Olive OilOlive oil is one of the most valuable and useful herbal remedies known for its numerous therapeutic effects. Those who are interested in healthy nutrition and are wondering about health benefits of olive oil may know that it is rich in natural antioxidants which protect us against cancer and slow down aging processes in our tissues. Also, this natural product contains great amounts of Omega 3 fatty acids which assist us in lowering LDL cholesterol levels in blood, help lowering blood pressure, improving metabolism and preventing weight gain. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer is the time when we can enjoy the best benefits and nutritional properties of fresh veggies and fruits. Check out the list of the healthiest natural superfoods for summer 2011.

  • KaleKale. This leafy green is extremely good for our health as it is packed with a huge number of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. This low calorie and fat-free food is rich in vitamins A, K, D6 and C, dietary fiber, antioxidants, manganese, potassium, copper, magnesium and others. Kale has very strong antioxidant and anti-cancer properties which are especially effective for breast, colon and ovarian cancer prevention. Plus very strong cardiovascular support and anti-inflammatory properties. Add fresh green leaves of kale to your daily vegetable salad, and do not forget to garnish your salad with a pinch of sesame seeds, as well as dress it with some high quality olive oil.

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Honeysuckle ExtractSummer months of blazing sun have come, and many of us are looking for effective natural solutions and herbal remedies for sunburn. At the same time, scientists go on their numerous studies and researches in order to offer us more of great and simple solutions for excellent natural UV-protection. According to the findings of the latest research published in the journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research of American Chemical Society, it can be effective to use honeysuckle extract as a safe herbal remedy to protect our skin from sunburn, premature skin aging and other harmful effects of excessive sunlight in summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Apples are undoubtedly very healthy and very therapeutic fruits, and health benefits of apples are really numerous. These fruits can improve our digestion, give us an opportunity to enjoy antioxidant properties and aid weight loss. Apples are great to those who suffer from type 2 diabetes. In addition to all the curative properties, a recent research has shown that daily consumption of just 1 apple can assist us in preventing such health condition as muscle atrophy which is connected with aging and can cause a lot of discomfort but still can’t be cured. Read the rest of this entry »

Alzheimer's diseaseStresses are something that all of us have to encounter very often, and sometimes it is really very hard to learn taking certain things easy and not allowing stresses cause imbalances in our psychological stability. A lot is known about negative effects of stresses and the ways they damage our health, drain out our energy and destroy our optimistic thoughts, making us nervous, anxious, tense and depressed. Chronic or acute, stresses affect our overall health to a great extent, and a recent study has indicated that stresses are linked to certain changes in our brain function which can increase our chances of developing such terrible condition as Alzheimer’s disease. Read the rest of this entry »

health benefits of pomegranate juiceStresses at workplace are very harmful both to our professional output and our overall health. According to recent study, conducted by the specialists of Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, such natural remedy as fresh pomegranate juice can help us feel more enthusiastic, energetic and positive, this way developing stronger resistivity to stresses at the workplace. Before, pomegranate juice was known as a great natural solution for nervous tension and negative emotions linked to the notorious middle-age crisis. Read the rest of this entry »