Beetroot juice found to “significantly increase muscle force during exercise”

New research published in the journal Acta Physiologica has identified beetroot juice as a powerful workout-boosting food that “significantly increases muscle force during exercise.” Researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom teamed up to test the effects of beetroot juice on a group of healthy men in their early 20s. The men were given 4.7 ounces … Continue reading Beetroot juice found to “significantly increase muscle force during exercise”

Nearly 100 hospitalized following consumption of Daily Harvest vegan product

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that nearly a hundred people were hospitalized and hundreds more got sick after consuming the French Lentil & Leek Crumbles from Daily Harvest, a well-known vegan food and meal delivery service company. As of July 14, 96 hospitalizations and 277 illnesses around the country had been reported to the FDA. The … Continue reading Nearly 100 hospitalized following consumption of Daily Harvest vegan product

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

Reduce food waste by learning how to store fresh fruits and vegetables properly

The average American household wastes more than 30 percent of the food it obtains. Unfortunately, this wasteful habit has financial and environmental consequences. To reduce food waste, store food properly, shop better and start meal planning. Basic tips for storing produce properly When storing fresh fruits and vegetables, remember these three important factors: ethylene, airflow and temperature. Some … Continue reading Reduce food waste by learning how to store fresh fruits and vegetables properly

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

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?

Could a molecule found in broccoli help the brain REPAIR spike protein damage?

It turns out that, contrary to popular belief, damaged brain tissue can be regenerated naturally, possibly even after getting ravaged to death by Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccine” spike proteins. A key compound in broccoli, new research has found, has the potential to directly stimulate the repair and renewal of damaged nerve tissue in the brain, which is great … Continue reading Could a molecule found in broccoli help the brain REPAIR spike protein damage?

Cut down on processed food intake with these simple steps

  Processed foods refer to foods that have been altered from their original state through preparation or preservation. Not all processed foods are bad, as some only undergo minimal processing and retain most of their nutrients. However, heavily processed foods can contribute very little in terms of nutrition; if anything, they’re actually full of harmful chemicals. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Cut down on processed food intake with these simple steps

Top 5 vegetables that are cheaper to grow than buy

Organic fruits and vegetables have become increasingly popular in recent years as consumers look for healthier options. Aside from being more nutritious than conventional produce, organic foods are grown without using chemical pesticides that are harmful to human health. But organic foods don’t come cheap. They can put a serious dent in your wallet over time. … Continue reading Top 5 vegetables that are cheaper to grow than buy

Researchers identify compound in bitter melon that can lower blood sugar effectively

Momordica charantia, or bitter melon, is a tropical vine whose fruit is commonly used in Asian cuisine. Despite its strong, bitter taste, many people still choose to eat this unusual vegetable because of its many health benefits. One of the best-known properties of bitter melon is its ability to lower blood sugar levels. This has been demonstrated in numerous studies and … Continue reading Researchers identify compound in bitter melon that can lower blood sugar effectively