Study: No-Fat, Low-Fat Dressings Don’t Get Most Nutrients Out Of Salads

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The vegetables in salads are chock-full of important vitamins and nutrients, but you won’t get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing, a Purdue University study shows. In a human trial, researchers fed subjects salads topped off with saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat-based dressings and tested their blood for absorption of […]

The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness

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The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-body Wellness. It’s a personal compendium of integrative health’s wisest mantras. Inspired by the needs of time-pressed patients and their fast-paced lives, co-author Danielle Claro and Frank Lipman, M.D., have assembled 100+ of my most memorable integrative health tips and paired them with more than 80 lush photographs. And […]

Oranges Versus Orange Juice: Which One Might Be Better For Your Health?

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Many health advocates advise people to eat an orange and drink water rather than opt for a serving of sugary juice. But in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that the picture is not clear-cut. Although juice is indeed high in sugar, the scientists found that certain nutrients in orange juice might be […]

Vegans May Lack Essential Nutrient Intake, Study Reports

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The health benefits of a plant-based diet is well-known, but the question remains: Could vegans be at risk for deficiency of essential nutrients? A retrospective review by Mayo Clinic physicians recently published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association indicated that vegans should ensure adequate intake of a few nutrients. According to a 2012 Gallup poll, […]

Discover Moringa Superfood Treasure

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Moringa appears to be a medicinal cornucopia.  It is considered to be exceptionally nutritious and is sometimes referred to as the “miracle tree.” The bark, leaves and roots are thought to have medicinal properties and have been used for centuries in folk medicine for a variety of health-promoting purposes. Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated […]

In Defense of Food – An Eater’s Manifesto – Michael Pollan Book

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In Defense of Food shows us how, despite the dauting dietary landscape Americans confront in the modern supermarket, we can escape the Western diet and, by doing so, most of the chronic diseases that diet causes. Food. There’s plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend […]

Why A Microwave Oven Is Bad For Your Health

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Microwave cooking has become very popular, but did you ever think how it may be effecting the food you are heating up with it. I have always been skeptical about the microwave oven for years. Now that I began snoping around the subject, I am more convinced that this ‘magic’ oven does more harm than […]