Entries by Antonia


A science enthusiast with a keen interest in health nutrition, Antonia has been intensely researching various dieting routines for several years now, weighing their highs and their lows, to bring readers the most interesting info and news in the field. While she is very excited about a high raw diet, she likes to keep a fair and balanced approach towards non-raw methods of food preparation as well. (http://www.rawfoodhealthwatch.com/)

Practice your fake yawning: Start putting your kids to sleep with the power of suggestion

There is a book that, as of late, apparently has being hyped up in mainstream news. I wouldn’t know firsthand. But, I do know people that follow along with mainstream trends, and watch the news to see what’s hot. And… 0 Shares |

Beat the bloat – Youtubers share natural remedies for bloating and water retention

Ugh! Bloating, gas and abdominal swelling are commonly experienced by men and women of all ages – according to one study, by 31% of Americans (1) — so there’s little need to describe the symptoms. But what causes these symptoms,… 0 Shares |

Do eggshells contain calcium? Studies show that powdered egg shells offer a highly absorbable source of calcium

Calcium is one of the most abundant and essential elements in the human body. By adding calcium to your diet, you can build healthy bones and help prevent disease. Since bones are living tissue, they are constantly being supplemented by… 0 Shares |

Vegetables that fight cancer?

Consumption of raw vegetables confers protection against genotoxic agents, finds a 2015 study from Poland. (1) Analyzing food frequency questionnaires from colorectal cancer patients, hospital-based controls and healthy laboratory workers, the study asked… “Can consumption of raw vegetables decrease the… 0 Shares |

Vegans, watch your Vitamin D!

All winter my friend had been suffering from fatigue, weakness and muscle aches. Apprehensive, she visited her doctor. To her relief, the diagnosis was straightforward and easily-treated: vitamin D deficiency. The need for D Vitamin D promotes calcium uptake in… 0 Shares |

Charlotte’s web for seizures, children and marijuana

While the name Charlotte’s web may bring about memories of a magical spider that could spell and brag about her friend’s greatness in web forms in the iconic book by E. B. White (1), there is also a strain of… 0 Shares |

Blood pressure regulation among health benefits of coconut water

It seems as if coconut water has hit the shelves in every store. From fitness waters to lotions, the tropical liquid has found its way into a variety of products. However, is coconut water a flash in the pan merchandising… 0 Shares |

Corn: yes, it is a proven health food, and here are 3 reasons why

Long considered a vegetable to eat only in moderation or even avoid (according to low-carbohydrate enthusiasts, for example), corn is actually very good for your health! Serving up a healthy dose of B vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, and packed with antioxidants,… 0 Shares |

Green tea: a refreshing way to manage type 2 diabetes

During the warmer months, it can be difficult to quench your thirst. While water is a common recommendation to prevent dehydration (1), it can be tempting to reach for beverages that may not help to keep you hydrated. For some… 0 Shares |

Say cheese! How this delectable treat can actually be good for you

Ready to discuss something that the mere suggestion of may make many raw foodists and vegans angry? Cheese Louise. Are we going there? Seems so. Warning: this article is NOT about using nutritional yeast to mimic cheese flavor. Promise. Cheese… 0 Shares |