(NaturalHealth365) Just about everyone knows that sugary beverages not only destroy weight loss plans, but also trigger negative health effects. Unfortunately, as a replacement for sugar-laced beverages, too many people still turn to soda with artificial sweeteners – with the hope of cutting out “empty calories.” →
(Natural News) Antrodia cinnamomea, also known as camphor fungus, is a parasitic fungus that thrives in the inner cavity of Cinnamomum kanehirae, a tree endemic to Taiwan. It is considered a medicinal mushroom and is used by Taiwanese people to treat liver disease, in particular, liver injury caused by excessive alcohol drinking. In a recent study, researchers from National Taiwan Normal University investigated the anti-inflammatory effect of A. cinnamomea, which contributes a lot to its hepatoprotective ability. The researchers also explored the molecular mechanisms underlying this anti-inflammatory activity. The results of their study were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. →
(NaturalHealth365) The data is in: you can’t make a cookbook full of heart healthy recipes without including nuts. In fact, eating raw nuts have long been recognized as a smart way to reduce the risk of a heart attack – due to the healthy fats, protein, minerals, vitamins, polyphenols and fiber found inside.
But, now, recent research reveals the power of this plant-based nutrition.
(Natural News) Nearly half of all adults in the United States are facing heart disease. Consistently ranked as the number one cause of death, over 600,000 people die from some form of cardiovascular disease every year. Heart and cardiovascular issues are plaguing the country, and the world. The number of people affected by heart disease goes up every year — largely thanks to unhealthy lifestyle choices and the sugar-laden, nutritionally bereft Standard American diet. Yet, the solution to heart disease most patients are offered is pharmaceuticals.
(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.
(NaturalHealth365) There’s something about a cool slice of watermelon that’s a fixture of summertime. Watermelon harvest peaks in July, and it’s one of the most common offerings at backyard barbecues and parties through the warmer months. Low in calories and packed with nutrients, it’s a snack or dessert that’s really good for you – as you’ll soon see.