Cucumber Nutrition Facts – Health Benefits of Cucumbers

By | Aug 13, 2012

Cucumbers are more than just a salad accoutrement; they are a bona fide tasty and healthy vegetable in their own right. Often thought of as a vegetable that goes with something else, cucumbers will soon give you reason to eat them on their own! But more than a tasty treat that livens up any dip, [...]

Are Cucumbers Healthy?

By | Aug 13, 2012

    Photo Credit cucumber image by Andrzej Włodarczyk from Fotolia.com   The cucumber is a green, cylindrical vegetable related to the squash and available year-round, although the widest variety and healthiest cucumbers are available in summer. Cucumber types range from the ridged Armenian cucumber to the slender and bumpy Japanese cucumber. The English cucumber [...]

10 health benefits of cucumbers

By | Aug 13, 2012

Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health, often referred to as a superfood. Cucumbers are often sprayed with pesticides so it is important to buy organic or even better, grow them yourself. Here are 10 Benefits of cucumbers: [...]

Chronic Inflammation

By | Aug 10, 2012

Chronic Inflammation An American Epidemic Inflammation is an immune response; a response to an infection, an irritation, or an injury. Immune cells are called to the site through the blood stream. The blood vessels near the site become miraculously permeable and the site becomes warm and red due to the increased blood flow (warm, hence [...]

Turmeric, Curcumin Ranks as Natural Arthritis Treatment

By | Jul 30, 2012

  Whether you’re young or old, arthritis is a condition that could strike at any moment. Although more common in the elderly, this condition can still be of potential concern if preventative measures are not taken. Not surprisingly, arthritis, like most other health conditions, can be prevented or even treated with the implementation of the [...]

Blueberries and Strawberries, may help keep your brain functioning

By | Jun 10, 2012

Regular consumption of berries, such as blueberries or strawberries, may help keep your brain functioning well as you age, new research suggests. The study found that women with the highest intake of berries appeared to delay cognitive aging by up to 2.5 years. Cognition refers to brain activities such as thinking, remembering and reasoning. Results [...]

20% of Americans have Arthritis

By | Jun 10, 2012

Did you know that ? A natural remedy for joint pain like arthritis is tart cherries. Like all dark-skinned fruits, cherries are high in antioxidants and other phytochemicals that promote human health in numerous ways. While sweet cherries may be more fun to eat, the most potent inflammation-fighting cherries are the tart variety. “Anthocyanins” (the [...]

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