antioxidant benefits

Antioxidant : What are antioxidants?

What is an antioxidant? Antioxidants are the natural protective molecules found in foods like fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants protects our DNA and cells from free radical damage in our body which can cause cancer. Antioxidant actually refers to the chemical property of a substance, which is the ability to give a free electron. How are free radicals produced and how do … Continue Reading →


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Cat’s claw / Una de Gato : Miracle Peruvian Herb!

                                                                    Cat’s claw Common Name: Cat’s claw Botanical Name: Uncaria tomentosa AKA: Una de Gato What is Cat’s claw aka una de gato? Cat’s claw or una de … Continue Reading →


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Childhood Obesity: How Do You Stop This Growing Epidemic?

According to the American Heart Association, childhood obesity affects about 1/3 of the kids and teens in America. This means that 1 in every 3 kids is either obese or overweight. Both are the result of consuming too many calories and not enough calorie expenditure. What is the reason for this growing childhood obesity epidemic in America? Who is to … Continue Reading →


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Leaky Gut :Your Immunity Depends On It !

“All Disease start in the gut” Hippocrates What is a leaky gut syndrome? Our gut  is a barrier between the outside environment and the body. Our small intestine has a mucus lining that allows particles to be absorbed by the body into the bloodstream. In the small intestine nutrients are absorbed through a semi-permeable lining or hair like structures of the … Continue Reading →


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5-HTP For Weight Loss:Is it right for you?

What Is 5-HTP ? 5-HTP or 5-hydroxytryptophan is an amino acid made by the body from L-tryptophan found in high protein foods we eat. 5-HTP is then converted by the body to the hormone serotonin, which regulates the mood and melatonin which regulates our sleep cycles. There are no foods high in 5-HTP. 5-HTP is made from tryptophan. Foods rich in L-tryptophan are: dairy products, … Continue Reading →


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Insomnia: Are you sleep deprived?

Are you one of those people who either can’t fall asleep or can’t stay asleep? Well you are not alone! There is an estimated about 35% to 45% of the general population  affected by insomnia at a certain times in their lives. It is very frustrating spending night after night, tossing and turning, looking at the time and thinking if you … Continue Reading →


Making Raw Milk Kefir

Kefir: The Most Potent Probiotic To Boost Your Digestive Health!

What is Kefir ? The origins of this wonder drink can be traced back to Caucasus Mountains in Eurasia. The Caucasians shepherds were the first known people to make Kefir,  who carried milk stored in goat skin leather bag where it would ferment in a creamy, sour beverage. What is the difference between Kefir and yogurt?  Kefir and yogurt might look the … Continue Reading →


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Ayurveda : The World’s Oldest Medicinal System!

Ayurveda : What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a form of alternative medicine, that originated in India over 5000 years ago. The word Ayurveda comes from the Sanskrit word Ayur means life and Veda means wisdom or knowledge. To have the knowledge of life is Ayurveda. Ayurvedic medicine has a theory which states that every thing in this universe is connected … Continue Reading →


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Flu: How To Beat The Flu Without A Flu Shot!

Flu shot does not have to be the only answer. As the flu season is at its peak, we all are focused on getting a flu shot. Getting a flu shot might not be a bad idea, but people are led to believe that they have no choice but to get the flu shot in order to not get a … Continue Reading →


Walking Barefoot

Walking Barefoot Or Earthing: Health Benefits

Walking barefoot or earthing has many health benefits:  In the modern-day society where shoes are being worn even in the house, it is hard to imagine us walking barefoot outdoors without our shoes. But did you know that, walking barefoot has many health benefits?  According to the recent research, walking barefoot also known as earthing or grounding has following health benefits: … Continue Reading →

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