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

Drink beetroot juice and enjoy these health benefits

Among the many fruit and vegetable juices that exist around the world, beetroot juice is undoubtedly one of the healthiest. This dark purple juice contains a unique combination of powerful antioxidants and phytonutrients that can provide many health benefits. Plus, drinking beetroot juice is a great way to add beetroots to your diet since beetroots can lose some of their nutritional … Continue reading Drink beetroot juice and enjoy these health benefits

Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood

A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that a formulation of fermented shiitake mushroom with added rice bran can inhibit the growth of Salmonella typhimurium in infected mouse organs. In the study, researchers developed a novel antimicrobial food-compatible formulation. A team of researchers from Korea and the U.S. examined the effect of the formulation … Continue reading Shiitake mushrooms are a powerful medicinal superfood

Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find

Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now … Continue reading Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find