Avoiding Depression Through Diet and Nutrition

What we eat not only affects us physically but also affects our moods and ability to handle stress. Our brain chemicals, known as neurotransmitters are closely linked with what we eat. The most common of these; dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine are only working properly when we have adequate complex carbohydrate and protein consumption in our […]

Battling Your Aging and Disease Process with Antioxidants Through Diet

Many holistic alternative health practitioners believe that the many toxins in today’s environment, added to our poor diets tip the oxidant/antioxidant balance against us. Oxidation creates free radicals which in turn create cell damage-our natural aging process-but we can retard this process with antioxidant supplements and a better diet. These measures allow us to tip […]

bitter melon extract battles breast cancer

According to results of a recent study published in the American Association for Cancer Research Journal, bitter melon extract was found to positively affect breast cancer cell growth.

“Our findings suggest that bitter melon extract modulates several signal transduction pathways, which induces breast cancer cell death,” said lead researcher Ratna B. Ray, Ph.D., professor in […]

Blueberries Improve Inflammatory Bowel Disorders (IBS, Chron's Colitis)

New research from the Lund University Faculty of Engineering shows that blueberries are not only rich in antioxidants and vitamins, but can alleviate and protect against intestinal inflammations.

The Swedish study published in the Journal of Microbiology began as an attempt to see whether various types of dietary fiber and health-promoting bacteria-‘probiotic’ bacteria such as […]

What The Heck Are Enzymes?

Enzymes are called “the spark that makes life”. These power packed protein molecules play a vital role in every biochemical activity. They are essential for digesting food, perking up the brain, repairing every singe damaged tissue, and providing your cells with energy. The most successful alternative medicine treatments for cancer even include enzymes! Necessary to […]