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6 Home Remedies For Tartar Free Teeth

Plaque is a gritty, sticky, bacteria-filled film that settles on the teeth because of improper brushing or flossing. If left ignored, multiple layers of...

6 Natural Treatments To Fight Scurvy Effectively

Vitamin-C is vital for collagen production in the body, which is required for tissue growth and development. A deficiency of the same causes scurvy where your joints become weak and inflamed and gums become spongy. Apart from consuming vitamin-C rich foods, trying home remedies using lime, lemon, Indian gooseberries, white lilac flowers, and raw mango powder help.

Debunking The Myth Around Avocados And Constipation

Avocados being high in healthy fat and a plethora of vitamins and minerals top the list of must-have foods. The high fiber content and vitamin-C present in them promote easier bowel movements preventing constipation. These properties also enhance the colon-health keeping any infections or hemorrhoids at bay.

7 Reasons Why You Should Eat Star Fruit (Carambola)

Star fruit is great for you if you’re on a diet – it’s low in calories. Eating it can aid muscle repair and control aging signs like wrinkles. The fiber in it boosts metabolism and fills you up quickly, curbing your appetite. Cholesterol troubling you? Eat star fruit to help lower your LDL cholesterol, thus improving heart health. The fruit can also prevent cancer and is said to promote lactation in breastfeeding mothers.

Interesting Myths About The Immune System And The Truth Behind Them

The human immune system is made up of a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that form a team to maintain overall health and...

Benefits Of Eating Cherimoya

Native to southern Ecuador and northern Peru, where it still grows uncultivated, the cherimoya is a tropical fruit that was carried to other parts...

6 Ways To Plump Thin Lines Without Botox

Wrinkles are a normal part of aging. It’s hard to admit, and we don’t blame you! Thin lines can also happen from photodamage or...

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Vitamins-Benefits, Sources, Required Amount, And What Can...

Your body is a machine that would cease to function if not for the vitamins that keep it well-oiled. Different people tend to consume...

10 Reasons Why You’re Bruising Easily

Are you used to seeing your skin turn black, blue, or red even at the slightest of bumps and nudges? Tired of feeling like...

Anti-Aging Vitamins And How To Include Them In Your Diet

Did you know that instead of wasting money and time on cosmetic treatments and anti-aging creams, you can look young just by eating right?...

Proven Foods That Help Fight The Common Cold

If you’re down with the flu, you can soon bid it adieu, as these superpower foods have been medically proven to reduce their symptoms,...

Is Vitamin C A Magic Healer?

Antioxidants have been in the limelight for a while now, and vitamin C with its legendary antioxidant punch is almost universally revered for its health benefits. But is this commonly found nutrient really a magic healer? Find out just how good vitamin C can be and what all the fuss is about.

11 Ways To Balance Your Cortisol Levels Naturally

Cortisol imbalance due to stress can manifest into palpitations, low energy, brain fog, night sweats, BP spikes etc. Moderate and regular exercise including yoga can get your stress levels down. Get adequate sleep and avoid screen exposure at night. Stay positive and laugh out loud. Consume foods with Vit C, take magnesium supplements and treat yourself to a massage.
Nutritional Needs In Speeding Recovery Post Surgery

Nutritional Needs In Speeding Recovery Post Surgery

The body uses the amino acids in protein to build and repair body cells and tissues. Vitamin C helps wound and tissue repair via its role as a co-factor in collagen production and Vitamin E helps ensure optimal wound healing. Vitamin A promotes wound healing by improving fibroblast differentiation and Zinc helps wound healing by healthy cell division.
Why Vitamin C Deficiency Is An Inborn Metabolism Error

Why Vitamin C Deficiency Is An Inborn Metabolism Error

There is a growing school of thought that is starting to see vitamin C deficiency as an inborn error in carbohydrate metabolism versus a classic vitamin deficiency. Humans have all the same enzymes necessary to produce their own vitamin C from glucose but the last enzyme is mutated and, therefore defective. The result? We don’t make any vitamin C on our own. Also, when people are sick or stressed, the activity of the other functioning vitamin C-producing enzymes increase in their activity suggestive that the body wants/is trying to produce more vitamin C in response to an infection like it does in vitamin C-producing animals.