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    18 Magnesium-Rich Foods to Prevent Heart Disease

    Magnesium is a key dietary nutrient involved in bone development, glycemic control, nerve and muscle cells signaling, and many other fundamental body functions. This mineral acts as an insulin upregulation agent, and cofactor for several enzymatic reactions that include neuromuscular conduction, metabolism. Several publications have shown that magnesium is especially beneficial for heart health. Insufficient […] More

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    Top 10 Foods with More Calcium Than Milk

    Calcium is an essential mineral which is linked to numerous health benefits and plays a key role in several body functions that include maintenance of the skeleton, muscle contraction, mammalian oocyte maturation and transmission of nerve signals. A diet deficient in calcium has been linked with a higher prevalence of osteoarthritis, cataracts and brittle bones. […] More

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    Top 10 Foods with More Vitamin C Than Oranges

    Vitamin C is an essential nutrient and antioxidant with several human health benefits. It is involved in bone formation, the prevention and treatment of many cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, wound healing and keeping gums healthy. Since vitamin C is water-soluble, you need to get adequate vitamin C supplementation from dietary sources, including kale, strawberries, kiwifruit, […] More

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    This is What Happens When You Eat MEAT Every Day

    Throughout history, red meat has played an important role in human diets. Optimal intake of red and processed meats as part of a well-balanced diet provides you with highly beneficial animal protein and other nutrients. More specifically, it contains sufficient amounts of iron, monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin A, zinc and iodine. Eating meat is indeed […] More

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    14 Most Powerful Fat Burning Fruits

    When it comes to losing weight, what you eat matters. Nutrition and more specifically, fruit consumption plays a key role in weight management and helps stop sugar cravings. In fact, several sources of evidence have shown that a higher intake of fruits is associated with a reduced risk of obesity and overweight and a longer […] More

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    Why You Should Eat Dragon Fruit

    Pitaya (Hylocereus undatus L.), more commonly known as dragon fruit, is a sweet, crunchy and healthy tropical fruit. It is most likely native to Mexico and Central South America, but widely cultivated in Asian countries, most notably in China and Vietnam. This popular fruit is laden with nutrients, antioxidants and highly beneficial compounds involved in […] More

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    Treat Brittle Nails and Other Nail disorders with These 8 Biotin-Rich Foods.

    Biotin, originally known as vitamin H, is a water-soluble B-complex vitamin, meaning your body cannot synthetize it, and thus needs to replenish it frequently from different sources, namely foods and dietary supplements. Biotin supplements are often recommended to strengthen both dry and soft brittle nails and hair and treat skin infections. Several sources of evidence […] More

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    Eat Onions Every Day to Keep Your Heart Healthy

    Onions (Allium cepa L.) are a vegetable that belongs to the Allium genus and believed to have originated in Central Asia. They are often said to stimulate tears, but they can do a little bit more than that. In fact, they are a major dietary source of the antioxidants vitamin C, glutathione and quercetin, which […] More

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    Eat Pineapples to Boost Immunity and Digestive Health

    Pineapple (Ananas comosus L.) is a wonderful tropical fruit with numerous health benefits. This juicy fruit contains manifold vitamins, minerals, and potent antioxidants that have been shown to prevent certain chronic diseases. In fact, the use of pineapples for the prevention and treatment of different diseases has been recognized since ancient times, when they were […] More

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    Eat These 8 Foods to Maximize Your Heart Health

    According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. with more than 610,000 deaths per year, accumulating more than 18 million since 2006 (1). Several sources of evidence acknowledge the paramount role of diet in overall heart health. For example, a 2016 study found that a healthy […] More

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    What You Need to Know About Acupuncture and Food Addiction

    There is, it would seem, an increase in the prevalence of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity attributable to obesity. In the United States, an estimated 170 million Americans are either overweight or obese. Along with common obesity risk factors— like eating habits, lack of physical activity and genetics— there is an increasing interest in food addiction, […] More

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    The Surprising Health Benefits of Cloves

      Clove-based essential oils are also very useful, as they provide a concentrated way to access the active chemicals that make cloves so useful in the first place. The active chemical compound found in cloves is called eugenol. Eugenol gives cloves their pain-killing and anti-inflammatory qualities, and can often be found in extremely high concentrations […] More

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