Your eyes have two natural enemies: Oxygen free radicals and ultraviolet light. The sunlight wavelength, ultraviolet-beta radiation (UVB), can cause cataracts and the free radicals damage cell proteins that protect the retina. But there is a way to reduce the risk of cataracts naturally.
Take a look below... Reduce the risk of cataracts naturally...
In a study published in the Journal of N... ››› more
In many cases, the old saying “you are what you eat” holds true. It might do some good to cut out a few of the cream sauces and slices of pizza.
But there are a handful of nutrients that could help you lower your blood pressure naturally.
The good news is you could beat high blood pressure - without drugs. The building blocks of healthy blood pressure...
Sodium. You’ve probably he... ››› more
People with diabetes may have much lower chromium and biotin levels in their bodies than others.
And replenishing these nutrients may help you manage both your diabetes and heart health better. Chromium and biotin are well-known nutrients for diabetes...
11 Clinical studies have shown that chromium picolinate helps diabetics control blood sugar levels.
In one large placebo-controlled ... ››› more
While there's no standard definition of a super seed or fruit, it's agreed that they pack a punch of nutrients and health benefits in one package.
So which super seeds and fruits should you add to your diet?
A recent study published in Food Technology, which was conducted by the Institute of Food Technologies (IFT), revealed the top nine super seeds and fruits that fit the bill for natural, ... ››› more
After a long day at work, the last thing I feel like doing is slaving over a hot stove to create a delicious, healthy meal and then spending the rest of the evening washing up. Can you relate? I thought so!
And, in that case, you're sure to love this quick and easy recipe for one-pan roasted fish and vegetables!
Not only does this dish only take 30 minutes to make, it's also brimming with nu... ››› more
Did you know that there are diets designed to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease? One of them in the MIND diet - short for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet.
Martha Clare Morris, a nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA, originated the MIND diet. With an emphasis on 10 brain-healthy foods, this diet helps stave off Alzhei... ››› more
If you have a thyroid condition, you may be wondering if leafy green vegetables are your enemy. Because, as you've heard, you should never eat raw cruciferous vegetables if you have hypothyroidism, and they can cause goiters.
Newsflash! Some leafy greens, such as kale, spinach and broccoli, are actually excellent for your thyroid health. In fact, they can help to boost your glutathione (a stron... ››› more
You know how it goes - you set your new year's resolutions and after a couple of weeks, the stress of keeping up with who you're trying to be has you chomping your teeth (and perhaps a takeaway burger, too) out of tension.
And sticking to these resolutions - never mind actually achieving your healthy goals - only gets more difficult as you get older, doesn't it?
Instead of trying to eat cle... ››› more
You've decided - 2017 is going to be the year that you're going to clean up your diet and lead a healthier lifestyle!
You've already eliminated dairy and gluten and replaced these foods with healthy-savvy options like almond milk, coconut yoghurt and gluten-free bread.
Next, you're going to find a healthy alternative to sugar. Then you ask yourself, “is brown sugar a healthy alternative t... ››› more
“Food synergy” is a term that the nutrition industry is starting to use more and more. Never heard of it before? Let me fill you in...
The idea behind food synergy is that certain components of different foods - like bananas and Greek yoghurt or vegetables and olive oil - work together to provide your body with more nutrition, as Dr Gary Kaplan, the founder and medical director of the Kapla... ››› more
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