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(NaturalHealth365) Papaya is a wonderful tropical fruit that is so deliciously versatile. Chop it up with some mango and sweet onion to serve over grilled (pasture raised) chicken, or drop some in the blender with coconut water, pineapple, and mango for a healthy smoothie. Of course, you can always enjoy it on its own, ice cold and juicy.
(NaturalHealth365) Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States with one person dying every 36 seconds from this avoidable health condition. No doubt, issues like obesity and high blood pressure fuel this ongoing crisis. Yet, Western medicine remains clueless about the heart protective value of natural foods like, watermelon. (The science is amazing!)
(NaturalHealth365)It is estimated that over 40 million adults now suffer some form of eye health issue, often related to our digital devices. As we get older, eye strain actually weakens our vision and can make them much more sensitive to light. As we age, macular degenerationalso becomes a more significant issue. This has many seeking out natural eye health tips and shopping for natural supplements for vision protection. →
(NaturalHealth365.com)Vegetables and fruits have unique phytonutrient profiles that have helped them to survive, withstand storms and predators plus disease. In fact, phytonutrients are the key compounds used by plants to ward off all kinds of threats to their system. →
(The Truth About Cancer) This soup’s primary anti-cancer ingredients include tomatoes, garlic, basil, oregano, turmeric, and rosemary for their special cancer-fighting, hormone balancing, and liver strengthening properties.
Orange tomatoes (if you can find them) contain potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities from tetra-cis-lycopene, which is more efficiently absorbed than trans-lycopene in red tomatoes. It also targets breast, pancreatic, non- small cell lung, and prostate cancers. →
(Natural News) Each year, a million people are diagnosed with colon cancer globally and half a million die from it. It’s a startling statistic, but there is a silver lining here: It also happens to be one type of cancer where diet can play a huge role in both prevention and treatment. While diet can contribute to anywhere from 20 to 42 percent of all cancers in humans, that range rises to 50 to 90 percent when you look at colon cancer specifically. Perhaps not surprisingly, it’s the unhealthy Western diet that is largely behind this effect. →
(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.
(Natural News) It’s a long-held notion that tomatoes are one of the healthiest food items that people can include in their diets. One of its major nutrients is lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been found to protect the body from infections and repair damaged parts of the body. Lycopene’s cardiovascular benefits and cancer-fighting properties are no secret, but a new study suggests that the fruit’s cancer-fighting properties aren’t limited to its lycopene Component…