Most overall healthy adults, especially those who have received the flu vaccine, are able to weather even the worst of flu symptoms and recover in a relatively short period of time.
Fruits contain many essential nutrients that are necessary for us to maintain good health. And we have many options to choose from when it comes to obtaining our daily supply of nutrients.
The artichoke is one of the world’s oldest medicinal plants. They were seen in ancient Egyptian writings as a symbol of fertility and sacrifice. Ancient Greeks and Romans used this plant as a digestive aid. And reportedly in 16th century Europe, the artichoke was favored as a food by royalty.
Swiss chard is sometimes described as one of the healthiest foods in the world.
If you are a young woman who is an athlete or simply looking to improve exercise performance, listen up!
The health benefits of cayenne peppers are touted all over the Internet. There is the cayenne cleanse for losing weight or curing digestive problems. It is reportedly good for constipation, allergies, gas and even hypertension. One health professional even stated that “'you can normalize blood pressure in three months with garlic, but when you add enough cayenne, it can happen in three days.”
Singer Neil Diamond kicked off his 50 Year Anniversary World Tour in April of 2017. The 77-year-old Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee was going strong and giving fans what they wanted, stellar performances with his greatest hits like “Sweet Caroline” and “America.”
Here is one instance where life gives you lemons, and it’s actually a good thing. You don’t even have to make lemonade.
Sodium is a mineral that significantly improves the taste of your food. “Sodium improves the sensory properties of foods, by increasing saltiness, decreasing bitterness, and increasing sweetness and other congruent flavor effects,” according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
As part of your annual physical, your doctor may order a complete blood count (CBC) to evaluate your overall health. This is a very important test that measures your white blood cells. Your white blood cells play a critical role in your fight against the flu and other viruses and infections. Think of your white blood cells as being “immune system cells.” You want to have the optimal number of these cells to ensure you are in the best position to combat viruses and infections.
As parents we often forget that if we are not healthy, neither will our children be. Healthy parents make healthy kids.
Some healthy foods are sometimes hidden right beneath our noses. Mint, is one of those foods.
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