Health Benefit of Grapes

Grape is one of the oldest fruit crops domesticated by humans. The numerous uses of grape in making wine, beverages, jelly, and other products, has made it one of the most economically important plants worldwide. The complex phytochemistry of the berry is characterized by a wide variety of compounds, most of which have been demonstrated … Continue reading Health Benefit of Grapes

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Biotin for Hair Growth

Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that is a part of the vitamin B family. It is also known as vitamin B7. Your body needs biotin to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of your hair, skin, and nails. Biotin acts as a coenzyme in the body … Continue reading Biotin for Hair Growth

Maca Root Health Benefits & Uses

Maca (Lepidium meyenii walp.), a biennial herbaceous plant of the family Brassicae, which is cultivated mainly in the central Andes of Peru, has been used as both a food and a traditional medicine in the region for over 2000 years. The subterranean parts of the plant have long been used as a staple foodstuff by indigenous peoples … Continue reading Maca Root Health Benefits & Uses

No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

Experts have long debated whether people can be 'healthy obese' or 'fat but fit'. The idea of being healthily obese is a myth. A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ‘healthy’ obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population. The study was the … Continue reading No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

Sore Throat or Strep Throat? How to Tell the Difference

It is important to determine if your infection is caused by strep, as antibiotics are prescribed to decrease the chance of complications. Potential complications of untreated strep throat infection include middle ear infection (otitis media) , sinus infection (sinusitis), pneumonia, meningitis, kidney disease, and rheumatic fever. Of these, rheumatic fever and kidney disease are of most … Continue reading Sore Throat or Strep Throat? How to Tell the Difference