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Rhubarb

Rhubarb can destroy cancer cells

The extremely sour taste of rhubarbs might not appeal to everyone, but there are still many reasons to eat this unique vegetable. One of these is their ability to prevent cancer cell growth. In a study published in the journal Nature, scientists from Emory University found that an orange pigment in rhubarb called parietin has potent anticancer properties. Primarily, parietin, which is […]

sugar addiction

Sugar addiction is REAL: What you need to know about this scary addictive response

People with a sweet tooth may not realize that their love for sugar might be an addiction. This may be hard to believe since unlike most addictive substances, sugar is not illegal. Sweets are available almost everywhere and can even be bought by anyone, regardless of age. However, this only means that people have to be more careful […]

Another reason to choose organic over processed: Consuming raw fruits and veggies is linked to better mental health outcomes

Another reason to choose organic over processed: Consuming raw fruits and veggies is linked to better mental health outcomes

Countless evidence proves the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, many of these studies fail to consider the effects of various food processing techniques like cooking and canning on their nutritional content and benefits. Recently, a team of researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand has found that the consumption of raw fruits and vegetables […]

pcos

Could the cure for PCOS be found in hazel essential oil?

Women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) know just how much of an inconvenience it can be. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this hormonal disorder affects up to 12 percent of American women who are of reproductive age, making it the most common endocrine disorder in women. PCOS is characterized by high […]

pineapples

Pineapples offer you enormous health benefits and can even help the body fight off chronic disease

On hot summer days, a lot of people look forward to eating sweet and juicy pineapples. However, even if it’s not yet summer, there are still plenty of reasons why you should enjoy this tropical fruit. Pineapples are packed with vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B6, copper, thiamine, folate, potassium, and magnesium. Aside from these, one of […]

depression

Mental health problems, especially depression, are becoming increasingly prevalent. Fortunately, the numerous efforts that scientists have exerted to determine the root of these problems are starting to pay off, and people now have a clearer picture of why these diseases affect a lot of individuals. One of the factors that were observed to be a major contributor to the development […]

UTI

Here’s why you keep getting UTIs … natural remedies to correct the problem

Most people take their bladder for granted until they start experiencing problems with it. One of the most common problems associated with this organ is urinary tract infection (UTI). If you’ve ever gotten UTI, then you know just how painful it can be. But if you haven’t experienced it, then consider yourself lucky. Although UTIs can […]

Bee pollen is one of nature’s most complete superfoods – here’s why

Bee pollen is one of nature’s most complete superfoods – here’s why

Most people are familiar with honey and its many health benefits; but few people know about another product from bees called bee pollen. As its name suggests, this product is made by bees from the pollen they have collected which they then form into granules by combining it with their saliva. It might not sound very appetizing […]

wine

Research finds a potential cancer cure in… wine?

Andean berry (Vaccinium meridonale), commonly used in winemaking, is also rich in antioxidants. A group of researchers from the National University of Colombiaand University of Antioquia has discovered that, in addition to its antioxidant properties, Andean berry wine also has potential use in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Antioxidants are substances that neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. These […]