ginger helps pregnant women with gestational diabetes

Ginger is the best remedy for pregnant women with morning sickness. Now, it may have another benefit for pregnant women: it may be a great herb for gestational diabetes.

ashwagandha helps insomnia and anxiety

Only a year ago, no one had thought of the great Ayurvedic herb ashwagandha for insomnia. Now, at least three studies have promoted it onto the honour roll of herbs that conquer insomnia.

saffron is as powerful for depression as Prozac and Zoloft

Imagine a beautiful purple flower that was as powerful as Prozac but as safe as it is beautiful. It’s not a dream: it’s saffron.

vitamin D protects against infection and hospitalization from COVID-19

We have written a lot about how vitamins might help in the fight against COVID-19; we have written a lot about the promise of vitamin D. The mountain of evidence  keeps getting bigger and bigger.

polyphenols from olive oil and olive leaf extract prevent metabolic syndrome

The Mediterranean diet has become famous for its contribution to our health. A big part of that contribution comes from the olives and olive oil in the diet. Much less discussed than the fruit and oil of the olive is the leaf, which is actually even higher in health promoting phenolic constituents that give the olive its value.

cruciferous vegetables reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke

Some of the healthiest vegetables in the world are the cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, collards, radish, watercress and others. Eating them reduces your risk of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke. And now we may know why.

combination of astaxanthin and vitamin E improves age related memory decline

As you get older, your memory can get weaker. But does it have to?

chromium, yerba mate, white mulberry combination helps prediabetes

You likely already know that chromium is a crucial mineral for fighting diabetes. New research shows that adding this herb may help.

ginger is as effective as and safer than drugs for postoperative nausea and vomiting

Ginger is a powerful treatment for nausea. It has proven its power for all kinds of nausea from motion sickness to morning sickness. This new study wanted to see how good it is for postoperative nausea and vomiting. So, it compared it to three antinausea drugs, and guess what happened!

popular drugs increase the risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease

Several popular drugs that are available by prescription and even over-the-counter can increase the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults. And yet, you are hardly ever told.

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