It’s finally pumpkin season and we’re celebrating with pretty much all the pumpkin we can get our hands on! Why? Because it’s delicious. Also, because of their health benefits you might not be aware of:
Pumpkins are a great source of antioxidants like beta-carotene. Our body converts beta-carotene into Vitamin A, an essential nutrient which improves vision and helps prevent macular degeneration. Beta-carotene also eliminates free radicals, keeping cancer cells at bay. One more plus for this antioxidant? It nourishes skin, helping prevent fine lines and wrinkles.
“The world is becoming more toxic… and modern technology can’t fix it. But human history can.” — Origins I stumbled upon this movie as I was surfing the net from my pillow this morning — at the time I was still blurry eyed and in the throes of waking up. I bookmarked it to view at a […]
What if you could call on an online community to keep everything in in working order when you hit the limits of your gardening prowess? The MEG Open Source Greenhouse is an internet-connected indoor microclimate designed to tap into the collective knowledge of green-thumbs around the world.
A ketogenic diet calls for minimizing carbohydrates and replacing them with healthy fats and moderate amounts of high-quality protein.
One of the most common operations performed in the world today is coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). I would like to share with you the remarkable story of a recent Cardiac Wellness Program patient here at Montefiore Medical Center (I’ll call him Mr. J), who changed his diet and averted the CABG knife.
A new documentary reveals how the US government has been “bought” by the food and healthcare industries. “If you thought they hurt us with the banks, wait ’til you see what they are doing to our health care.”
The alkaline diet seems a bit too good to be true. Proponents of this diet suggest that replacing acid-forming foods with alkaline foods can improve health.
By Omar Cherif Just like many other drugs, sugar is addictive. But unlike most drugs, sugar is legal and readily available pretty much everywhere, so getting hooked is way easier. The less you eat it, however, the less you crave it. I have personally kicked it out of my life some years ago and it […]
Those who simply trust the food industry to be transparent, may unknowingly eat meat or animal-derived ingredients.
Julia Sich began eating wild weeds and making them into green smoothies for health as a result of a health crisis. Having restored her health, she is now called the “Weed Guru”, teaching classes and leading tours and workshops to encourage others to “go wild” with their gardens.
The FDA recently reversed its position on taking daily aspirin if you haven’t had a heart attack, concluding that the risks outweigh the benefits. A safer, more effective approach to heart health is reducing chronic inflammation through diet, exercise, sun exposure, and grounding yourself to the earth.
A new study asks not just how diet influences the microbiome, but also do males show the same diet effects as females?