Daily Archives: November 11, 2015

Health Benefits of Bitter Leaf

Health Benefits of Bitter Leaf Just as it sounds, bitter leaf is a bitter leafy green vegetable with varies different names throughout the world. It offers many outstanding health benefits such as blood sugar regulation, repairing the pancreas while also reducing the risk of breast cancer among many other benefits. It is grown abundantly all over Nigeria and it is very affordable. Since it grows so easily, it can be grown in most areas. It is much loved and widely used around the world for it’s health benefits. Though it may be popular in many parts of the world, there are […]

Health Benefits of Antioxidants

Health Benefits of Antioxidants Antioxidants are naturally formed molecules found in certain foods that help fight free radicals within our bodies. Free radicals are byproducts of the metabolism and the environment. Inflammation in the body and external factors like pollution, too much UV exposure, and cigarette smoke often increase the production of free radicals. Free radicals cause damage to cells throughout the entire body, resulting in oxidative stress. Researches have closely linked oxidative stress to heart disease, certain types of cancer, stroke, arthritis, immune deficiencies, respiratory diseases, and other inflammatory health concerns. How do antioxidants benefits our health? Antioxidants work in […]

Top 10 Probiotic Rich Foods that Improve Gut Health

Top 10 Probiotic Rich Foods that Improve Gut Health Balancing the microbiome within the gut is essential for proper body functions and overall health and wellness. Microbiome or gut flora is the common name for the trillions of bacteria’s that live in our digestive tract and the best way to ensure you’re getting plenty of friendly bacteria is by eating plenty of probiotic rich foods. Probiotic rich foods like fermented veggies are packed with probiotics, otherwise known as live bacteria, which helps balance the gut flora by supporting good bacteria and killing off bad bacteria’s. In addition, to help support the growth […]