September 25, 2018
Having a strong immune system is not only for naturally fighting flu and colds. A majority of people don't know that your immune system is also helpful in preventing cancer. One important function that the immune system is responsible for is destroying cancer cells so that the disease doesn’t spread too much. Why is it tough to boost the immune system? The immune system keeps on getting weak because it faces continues destruction from free radicals inside the body. This is also why the immune system constantly needs to be boosted. Free radicals are basically chemicals that harm your...
June 26, 2017
Spinach is a desirable leafy green known for aiding in good health. It restores energy, improves the quality of blood and increases vitality. Spinach is rich in iron. Take note that iron plays a central role in the proper functioning of red blood cells which help in transporting oxygen around the body, in energy production and DNA synthesis. Spinach also happens to be a very efficient source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. Vitamin K is important for maintaining bone health....
June 18, 2017
For a bit of background, Buckwheat is a plant that is cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. You might not know this, but it is also known as common buckwheat, and even Japanese buckwheat or silver hull buckwheat. It is possible that you might have seen this plant in a number of diets. This is because Buckwheat has a number of dietary and health-related benefits. Nature is full of such products, and it will do you good if you add them to your diet too. Health Benefits of Buckwheat Buckwheat is a great source of high quality, easily digestible...
February 02, 2017
We have always been told to avoid eating fat, but this information is actually misleading. It can decrease the risk of diabetes and heart disease, and it also helps you lose weight. Over the last forty years, we have been informed that we must steer clear of eating fat in order to lose body fat. This came from the theory that our bodies processed all types of calories the same way. However, when this idea of eating less fat was tried and tested, it was found to be ineffective and did not help people shed weight. In a...
September 11, 2016
Although food has literally been around since the beginning of man (and woman), there are still many misconceptions about it that can easily lead a person astray when it comes to making good choices regarding what to eat. Let’s go through a few of them now and finally set the record straight. “A Calorie Is a Calorie” For the longest time, we’ve been taught that our body weight and whether we gain or lose is based on a simple formula of calories in versus calories out. However, we now know that this is not the case because it is...