Healthy habits: 6 Reasons to drink more lemon water

Sugary drinks have become a standard part of the diet of many Americans. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2011 and 2014, six in 10 American youth and five in 10 American adults drank a sugar-sweetened beverage on any given day. Unfortunately, studies have linked the frequent consumption of sweetened beverages to serious conditions like … Continue reading Healthy habits: 6 Reasons to drink more lemon water

Lost your appetite? Experts say nutmeg oil can bring it back

Loss of appetite is a common symptom that can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. For instance, bacterial, fungal and viral infections, such as upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, pneumonia or gastroenteritis, can all cause loss of appetite. Stress, boredom, anxiety and depression are also known to cause this symptom. Other possible causes for … Continue reading Lost your appetite? Experts say nutmeg oil can bring it back

Exploring the appetite-enhancing effects of nutmeg oil

In this study, researchers from Kyoto University investigated the appetite-enhancing and locomotor-reducing effects of Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) oil and its active components. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Natural Medicines. M. fragrans is widely used to enhance the flavor of sweet and savory foods.In Asian countries, it also has a history of use as an … Continue reading Exploring the appetite-enhancing effects of nutmeg oil

Vaping increases COVID susceptibility by a whopping 700%

Vaping is taking off in the teen world, as most of them think it’s less health-damaging than cigarettes, and they’re right. Problem is, they’re all still addicted to nicotine, the world’s 3rd most addictive drug, that constricts blood vessels, limiting oxygen and nutrient transport throughout the body. Guess what that means? Lower immune system function. … Continue reading Vaping increases COVID susceptibility by a whopping 700%

6 healthy reasons to drink beet juice

Beets have been around since ancient times, growing along the coastlines of Asia, North Africa and Europe. At one time, only the greens of the beet plant were eaten but, now, beet juice is quite popular as well. While beets are enjoyed for their sweet, appealing taste, many people still remain uneducated about the tremendous health … Continue reading 6 healthy reasons to drink beet juice

Spice up your dinner routine with this Vegan Beetroot Curry

Vegan beetroot curry is a flavorful, colorful dish that can surely spice up your dinner routine while benefiting your body. It’s perfect for people who are adhering to a plant-based diet but are looking to add flavor and color to their meals. Beetroot curry: Healthful and flavorful Beetroot curry owes its crimson color to beetroot, a … Continue reading Spice up your dinner routine with this Vegan Beetroot Curry

Better than it smells: 5 Health benefits you can get from the durian fruit

When it comes to tropical fruits, the durian stands out, because of two reasons: its appearance and its smell. Visually, the durian (Durio zibethinus), endemic to Southeast Asia, looks like a large, thorn-covered football, with the fruit often reaching 1 foot in length. The fruit’s most noticeable characteristic, however, is its smell, which some have described … Continue reading Better than it smells: 5 Health benefits you can get from the durian fruit

Fermented green tea can control adiposity and lipid metabolism, effectively ameliorating obesity

South Korean researchers examined the effects of fermented green tea extract on the differentiation of fat cells (adipogenesis) and the synthesis of fatty acids (lipogenesis). They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Green tea is known for its beneficial effects on metabolic health.It is known to alleviate metabolic disorders … Continue reading Fermented green tea can control adiposity and lipid metabolism, effectively ameliorating obesity

Study: Coconut oil contains molecules found to be effective against coronavirus

New research out of the Philippines has uncovered yet another potentially viable candidate for treating and preventing the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without the need for pharmaceuticals or vaccines, and it is lovingly known to many of our readers as coconut oil. Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit, PhD, from Ateneo de Manila University, along with the help of Dr. Mary T. … Continue reading Study: Coconut oil contains molecules found to be effective against coronavirus

Blueberries offer a variety of health benefits — add heart-healthy to the list

Blueberries are some of the healthiest fruits you can eat. According to a recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating blueberries helps improve cardiometabolic function. Researchers looked at the benefits of regular blueberry consumption and found that eating a one-cup serving of the fruit daily helped relax stiff arteries, reduce cholesterol levels and minimize the risk of coronary … Continue reading Blueberries offer a variety of health benefits — add heart-healthy to the list