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6 Superfoods that Work to Maximize Nutrition

Superfood is a term given to a natural food that contains high quantities of quality nutrients that deliver extra health benefits. Lots of superfoods are available in the market everyday. These foods work to maximize your health, protect you from diseases, and they help to keep you young looking and full of energy. It is [...]

The Health Benefits of Durian

Durian is a Southeast Asian fruit that contains a fleshy pulp and emits a pungent smell.  Despite its foul smell, many Asians still consider Durian as the "king of fruits" because of its heavenly taste.  People who were brave enough to taste this fruit have become addicted to it.  Many people love the durian not [...]

How to Lower Bad Cholesterol Levels Naturally

How to Lower Bad Cholesterol Levels Naturally

Cholesterol is a waxy steroid substance found in the cell membranes of animals and transported in the blood stream.  It is an essential structural component of mammalian cell membranes.  But if they accumulate in the blood vessels, they can block normal blood flow.  This can lead to high blood pressure, heart attack and other circulatory [...]

9 Herbs that Help to Combat Free Radicals

Free radicals are toxic by-products of the body's metabolic processes.  They can also be produced by other causes such as stress, pollution, constant exposure to toxic chemicals, radiation, eating smoked, deep fried and barbecued foods, and over exposure to sunlight.  Free radicals are harmful, in fact, they are believed to the primary cause of cellular [...]

The Health Risks of Overeating

Eating is a part of our basic instinct for survival.  We eat to live and to preserve ourselves.  But eating in excess is another story because it is no longer in accordance with our instinct to live. Overeating is not healthy and it has adverse effects on your health. Healthy eating and overeating are separated [...]

The Health Benefits of Early Morning Jogs

Early morning jogs are one of the most popular exercises anywhere in the world today.  Many people including students, professionals, athletes, and employees prefer to start their day with this early morning exercise because it gives them an atmosphere of silence, the air is fresh, and it is the time that one can be alone [...]

The Health Benefits of Grape Juice

Grape juice is called "nectar of gods" for all good reasons.  It is extracted from one of the leading nutritional fruits known to man.  Aside from its heavenly taste, it is also rich in essential vitamins and minerals that your body needs for optimum health.  These include vitamins A, C, B6, folate, potassium, iron, calcium, [...]

The Adverse Effects of Vitamin A Deficiency

Vitamin A or retinol is a pale-yellow, fat-soluble alcohol which is most commonly found in fatty fish and fish-liver oils.  Plants do not contain vitamin A but many fruits and vegetables contain beta-carotene which the body converts into vitamin A.  One of the most important uses of vitamin A is its ability to support the [...]

The Health Risks of Overeating

Everything taken in excess is poison, an old saying goes.  This adage is very much applicable to overeating.  Eating is an essential aspect of our existence and survival, but eating excessively can have a negative impact on your health.  Only a few people understand the difference between healthy eating and overeating.  This makes us prone [...]

The Health Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise is a brisk physical activity that promotes the circulation of oxygen through the blood.   The improved of oxygen supply is triggered by the increased rate of breathing.  Some examples of aerobic exercises include walking, jogging, bicycling and swimming. Here are some of the health benefits of aerobic exercise: 1.  It can help to [...]