(Natural News) Did you know that probiotics or “good” bacteria can do more than boost your digestive health? If you suffer from inflammation, you can ease your condition by consuming certain kinds of fermented foods.
(Natural News) You need to eat a lot of fresh vegetables if you want to maintain your physical and mental health. But did you know that certain vegetables can help you detox, promote weight loss, and relieve inflammation?
(Natural News) People love the citrus fruit for its amazing health benefits. Not only is it a good source of fiber and vitamin C, it is also rich in phytochemicals that help get rid of free radicals and treat certain ailments.
But here’s another thing you might not know about this nutritious fruit: it can reduce heavy metal toxicity.
(Natural News) Rooibos tea is made from the leaves of a shrub called rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), an herb indigenous to the mountainsides of the Cederberg region in South Africa. Rooibos tea is also referred to as red bush or African red tea. Traditional rooibos tea is made by fermenting the leaves, in which naturally occurring enzymes oxidize and turn the leaves from green to red. Green rooibos tea is also available, which is the unprocessed version. Although the herb is currently only harvested in South Africa, rooibos tea is available in grocery stores and online as it has become more known throughout the years for its many health benefits.
(Natural News) French researchers can give you a scientifically backed reason for why you should switch to an organic diet. In an epidemiological study, they found that participants who ate plenty of organic foods are less likely to develop certain types of cancers, especially when compared to those who eat little or no organic foods.
In particular, the chances of developing breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and other lyphomas went down. The researchers surmised a connection between this and the reduced amount of synthetic pesticides in the diet of people.
(NaturalHealth365) A recent meta-analysis included in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition determined that eating more antioxidants like vitamin C and vitamin E can reduce mortality rates. In fact, having more antioxidants in your blood can reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and your overall risk of death for up to three decades later.
Researchers looked at 69 different studies in their meta-analysis. They dug deeper into studies on vitamin C, carotenoids, and vitamin E to find out how much they really impact your risk of death. The results were astounding…Read more
(Natural News) Even though we’ve made tremendous advances in science in recent years, some of the best medicine you can find today comes from plants and trees. Case in point: broccoli. It’s always been considered a health food, but now, a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that this cruciferous vegetable has the power to protect against liver cancer.
It’s an important finding as obesity – which has been linked to liver cancer – is skyrocketing in the U.S., due largely to the poor American diet. This unhealthy way of eating sees more sugar and saturated fat stored in the liver and converted to body fat, placing people at risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, which leads to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Obesity places men at a five times higher likelihood of developing this deadly cancer….Read more