The Neem tree -Azadirachta Indica - is an evergreen, native to South India, that grows up to 60 ft high. It is found in the tropical dry deciduous/evergreen and thorny forests and drier parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. It has been planted and naturalized … Continue reading Neem Oil for Psoriasis
Mounting evidence emphasizes the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. New research suggests that the healthful diet helps to preserve brain volume in elderly adults. A new study suggests that a Mediterranean diet could protect against certain changes to the brain in older age. More and more studies seem to suggest that components of the … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet Prevents Brain Atrophy, Study Finds
Recent research, carried out at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Massachusetts, supports and extends recent findings regarding the benefits of whole grains. The wide-scale study concludes that consuming whole grains regularly could extend our lifespan. Whole grains are a global staple; recent research demonstrates why. According to the Whole Grains Council, … Continue reading Could Eating Whole Grains Extend Your Life?
New research brings some good news for lovers of spicy foods, after finding that eating hot red chili peppers might help to extend lifespan. Consuming hot red chili peppers might reduce mortality risk, say, researchers. A study of more than 16,000 people in the United States revealed that individuals who consumed red chili peppers had … Continue reading Eating Hot Red Chili Peppers May Help Us Live Longer
Atkins? South Beach? The Zone? Trendy diets and nutrition research change almost daily. Still, amidst all the hype, study after study shows that good food choices have a positive impact on health, and poor diets have negative long-term effects. Know the facts: Americans whose dietary patterns include fresh, whole foods like fruits and vegetables, whole grains, … Continue reading How Does Diet Impact Health?
Despite their small size, chia seeds are full of important nutrients. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol. HDL is the "good" cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. Chia seeds are also rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Remember the chia pets that … Continue reading Health Benefits of Chia Seeds
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes a person to experience frequent pain, muscle tenderness, and fatigue. There is no definitive known cause of fibromyalgia and there is no cure. However, medicines are available that can reduce symptoms and help manage the condition. In addition to these prescription medications, people with fibromyalgia may use complementary therapies … Continue reading How Can Diet Affect Fibromyalgia Symptoms?
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 … Continue reading Fruits, Vegetables, And Herbs For Preventing And Fighting Cancer