Heart disease is the leading killer of both women and men in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year approximately 610,000 people die from this serious condition. But, what if there were people on the planet that have an almost zero incidence of this deadly disease? Perhaps we […]
Many years ago my husband and I took an extended holiday to Australia. While many things stand out from the trip, the fresh macadamia nuts are among my favorites. Originating in Australia, but now found in other parts of the world, these delicious, slightly-sweet nuts not only taste great, they’re packed with health benefits. Here […]
Many of us only eat garlic for the flavor, but once you discover the proven benefits below, it’ll always be the first item on your shopping list.
Hold the corned beef. This St. Patrick’s Day, embrace the green theme, and make cabbage the star of the show for a much healthier dish. Here are seven reasons to incorporate cabbage into your diet. 1. It’s high in vitamin K and vitamin C Credit: YelenaYemchuk/Getty Images One cup of chopped cabbage contains several essential […]
From colon and stomach cancer prevention to anticancer effects, eating more beans can keep us healthy. Here are 15 health benefits of eating more beans on a daily basis: Build Muscle Because legumes are packed with amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein and muscle, eating more beans is a great way to […]
Most people eat tropical fruits because they taste great and add a unique flavor boost to our diet. But, there are many health benefits of adding more tropical fruits to your diet. While there are many available tropical fruits, here are some of the many health advantages of eating more of the readily-available ones like […]
According to new nutritional science, there is great news for the more than 100 million people suffering from high blood pressure (in the United States alone). Research shows that a zinc deficiency may be the missing link behind the condition known as hypertension. The new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology found […]