(The Truth About Cancer) Who doesn’t crave the creamy, nutty, and well, downright chocolatey goodness of this dark brown delicacy every once in a while. If you stick with the “real deal” when it comes to dark chocolate and cacao (I’ll explain exactly what that means a little later), not only will your palate thank you, your body and mind will appreciate it as well! →
Read more & ~Recipe~ Festive Goji Berry-Coconut Raw Chocolate Balls via — The Truth About Cancer
(NaturalHealth365) Garlic and onions are a big deal – financially and healthwise. For example, did you know that U.S. farmers produce about 6.98 billion pounds of onions – generating $5-7 billion dollars in sales – every year? Garlic, although much lighter, has a total production of about 400 million pounds – every year. Pretty impressive, right? Well, there’s more to tell you about how these foods can help to protect your health. →
Read more via Eating more garlic and onions linked to a 79% drop in colorectal cancer risk — NaturalHealth365
(NaturalHealth365) We all know that eating more fruits and vegetables is a good thing. But, do you know why? For starters, foods like, parsley, blueberries and oranges are packed with flavonoids?
To clarify (if you’re new to that term), flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals that have been studied for many years. Now, new research is showing that increasing flavonoid intake has the potential to help protect you from cancer and heart disease. →
Read more via Flavonoid intake associated with lower risk of dying from cancer — NaturalHealth365
By Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
How are you feeling? Could your mental state use an uplift? What you are putting in your body could be contributing to the way you feel. I’m sure you have heard the famous quote from Hippocrates, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This saying is something to live by. Before running off to the doctor, maybe ask yourself can I find something from nature that can heal me. →
Read more via 6 Foods to Boost Your Mood — Wake Up World
(NaturalHealth365) More and more people seem to be adding slices and squeezes of lemon and lime to their drinking water these days – and for good reason. When added to pure, filtered water, fresh lemon and lime create a refreshing, flavorful beverage that is a truly healthful alternative to syrupy sodas and sugary juices.
Read more via 9 reasons to add lemon and lime to your drinking water — NaturalHealth365
By Nikki Harper
Contributing Writer for Wake Up World
Among the many extraordinary medicinal and health-bringing properties of cannabis, new research pinpoints two of the plant’s flavonoids with potential to completely change the way we treat pain.
First identified back in 1985, cannflavins A and B are molecules with potent anti-inflammatory properties; the original 1985 research showed that gram for gram, these cannflavins were nearly 30 times more effective than aspirin.
Read more via Cannabis Flavonoids Give Hope for New Way to Treat Pain, Study Finds — Wake Up World
(NaturalHealth365) As we all know, blueberries are packed with lots of great nutrients and often celebrated by scientists for their health benefits. But, can they really help lower your risk of heart disease?
That’s precisely what a group of researchers from the University of East Anglia and scientists from Harvard University set out to discover in a recent study. They specifically wanted to find out if eating blueberries regularly could change the metabolic profile of individuals with metabolic syndrome – a group of conditions like high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol levels, and high blood pressure that can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Read more via Can blueberries reduce your risk for heart disease? — NaturalHealth365