Monthly Archives: November 2020

Avoid inflammatory foods to lower heart disease and stroke risk

Chronic inflammation has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.  Plenty of researches have shown that inflammatory biomarkers, such as interleukins, chemokines and adhesion molecules, are associated with early and late stages of atherosclerosis.  For example, a study by a group of US researchers published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology […]

7 Dishes to Make A Student Smarter and More Attentive

Guest post Student years can turn out to be overwhelming because the number of tasks and knowledge to gather is enormous. And you might start thinking about how you can focus better, find your flow, and be more attentive. You might start wondering if you can become smarter because this will help you face study […]

Elderberry compounds could help minimize flu symptoms, study suggests

Elderberry’s use in folk medicine has been well-documented. In the Middle Ages, elderberry was considered a Holy Tree, capable of restoring good health, keeping good health, and as an aid to longevity.  Hippocrates referred to elderberry as “nature’s medicine chest.”   Elderberries have twice the Vitamin C of oranges and 3 times the antioxidants of blueberries. They’re […]

Exercise just ten minutes a day makes a difference in cardiovascular health

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One hallmark of modern technology is the creation of sedentary lifestyle since we no longer need to hunt for food in the forest like our ancestors did. Many of us sit in front of the computer all day working and typing away. Coincidentally, occurrence of metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases has […]

Think artificial sweeteners can help you lose weight? Not really.

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Artificial sweeteners are a class of natural or synthetic compounds that are capable of interacting with sweet sensors on your tongue causing the sensing of sweet taste.  These compounds are used extensively as sugar substitutes in food and beverages to reduce the caloric content in these products and have long been promoted as aids to […]

Daily ginger consumption eases muscle pain by 25 percent

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exercising has a variety of benefits, including weight loss, stronger bones and muscles, stronger mental health and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and some cancers. However, exercising has some common adverse effects as well, which include muscle pain and soreness. While ginger had […]