Antioxidants have been found to be beneficial for treating joint pain. They reduce the damage caused by oxidation - when chemicals mix with oxygen. They also protect cells from free radicals - unstable molecules produced by the body as a by-product of metabolic processes.
Find out how they can help reduce joint pain below... Study proves antioxidants are effective in reducing joint pain and he... ››› Read more
If you've had chickenpox, the virus is lying dormant in your nerve tissue and brain. And, this predisposes you to shingles, a painful condition that can affect the eyes and cause blindness.
Find out more about it below... Who is at danger of getting shingles?
Some peope are at greater risk of getting shingles:
* Those over the age of 50
* Undergoing chemotherapy or radiation
* Taking s... ››› Read more
Past research has linked gut inflammation to increased risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, arthritis and more recently, prostate cancer too.
And, it's not just a minor threat either. You're up to FIVE times more likely to suffer from these conditions because of an inflamed gut.
Keep reading to find out more - and how to dowse the inflammation in your gut... What is inflammation of the g... ››› Read more
You've likely heard of chondroitin sulphate and glucosamine before. They may sound like they're a manufactured drug, but they're actually found in nature, and are most abundant in the shells of shellfish.
Find out below how they can help heal your joints... Chondroitin and glucosamine help rebuild your joints
Not only do shells provide a hard, tough exterior that protect the inner fish from ... ››› Read more
According to a Finnish study published in the journal, Neurology, people who consume foods rich in B12 may reduce their risk of Alzheimer's in later years.
Another study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that these vitamins prevented shrinkage of the medial temporal lobe - the part of the brain directly associated with Alzheimer's. B vitamins could save your... ››› Read more
Usually, you'll read articles cautioning you to eat the whole fruit instead of drinking fruit juices.
That's because fruit juice is high in sugar and doesn't contain the fibre that you get when you eat the whole fruit.
But there's one fruit juice your heart will benefit from - read about it below... The fruit juice your heart will thank you for...
One study on mice with elevated choleste... ››› Read more
If you have a bothersome prostate, you're desperate to minimise symptoms. They're a nuisance to anyone's schedule and can be embarrassing at times.
As with all health conditions, there are foods that can help you reduce your symptoms and some that will aggravate them.
Read on below to find out which to eat more of and which to avoid... Prostate-friendly foods to eat more of
Fatty fish - ... ››› Read more
If you have a busy schedule, you'll have limited time to stop to consider what to eat during the day. So, the best is to prepare your lunch and snacks the night before.
Keep reading to discover 6 foods you can pack that will keep your energy levels high throughout the day so that you can achieve everything you set out to do... 6 Foods to pack for the day when you're determined to achieve g... ››› Read more
or thousands of years, people ate roughly equal amounts of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
The advent of food processing brought an abundance of vegetable and seed oils to our diet. Today most people consume 20 to 50 times more
omega-6 fats than omega-3s.
This leads to inflammation - a big risk factor for cancer. Omega-3 offsets the omega-6 imbalance...
In a study publis... ››› Read more
So you've decided you're going to lose weight and you've got out all the big guns - ready to starve yourself, work out at the gym every day, deprive yourself of all good things - and you're sticking to it!
Well, I support you. If you need to lose a few kilos, I'm with you all the way. In fact, I'm right there alongside you.
So to help us out, I pulled out my file of special notes I make from... ››› Read more
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