What Are Prebiotics? A Detailed Look At Prebiotic Foods and Fiber

What Are Prebiotics_ A Detailed Look At Prebiotic Foods and Fiber

You may have heard of probiotics, but do you know about prebiotics?

Despite the similarity in names, there are some key differences.

While probiotics rightfully get a lot of praise from health experts, prebiotics are important as well.

So, what are prebiotics, and how can you get more of them?

Keep reading to learn more about the power of prebiotics.

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Cannabis Oil vs CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Legal Considerations

Cannabis Oil vs CBD Oil_ Health Benefits and Legal Considerations

[10th October, 2018]

The topic of cannabis (marijuana) has become far less taboo in recent years, but there are still many misconceptions—and fears—about its use as a medicinal plant.

Cannabis is still an illegal product in most countries and can be difficult to obtain. More importantly, it is challenging to study.

Still, an increasing amount of evidence has found it could offer significant benefits for patients with chronic pain and even cancer.

This article looks at what cannabis oil is, how it differs from CBD oil, and what the science is saying about its potential.

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Boswellia Serrata (Frankincense): A Potent Anti-Inflammatory and Possible Cancer Fighter

Boswellia Serrata (Frankincense) A Potent Anti-Inflammatory and Possible Cancer Fighter 1

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

Boswellia is an herbal extract and essential oil, also known as frankincense.

It’s has been used for centuries in incense, perfumes and traditional Asian, African and Middle Eastern medicine.

It’s now touted for its anti-inflammatory properties and potential ability to even fight cancer.

This article digs into the science behind boswellia to see if it lives up to the hype…. [Discover More…]

8 Science-Based Benefits of Cannabis-Based CBD Oil (The Government Won’t Tell You About)

8 Fascinating Science-Based Benefits of Cannabis-Based CBD Oil

[Last updated 11th October, 2018]

CBD oil is a natural remedy derived from the cannabis plant.

As the source of both marijuana and hemp, any substance made from cannabis immediately raises concerns around its legality and safety.

However, certain components of the cannabis plant can be beneficial for health and healing, without getting you “high”.

CBD oil contains one of those powerful components. It’s become a hot topic among natural health circles who claim it can help with everything from chronic pain relief to cancer.

Here we breakdown what CBD oil is, its best uses, and what the early science can tell us about its reported benefits…. [Discover More…]

Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil? New Study Finds Olive Oil Is Best, Coconut Oil Has Zero Antioxidants, Canola Oil Is Worst For Cooking

Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil: What is the best cooking oil

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

A new Australian study could change the type of oils you use for cooking.

Researchers found that extra virgin olive oil is the most stable and safest to use at high temperatures.

Cooking with coconut oil was almost on par, however failed to come close when comparing levels of naturally occurring antioxidants.

Seed oils (also called vegetable oils) such as canola oil, grapeseed and sunflower oil were the least stable when heated and produced the most harmful compounds.

Researcher’s also found that an oil’s smoke point is a very poor marker of its safety and stability as a cooking oil, contrary to popular belief.

This is a detailed look at some of the main results as well as a Q&A with the lead author…. [Discover More…]

7 Benefits of Moringa: From Developing Countries to Nutrition Supplements

Benefits of Moringa

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

Bitter.

That’s the best word I can use to describe moringa, the seeds of which I tried in Uganda.

Despite its strong taste, moringa is quickly becoming a popular nutrition supplement in the U.S.

All parts of the moringa tree — including the seeds, pods and leaves — have long been used in other parts of the world for their nutritional properties.

This article looks at what moringa is and some of its most beneficial uses, including disease prevention and even water purification…. [Discover More…]