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Archive for March, 2017:

Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

As you get older you may notice that it’s harder to remember things, and as you age there is always the potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease. However, Amen Clinics notes that memory loss or “brain fog” isn’t normal. In fact, there are several things that you can do right now to lower the potential for developing memory loss issues. Mitigate … Read more.

The Health Benefits of Red Cabbage

You may be more familiar with green cabbage, which is often used in the U.S., but the World’s Healthiest Foods recommends red cabbage. It’s not only tasty but also has lots more nutrients and health benefits thanks to its red color. Cabbage, in general, originated in Europe but is now grown all over the world.  In 2014 two billion pounds … Read more.

Ideas for Healthy Eating

Dr. Mark Hyman, MD of shares some of his thoughts on healthy eating.  These include what he considers “superfoods,” how to determine which foods are “trigger” foods for you, and also discusses just how much fat should you be eating. When it comes to superfoods, Dr. Hyman has five broad categories. For example: Foods derived from plants. Dr. Hyman … Read more.

Green Tea

It turns out that green tea has been known to have positive health benefits for thousands of years. However, according to we are still learning how this tea can help regarding a wide range of health and medical issues. Green tea originated in Asia and has been used in China, India, Thailand, and Japan. It was used in traditional … Read more.

Using Food to Treat Acid Reflux

Have you been struggling with acid reflux, but nothing seems to treat it?  Consider treating your acid reflux naturally, with food! makes several recommendations for using food to treat acid reflux disease. Typically, people treat acid reflux by taking antacid tablets. Antacids can be a problem as they keep your body from absorbing nutrients effectively and cause digestive issues. … Read more.

Are you interested in doing a cleanse that will reach all parts of the body, and not just one specific organ or area? recommends doing a blood cleanse. Generally, this detoxification method will help to purge unwanted toxins that can have a negative effect on your body. The advantage of the blood cleanse is that it reaches all of … Read more.

The Case for Grass-Fed Beef

You may have heard of the term “grass-fed” before, but what does it truly mean and how does it affect beef? It turns out, that cows raised on a grass-fed diet offer a lot in terms of health benefits and nutrition for humans compared to traditionally-raised beef. “Grass-fed beef” means that the cows used to provide the meat were fed … Read more.

Things You Didn’t Know About Garlic

Although garlic is a common ingredient do you really know all of its potential benefits?  The World’s Healthiest Foods takes a bite into garlic to find the answers. Garlic is part of the vegetable family known as Allium and originated in several places throughout the globe. The World’s Healthiest Foods notes that garlic grew wild in Egypt, China, India and … Read more.