Health Tips

BEETROOT BOOSTS ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE AND DETOXIFIES

From the Middle Ages, beetroot was used as a treatment for a variety of conditions, especially illnesses related to digestion and the blood. In recent years, the beetroot and beetroot juice, otherwise known as Beta vulgaris rubra, have attracted much attention as a health-promoting, functional food. While scientific interest in beets has only gained momentum in the past few …

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SALMON STUFFED AVOCADOS

Canned salmon is a valuable pantry staple and a practical way to include heart-healthy omega-3-rich fish in your diet. Here, we combine it with avocados in an easy no-cook meal. Ingredients ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt ½ cup diced celery 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 teaspoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon …

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TURMERIC AND OTHER ANTI INFLAMMATORY SPICES

Inflammation Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection, often causing localized redness, swelling, pain, or heat. It may cause loss of function of the involved tissues. Acute inflammation is typically a protective and localized response to infection or injury. It’s designed to heal the body and restore normal tissue function. Inflammation of the …

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND BENEFITS OF OMEGA-3, 6 & 9?

Omega-3 and omega-6 are both essential fatty acids, meaning your body needs them but cannot make them naturally. By contrast, omega-9 fatty acids aren’t essential because the body can make them. Each type has different functions and benefits. Let’s take a closer look at these three unique fatty acids… The Omega Connection: 3, 6 & …

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8 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT HEART DISEASE AND STROKE

How can you live a longer, healthier life? These eight key factors can help you lower your risk of heart attack and stroke if you’ve never had one. They’re part of an overall healthy lifestyle for adults. And they can help you build a powerful prevention plan with your health care team (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, …

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