January 13, 2010

Nutrition in 2010World’s leading nutrition specialists announced that 2010 will be the year of healthy nutrition. They are convinced that healthy eating will be the year’s trend No. 1, and that is why the American Dietetic Association published a list of the most recommended and healthiest food which have to be included to everyone’s diet and daily nutrition  in 2010. According to Katherine Tallmadge, the ADA spokeswoman, all these foods are very beneficial, low in calories and available in most stores and markets in the US and around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

January 5, 2010

Winter DepressionMany specialists could not help noticing that such phenomenon as “post-New Year” or winter depression attacks many people in the beginning of January, when Christmas and New Year holidays are over and we have to be back to our usual routine. Certainly, the factors like temperature fluctuations, decreased duration of daylight periods and lack of sun also contribute to increased feeling of sadness, despair and hopelessness. Winter depression is familiar to many people. Read the rest of this entry »

December 15, 2009

Brain DisordersWithin the last decade, the list of green tea health benefits and therapeutic properties has been growing and expanding in various health-related aspects, starting from preventing cancer and ending with improving our dental health. Recently, one more very important health benefit of this miraculous beverage was discovered by the specialists at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston Biomedical Research Institute (BBRI). American scientists suggest that regular consumption of green tea (to be proper, its component EGCG in combination with DAPH-12 chemical) is linked to lower risks of developing such common brain disorders, as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Read the rest of this entry »

October 28, 2009

Green TeaOne more important health benefit of green tea was recently discovered and now can be added to the list of numerous therapeutic properties of this amazing herbal remedy. One of the world’s most  reputable medical journals American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published the findings of a research by the specialists at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine,  Japan. The nutritionists found out that drinking 5 cups of high quality green tea on a daily basis is linked to better mental health and can assist in reducing the incidence of psychological distress by up to 20%. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Anti Aging Foods

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 28, 2009

Unfortunately, our Mother Nature gave us no knowledge about possible foods or herbal remedies, which can reverse the process of aging. But the good news is: there are foods and natural products which can slow down unwanted and damaging processes in our body, including hair and skin changes (hair loss, loss of skin elasticity, wrinkles and brown spots on the skin, etc.), behavioral and mental changes, decrease of vision and hearing, and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

Too Much Green Tea Can Be Harmful

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 2, 2009

Green Tea ExtractsFor the last decades, the army of true green tea lovers has become really huge. I guess, we all know everything about numerous curative properties and therapeutic effects of green tea. The benefits of this miraculous herb are associated with longevity, cancer-free and diabetes-free life, perfect skin and absence of tooth cavities, low cholesterol levels and effective weight management, lower risks of having problems with the function of cardio-vascular and digestive systems. However, consuming something, even very useful and therapeutic, in large quantities will not do anything good to us. Therefore, doctors warn us about harmful effects of taking too much of even such beneficial herbal remedy as green tea. Read the rest of this entry »