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Olive oil, just once a week, can lower your risk of a blood clot

Consuming olive oil once a week reduces the risk of forming arterial blood clots in obese adults. In a new study, researchers from the New York University School of Medicine found that olive oil consumption lowers platelet activity in obese adults. Platelets are small blood cell fragments that form clumps when activated. When a blood vessel gets damaged, platelets rush to […]

36 Foods That Help Detox and Cleanse Your Entire Body

36 Foods That Help Detox and Cleanse Your Entire Body

Practiced for thousands of years by cultures around the world –detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to maintain optimum health. These foods will assist in […]

Olive oil antioxidant naturally kills all cancer cells tested within an hour

Olive oil antioxidant naturally kills all cancer cells tested within an hour

The major antioxidant compound found in olive oil is capable of killing cancer cells in less than an hour while leaving healthy cells unharmed, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University and Hunter College and published in the journal Molecular & Cellular Oncology. The researchers hope that this may lead to a […]

This Organic Oil Could Reduce DNA Damage from Eating GMOs

This Organic Oil Could Reduce DNA Damage from Eating GMOs

Have you eaten edamame (boiled green soybeans) lately? How about soy milk? If you haven’t dined on any obviously GMO-contaminated soy products, you likely have inadvertently consumed a few since they are lurking in hundreds of foods. Unfortunately, these GMO soy products may be causing some bodily harm. Have no fear, though. Researchers say that […]

Coconut Oil Cures Alzheimer’s Disease: Truth or Wishful Thinking?

Coconut Oil Cures Alzheimer’s Disease: Truth or Wishful Thinking?

In the 1950s, research wrongly speculated that hydrogenated fat was the cause of heart disease and that butter, lard, coconut oil, and palm oil were the culprits. Tariffs were even placed on coconut oil to encourage people to buy new partially hydrogenated oils like margarine and Crisco instead. Now it’s known that these highly processed vegetable […]

Eating trans-fat-laden fast food linked to depression

Eating trans-fat-laden fast food linked to depression

Diets rich in trans-fats — like the kind found in most fast food meals — increase the risk of depression by 50 percent.

Olive oil protects the liver from oxidative stress

Olive oil protects the liver from oxidative stress

There is growing evidence that it may have great health benefits including the reduction in coronary heart disease risk, the prevention of some cancers and the modification of immune and inflammatory responses…

Plant, herb compound prevents brain inflammation

Plant, herb compound prevents brain inflammation

Age-related brain illnesses like Alzheimer’s disease are devastating, but there are many ways in which individuals can help thwart their onset…