We often hear about the heart-healthy benefits of olive oil, that it can reduce cholesterol and help manage blood pressure. But the liver-health benefits of this oil are remarkable as well. For that reason, and more, olive oil has gained significant popularity in the West over the past decade or so.
Perhaps the most widely researched benefit of almonds is their ability to promote cardiovascular health and help reduce the risk of heart disease. In fact, there are at least 9 studies showcasing these heart-healthy benefits.
Patients with colorectal cancer may benefit from the cancer-growth-inhibiting power of grape seed extract. Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center report that the more aggressive the cancer cells are, the more effective the grape extract works at targeting and stopping the growth.
In the world of nutrition and natural health, there are some foods that come out of nowhere and then BAM – one day it’s all you hear about. One of those foods is Moringa, often referred to as the Miracle Tree. But unlike some of the hyped up trend-foods of years past, there really are some benefits worth noting when it comes to this one. Without further ado, here are some of the many unknown moringa benefits.
There are many benefits of using extra virgin olive oil as a healthy source of fats in your daily diet. While it can encourage heart and liver health, the effects on blood pressure are equally if not more impressive. To put it simply: olive oil is one of many foods that can be used to lower blood pressure and reduce any need for hypertension medications.
As we age, it seems to be more and more difficult to keep our thoughts collected or even remember where we put our keys. This may be a part of the aging process to some degree, but diet and lifestyle certainly has a lot to do with it as well. Luckily, there are several brain foods that you can include in your daily diet to boost cognitive function, boost concentration, and slow down brain decline.
Unlike many animals, humans don’t synthesize vitamin C from glucose in times of stress. While this is an interesting factoid, it could provide a great deal of insight into how vitamin C works to reduce blood pressure. A recent study found that taking large doses of vitamin C can actually reduce blood pressure, commonly elevated when we are in high stress situations.
Whether first degree or second degree, burns can be dealt with through natural treatments. Here are 8 home remedies for burns.
Multiple studies show that including olive oil in your diet can result in boosted cardiovascular health and a lower risk for heart disease.
Sage is an herb used throughout history medicinally and spiritually. Luckily, growing sage and using it as a spice or tea is super easy and fun.
One study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism reminds us of how eating slowly can be an extremely simple weight-loss solution.
Okra dates back 3500 years, but the many okra health benefits are still being seen today. Here are over 6 health benefits of okra.
Some recent research suggests that the benefits of green tea can be augmented when the tea is paired with another Eastern practice—tai chi.
There are a number of natural home remedies for ringworm which people have been utilizing for countless years. Here are over 6 ringworm treatments.
Radiation can cause cancer – not news. But for many people, the fact that vitamin D can protect against this and other harmful effects of radiation is news.
Interestingly, exercise is often touted as a way to reduce nicotine cravings, but it takes a dedicated exercise routine to see the benefits.
Did you know that this fruit also offers numerous health benefits? It’s time to experience all of the kiwi fruit benefits that the fruit has to offer.