Taking good care of your bones and teeth now will save you a lot of trouble in the future. Exercising, teeth whitening, and getting Invisalign braces will only go so far in promoting a beautiful smile and posture. Keep your diet bone-conscious, and your bones will take care of you for the rest of your life.
Thanks to the famous animated series of Popeye the Sailor Man, even the youngest kids know the benefits of eating spinach. It is true that the cartoon strongly exaggerates these benefits, but at least it can be helpful for every caring mother to persuade their children to eat this delicious leaf vegetable.
Don’t be fooled! Yeast infections don’t just affect women. Candia albicans, the yeast-like microscopic organism to blame, can affect men and children too. It targets mucous membranes, and can be carried by the blood throughout the entire body. And antibiotics only make the problem worse. So let’s talk about how to cure yeast infections naturally.
Yellow verbena or lemon verbena, native to South America, has quite a few health benefits packed into this pungent herb. The plant looks very similar to your average mint plant — perhaps like the common lemon mint — and a tea can be made out of its leaves just like any other mint plant.
Jamaican Callaloo is a green leafy plant that has been culturally consumed in the West Indies, namely Jamaica, Haiti, Trinidad, etc. Callaloo is more or less like spinach, though people will swear that it’s totally different. It does have a distinct taste and is very savory.
The symptoms of anemia are very imperceptible at first and include weakness, fatigue, dizziness, headaches and heart palpitations. These symptoms result from the body not getting enough oxygen through the bloodstream. It can become a life-threatening condition if left untreated for a long time.
Did you know that some 7 million Americans suffer from Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), the most common form of heart disease? Although medical treatments for heart disease have come a long way, controlling risk factors remains the key to preventing illness and death from CHD that is said to be the diseases of kings and the king of diseases.
Kudzu was introduced from Japan to the United States in the late 1800s, and this hardy little vine has thrived to epic proportions across the landscape of the Southeastern part of the country. One of the most interesting scientific findings concerning kudzu is that this plant may contain chemical properties that can help curb cravings for alcohol.
Gotu Kola is a low-growing vine-like plant native to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and parts of Northern Australia. This nondescript little plant grows lovely and tasty leaves that are a favorite food of the elephant and, more recently, us humans.
Kale, the nutritious, dark-green member of the Brassica family, is one of the best values in the vegetable world in terms of nutrition-calorie ratio. Kale is truly a superfood that deserves more attention than it gets. The best way to consume it is to eat it raw (in salads etc) or lightly steamed (this keeps the nutrients available).