Regular consumption of avocado reduces our risk of metabolic syndrome. Effects of avocados includes lowering triglycerides and bad cholesterol, reducing weight, dropping inflammation and lowering blood sugar.
Several recent studies have determined that peanuts can reduce the risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and 7 other medical conditions. This new evidence comes in addition to peanuts providing an abundance of nutrients.
Rose hips have been used for centuries in traditional medicine for multiple ailments. Scientific research now validates this very medicinal food.
A recent meta-analysis of 96 studies shows that plant-based diets could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year from heart disease and cancer. Another study shows that children with heart disease also benefit from a plant-based diet.
Holy Basil – also called Tulsi – has been a revered medicinal plant in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Ayurvedic texts suggest numerous clinical uses, and now we find modern scientific research confirms at least 18 medicinal uses for this amazing plant.
New research finds the South American Maqui berry superfruit maintains abundant health-promoting properties, with significant benefits to the health of the cardiovascular system, the lungs, blood sugar and the skin. Learn more about this amazing rain forest fruit.
Lifespan has been mystifying researchers for many years. Lifespan is mysterious because diseases and general health don’t always determine how long we live. Having meaning and purpose of life is now being examined. Find out how it can relate to our body’s life expectancy.
Pigments that make natural food colors not only make foods nutritious, but have surprisingly different effects upon our weight and heart health.
Researchers from Colorado State University have confirmed that increased intake of fiber doesn’t just help colon health. It also reduces the toxic effects of secondhand smoke.
Adding to their heart-healthy benefits, Harvard researchers have determined that increasing our intake of nuts decreases our risk of diabetes and pancreatic cancer.