive blood loss due to injury. However, it also has the potential to be deadly if a blood clot breaks free and gets stuck on its way to the heart or lungs. This can interfere with blood flow and increase the risk of diseases like a heart attack, stroke, or cancer. … Continue reading Abnormal blood clot formation can be prevented through natural means

The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil

The edible portion of pomegranate (Punica granatum) fruits are the seeds, which are wrapped in soft and juicy vibrant red enclosures called arils. The seeds come with many health benefits, but many people spit them out because of their texture. To enjoy the benefits of pomegranate seeds without having to eat them, people can also extract a potent … Continue reading The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil

Pomegranates may prevent estrogen-driven breast cancer

Many breast cancers are estrogen-dependent. So a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors (AI) that block the synthesis of estrogen are used by mainstream medical doctors to attempt to slow the growth of estrogen sensitive breast tumors. Unfortunately, as the Mayo Clinic web site points out, AI drugs -- which include anastrozole (Arimidex), letrozole (Femara) … Continue reading Pomegranates may prevent estrogen-driven breast cancer

Pomegranates reduce brain inflammation, helping protect against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and neurological disease

New research conducted by the University of Huddersfield, a public university located in West Yorkshire, England, suggests that a chemical compound found in pomegranates can slow degenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia occur when brain cells become inflamed, causing them to lose their ability to function and communicate. The … Continue reading Pomegranates reduce brain inflammation, helping protect against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and neurological disease

Studies show that pomegranates provide many health benefits

The pomegranate is one of the world's oldest known fruits and has long been considered a symbol of health and fertility in its native Persia (modern-day Iran). It is also one of the most interesting fruits to consume: After splitting apart the pomegranate's tough outer layer, a complex chamber of red seeds lies before you. … Continue reading Studies show that pomegranates provide many health benefits

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