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6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods

6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods

Magnesium is a mineral that is used in almost every part of the body. According to Medline Plus, “Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat steady, and […]

by May 21, 2015
How to keep avocados fresh for longer

How to keep avocados fresh for longer

Avocados are one of the most popular super foods in the world. They are perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Avocados are packed with healthy fats called monounsaturated fats, which lower blood cholesterol and may help regulate blood sugar. They are also great for heart health, skin health, and lowering […]

by May 20, 2015
Rosehips may reduce belly fat

Rosehips may reduce belly fat

Rosehips are the fruits that come from the rose plant. They have been used for a myriad of health conditions for millenniums. Now, new research from Japan is showing that rosehips may reduce belly fat and treat obesity. Previous studies have shown that rosehips can help inhibit weight gain in […]

by May 19, 2015
10 reasons to eat avocados

10 reasons to eat avocados

Avocados are a potent super food, and are one of the most nutritious fruits on the planet. There are so many reasons to eat avocados. They are packed with nutrition and healthy fats that help prevent inflammation and promote overall health. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat […]

by May 18, 2015
Tyson to remove antibiotics from chicken

Tyson to remove antibiotics from chicken

The overuse of antibiotics is becoming an epidemic in the United States, as they are prescribed for almost everything. The issue with over consuming antibiotics is that they kill good bacteria in the gut, making it more difficult to fight infections in the future. When antibiotics are used on animals, […]

by May 17, 2015
10 reasons to eat dark chocolate

10 reasons to eat dark chocolate

Dark chocolate is quickly becoming a superfood. Organic extra dark chocolate (at least 70% cacao) is packed with nutrition. There are so many reasons to eat dark chocolate. It is important to eat the right kind of chocolate, as some are loaded with sugar or artificial ingredients. Dutched chocolate should […]

by May 16, 2015
Tropical tree extract may fight cancer

Tropical tree extract may fight cancer

New research from College of Pharmacy of Saudi Arabia’s King Saud University has shown that a tropical tree extract may fight cancer. The extract was found in the red spurge tree, a small tree indigenous to regions such as Hawaii, Mexico, and Africa. The research team analyzed the red spurge […]

by May 15, 2015
10 reasons to eat chia seeds

10 reasons to eat chia seeds

For hundreds of years, chia seeds were a major part of Mayan and Aztec diets. They are being rediscovered for their impressive health benefits and great variety of nutrition. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat chia seeds. 1. Anti-inflammatory properties: The omega-3 fatty acids in chia seeds […]

by May 14, 2015