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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 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
Protein in breakfast prevents blood sugar spikes

Protein in breakfast prevents blood sugar spikes

+-*Persons with type 2 diabetes have a difficult time managing their blood sugar levels. New research from the University of Missouri shows that high protein in breakfast prevents blood sugar spikes. “People often assume that their glucose response at one meal will be identical to their responses at other meals, […]

by May 13, 2015
Coffee acts as an antioxidant

Coffee acts as an antioxidant

+-*Coffee is a huge part of the American lifestyle, and has lately been the subject of exciting health research. Scientists are just beginning to understand the health benefits of coffee. New research from Monash University shows that coffee acts as an antioxidant. The research team from Monash first observed the […]

by May 12, 2015
U.S. government recommends less fluoride in water

U.S. government recommends less fluoride in water

+-*After over 50 years, the U.S. government has broached the subject of lowering fluoride levels in water again. Since 1962, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been recommending that public water contain 0.7 to 1.2 mg of fluoride per liter. Now, the U.S. government recommends less fluoride […]

by May 11, 2015