Blueberries have long been known as a superfood, and now they have another benefit: they may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. The results come from a recent study that followed almost 200,000 people over 14 years. At the start of the study, none of the participants had high blood pressure. The subjects were […]
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POM Wonderful has been called out by the Federal Trade Commission to stop claiming that pomegranate products can cure, prevent or treat any disease until approved by the FDA.
For centuries, pomegranates have been used to promote fertility, increase vitality and to lengthen and improve human life. Foods that resembled seeds or eggs were historically thought to be aphrodisiacs. It turns out, those ancient sexual beings were on to something. The pomegranate, with its abundance of seeds, is said to be a symbol of […]
With the Thanksgiving Holiday just a few days away, you are probably focusing on how to have a green Thanksgiving. I have enjoyed reading tips and ideas from around the Green Options network and the blogosphere. Here are some of my favorite green Thanksgiving posts.
Here are a few known healing properties of common foods you may be tempted to enjoy at fall festivities: Cranberries: As you may already know, cranberries are body purifiers, low in calories, have no fat and are a nice source of Vitamin C. This health blog states: “some of the health benefits of eating cranberries: […]