by: Sara Middleton, staff writer | March 18, 2021: (NaturalHealth365) Most people probably don’t think of anti-aging when they hear the word fiber (although bowel regularity certainly may come to mind). But it turns out that one of the key benefits of fiber is helping people maintain healthier, more youthful bodies throughout their lifespan.
by: Lori Alton, staff writer | February 11, 2021
(NaturalHealth365) It seems that every week there is a new “superfood” that promises to support and promote health. And, most nutritionists agree that foods like organic kale, arugula, and berries are really wholesome choices, packed as they are with antioxidants and valuable micronutrients. However, the reigning king of all superfoods may well be among the tiniest. It’s hard to conceive of a food more worthy of the title of “superfood” than chia seeds.
by: Sara Middleton, staff writer | January 29, 2021
(NaturalHealth365) Having a healthy gut goes far beyond ensuring you have bowel regularity and freedom from gas, bloating, and stomach cramps. For example, researchers now believe gut health can even affect your mental health and that people lacking certain types of gut bacteria appear more likely to experience depression.
by: Sara Middleton, staff writer | January 4, 2021
(NaturalHealth365) The avocado, aka the “alligator pear,” might be one of the most popular additions to a brunch spread, Mexican dish, or smoothie thanks to its rich flavor and creamy texture. Yet, in spite of its widespread popularity, many people still doubt if avocados are really good for us.
By: Lori Alton – November 16, 2020
(NaturalHealth365) Type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the body’s supply of insulin is insufficient to control blood sugar, affects over 30 million Americans. In addition to raising the risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes can cause nerve damage and kidney disease. And, while Western medicine attempts to control diabetes with medications such as metformin, these can cause toxic side effects, including kidney damage. Clearly, there is a pressing need for safer treatments – and research shows that broccoli sprouts just might fill the bill.
By: Lori Alton – November 11, 2020
(NaturalHealth365) Chickpeas, a familiar staple at salad bars, are customarily used to accent and complement a bowl of mixed greens. But these plump, beige little legumes shouldn’t be thought of as merely a garnish to be tossed into salads.
Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas are gaining credibility as a true “superfood” – with research revealing that they are packed with disease-fighting micronutrients.
In fact, the diversity and power of the health benefits of chickpeas may surprise you. Here are four reasons to give chickpeas a regular place on your plate.
Oats are popular among fitness buffs as an excellent source of soluble fiber, which is responsible for most of the grain’s health benefits. Oats also provide more plant protein than many other grains.
Oats can offer a wide range of nutrients. One cup (81 g) of raw oats contains: →
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(Collective-Evolution) Specifically, fruits such as pineapple, apple, avocado, lemon, banana, grapes, and tomato have been found to be the most effective in preventing and eliminating cancer cells. →
(Natural News) Inflammation is a normal occurrence in your body. It is your immune system’s response to threats. However, there are cases in which the immune system impartially attacks healthy tissues and organs, thereby leading to autoimmune diseases.
About 700 million people around the world suffer from an autoimmune disease, and up to 23.5 million people in the U.S., becoming one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the country.