Tag: inflammation

Do You Really Need to Quit Sugar ?

Every new year, you’re bombarded with an endless amount of dos and don’ts to eating healthier and becoming the best version of yourself. And typically, there’s one thing that’s always at the top of the naughty list: sugar. But while it’s been demonized for years, it’s actually not quite the

Coffee is great for your skin: antioxidants soothe red and inflamed breakouts

Here’s another good reason to enjoy a cup of coffee every day. In addition to waking you up in the morning and keeping you alert when you’re tired, a Paleo Hacks article reported that coffee could keep your skin healthy. Coffee contains both antioxidants and caffeine. The former fights oxidative stress that ages

Tamarind more effective than standard analgesics, study shows

Painkillers are some of the most common medications that people take. This is because most health problems are associated with either acute or chronic pain. However, prolonged use of these drugs actually has adverse effects on a person’s health. Because of these repercussions, people are now going back to the safer

Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death

With proper dietary supplementation with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents, cancer may be prevented or slowed down. One of these powerful anti-cancer agents is pomegranate. According to research, pomegranate juice and pomegranate extract contain powerful healing chemical compounds such as luteolin and ellagic acid that effectively work together to help prevent cancer cell growth,

Eat cordyceps before high-intensity exercise to improve endurance

Cordyceps has an unsavory reputation among people unfamiliar with it, but its health benefits have been the subject of several studies. One particular research, for instance, found that it can enhance your tolerance to high-intensity workouts, allowing you to do more and gain more from physical activity.In the study, the

Guava demonstrates powerful anticancer effects

Guava (Psidium guajava) is known not just for its fruit, but also for its traditional medicinal application against conditions such as inflammation and cancer. A study published in the journal Pharmaceutical Biologyexamined the plant’s anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antitumor effects. The researchers determined the antioxidant activity of the plant’s leaf methanol, hexane,

Red peppers help reduce inflammation

Research has found that red peppers, particularly the Capsicum baccatum species, contain bioactive compounds that may be used to fight inflammation and treat inflammatory-related diseases. The study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, assessed the anti-inflammatory effects of red pepper extracts using both laboratory testing and clinical trials. Researchers at the Federal University

curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric in treating diabetes

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric, known for its various medicinal applications, which include diabetes treatment. To optimize the biological activities of curcumin, a group of researchers from Egypt and Saudi Arabia synthesized different heterocyclic compounds from it. In this study, which was published in the Biological and Pharmaceutical

sea cucumbers and potent anti-inflammatory properties

Sea cucumbers (specifically Isostichopus badionotus) are used in East Asia as a medicinal ingredient, but their bioactivity is known to vary depending on the species and their environment. In a study published in the journal PharmaNutrition, researchers investigated the anti-inflammatory activity of sea cucumbers harvested from the Yucatan coast. After harvest, the

Pomegranate juice found to combat systemic inflammation throughout the body

pomegranate juice is starting to take up more space on your supermarket’s shelves. It’s easy to pass this off as yet another food trend. However, many people are turning to the beverage not for its flavor but for its unique properties. Polyphenol-rich pomegranates have plenty of health-enhancing benefits thanks to

Fish oil helps fight arthritis, cancer, heart disease, depression by preventing inflammation – Are you getting enough?

Fish oil : It’s no secret by now that omega-3 fatty acids are a highly beneficial nutrient. Many people are aware of the benefits of fish oil and other forms of omega-3 fatty acids, but actually getting enough of this valuable nutrient to reap its benefits still seems to be

colon cancer: Natural chemicals produced by vegetables like kale and broccoli help maintain a healthy gut and prevent

colon cancer: Cases of colon cancer are on the rise, which is bad news considering it’s the second leading cause of cancer death in adults in the U.S. How can you avoid being one of the 97,220 new cases of colon cancer expected this year? While there is a genetic

Blueberries prevent chronic disease by reducing inflammation in your body

So many foods claim to be superfoods these days that the distinction doesn’t carry as much weight as it once did. While these foods are hardly bad for you, some of the recent entries aren’t quite as remarkable as their predecessors. However, one of the original superfoods, the blueberry, continues

Why spirulina is the best nutritional supplement for people with Parkinson’s

Superfoods, by definition, are food items that are packed with compounds (such as fiber, antioxidants, or fatty acids) that are considered beneficial to human health. A lot of foods fit the bill, of course, but none quite as perfect as spirulina (Arthrospira platensis). It’s called the “miracle of the sea,” and for good reason:

Blood cancers can be treated safely and naturally with cinnamon

Cinnamon does more than add a pleasant and appetizing aroma to your favorite dishes – it can also help treat certain cancers. A study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine found that cinnamon has the ability to modify the growth of and kill blood cancer cells. Myeloma is a type of blood