Alkaline Diet

Alkaine Diet

Your body can be compared to a finely tuned car or machinery. In order to keep the car going, you need to provide it with premium fuel.  This fuel can be highly correlated to what you put in your body (food you eat, water you drink). Ultimately, your body needs more alkaline food because this is the … [Read more...]

Why Cider Is Healthy (And How To Make It)

cider

Hurray, cider is healthy! We always knew it, but it's nice to have confirmation from science. According to scientists at the University of Glasgow, in fact, cider is as rich in antioxidants as red wine, another alcoholic beverage recognized for its health benefits. Like the latter, cider contains … [Read more...]

What’s In a Hot Dog?

What's in a hot dog?

It's tasty, filling, cheap, fast and found on every street corner... but how much do we really know about what's in a hot dog? Considered one of the most highly processed foods we can eat, the frankfurter sausage family has recently been subjected to harsh criticism after researchers visited … [Read more...]

Medicinal Properties of Mulled Wine

Medicinal mulled wine

The medicinal properties of mulled wine, spiced wine or vin brulé have been appreciated since as far back as ancient Rome. In the Middle Ages it was made by monks in the monasteries, by heating red wine and adding various herbs and spices known for their medicinal properties, thus creating an … [Read more...]

Liquorice and Magnolia For Healthy Teeth

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It is said that there's nothing new under the sun, and though many might dispute this, it's certainly a fact that modern science tends to struggle when it comes to discovering a natural medicine that hasn't been used for thousands of years somewhere in the world. This is the case of liquorice and … [Read more...]

Food Supplements

Food supplements

Supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry which has exploded in recent years. I'm sure you've seen ads, email spam, and TV commercials which promise to make you lose weight with the right supplement. The truth of the matter is that most food supplements do not help you lose weight. However, … [Read more...]

Yerba Mate and Colon Cancer

yerba mate

According to a recent scientific study from the University of Illinois, there is a strong relation between Yerba Mate and colon cancer treatment. The bioactive compounds contained in just one cup of Yerba Mate tea, in fact, showed to be effective in destroying colon cancer cells, as well as … [Read more...]