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Mushrooms boost the immune system

Mushrooms boost the immune system

The immune support benefits of eating shiitake mushrooms are well documented. These mushrooms contain compounds called polysaccharides, which help jump-start the immune system, according to previous research published in the Nutrition Journal. Now, more promising evidence from a University of Florida study confirms that shiitake mushrooms boost the immune system. […]

by April 19, 2015
Soda is linked to cancer

Soda is linked to cancer

Soda has been shown to increase weight gain, and the high fructose corn syrup and aspartame have both shown detrimental health effects. New research from Consumer Reports now shows that soda is linked to cancer. The chemical in soda that has shown possible cancer-causing effects is called 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI), which […]

by April 18, 2015
10 reasons to eat bananas

10 reasons to eat bananas

Bananas are one of the most convenient tropical fruits in the world. They are wrapped up in their own personal package and ready for people on the go. Bananas are also a great addition to a healthy dessert. They are  packed with nutrition and health benefits. Let’s take a look […]

by April 17, 2015
Coconut and turmeric anti-aging mask

Coconut and turmeric anti-aging mask

The potent health benefits of turmeric are well known, as they are the subjects of over 6,000 peer-reviewed studies. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, so it can get rid of inflammation that causes skin diseases. The antioxidants properties may help get rid of signs of aging. Let’s take a […]

by April 16, 2015
10 reasons to eat quinoa

10 reasons to eat quinoa

Quinoa is an ancient grain that was first discovered by Incas thousands of years ago. This whole grain is often called “the gold of the Incas” because they gave it to their warriors to increase stamina. It is quickly growing in popularity because of its high nutrition and benefits. Quinoa […]

by April 15, 2015
Antibacterial orange body wash

Antibacterial orange body wash

This is a simple, inexpensive antibacterial orange body wash. It gets rid of bacteria naturally, unlike some store-bought products that contain triclosan, which according to the FDA’s assessment can cause detrimental health effects. Lets take a closer look at the ingredients in this antibacterial orange body wash. Coconut oil:

 This […]

by April 14, 2015
Lack of sleep increases Alzheimer’s risk

Lack of sleep increases Alzheimer’s risk

Research from the University of Rochester Medical Center shows that lack of sleep increases Alzheimer’s risk, because sleep is when the brain gets rid of toxic waste. Sleep deprivation has become an epidemic. The National Health Interview Survey shows that: “Nearly 30% of adults reported an average of ≤6 hours […]

by April 13, 2015
Daily TV increases diabetes risk

Daily TV increases diabetes risk

Daily TV increases diabetes risk, according to new research from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Each hour daily spent watching television increases risk of diabetes by 3.4 percent. The research team used data from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) study (published in 2002 and funded by the […]

by April 12, 2015