Healthy News For Coffee Drinkers

Believe it or not, coffee has a healthy new image. Recent studies show that coffee, for years considered objectionable to your health, may actually provide health benefits for a variety of conditions. What happened? Newer and better research involving large studies over an extended time period has washed away the validity of older studies identifying […]

Foods That Fight Chronic Inflammation

Heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes—researchers have determined these devastating illnesses have something in common. What is it? They all appear to be linked to “sustained low-grade inflammation”, the ongoing release of inflammatory immune compounds that have been identified as a major contributor in the development and progression of many life-threatening diseases. When inflammation […]

Butterbur: Little Known Versatile Herb

An almost forgotten herb, butterbur (Petasites hybridus) was for many centuries associated with treating plagues, fevers, coughs, and gastrointestinal disorders. Over the past few years, butterbur has been rediscovered by modern science. The herb is now backed by compelling evidence from clinical trials, particularly from Germany, that have unlocked butterbur’s ability to reduce the frequency […]

Health Benefits of Olive Oil

 We’ve all noticed the crowded supermarket shelves with a wide array of cooking oils. Are there certain oils we should not include in the shopping cart?      Avoid cooking oils high in saturated fat that can increase both LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and the risk of heart disease. Saturated fat is typically solid at […]

Better Health In a Teacup

  Congratulations, if you’re a tea drinker. Whether you prefer green, black, white or oolong tea, you’re drinking much more than a simple hot beverage. If you’re not a tea drinker, you’re missing out on a natural drink, free of fat or calories, is inexpensive, tastes good and is loaded with unique, health-yielding properties. “Polyphenol […]