Some of the most unassuming spices can be amazing sources of health. Not many would guess that the small and ordinary looking cumin seed can become your faithful weight loss aide. A study published in the journal Complimentary Therapies in Clinical Practice was the first to reveal the potential cumin seeds have for dieting. Using this spice can help you lose weight quicker and influence the body’s fat profile in a positive way by reducing the levels of harmful lipids in the blood.
Chest congestion is an unpleasant inflammation of the lower respiratory system that can make your breathing become difficult and painful. In many cases, it is caused by common conditions, such as colds and respiratory infections. In order to prevent any complications, it is important to clear it before it worsens. Here are some natural home remedies for chest congestion that can help you alleviate the symptoms and return you to your previous, congestion-free, health.
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in our body. It begins in the lower back and runs through the buttock and down the lower limb. Sciatic pain (sciatica) is caused by a compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve.
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) and honey are two amazing natural substances. When you consume them in their unprocessed, raw forms, the health benefits abound. If you put the two together, the results become even more positive. In addition, the use of sweet honey makes the taste of the drink more pleasing.
Green tea is known to be a healthy beverage and I’ve already written about why you should drink more green tea. But there is one particular tea, originating in Japan, that surpasses all its counterparts. Matcha green tea is believed to be the highest quality powdered green tea on Earth. It comes with a long list of health benefits and it’s no surprise that it has been extremely popular in the Far East for thousands of years.
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. There are many factors contributing to the development of this much feared disease and diet is a very important one. A change in diet can do a great deal to prevent, and sometimes even treat, breast cancer. Omega-3 fatty acids – found in some freshwater fish and marine life – can play an important role. Scientific studies indicate that their regular intake can lower your risk of breast cancer by up to 14% by consuming two portions of oily fish every week. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.
Have you ever noticed how mentally and physically refreshed you feel after sitting by a gashing waterfall? Or how you experience a boost in energy after spending some time at an untamed seafront? What makes you feel so good in spots of this kind is the abundance of negative ions, which get produced in some natural places.
Now, there is a way to mimic these perfect circumstances in your own home and indoor places where you spend a lot of time. Himalayan salt lamps have the ability to chemically and physically transform a room, and have unique healing effects. Find out how Himalayan salt lamps work, where to use them and what are their health benefits.
Sugar-related illnesses are on the rise. Diabetes, cardio-vascular problems and dementia are just some of the serious chronic diseases connected to over-indulging in the sweet white poison. Sometimes, people’s personal experiences can be more persuasive than the gray scientific data. So here’s a story about a woman who gave up sugar and saw her life change for the better.
Tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, pneumonia and leprosy are all caused by Gram positive bacteria. It appears that there is a naturally occurring substance that can fight them effectively. It comes in the form of a delicious and healthy cashew nut. Some report amazing results when using cashews, and scientists, too, are looking into its healing components.
Salt is something most of us use to season our food on a daily basis. Moderation has been suggested and many fret about the amounts they consume. However, salt is very important for our health and shouldn’t be completely omitted. We just need to get it right.
Unfortunately, regular table salt, most commonly found in kitchens and restaurants around the world, has little in common with natural salt. This salt is usually highly refined. It’s almost pure sodium chloride (97% or more), with added chemicals, such as absorbents and anti-caking agents. But there are other types of salt such as sea salt and pink Himalayan salt which has incredible health benefits.