BroccoliAn effective cancer treatment and cancer prevention technologies are currently among the main and topical issues of modern medical science, and numerous research groups are looking for innovative solutions to reduce cancer risks in modern people. The scientists are trying to find effective compounds or combinations of the compounds in order to prevent, stop, or at least slow down the development of cancer cells in human body, giving us a hope to receive a great cure for this terrible disease as soon as possible. Experts study the best known natural antioxidant and anti-cancer remedies like green tea, cocoa beans, broccoli, oranges, tomatoes, and others. Recently, a group of scientists found out that a compound extracted from broccoli can be a key ingredient for prostate cancer prevention therapy. Read the rest of this entry »

September 16, 2013

natural drinksThe importance of consuming plenty of water and various natural beverages is known. Our body cells are 96 per cent water, so we need water as the principle element for supporting our health and the function of all our body systems. Natural drinks is a key part of our daily nutrition since they are considered very valuable sources of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, so they contribute greatly to our health, beauty and longevity. Many of us are looking for an answer to the question what are the most valuable and the healthiest natural drinks? Below, there is a list of top 9 natural drinks which are recommended by modern nutritionists as the healthiest and the richest in natural nutrients. Read the rest of this entry »

Young PeopleModern lifestyle and our daily routine, our poor nutrition and a chronic lack of physical activities, our never ending worries and stresses, a lack of time and money for taking care about our health properly are the factors that contribute in shortening our life, and many specialists underline the fact that many diseases and serious health conditions which used to be associated with aging do not display those links anymore. Such problems as heart diseases, joint pains, inflammatory and auto-immune diseases are quite common in young people nowadays. However, increased stroke risk in modern young people evokes a special concern among today’s health care specialists. It is reported that for the last few years, the number of strokes in adolescents and young adults has drastically increased. Read the rest of this entry »

SeaweedThe word ‘antioxidant’ is mentioned so repeatedly nowadays, and it is hardly possible to find someone who has never heard about the effects and benefits of antioxidants. As it becomes quite clear from the name of the elements, antioxidants are the compounds which can create an effective protection against negative actions of oxidative stress, or increasing amounts of oxygen in our cells which takes place as we age. As a result of oxidative stress various degenerative processes start in our cells. Those are linked with simple aging of cells, or, in the worst case scenario, with developing faulty cells known as cancer cells or tumors. That is why antioxidants are highly valued as very effective solutions for preventing various types of cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

apples and blueberriesThe advantages of consuming a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables are very well known. These natural foods are packed with natural vitamins, minerals, flavonoids and antioxidants, as well as other essential nutrients important for our health and able to help us prevent many serious diseases. There are plenty of fruits and vegetables which can be a great natural solution to lower diabetes risks and assist us in managing our insulin levels more effectively. According to the findings of an international research group from the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore, using blueberries, apples, raisins and grapes can help us decrease diabetes risk to a great extent. The report about the study was published in August 2013 in British Medical Journal. Read the rest of this entry »

KiwiBoth kids and adults like kiwi fruits. These refreshing sweet fruits are very common foods we have on our tables. We use them as ingredients of our fruit salads and as an element of decoration for our cakes, puddings, and other desserts. Kiwi fruits are known sources of essential minerals and nutrients, especially vitamin C (some studies have proven that kiwis contain more vitamin C than oranges). Also, kiwi fruits are highly valued for their increased content on omega 3 fatty acids which can be found in kiwi fruit seeds, and natural flavonoids, common antioxidants with the properties to protect our cells from aging-linked degeneration, including serious brain disorders and many common types of cancer. Check out more info about antioxidant powers of kiwi fruits here. Read the rest of this entry »