Although barley may not be as popular as other whole grains like oats, wheat, or even grain-of-the-moment quinoa, the heath perks associated with barley shouldn’t be overlooked. What are the benefits of eating barley? A very high fiber content (both soluble and insoluble), … Continue reading Barley Benefits, Nutrition, Recipes and Side Effects
Vitamin C is like the Beyoncé of skin care—it’s basically flawless. Why are derms such fans of the antioxidant? “Vitamin C has a wonderful duality: it both brightens and firms skin,” says Dennis Gross, M.D., board-certified dermatologist at Dr. Dennis … Continue reading Best Vitamin C Serums For Your Face 2019
These pharmacist-recommended over-the-counter products will make your next trip to the drugstore easier. When you’ve got a drippy nose or monster headache, chances are you head to your local pharmacy in search of relief, where endless over-the-counter treatment options await, … Continue reading Pharmacists’ Picks: Top 5 Recommended Health Supplements 2019
Why are Cells Important? There are over 37 trillion cells in your body that work hard for you every single day. On average, your body loses 19 million cells each minute, and makes an equal amount to replace them. As … Continue reading Why Are Micronutrients Important?
Ready for yet another reason to eat your veggies? Leafy greens and vegetables like broccoli and cabbage are loaded with vitamin K, an important nutrient that’s been associated with improved insulin sensitivity, a reduced risk of cancer and improved heart … Continue reading Top 10 Vitamin K Foods & Benefits of Foods High in Vitamin K
Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store … Continue reading Vitamin D Therapy Benefits
Would you believe that the majority of the population — up to 90 percent of adults in the United States — is believed to have a vitamin D deficiency? Many physicians are starting to take this vitamin deficiency very seriously; in … Continue reading Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms & Sources to Reverse It!
Is vitamin E oil good for your skin? Vitamin E is both a nutrient and antioxidant with a history of use in dermatology for over 50 years. Scientific research has shown it benefits a number of common skin concerns including burns, scars and wounds. … Continue reading Vitamin E Oil: 6 Natural Health Benefits for Skin & Hair
Want stronger hair, nails, and brows? Here’s your guide to the best vitamins, serums, shampoos, and other treatments that live up to their claims and can actually make a noticeable difference. Vitamins for hair growth As we age, hair becomes finer … Continue reading The Best Vitamins and Serums for Hair, Brow, and Nail Growth
Your brain controls every system in your body. Without a healthy brain, your heart can’t pump blood, your legs can’t run, and you can’t function normally. So how does your brain perform at its best? It relies on omega-3 fatty … Continue reading Omega 3 Benefits – What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?
Ingredients: 1 pound beef stew meat 2 tablespoons avocado oil 8 cups beef broth 2 cups uncooked barley 2 cups collard greens, chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste ½ sweet onion, sliced 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 5 carrots, chopped 3 potatoes, … Continue reading Vegetable Beef Barley Soup (Slow Cooker Recipe)
People with a depressed immune system or nutrient deficiencies may be more prone to catching the flu or a cold. Stress, lack of sleep and exposure to toxins can worsen flu symptoms. According to a report published by the Centers … Continue reading Flu Natural Remedies: 12 Ways to Relieve Flu Symptoms
Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals found in food that nourish your body and help keep you healthy. They are essential to your overall health. Choosing foods each day that are rich in vitamins and minerals is the best way … Continue reading Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need
We’ve all been there: Those leftovers looked (and, er, smelled) a little bit iffy in your fridge, but you didn’t feel like cooking something new. So, you gave them a half-hearted nuke in the microwave, and chowed down—only to find … Continue reading How to Treat Food Poisoning: What to Eat When You Have Diarrhea
If you want to protect your lungs, quitting smoking is a no-brainer. But what you put on your plate can also help, too: Eating certain kinds of produce can help boost lung health, a new study in the European Respiratory … Continue reading Foods For Better Lung Health