What do Probiotics do for your body? – do they really keep you healthy?
We first found out about probiotics when Elie Metchnikoff introduced the concept in the early 20th century. Elie was a Russia-French immunologist who won the 1908 Nobel Prize for his studies. He is known as “the father of probiotics”.
In this article, I will discuss what are probiotics, what do they do, some sources, and some benefits of probiotics. Continue reading “What do Probiotics do for your body? – do they really keep you healthy?”
How to have a healthy colon – for life
Have you ever just stopped for a moment to think about what your colon actually does? This is usually just a topic discussed in biology class. Once the class is over, do we ever really think about it again? We do if there is a problem with our colon, but otherwise it’s something we don’t think about or discuss on a regular basis. Continue reading “How to have a healthy colon – for life”
Are acai Berries good? – the skinny on this little one
Acai berries have been a topic of discussion for several years. They can be found in drinks, powders, and all kinds of supplement. Acai is considered a superfood due to its high antioxidant properties. I am going to discuss what are acai berries, what are acai berries nutrition values, acai berries health benefits, acai berry side effects, and then you can decide are acai berries good for you. Continue reading “Are acai Berries good? – the skinny on this little one”
The term superfoods did not appear until the 1990’s, but what are the superfoods? Basically, superfoods are considered to be super because of various properties in them. Most are packed full of different vitamins or nutrients and are low in calories. This is why the can be a great welcome to anyone looking to lose weight or wants to eat healthier.
We will take a look at the 10 top superfoods and discuss why they are considered to be super. These 10 are the most popular from a survey that I conducted along with additional online research. Continue reading “What are the superfoods – a dieter’s dream”
I have noticed that there has been a lot more interest in Omega 3 lately. It’s all over the media, the internet, and even more studies are being conducted. I know basically what it is and its sources, but I have decided to look into it more due to the recent increase in interest and find out what is omega 3 good for and sources of Omega 3. Continue reading “What is Omega 3 good for – besides all the hype”
I am starting to see a lot more advertising on Keto diets. Since I did not know a lot about exactly what is Keto dieting? I started researching this. I will explain the basics of what is the Keto diet all about? Continue reading “What is Keto Dieting – What is the Keto diet all aout”
There have been some recent discussions as to which the best herbs are for use in weight loss. There is a consensus as to the top 10 herbs for weight loss, but even among experts there may be some slight differences in opinions. Below are the top 10 herbs generally used and will discuss some properties or benefits of each. These are some natural ways for weight loss. Continue reading “Top 10 herbs for weight loss – natural ways for weight loss”
We have all seen ads or heard about the wild medicinal claims of green tea, but how wild are they? Does green tea help the body? Those wild claims may not be so wild. Researchers as recent as this week continue to support many of these claims. We will look at a brief history of green tea, what it is, how it’s made, then look at some benefits. Continue reading “Does Green Tea Help the Body – an overview of green tea”
Over the past few days, I was surprised how many times people have asked “what are body toxins” in the course of normal conversations are. I don’t know if people are just more away of what we have been putting in our bodies or if it’s a new buzz word that someone is using. With all these questions, I have decided to write this article. Continue reading “What Are Body Toxins? – What do toxins do?”
I have heard about cleanses for years and have even tried a few. It’s easy to get confused or sidetracked with all the information out there. This is the first article that I will write as I conduct my own research on this subject. Let me also say that I am not a healthcare professional, this is based solely on some research that I have personally done and thought others might benefit from this as well.
In this article, I am going to just give an overview of what a cleanse is, toxins, how can a cleanse help me, and is it safe. There are many articles on the internet that go into greater detail of what I have explained here. Continue reading “What is a cleanse – A brief Overview”