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Immune-boosting tamarillo smoothie

Immune-boosting tamarillo smoothie

+-*Immune-boosting tamarillo smoothie Tamarillo, which is called the “tree tomato” in New Zealand, is a sweet exotic fruit that is in season during the winter. Tamarillo is packed with antioxidants and vitamins that help boost the immune system. Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this immune-boosting tamarillo smoothie. […]

by January 16, 2015
Study shows that curcumin fights Alzheimer’s

Study shows that curcumin fights Alzheimer’s

+-*Study shows that curcumin fights Alzheimer’s We have seen how it is as effective as many commonly prescribed drugs. Now, a study from Vanderbilt shows that curcumin fights Alzheimer’s. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, and is responsible for many of the benefits of turmeric. Researchers believe that curcumin […]

by January 15, 2015
A daily avocado can lower bad cholesterol

A daily avocado can lower bad cholesterol

+-*A daily avocado can lower bad cholesterol Eating an avocado a day in addition to a heart-healthy diet can reduce bad LDL cholesterol levels, according to research from the American Heart Association. Researchers evaluated heart risks by replacing saturated fats from a traditional American diet with unsaturated fats from avocados. […]

by January 14, 2015
Top 10 unique uses for salt

Top 10 unique uses for salt

+-*Top 10 unique uses for salt According the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most Americans consume over twice the daily-recommended daily amount of salt. Excess sodium intake can lead to increase rates of high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. It is important to maintain a 1500mg […]

by January 13, 2015
Cure for Alzheimer’s found at Stanford?

Cure for Alzheimer’s found at Stanford?

+-*Has Stanford University discovered a cure for Alzheimer’s? The cure for Alzheimer’s could lie in improving the brain’s immune response, according to recent research from Stanford University. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for about 60 to 80 percent of […]

by January 12, 2015
How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps

How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps

+-*How to regrow 5 common veggie scraps There are parts of vegetables that we don’t eat, like stems and cores. Just because we don’t eat some of these parts, does not make them useless. Did you know that you can regrow some vegetables using scraps? These simple tips will help […]

by January 11, 2015
Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk

Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk

+-*Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk Eating just one cup of blueberries a day may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, which are both major risk factors for cardiovascular disease. “Our findings suggest that regular consumption of blueberries could potentially delay the progression of prehypertension to hypertension, therefore reducing cardiovascular […]

by January 10, 2015
Cholesterol lowering orange chia smoothie

Cholesterol lowering orange chia smoothie

+-*Cholesterol lowering orange chia smoothie This cholesterol lowering orange chia smoothie is packed with the LDL reducing power of oranges. The recipe also includes chia seeds, which are high in fiber, and also contribute to lowering cholesterol. Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this cholesterol lowering orange chia […]

by January 9, 2015