Nutritional Medicine-True Prevention

Research scientists are discovering that the root cause of heart disease is inflammation resulting from oxidative stress. Now, clinicians need to take this information and make it practical and useful for us, the patient. But both physicians and researchers have a tendency to treat basic nutrients as drugs, that is, they test the body’s response to just one nutrient at a time so they’ll learn its exact potential. For example- they will conduct a study with vitamin E, then a respective study will look at vitamin C, and then a…

Kiwi Fruit;The World’s Healthiest Food

Packed with more vitamin C than an equivalent amount of orange, the bright green flesh of the kiwifruit speckled with tiny black seeds adds a dramatic tropical flair to any fruit salad. California kiwifruit is available November through May, while the New Zealand crop hits the market June through October making fresh kiwis available year round. The kiwifruit is a small fruit approximately 3 inches long and weighing about four ounces. Its green flesh is almost creamy in consistency with an invigorating taste reminiscent of strawberries, melons and bananas, yet…

15 Amazing Guava Benefits: Heart Healthy, Weight Loss Friendly and More

Winter has set in and tis’ the season for some delicious guavas. Here are 15 amazing guava benefits you need to know. Have not all of us enjoyed a plateful of guavas sprinkled with chaat masala atop? Nothing else can match up to the luscious jams, jellies and murabbas laced with an intoxicating strong-sweet fragrance. Undeniably, it is one fruit which always got enough lauding from our grandmothers. Guava, popularly known as amrood in Hindi, comes loaded with tiny hard seeds at the center. It is believed to have its genesis in Central America where it is alternatively known as…