August 16, 2018

Sinisan, a common, traditional Chinese herbal medicine, is now being lauded as a probable treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a recent study by the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in China. Published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the Beijing University researchers evaluated the beneficial healing effects of Sinisan […]

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August 4, 2018

You’re a meat-eating, iron-pumping athletic woman who suddenly, because of illness, was asked to lay off eating red meat. Gone are the hamburgers, steaks, smoked meats, etc. you used to love! You wonder where you are going to get your daily recommended allowance of 18 mg of iron (men only need 8 mg). What to […]

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July 30, 2018

Alugbati, otherwise known as “Malabar Spinach”, is not really a spinach at all, although it tastes of such when cooked. This green vegetable with the heart-shaped green leaves and red or purple stems is highly popular eaten raw for salads, or cooked in soups and other delectable dishes. According to Wikipedia, Alugbati’s scientific name is […]

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May 21, 2018

The liver is like a janitor in our body. It filters and removes all the wastes and other toxic elements in our body – and makes sure that our blood is being kept clean and free from the toxins we imbibe daily – processed foods; pollutants in the air, drinking water, and food. It is […]

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May 17, 2018

A study published in the Nutrition Journal, revealed that culinary curry may have various spices that help “dilate our arteries” and prevent cardiovascular diseases that we may develop from eating everyday foods. Curry is one of the more common spices we can get daily from the market and easy to prepare. Aside from enhancing the […]

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February 23, 2018

Would eating Broccoli-based yogurt be appetizing to you? Not unless you’re treating potential colon cancer or have colon cancer already! This unlikely combination of yogurt and broccoli was concocted by a research team from the National University of Singapore. Apparently, the team of researchers and professors headed by Matthew Chang and Chun-Loong Ho experimented with […]

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February 3, 2018

Those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis usually can expect to feel mild to severe joint pain. This can be quite debilitating, repetitive and outrightly a disturbance to one’s everyday existence. Fortunately, there are superfoods that can help us cope with rheumatoid arthritis. These superfoods help decrease oxidative stress which is the body’s ability to go against […]

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