herbal remediesMore and more people who suffer from various ailments and health conditions could experience the effects of natural and herbal remedies. A great deal of experts would agree to the fact that our Mother Nature has effective and very powerful solutions for virtually any disease, and all we need is to find those herbs or plants which should be used to treat one or another health condition. That is why a great number of research groups around the world are currently working on analyzing chemical content and checking out the properties of plants and other natural substances hoping to find new effective natural remedies for common diseases, including such serious ones as type 2 diabetes, arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, and even cancer, the curse of our epoch. Though still any cure for cancer has not been found, from time to time scientists report about their finding a clue to possible creating one. Read the rest of this entry »

oily fishOily fish (sometimes is referred to as fatty fish) has become a trend in the market of healthy eating a few years ago. Many nutritionists and experts started promoting oily fish such as mackerel, salmon, trout, sardines, herring, cod, haddock, and others as a source of valuable healthy fats which can be found in plenty in this type of fish (up to 15-30 per cent). Those include omega 3 fatty acids known as an excellent natural protection against hypertension, heart disease, heart attack, a stroke, and other serious cardiovascular diseases. Besides, oily fish in a great source of essential vitamins like vitamin A and vitamin D (the latter is usually in deficiency in many modern people). Oily fish is known and highly valued as an amazing natural protection from various brain disorders, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the number of sufferers from which has been drastically increasing lately. Read the rest of this entry »

hot cocoaI believe that cocoa products like chocolate, hot cocoa, low fat chocolate desserts (like my favorite chocolate pudding), etc. should be considered the most delicious and the most liked natural remedies for a multitude of various health conditions. Health benefits of cocoa are truly various and very powerful, that is why low sugar and low fat cocoa products are widely advertised and promoted as effective solutions for reducing bad cholesterol and lowering blood pressure, preventing negative effects of oxidative stress and slowing down degenerative processes in our body linked to aging, reducing the risks for many common types of cancer, reducing the risks of brain disorders and preventing Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most dreadful and terrible diseases linked to aging, and so on. The mentioned benefits of cocoa have very solid and strong scientific prove and were tested repeatedly by numerous research groups and scientists around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

quit smoking helpRecently, many experts point to the fact that the amount of smokers in the world has reached really threatening number, putting health of the smokers at very serious risks and making the problem of smoking one of the top social health problems of modern times. Millions of people around the world are suffering and putting themselves to huge stresses due to their inability to quit smoking and find an effective quit smoking help. Plenty of studies are being carried out and reported suggesting great tips and help to quite smoking. You can read about the findings of one interesting related study in this report. Also, there are plenty of suggestions as to using specific foods to quit smoking. These days, the findings of a group of American specialists on how meditation can work as a great help for those who want to give us this terrible habit were published and reprinted by many world’s media. Read the rest of this entry »

resveratrol benefitsThe public polemics among experts and specialists as to health effects and benefits of reservatrol has been unfolding in scientific mass media for the last year. Reservatrol is a known natural anti-oxidant substance which can be found in red grapes and related products (especially high quality red wine). Many studies have proven that reservatrol has absolutely amazing anti-aging properties due to its power to slow down oxidative stress and slow down all degenerative processes linked to aging, on cellular level. That is why a lot of special attention was paid to promoting this natural anti-oxidant: in particular, plenty of dietary supplement formulas based on reservatrol are being offered. Moreover, in 2011, the world’s leading nutritionists recommended taking 1 glass of high quality red wine a day in order to harvest reservatrol benefits and enjoy this effective protection against destructive effects of aging. Read the rest of this entry »

healthy foods 2Regardless of whether you are trying to lose weight, maintain your current weight or simply want to be healthier, it is inevitable that there will be at least an occasional desire to “cheat” by eating the many unhealthy yet tempting foods available to use each day. This is especially true in today’s modern world where advertising is constantly bombarded at us encouraging us to eat high-fat, high-sugar junk food. Certainly, being constantly reminded about how great burgers in McDonald’s taste, or how good a chocolate ice-cream will make you feel, affects the mind of those people who are trying to put off weight, and makes it hardly possible to choose only 100 per cent healthy foods. Read the rest of this entry »