Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranates are an increasingly popular fruit due to their numerous health benefits. Pomegranate juice in particular contains high levels of vitamins A, C, and E, as well as potassium and folic acid. The health benefits of pomegranate juice include: It prevents cancer Pomegranates have been found to prevent certain types of cancer. For example, by stabilising the levels of prostate specific antigens, which are a precursor to prostate cancer, drinking pomegranate juice may help prevent…

Is Silicon Dioxide Gluten Free?

Silicon Dioxide is the same thing as silica. It’s added to powdered to foods to make them flow more freely and to stop them clogging the spout. That’s because it’s ‘hygroscopic’ – it absorbs water and moisture in the air. So food products like flours that might tend to get soggy and form lumps often…

HealthDay News from Medi-Guard

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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Social networking sites can help people lose weight, according to a new study. For people who are obese, sites like Twitter and Facebook can be an inexpensive and convenient source of support from doctors as well as peers, researchers found. “One advantage of using social media over other…

6 Ways To Quickly Lower Your Blood Pressure

6 Ways To Quickly Lower Blood Pressure

Lifestyle is an important part of determining one’s blood pressure rate.  For those who are suffering from high blood pressure, there are changes that can be made to lower the blood pressure without using medication. A natural approach on how to lower your blood pressure is provided.  Below is a list of tips to help…

Is Aspartame Bad for You?

Is Aspartame Bad for You?

Aspartame is a substitute for sugar, designed for treating ulcers. The scientist who was working on it discovered its sweet taste when he licked his finger to turn over a piece of paper. It replaced other artificial sweeteners like saccharin and is the most commonly used artificial sweetener, turning up in diet drinks and sodas…

Top 10 Fat Burning Indoor Exercises

The 10 Causes of Obesity

Everyone wants to burn fat and build muscle, but many people focus on the wrong types of exercises. The top 10 fat burning indoor exercises are ones that combine aerobic and anaerobic training. What do those terms mean? Aerobic training conditions your heart and lungs, while anaerobic focuses on building muscle. The top 10 fat…

Calorie Intake to Lose Weight

Calorie Intake to Lose Weight

Studies show that people who count calories lose 50% more weight on average than those who do not track their calorie intake. This information reveals to us that calorie intake is an important component of weight loss. So how many calories should a person consume to lose a healthy amount of weight per week? The…

How to Lose Weight without Exercise

How to Lose Weight without Exercise

You may have come to terms that the gym is not for you. Maybe you don’t have time to work out or spend hours on a treadmill to shed those extra pounds that have been haunting you. The good news is that there are ways to lose weight without exercise, and, the weight will actually…

7 Diet Mistakes

Control Your Sugar Cravings Once and For All

Health Update: Are You Making These 7 Dieting Mistakes? You’ve started a new diet. You’ve been good all week, making sensible meals, managing your portions, even exercising a little…then the weekend hits. You eat too much. You drink too much. You give up. Not so fast! A couple of slipups won’t undo all your hard…

Achieve that Sexy Body You Want

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No matter how hard-core feminists try to dispel the common notion of sexy in this society, there’s nothing you can do about it. A desirable hourglass-shaped figure is hard-wired into the human brain as the ultimate standard of sexy. This is because a woman’s healthy bosom and full hips signify her maximum reproductive capabilities. And…