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

Nattokinase DISSOLVES blood clots and prevents new clots from forming

One of the strongest defenses against heart disease, arterial rigidity and blood clots is a little-known food called natto. Natto is a sticky, cheese-like substance that is produced from fermented soybeans and a specific type of commensal bacteria. This beneficial bacteria, Bacillus Subtilis, helps keep the intestinal tract healthy. When it is used to ferment soybeans, it … Continue reading Nattokinase DISSOLVES blood clots and prevents new clots from forming

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

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

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

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

13 Nutritious, energy-boosting superfoods for your survival stockpile

It’s important that your survival stockpile consist of healthy, nutrient-dense foods to tide you over a disaster. Take a look at the following energy-boosting superfoods that can meet your nutrition needs: (h/t to Survivopedia.com) 1. Quinoa Quinoa is a gluten-free superfood rich in fiber, protein and fatty acids. It also contains a healthy dose of magnesium, potassium, iron … Continue reading 13 Nutritious, energy-boosting superfoods for your survival stockpile

Study: Coffee drinkers have higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

Coffee is an excellent drink that does more than just energize your body — it helps keep your arteries healthy, staves off obesity and protects the brain from age-related damage, among other things. Recent studies also suggest that coffee can boost gut health. One study, in particular, linked high coffee consumption to higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria and improved composition of the gut microbiome. … Continue reading Study: Coffee drinkers have higher levels of anti-inflammatory gut bacteria