Farmer’s markets might not be as convenient as the supermarket or big box store, but you may find in the long run buying from local farmers and ranchers as well as beekeepers is healthier. Our market is open most of the year and twice a week. There are also markets in close by cities that are worth the drive which gives me options most days of the week. Here is a brief guide on how to shop at a local farmer's market.
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Hypertension is characterized by high blood pressure, and can be a secondary effect to kidney disease, but also has been associated with certain medications. If it is left untreated, it can cause complications by the narrowing of blood vessels. So, the best way to keep your blood pressure at normal levels, is to use natural remedies that have the ability to lower your blood pressure. These 5 ingredients used in cooking, are accessible and inexpensive and will help lower your blood pressure.
Smallpox is a long gone, viral disease. But recent comments from Bill Gates on bioterrorism, have sparked fear on what could people do in case of bioterrorist attack with the variola virus, which is still kept in vials in the CDC in Atlanta and the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology in Russia. So, the question is: how could food help with healing, in case of a smallpox (variola) outbreak?
The debate on what causes autism continues, but recent findings have confirmed that there is a gut brain connection that is disrupted in autistic people, and it is been discovered to be caused by an aggressive form of candida. This yeast infection causes havoc in the system, leading neurological issues, which are later labelled as autism. Therefore, controlling yeast infection can be a treatment for autism, and there is a case study to prove it.
Researchers say that consuming soy protein may lessen the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.
If you don't take the opportunity to replenish your blood sugar and muscle glycogen stores after a workout, forty-eight hours may be needed before these stores are refilled. This is typically the standard recovery time for most fitness enthusiasts, with the second day often feeling worse than the first, but it doesn't have to be this way. You can cut your recovery time in half by simply eating fruit.
Researchers warn about falling for so-called diet foods designed to help cut calories and lose weight. A University of Georgia study highlights how diet foods can cause liver damage, brain inflammation and make you fatter. There is good reason we should avoid low-fat food marketing promises.
Calcium is one of the most important minerals in the body. While calcium is mostly present in bones and teeth, its is also necessary for other vital bodily processes. Eating calcium rich foods, is the best way to boost your calcium levels. So, here are 5 vegetarian recipes that will help you boost your calcium levels naturally.
Recent news suggests that people who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who rarely drink them and other research indicated that diet soda actually leads to weight gain and the potential for heart disease and diabetes. Scary statistics to say the least, so you may want to consider these healthy alternatives to diet soda.
Whether regular or diet, drinking soda is damaging to your health.
Researchers have said a study on mice has demonstrated the action of strawberries in fighting breast cancer.
Researchers say that there may be an increased risk of cholera in endemic countries from drinking iced tea.
Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) in generally treated with anti-depressants and anti-inflammatory medications, which increase the risks of developing other undesirable side effects. However, the natural way to manage your PMS, might just be in increasing vitamin D and E, reveals study. So, here are foods that will help you manage your PMS.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is associated with constant abdominal cramping, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. The international foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder, says that IBS affects between 25 and 45 million people in the United States. But, new research reveals that certain home remedies will help you treat irritable bowel syndrome once and for all.
Eggplant is not the most commonly eaten vegetable in the United States and is more known for Parmigiana recipe, in part due to its unique taste. But with its many nutritional benefits, you should try one today!
Researchers say that vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency in infants adversely affects their motor functioning when they are preschoolers.
A new study has suggested that there is a decreased risk of cancer with more vitamin D.
In a meta - analysis of 17 studies, it was found that patients which carry Herpes virus type 1 and type 2 are at high risk of developing Atherosclesosis, which is a disease of the heart arteries characterized by the deposition of fatty material on their inner walls.
Guinness is a world famous Irish beer that is perhaps one of the most popular drinks in the world on St. Patrick’s Day. News that there are a considerable number of health benefits to Guinness has many beer drinkers feeling good.
Before you get in the car to go veggie shopping, remember to keep these things in mind.
Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.
Avoid using antibiotics with these 3 foods that can prevent and manage antibiotic -acquired childhood asthma
The best way to avoid using antibiotics too often, is to have a strong immunity. But, many of us do not have the knowledge on what we should consume food wise or give our children in order to keep strong. So, more often than not, we end up resorting to antibiotics to fight infections and inflammations. However, there has been extensive research pointing to the fact that exposure to at least one course of antibiotics in the first year of life, increases the chances of childhood asthma, which may persist through out adult life.