Monthly Archives: January 2017

How Eating Herbs Could Boost Your Brain

Adding a sprig of thyme or a pinch of parsley to your next home-cooked meal may do more than boost its flavor – it could boost your brain, too. New research reveals how a substance present in such herbs – apigenin – triggers the formation of human brain cells and boosts connections between them. Researchers found the flavonoid apigenin –

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Preventing And Fighting Cancer With Fruits, Vegetables, And Herbs

Making a commitment to eating a rainbow of colors when it comes to fruits and vegetables is important not only for your palate but also for your gut. Your gut houses the majority of your microbiome, your community of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms, and eating your fruits and veggies helps to maintain a healthy balance of these organisms. Fruits

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Prune Juice: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information

Prune juice is commonly used to ease constipation, but the benefits do not stop there. Prune juice has a wide array of health benefits. It is a common misconception that a prune is its own specific fruit. A prune is the dried version of any type of plum. There are many different types of plums, ranging in color, texture, and

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