Cruciferous Vegetables: Natural Cancer Prevention

Cruciferous Vegetables: Natural Cancer Prevention  A special group of vegetables called cruciferous vegetables have excellent cancer fighting properties. Research suggests that these cruciferous vegetables contain a kind of phytochemical known as isothiocyanates, which stimulate our bodies to break down potential carcinogens. They work by preventing the transformation of normal healthy cells into cancerous cells. Examples of Cruciferous Vegetables Arugula Bok […]

The Best Tea for Detox: Finding the One for You

The Best Tea for Detox: Finding the One for You Have you ever wondered what the best tea for detox is?  There is so much infromation flooding the media concerning the best tea for detox, it can be difficult to know what to choose. Tea’s history is nearly 5,000 years old. Legend has it that it was discovered in 2737 B.C. by a Chinese emperor […]

What is Acrylamide? French Fries and Your Health!

What is Acrylamide? French Fries and Your Health! What is Acrylamide? The most basic food such as bread, biscuits, potato chips and French fries (that are eaten by millions around the world everyday) contain alarmingly high quantities of acrylamide, a substance believed to cause cancer. This report came from a study carried out of Stockholm University, jointly with Sweden’s National Food Administration, a […]

Salt and High Blood Pressure

Salt and High Blood Pressure The view on salt and high blood pressure was based on outdated research. More recent research pointing to this conclusion as flawed has often been ignored, even though it has been verified by independent researchers. This whole concept of sodium being the “bad guy” is based on the water-loving characteristic of sodium. The theory is […]

Tea and Caffeine Content

Tea and Caffeine Content Green Tea contains a moderate amount of caffeine unless it is decaffeinated. An average cup (6 oz.) of green tea contains about 30 milligrams of caffeine. This compares to a cup of black tea which has about 40 milligrams and a cup of brewed coffee which has 100 milligrams. Caffeine content is also affected by […]

How To Lower Triglycerides Naturally

How To Lower Triglycerides Naturally Triglycerides are esterified fatty oils that forms the core of chylomicrons and VLDL cholesterol. Elevated blood levels of triglycerides, but not cholesterol, have been associated with an impaired fibrinolytic system and is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. This risk can be decreased when you lower triglycerides naturally. Triglycerides and cholesterol both measure the […]

Acrylamide

Acrylamide Acrylamide, used to produce plastics and dyes and to purify drinking water, has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal experiments and is suspected of causing cancer among people exposed to high levels for long periods. Although traces of it have been found in water, its possible presence at high levels in basic foods came […]

Bad Breath

Bad Breath Halitosis (bad breath) is typically caused by poor dental hygiene, gum disease as well as from a variety of sources including throat infection, improper diet, heavy metal buildup, indigestion, inadequate protein digestion, liver malfunction, postnasal drip, stress, or imbalance of normal flora in the colon. Halitosis is therefore a symptom and not a disease. […]

The Many Benefits of Beans to your Health

The Many Benefits of Beans to your Health Eating more beans can help lower your risk of a heart attack, according to many research studies. It has been repeatedly shown that soybean protein and dietary fiber supplements can reduce blood cholesterol levels. Consumption of legumes high in bean protein and fiber, such as red beans, black-eyed peas, pinto beans, might lower the risk […]
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