Lack of Communication Leading to Depression
Oct06

Lack of Communication Leading to Depression

When was the last time you paid your grandparents or older relatives a visit? Have you ever considered how important spending time with that person might be? You probably think your visit maybe like any other and insignificant. You might even think the exchange could have been compressed in a phone call, but could that brief interaction be making a drastic difference in your loved one’s mental health? A new study published in...

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Hidden Benefits in Broccoli
Sep15

Hidden Benefits in Broccoli

  Despite their bad reputation among children, broccoli is actually one of the healthiest veggies out there. Broccoli belongs to the same family of vegetables as cauliflower, kale, cabbage, and turnips. All of these are known for being powerhouses of nutrition with little calories. Keep reading this article for an in depth look at why you should really be eating broccoli and making it a part of your family’s diet. Did you...

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Hidden Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Sep06

Hidden Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Olive oil is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine but could the benefits of olive oil be even greater than the flavor added to our food? Olive oil is growing in popularity throughout North America. It seems almost everyday people are finding new use for the miracle oil. Olive oil can be used anywhere as a massage oil, to hair conditioner and even eye makeup remover. But how about we get back to basics and appreciate what the oil is doing...

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Could An Apple A Day Do More Than Just Keep The Doctor Away?
Sep04

Could An Apple A Day Do More Than Just Keep The Doctor Away?

Everyone knows the Welsh proverb that says “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” but have you ever put any thought as to why that is? Apples are jam packed with important antioxidants, flavanoids and dietary fiber! The nutrients provided in apples might even help reduce the risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Apples can even help reduce the risk of stroke! Thanks to the antioxidants found in apples, a study...

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Honey: What Can it Really Do?
Sep03

Honey: What Can it Really Do?

Are you using your jar of honey to its complete potential? You might be using honey to naturally sweeten your hot beverage or snack but did you ever consider that you might be benefiting more than your taste buds? Health benefits of consuming honey have been documented in early Greek, Roman, Vedic, and Islamic texts and the healing qualities of honey were referred to by philosophers and scientists all the way back to ancient times....

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Could a little color change your life?
Sep02

Could a little color change your life?

Cancer is a growing issue around the world. Although there has been a 20% decline in cancer death from 1991 to 2010, (as reported by the American Cancer Society)  there still much more to be learned about disease.  But what if there was something we could do now to help our chances of fighting back this complex and deadly disease? New research provided by Jairam K.P. Vanamala (associate professor of food sciences, Penn State and...

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