The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

Turmeric is native to India and Southeast Asia. In India, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicines due to its therapeutic properties, as a disinfectant and treatment for laryngitis, bronchitis, and diabetes. Turmeric is derived from the rhizomes (underground stems) of the plant Curcuma longa, a member of the ginger family. Curcumin is the most active … Continue reading The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

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The Many Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting the sugars from apples. This turns them into acetic acid, the active ingredient in vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is high in acetic acid. Like other acids, acetic acid can increase your body's absorption of important minerals from the foods you eat. Therefore, it is possible that drinking apple … Continue reading The Many Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Rutin for Blood Vessel Health

The name rutin comes from Ruta graveolens, the scientific name of the herb common rue, which also contains rutin. Before 1950, rutin was called "vitamin P," although it is not actually a vitamin. It is also known by several specific scientific names such as rutoside, sophorin and quercetin-3-O-rutinoside. Rutin is named after Ruta graveolens, commonly known … Continue reading Rutin for Blood Vessel Health

Wheat Germ & Nutrition

Wheat germ is the part of the wheat kernel that is responsible in helping the plant reproduce and spawn new wheat. It is actually the embryo of the wheat plant. The entire wheat kernel is usually removed during the refining of whole wheat grains into white flour. It contains the most vitamin and minerals of … Continue reading Wheat Germ & Nutrition

Fenugreek Herb & Benefits

Fenugreek, an annual herb native to Southern Europe and Asia, is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs and provides a variety of purported health and practical benefits. Now grown in many parts of the world, fenugreek seeds impart a maple-like flavor to baked goods and curries and the plant can be eaten as a … Continue reading Fenugreek Herb & Benefits

What is Cholesterol? – Best Health Tips

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all cells of the body. Your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods. Your body makes all the cholesterol it needs. However, cholesterol also is found in some of the foods you eat. Cholesterol travels through your bloodstream … Continue reading What is Cholesterol? – Best Health Tips

Health Benefits of Cranberry

Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium. About 95% of cranberries are processed into products such as juice drinks, sauce, and sweetened dried cranberries. The remaining are sold fresh to consumers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZPXQ7nw_9Y Benefits Delicious, tart cranberries have significantly high amounts of phenolic flavonoid … Continue reading Health Benefits of Cranberry

Health Benefits of Buckwheat

Buckwheat is a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel which makes it a suitable substitute for grains for people who are sensitive to wheat or other grains that contain protein glutens. Types of Buckwheat Common Buckwheat Common buckwheat, or Fagopyrum esculentum, as its name suggests, is the most commonly grown variety of … Continue reading Health Benefits of Buckwheat