How Much Extra Food You Should Eat When Pregnant

How Much Extra Food You Should Eat When Pregnant

Eating well during pregnancy is very crucial but you must be mindful of what you eat. You should consume at least 300 extra calories daily later in your pregnancy when your baby is fast developing. These calories should come from healthy and nutritious foods that can enhance the growth of your child. On average, most […]

Tired And Sluggish? This Essential Mineral Could Be The Answer

Tired And Sluggish? This Essential Mineral Could Be The Answer Despite many of us watching our diet carefully so that we do not leave out any important vitamins and minerals, it often happens that one particular mineral is left out. When this happens, your body will probably start showing some signs of wear, and this […]

3 Ways to Reduce Inflammation Naturally

3 Ways to Reduce Inflammation Naturally

Cancer, diabetes, depression, heart disease, stroke, Fibromyalgia, Alzheimer’s—these seemingly diverse diseases are increasingly thought to have a common denominator: inflammation. While our genetic predisposition for disease can’t be changed, we can do something about this other major player. Normally, inflammation is part of a healthy immune response, an orchestrated onslaught of cells and chemicals that […]

The Liver

–by Dr. Michael L. Johnson Many of us grew up with the Wonder Bread commercial telling us how it “helps build strong bodies 12 ways!” What the commercial failed to tell us is that Americans have been consuming “enriched” or “fortified” white flour since the 1940’s and it is slowly killing them. The problem is […]

Magnesium- The Forgotten Mineral

Magnesium- The Forgotten Mineral Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for the body and yet, its health benefits are often under-appreciated. According to the National Institutes of Health: “Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, supports […]

Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

[Last updated: September 28th 2012] Sunflower seeds are excellent source of vitamins B1, B5 and E. Vitamin E is a very important vitamin that acts as an antioxidants in our bodies and fights against free radicals. Therefore vitamin-E is considered as an anti-aging and immune-booster vitamin. More importantly women, specially pregnant and breast-feeding women need […]