Researchers are continually learning about micronutrients that help improve lifespan. Sometimes we achieve the nutrients directly, such as through the food we eat. And sometimes indirectly, such as through metabolism of our intestinal bacteria.
The inflammation of the intestinal lining that comes with Crohn's flare-ups causes debilitating intestinal swelling, cramping, and diarrhea and affects half a million people in the United States. It is a little known fact that IBD and shingles virus have long been affiliated. If you suffer from Crohn's and shingles virus flare-ups you'll be relieved to know there are healing foods that can bring you some relief.
Maybe you are already vegan. Maybe you’ve stopped by this page because you are considering going vegan. Either way, you will likely face many questions about your choices based on myths that the world has about plant-based living. Here are some of the most common myths and how to bust them!
Juicing is a popular way to increase intake of fruits and vegetables, but after extracting the juice, what do you do with all of the pulp? You should not waste it, as it is loaded with so many good nutrients (not the least of which is fiber).
Eating a vegan diet or more plant-based foods overall is a very positive change for your health, but there are a couple of down sides - at least temporarily.
When you think of summer,you think of watermelon, but did you know watermelon is one of the greatest heart foods you can eat? Melon is typically one of the most hydrating foods you can eat. It is easily digested and the hydration from melon is critical as it how to lower high blood pressure naturally and quickly, among other benefits
Since the skin is biggest elimination organ of your body it makes sense then, that what you eat can greatly affect how you smell. Research has found that body odor is stronger in people who eat meat.
Just like many Vegan people we all want to make a positive difference in the world. Believe it or not, what you choose on your plate can have a huge impact on making the world a better place to live.
Do vegans sleep better? The answer may lie in some new research on diet and insomnia. Researchers have found that our diet directly affects how well we sleep. This may uncover why people who eat high carbohydrate diets, like vegans do, may sleep better. So, if sleep has been hard to come by, your diet choices are well worth taking a good honest look at.
Flavonoids are phytonutrients (plant chemicals) found in almost all fruits and vegetables. An adequate intake of flavonoids, through diet, has been reported to protect the heart, treat asthma and reduce the risks of developing cancer. So, you can keep disease away by boosting your flavonoids intake with these 3 vegan recipes.