Category: Eating healthy

cinnamon

10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Ancient medicine systems of the world have used herbal products for centuries to cure ailments. In ancient times there was no modern medicine to cure diseases and people relied on plants to find treatment for various health conditions. Herbal treatments were practiced in many ancient civilizations such as Egyptian, Roman, Greek and Indian. They have been...

coconut water

12 Health Benefits of Coconut Water

If you’re from the Philippines, like I am, coconut water isn’t difficult to find. It’s almost around every corner, you can get lots of it for a dollar, and you can have it all year round. On the other hand, if you’re from a non-tropical country, coconut water can be expensive and difficult to find. However,...

dark chocolate

10 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Do you hesitate when ordering dessert because you know you should be sticking to a healthier diet? It’s time to let go of the guilt and enjoy yourself! When given the option, go with dark chocolate. Long gone are the beliefs that chocolate ruins your skin and makes you fat. There are far more health benefits...

dragon fruit

15 Health Benefits of Dragon Fruit

Who loves fruits? I know a lot of us do. Mangoes, bananas, and strawberries are just some of the most common fruits we enjoy. That’s why it’s time to extend your palette to other kinds of fruits. An uncommon fruit that you should try to sink your teeth in is the dragon fruit. The dragon fruit,...

acai berry

9 Health Benefits of Acai Berry

It seems like every week there is a new diet supplement or weight loss regimen that is introduced to the market. Inevitably, it is discovered that the pill or diet is fraught with medical red flags, dangerous chemicals or is just plain ineffective. Not so with Acai berry. This small purple berry, which looks not unlike...

food for seniors

A Guide To Making Healthy Food Choices For Seniors

It’s All About Balance As you get older, it is important to make sure that you are eating a nutritionally-balanced diet. When your body gets the vitamins and nutrients that it needs, it not only provides you with energy but it also helps you stay at a healthy weight. Likewise, a nutrient-dense diet can help reduce...

oral health

Eating Tips for Better Oral Health

After the oral prophylaxis is done and you have already finished gurgling, patients are often forced to sit through the same speech that dentists recite after every appointment is coming to a close. The dentist sits in a stool and reminds you to: one, brush your teeth after every meal; and two, floss at least once...

epsom salt

Epsom Salt Benefits

Magnesium, the second most abundant mineral in our body is often found in its sulfate salt – magnesium sulfate (MgSO4). Magnesium sulfate is highly hygroscopic (soaks water freely) and found in the nature in hydrated epsomite form which is commonly known as Epsom salt. It has been a quite some time since man knew the health...