Last month in Health Watch, we revealed the five most nutrient-dense greens. But that’s only half the story… Researchers at William Paterson University also looked at the nutrient density and bioavailability of fruits. The study reveals that fruits—based on their scoring system—aren’t as potent as vegetables…but that’s no reason to skip them. You just have to know which ones are the best.… Read More
Health Watch readers know there are natural ways to help tame blood pressure. And good thing—new research reveals prescription drugs for high blood pressure may be contributing to the rise of another dangerous condition…
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin thought there could be a link between blood pressure medications and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The team looked at 1,913 subjects.… Read More
Mangoes probably aren’t the first fruit you reach for in the produce aisle. But they’re full of flavor with health benefits to match.
So in honor of national mango month (who knew?), here are five reasons to eat more of this tropical fruit.… Read More
You know how important eating the right foods is to your health. But so is the timing of your meals. Intermittent fasting (IF) can lead to some major health benefits. But before you get scared off by the idea of “fasting,” there are some important things you should know. Not to mention the fact that it isn’t nearly as painful or difficult as you probably imagine.… Read More
Recently we told you that too much exercise can cause tissue scarring in the heart. It can also lead to an increase in plaque buildup.1 Both will put your heart in serious danger…
But new research shows that it’s even worse than we thought.… Read More
You might think this tropical fruit is rare or exotic. But papayas are widely available across the U.S. And that’s very good news. Ancient healers used papaya to treat everything from upset stomach to burns.1 With good reason.
Here are five reasons to start eating more papaya.… Read More