Preventive medicine is a farsighted approach to health. This is doubly true when it comes to protecting your most precious sense — vision. If you are on the lookout for foods and beverages that can help safeguard your eyesight, then here are five evidence-based things you should consider adding to your diet.
According to a new study, tea drinkers have a 74 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma, a condition that is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide….Readmore
We’ve all seen people who seem to consume infinite amounts of food, yet they never gain any weight. It’s almost like a superpower. It’s both admirable and frustrating for those who don’t possess the same ability. These people seem to be invincible against weight gain. Meanwhile, some of us can’t even look at a cupcake without instantly gaining five pounds.
Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy, according to the Mayo Clinic. The calories found in food and beverages are combined with oxygen, causing your body to release the energy it needs to function during the biochemical process. The difference is some people have very fast, active metabolism while others suffer from slower metabolisms….Readmore
By now, most of us know that omega-3 fatty acids are good for our health, but recent research suggests that high-quality omega-3s can ward off breast cancer. In fact, three servings of omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish each week may be eight times more effective at halting aggressive breast cancer than plant-based alternatives.
Both fish-based and plant-based omega-3s combat breast cancer
In a study from the University of Guelph in Ontario and McGill University in Montreal, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, scientists found that EPA and DHA are the best omega-3 fatty acids for combatting one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer, HER2-positive breast cancer….Readmore
Morinda citrifola or Indian mulberry, is a native fruit to Southeast Asia. The fruit is often sold in juice form. Before its healing properties were understood, Noni fruit was first used for dyeing clothes. We can use it to naturally boost the immune system and help alleviate pain, among other health benefits.
Works as an Analgesic
Morinda is “the tree for headaches” or “the painkiller tree.” The fruit can effectively reduce pain related to arthritis and other joint or muscle pains. Studies have compared the effectiveness of noni fruit in pain relief to the drugs hydrocortisone and tramadol…Readmore
Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties and many other health benefits. Among its many benefits, green tea helps in boosting your body’s fat burning mechanism, improving metabolism , thus, helping in losing weight tremendously.
But the main thing to remember about drinking a tea, such as green tea or black tea, is that it is a negative calorie food, which means that it can cause you to lose nutrition. For example, tea is known to block absorption of protein, fat and iron.
Green tea contains lots of theanine, antioxidants and come with lots of health benefits. Also, it is a great energiser and good for maintaining your body weight and fat….Readmore
Matcha means “powdered tea”. In the traditional green tea, components from the leaves get infused into the hot water, then the leaves are discarded. But with matcha, you are drinking the actual leaves, which have been finely powdered and made into a solution.
Unlike traditional green tea, matcha preparation involves covering the tea plants using shade cloths before they are harvested. This triggers the growth of leaves with better texture and flavor, which are hand selected, and steamed briefly to stop fermentation. Then these leaves are dried and aged in cold storage, which deepens the flavor. The dried leaves are stone-ground into a fine powder….Readmore
A hope has been found for the ones with obesity and diabetes at the recent studies made at the Rutgers University. The studies were made on a herbal blend with Salacia extract.
This Salacia extract has been found to reduce stress eating and over-eating, reduce the overall appetite, control the blood sugar levels and even eliminate diabetes….Readmore