Antioxidants in Black Rice May Rival Blueberries
August 31, 2010 | Antioxidants
Few of us have probably heard of Black Rice, which according to Chinese legend was only for emperors to eat, so nutritious, tasty and rare was it. But now this rare grain, with its health giving properties is likely to make its appearance in grocery stores nearby.
Coffee to Prevent Disease?
August 30, 2010 | Antioxidants
Good news for Starbucks stock and morning coffee drinkers. A new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research found that coffee has no effect on cancer risk and in a few cancers; it may actually reduce the risk.
Grapefruit Prevents Weight Gain And Can Treat Diabetes As Well As Two Separate Drugs
August 27, 2010 | Antioxidants
Naringenin, an antioxidant which gives grapefruit its bitter taste, can do the same job as two separate drugs currently used to manage Type 2 diabetes, scientists said.
Vitamin D Has A Significant Effect On 229 Genes, Supporting Its Disease Preventing Potential
August 27, 2010 | Sunlight
Vitamin D has a significant effect on at least 229 genes some of which have been associated with Crohn's disease and type 1 diabetes, according to UK and Canadian researchers.
Are You An Emotional Eater?
August 26, 2010 | Nutrition
Health experts speak about ways to recognize, check and curb this disturbingly increasing lifestyle trend of emotional eating.
Bottled vs. Brewed: Study Reveals Healthiest Teas
August 23, 2010 | Nutrition
Labels on bottled tea beverages are typically plastered with declarations of their rich antioxidant content. But a new study suggests, if you're looking for high doses of healthful antioxidants, you might be better off brewing your tea at home.
A 'One Size Fits All' Diet Approach Does Not Work
August 20, 2010 | Nutrition
Most doctors and nutritionists will routinely prescribe random dietary advice to patients, without understanding the highly individualized nature of metabolism and energy production.
Omega-3-Rich Supplements Reduce Metabolic Health Problems
August 19, 2010 | Nutrition
Omega-3-rich supplements may improve blood lipid levels of people with metabolic syndrome, reducing the risks of developing serious health problems, says a new study.
Prevent Disease, Increase Metabolism and Enhance Health with Revolutionary Magnetico Beds
August 16, 2010 | Healing
A revolutionary technology designed by Dr. Dean Bonlie has embraced the power of the earth's magnetic field and translated it to an enhanced sleep system that can help prevent disease, increase metabolism and enhance overall health.
Could Mangoes Be The King of all Fruits?
August 16, 2010 | Nutrition
Not only do they taste great, but mangoes are also loaded with several qualities that are excellent for your health. They are rich in powerful antioxidants that are known to neutralize free radicals that cause damage to cells and lead to health problems like heart disease, premature aging and cancer among other things. Here's why you should consume them...
5 Foods Every Woman Should Eat
August 13, 2010 | Nutrition
We bring to you five nutritional eats that every woman should include in her diet. Happy eating!
Spending Less and Keeping Less Makes You Happier
August 12, 2010 | Happiness
Amid weak job and housing markets, consumers are saving more and spending less than they have in decades, and industry professionals expect that trend to continue. While the current round of stinginess may simply be a response to the economic downturn, some analysts say consumers may also be permanently adjusting their spending based on what they've discovered about what truly makes them happy or fulfilled.
Limitless Clean Energy? Unlocking the Power of the Sun
August 12, 2010 | Sustainability
It is one of mankind's most daring experiments - a quest to produce virtually limitless clean energy that, if successful, would revolutionize life on Earth by harnessing the explosive power of the sun.
Promising Functional Foods: Studying The Bioactivity of Cherries
August 9, 2010 | Antioxidants
A new study investigating the bioactivity of cherry compounds has identified polyphenol-rich varieties that could be 'promising functional foods.'
Lose Fat and Protect Against Insulin Resistance With Coconut
August 9, 2010 | Nutrition
A diet rich in coconut oil keeps fat away and also protects against insulin resistance, a new study shows.
Embrace The Season and Benefits of Strawberries
August 6, 2010 | Nutrition
They are the fruit of the season. Strawberries are a great option as they are rich in vitamins and minerals, low in calories, and widely available during this season.
Besides Weight Loss, Chilis Have Another Huge Benefit
August 6, 2010 | Antioxidants
Researchers in Korea had recently published emerging evidence to suggest why capsaicin may aid weight loss. Now, a new study has linked frequent intake of capsaicin to a reduction in blood pressure, the first time that the effect has been observed for long-term use.
Eating Less But Feeling Full? Lose Weight By Tricking Your Brain With These Foods
August 5, 2010 | Nutrition
While excessive weight and obesity continue to climb around the world, nutritional scientists in labs around the world are trying to answer the question: what fills us up?
The Science of Ingredients For Eye Health
August 3, 2010 | Antioxidants
The health condition garnering most of the attention in the eye health segment is age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. As the name suggests, this is a degenerative retinal disease that causes central vision loss and leaves only peripheral vision. How can lutein, zeaxanthin, astaxanthin, beta-carotene, and bilberry extracts help?