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Research indicates that turmeric may help mitigate the growth of MRSA superbugs

One of the scariest health problems that the world is facing today is the explosion of antibiotic-resistant superbugs like methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

A protein found in the pea effectively kills off common bacteria strains

A purified protein from peas (Pisum sativum L.) was evaluated to have more than 120 amino acids, all of which work together to improve the immune system.

Eat more mushrooms for a healthier brain

Every year, more people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia

Drink cranberry juice to decrease your risk of UTI by half

Cranberries aren’t just used for salads and baked goods.

One of nature’s best multivitamins, beets are full of nutrients

People who have prepared beets know of the horror mess it can cause: It can turn a spotless kitchen into what can only be described as something close to a crime scene.

9 Reasons Why You Should Only Cook With Cast Iron Pans

Iron cookware has been with us for thousands of years….since the dawn of the Iron Age. It fell out of favour in the second half of the 20th century with the successful marketing of synthetic coatings for convenience.

4 science-based “superfoods” you should consider eating

Superfoods are a pretty overrated phrase, but here are four foods that can be called "super."

“Superfood” is a popular buzzword you’ve probably seen on health blogs, in grocery stores, and from well-meaning friends. And every year, there’s a new trending “superfood”. Whether the latest fad is a rare fruit from the Amazon or a seed that cures every disease known to man, most superfoods build on hype, not evidence of real health benefits.

Artichokes: Choke Out Chronic Illness With This Superfood

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS

Artichokes are kind of like the lobster of the vegetable community—you have to really work to get at the good parts. The part that contains the meat is called the “heart,” even though it’s technically the bottom of the plant. And it takes some digging to get there.

Is it worth it? Definitely.

Here’s why…

A Liver Cleanser…

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Want to grow a garden with immediate results? Try these five fast-growing superfoods

David Gutierrez, January 31, 2016
Gardening is a great and cost-effective way to increase your intake of healthy plant foods, as well as increasing your family's self-sufficiency.