Saw palmetto extract comes from the flower of the fan palm. It is the extract of this flower that is used to treat ailments such as a lackluster sexual appetite and kidney stones. Saw Palmetto Benefits  Below are some of the ways in which saw palmetto can be used. 1. Sexual Health Saw palmetto extract […]

Sesame seeds are more than just a garnish for your muffin, pastry, or bagel. These little guys actually contain impressive ingredients that can treat various medical issues, such as diabetes. These seeds come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can actually come shelled or unshelled. Sesame Seeds Benefits Once you learn about some […]

November 24, 2015 It is no secret that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are bad for you, and many people are fed up with big companies like Monsanto that continue to produce GMOs and put them on our grocery store shelves. However, while many people wish things would change, they feel too small or insignificant to […]

If you’ve never looked at the ingredients in your makeup, the list of excessively long names would shock you. While many of us don’t understand what these ingredients actually are, we do know that such a long list of ingredients for something that goes onto our skin is no good. In fact, there are many […]

The black walnut tree is abundant in eastern United States and some parts of Canada. The flowers and nut of this tree are harvested and used for many medicinal purposes. The nuts themselves are eaten as harvested and often included in many dishes such as chicken, ice cream, salads, and desserts. Uses of Black Walnut […]

Wheatgrass may not always look (or smell) like the most appealing snack, but it truly is a nutrient powerhouse that should not be overlooked. While there is no such thing as a “miracle food,” wheatgrass does deliver some pretty amazing benefits. Wheatgrass Benefits  Read on to learn more about this green grub and decide if […]

Vitamin E is important for the health of your skin, hair, and organs, and is rich in numerous antioxidants. Vitamin E can also help treat and prevent heart disease, diabetes, fatigue, respiratory infections, and more. It is also used to help address symptoms from Parkinson’s disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, allergies, and more. Vitamin E Foods It […]

You may have never heard of pu-erh tea before, but it’s sure to be all the rage soon enough. With multiple health benefits and a great flavor, this recently-discovered tea can do everything from reducing cholesterol to reducing your risk for cancer. Read on to learn about its many health benefits and why you should […]

Goji berries are natives of Tibet and have been used there for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Tibetans swear by the fruit to deliver long life and lasting health. Goji berries are rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals, and their health benefits can range from improving eyesight to lowering cholesterol. Health […]

Parsley is often overlooked as just a garnish. However, this little plant on your plate can pack a pretty powerful nutrition punch. Parsley has long been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments. Read on to learn about just some of the health benefits of parsley. Strengthens the Immune System Parsley is […]

The glycemic index is a number associated with specific foods that indicates the effect it has on the body’s blood glucose level. To help maintain your blood sugar levels, it is important to eat foods that are low on the glycemic level. However, the GI rating of a food item isn’t usually advertised at the […]

Many people know that coffee tastes good and helps wake you up in the morning. However, the benefits of coffee go even further than that. Read on to learn about some of the amazing benefits of this delicious all-natural drink. Coffee Keeps You Sharp Coffee is one of the most common (and safest) psychoactive drugs […]

Proper pH balance is crucial for overall health and eating alkaline foods is a great way to start. Sometimes, with the average foods and beverages we consume, in addition to the toxins in our environment, our body’s pH level becomes off. To restore your pH and bring your blood back to an alkaline state, there […]

Spirulina? What the heck is that? It just so happens to be the best superfood around. To be more specific, it’s a cyanobacterium that is found in oceans and some salty lakes. What’s unique about it is that while its genetic makeup is that of a bacterium, it acts like a plant in its ability […]

Everyone knows that eating healthy is important to help you feel good and live longer. However, sometimes this can be easier said than done. Some of the things people think are healthy are actually full of sugar and hydrogenated oils (e.g. many cereals, granola bars, and fruit snacks). World’s Healthiest Foods Below is a simple, […]

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can result in damage to various parts of the body, including your skin and internal organs. Inflammation and pain in the joints and muscles are common symptoms of lupus. Rashes, digestive issues, and weight loss are other less common symptoms. It is often characterized by flares and remissions […]