Frozen blueberries improves antioxidant availability

Antioxidants, such as anthocyanins, eliminate free radicals, which are produced through common biological reactions within the body and outside factors such as the sun, pesticides and other pollutants, Dalaly explained. If left to roam free, these free radicals can attack DNA, proteins and lipids resulting in cellular changes that lead to development of diseases such as cancer.

Why hospitals serve gelatin

Gelatin stimulates the secretion of gastric acid and restores a healthy mucosal lining of the stomach, which in turn improves the gut integrity and digestive strength. This is very important as low stomach acid and impaired gut barrier are the two most prevalent digestive issues in the modern world. In addition to this, gelatin promotes healthy bowel movements and good intestinal transit by absorbing water and keeping fluids in the digestive tract.

Parents warned on affordable weapon toys for children

July 06, 2019
The group recently bought the weapon toys from toy retailers and wholesalers at M. De Santos and Tabora Streets in Divisoria for P55 to P120 per pack of 20 or 30 pieces. These weapon toys are being sold to children for P5 to P10 each by ambulant vendors or toy shops near public elementary schools and in some neighborhood sari-sari stores.

Veggie tea concoction for edema

Edema is caused by many factors -- premenstrual syndrome which alludes to physical and emotional changes before periods, pregnancy, high intake of salty foods, unrestrained consumption of processed foods, improper fluid circulation in the body, lack of regular exercise, and the side-effect of some medications. To some people, edema is painful, an indication of some serious medical condition

Foods that cause hormonal imbalance

Special creams and soaps may temporarily relieve acne breakouts. What you eat will determine the outcome of your skin. In short, the foods you eat can either disrupt your hormones and cause inflammation, or help balance your hormones and soothe irritation.

What body pains are telling you

* Shoulders. If you are experiencing pain in your shoulders, it means that someone is putting pressure on you or you may be indecisive by nature aside from carrying a heavy bag. That is why it is important to share your problems and dilemmas with your loved ones in order to relieve stress.

Work less to cut stroke risk

A second analysis of data from 17 studies included nearly 529,000 men and women who were followed for an average of more than seven years. It found that those who worked 55 hours or more a week were one-third more likely to suffer a stroke than those who worked the standard number of hours.

Signs your arteries may be clogged

What’s in the Western diet? It is a diet full of fatty and sugary foods, such as burgers, fries and soda. Western diet are high in saturated fats, red meats, ‘empty’ carbohydrates, junk foods and low in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, seafood and poultry.

Reasons why mosquitoes bite you

* Pregnancy. A Sudanese study found that pregnant women are nearly twice as likely to be bitten compared to non-pregnant women. Researchers suggest this may be due to specific pregnancy-related substances that are released in your breath and skin. Pregnant women also naturally produce more carbon dioxide and their body temperature is higher, which could add to their mosquito attraction.