Modern women at midlife have many options when it comes to dealing with those nasty menopausal symptoms like mood swings, depression, bone loss, and fluctuating estrogen levels. But their most surprising source of natural relief may come from an ancient food: the juicy pomegranate.
Fruits elicit not only joy in the eating of them -- incidentally, the word fruit stems from the Latin word frui, meaning "to enjoy, use" -- but they also nourish and protect the body with powerful, built-in medicinal activity. Fruits are, of course, by design a "perfect food," intended to entice animals to consume them in order to help disseminate their seed.
Imagine if an entirely edible source of white light could be generated with minimal environmental and human health impacts?
While pomegranate enjoys high standing as far as its culinary status, too few folks realize how many evidence-based health benefits of this 'super food' have already been identified.
We all want to live a long life, but did you know eating these simple foods has been proven scientifically to prevent and in some cases reverse the #1 cause of death in the modern world?
You can reverse heart disease with nutrition, according to a growing body of scientific research.
Millions take toxic cholesterol and blood pressure lowering drugs that may do nothing to reduce heart disease specific mortality. What if a simple fruit extract worked better?
There are plenty of pinkwashed products in support of breast cancer awareness, but why not just cut out the middle man and eat naturally pink anti-breast cancer foods?
Memory problems are rampant, especially among the middle-aged and older populations. So what if you could boost your memory and satisfy a sweet tooth at the very same time? New research proves that you can free two birds with one hand by consuming the juice of this fabulous fruit...
Midlife women have been led to believe that hormone replacement therapy is an either or proposition: either you take it or you suffer the symptoms of menopause.
Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.
New research confirms that extracts of chamomile and pomegranate each reduce gum bleeding in gingivitis when rinsed with.
Millions die every year from cancer. Millions more from heart disease. A solid body of research indicates that consuming pomegranate may be the ideal way to protect yourself against the top two killers in the postmodern age.
The future of cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment will not be found in your medicine cabinet, rather in your kitchen cupboard or in your back yard growing on a tree...
Pomegranate has come under scrutiny following two clinical trials. However, polyphenol content and dose may be the issue. Other new research shows pomegranate and other polyphenol-rich foods reduce PSA rise.
Nothing could be more beautiful or poetic than when a healing food actually looks like the organ system it nourishes and heals in the body.
While technically a berry, pomegranate "fruit" may be nature's answer to turning the tides against the #1 cause of death in the industrialized world: heart disease.