Tag: digestion

Pickles: Crunchy cravings

Pickles: Crunchy cravings

Pickles are a food that people either love or hate. Some can eat them straight out of the jar. We hear about pregnant women craving them. Besides their high sodium content, there are actually health benefits to eating these cucumbers.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food
Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

The walls of the digestive tract play a very important role in our relationship with food. Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when pockets form in the digestive tract. These pockets, called diverticula, mostly form in the colon (the lower… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Fiber: The conductor of the digestive tract

Fiber: The conductor of the digestive tract

Dietary fiber is a very important component of nutrition. There are a number of reasons why we need to consume this “roughage”. Fiber is the part of plant type foods that our body does not digest or absorb. The body… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition
Liver Health: Naturally taking care of your body

Liver Health: Naturally taking care of your body

The liver is the largest internal organ in the body. This organ has so many important jobs. Some of these include processing nutrients, medications, hormones as well as helping prevent infections by removing bacteria and toxins from the blood. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
ASPARAGUS: Spear me

ASPARAGUS: Spear me

This green, white, or purple vegetable come in spears, is packed with nutrition, and is low in calories. There are plenty of reasons to consume this veggie. With only 90 calories in one cup, it’s pretty incredible that this amount… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin is a chemical found in the brain, blood platelets, and mainly in the digestive system (up to 90%). Its scientific name is 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT. This chemical is a neurotransmitter that delivers messages between our nerve cells. Most of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Care
Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic comes from Central Asia and northeastern Iran. However, it is a seasoning that is used all over the world. This spice is a relative to onion, leek, chives, and shallots. It is readily used for cooking and sautéing. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
The Hidden Problem with Your Digestion

The Hidden Problem with Your Digestion

A huge percentage of people who seem perfectly healthy on the outside go through life feeling quietly bloated and uncomfortable. It seems like everyone around them can eat anything they like with no obvious consequences, while they seem to react… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Holistic Medicine
Detoxify & Regenerate your Liver with Artichoke

Detoxify & Regenerate your Liver with Artichoke

You rely on your liver for over 400 essential functions. This vital organ is working hard every day to filter out toxins and waste from your body as well as carrying hundreds of other purposes such as filtering your blood,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Guava Leaf Tea Fights Cancer, Lowers Cholesterol and Treats Diabetes

Guava Leaf Tea Fights Cancer, Lowers Cholesterol and Treats Diabetes

You probably heard about Guava which is well known tropical fruit throughout the world. However, have you heard about its leaves which show even more benefits? The young leaves of the guava evergreen tree have been used for ages in… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Recipes, Science, Science & Tech