...ert their anti-cancer activity. One of the means they act as prevention of cancer is by acting as anti-estrogen to prevent or inhibit cancer development. Together these compounds have proven health benefits against prostate, breast, cervical, colon, ovarian cancers. A study at John Hopkins University reveals that sulforaphane lowers the occurrence of breast cancer by approximately 40 percent. Journal of the National Cancer Institute also published...
Flaxseed has health benefits on constipation, cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis/coronary artery disease, hypertension, breast cancer, prostate cancer, menopausal symptoms, diabetes, HIV, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and others. These benefits of flax…Read more
Health benefits of alfalfa include reduction of cholesterol, healthy cardio vascular system, reduction of heart disorders, weight loss, treating vitamin K deficiency, reducing Pre menstrual symptoms, stimulate lactation, detoxification of…Read more
Most people are aware of the nutritional and health benefits of apricots. However, less known are the health benefits provided by the apricot seeds or the apricot kernels. These seeds…Read more
Black rice is range of glutinous rice varieties found in India, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia and other Asian countries. In China, a variety –…Read more
A highly versatile and nutritious cereal grain, barley is considered to be one of the healthiest foods in the world. It is a cereal grass that is found growing widely…Read more
Turmeric has been used for centuries as a spice, coloring agent and as a medicinal remedy for numerous health conditions. A bioactive compound known as Curcumin in turmeric gives the…Read more
What is Galangal? Galangal herb (Alpinia galanga) belongs to the ginger family and is an herb widely used in Southeast Asian cooking, especially Thai cooking. It is often called Siamese…Read more
In case you had watched Dwayne Johnson starrer movie, The Rundown (Welcome to the Jungle), we would recall about fruit “Konlobas” which caused hallucinations and temporary paralysis. Though such fruit…Read more
The Dragon fruit may not be familiar to many people as it is a strange and unique fruit that is not commonly seen in every region. Yet it is available…Read more
...fruit. Research is being done on use of pomegranate seed oil against skin cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer. Studies show that pomegranate juice destroys breast cancer cells and leaves the healthy cells alone. Cardiovascular benefits Pomegranates due to its antioxidant properties are considered good for heart. Human research has shown pomegranate to be effective in reducing several heart risk factors. Recent medical research study on heart p...
For several centuries, olive oil has been treasured as an amazing gift from nature with innumerable benefits. According to Greek legends, Poseidon (God of sea) and Athena (Goddess of wisdom)…Read more
Seeding a pomegranate fruit might seem to be a time consuming process for many people. But considering the fact that these beautiful juicy red crystals, also known as arils are…Read more
Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is a tangy and succulent subtropical fruit that has a mild sweetness and is popular for its wide range of health benefits. This fruit, which is closely…Read more
The macrobiotic diet that originated in Japan towards the end of last century is a type of diet that claims to bring a balance and harmony to life. The word…Read more