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Blueberries

Recent research confirms the highbush variety of blueberries contains potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties

When you think of healthy foods, blueberries may be one of the first to come to mind. There’s no doubt they offer substantial benefits for your health, but studies have shown that one variety in particular stands out on account of its potent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. The highbush variety is named for its rather tall plants, which […]

GMO

STUNNING: Removing GMO foods from your diet can improve 28 different health conditions

If you’re looking for a simple way to make a big improvement in your health, cutting GMO food from your diet can give you a lot of bang for your buck as a recent study shows that doing so can improve the symptoms of 28 different health conditions. GMOs are everywhere these days. The crops are […]

cancer

These are the best foods to eat to fight or prevent cancer

What you eat plays a very important role in your health, and this goes far beyond simple concepts like “fried food is bad” and “vegetables are good.” Just as certain foods have the power to cause diseases – like sugar and diabetes – some foods can help to fight and prevent illness. UCHealth Oncology Dietitian Liz Nyce […]

organic

Study proves that people who eat organic have 25% lower risk of cancer

If you’ve ever doubted whether organic food is worth the higher price tag, a study that was recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine should put your concerns to rest. In the study, French researchers showed that people who consume organic food have a 25% lower risk of cancer. The study, which was carried out under the guidance of […]

fats

Not ALL fats are bad: Consuming good fats can actually prevent stroke

Fat has become the enemy over the past few decades. These days, foods proudly proclaim their low-fat status on their packaging, acting as though they’re “health food” even if they’re devoid of nutrients and full of other chemicals that make up for the flavor lost by removing fat. While there’s no doubt that obesity is […]

impossible burger

Trendy Impossible Burger is actually made with questionable ingredients such as GMOs

Have you heard of the new vegan burger that “bleeds” just like a real hamburger? Known as the Impossible Burger, it’s been turning up in hundreds of restaurants and fast food outlets around the country lately. This food product garnered a lot of hype when it was in development. It attracted $400 million in funding that included […]

solar

Next-gen solar cells use bacteria that convert light into energy

Solar power has a lot of benefits, but one big downside is the fact that places where it’s overcast more often than not can’t make the most of this clean power source. All that could be set to change, however, as scientists in often-cloudy British Columbia have found a way to use E. coli bacteria to convert […]

Jujube

A superfood most people have never heard of: Jujube fruit programs cancer cells to kill themselves

There’s a Chinese saying that three jujubes a day keep you young forever. This might sound odd to Western audiences who tend to associate the term “jujube” with brightly colored gummy candy often found at the movie theater concession stand. However, jujube is also the name of an Asian fruit that shows tremendous promise in […]

Anthocyanins, abundantly found in berries, treat insulin resistance while managing cholesterol levels

Anthocyanins, abundantly found in berries, treat insulin resistance while managing cholesterol levels

Two of the biggest, most common health problems people face as they age are diabetes and heart disease. Although their mechanisms are different, scientists have discovered that one natural compound found in food can be helpful in both conditions. Anthocyanins are a type of antioxidant that have been linked to several impressive health benefits. They’re […]

Resveratrol treatments can slow lung disease, study shows

Resveratrol treatments can slow lung disease, study shows

As you age, your lungs start to deteriorate naturally. The amount of time it takes for them to age to a point that significantly reduces your quality of life depends on various environmental and genetic factors, but once it happens, it is nearly impossible to reverse. It also brings with it a high rate of […]