Never Eat Damaged Apples, it contains Patulin

What is Patulin? Patulin is a toxic substance produced by molds that may grow on apples. In the past, patulin has been found to occur at high levels in some apple juice products offered for sale. Patulin is a mycotoxin produced by certain species of Penicillium and Aspergillus, often detectable in mouldy fruits and their…

Health Benefits of Matcha Tea

What is Matcha Tea Matcha is a Japanese green tea in a powder form that is whisked into hot water or milk. Matcha or maccha is a finely ground, bright emerald-green tea powder. It is a natural, organic green tea which has been the part of the famous Japanese tea ceremony for over 900 years….

Food Allergies and Allergins

Symptoms of Food Allergies Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic.Allergic reactions can include:- 1. Hives 2. Flushed skin or rash 3. Tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth 4. Face, tongue, or lip…

Types of Salt

Salt has been referenced and utilized in nearly all time periods and cultures from before recorded history.  It’s been used as money and for trade in many early cultures. Salts are trendy these days, but you must know that what kinds are healthiest for you and work best in your recipes. current research shows that…

Comparison of Sugar and Honey

Refined dietary sugars lack minerals and vitamins and are often called empty calories. They draw upon the body’s nutrients to be metabolized into the system, and when these nutrients are depleted, metabolizing of cholesterol and fatty acid is impeded, contributing to higher cholesterol and promoting obesity due to higher fatty acid on the organs and tissues….

Flu Fighting Foods

One of the best ways to ward off any flu is to build up your overall immunity. A diet rich in a variety of produce, whole grains, lean proteins, and low-fat dairy products along with adequate sleep, moderate exercise, and minimal stress, may contributes to a better functioning of immune system and may promote a…

Health News – Detox your Body

Body have its own  system of filtering and eliminating toxins from your body. The major organs in this detoxification system are the liver, kidneys and colon. In detox process, you assist the three major organs involved in detoxification by taking in nutrients that nourish them and by eating foods that have “detoxifying” properties. Start detoxing process by…

Health News – Cocoa Flavanol are good for cardiovascular health, cognitive health, skin health, blood flow and exercise performance

Flavanols, a subgroup of dietary plant-derived bioactives, have shown that a higher intake of flavanol-containing foods can improve arterial function in individuals at risk for CVD and with established CVD. Cocoa Flavanols are a unique blend of phytonutrients that can only be found in the cocoa bean and cocoa extract supplements. Cocoa flavanols are the beneficial phytonutrients (also…

Health News – High Protein Diets are not best for Weight Loss

Diets such as the Atkins, Zone, Protein Power, Sugar Busters and Stillman diets are not balanced in terms of the essential nutrients our bodies need. Some are high protein and emphasize foods like meat, eggs and cheese, which are rich in protein and saturated fat. Some restrict important carbohydrates such as cereals, grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy…

Health News – Coffee is Good for Health

People have seen coffee drinking as an unhealthy habit, along the lines of smoking and excessive drinking, and they may make a lot of effort to reduce their coffee consumption or quit drinking it altogether. A 24-ounce mocha Frappachino at Starbucks with whipped cream has almost 500 calories,that’s 25 percent of the daily calorie intake…

Health News – Health Concerns about Canola Oil

Primary Concerns about Canola Oil First is the use of a solvent such as hexane to extract the maximum amount of oil from the seed. Hexane has been used to extract oils from plant material since the 1930s, and “there is no evidence to substantiate any risk or danger to consumer health when foods containing trace…