Monthly Archives: February 2017

Roseroot May Have Potential as Alternative Treatment for Depression

A herb used in traditional European folk medicine for over 3,000 years could be a potential treatment option for depression, according to the results of a new study. Many common therapies for mild to moderate depression can have side effects such as nausea and sexual dysfunction. The study, published in Phytomedicine, was led by Dr. Jun J. Mao, an associate

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Microgreens: Health Benefits and Growing Tips

Microgreens are a hot trend in the food and nutrition world. People wanting to improve their health and wellness through nutrition are sneaking microgreens in their smoothies, piling them on sandwiches, mixing them into salads, and even growing them at home. What are microgreens? Cilantro is a popular microgreen that is high in vitamins and carotenoids and may be found

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Eating Fruits and Vegetables Reduces Lung Disease Risk

Research, published this week in Thorax, finds a link between eating greater quantities of fruits and vegetables and lung health. They found it lowered the risk of developing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in former and current smokers. Consuming more fruit and veg might stave off lung disease. The health benefits of eating a range of fruits and vegetables are

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Eating 10 Portions of Fruits and Vegetables Daily Best for Health

Eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily is considered sufficient for good health. But according to a new study, the greatest benefits come from eating 10 portions a day. Researchers say eating 10 portions of fruits and vegetables daily is best for preventing disease and premature death. From an analysis of 95 studies assessing the health benefits of fruit

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