Exercise and Depression

sharont6 | Keys to Good Health | 09 30th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Exercise is a superior drug for many people with depression and anxiety disorders, and it should be more widely prescribed by mental health care providers, according to researchers who analyzed the results of numerous published studies. “Exercise has been shown to have tremendous benefits for mental health,” say researchers from the Anxiety Research and Treatment Program at […]

Spices May Reduce Cancer Risk

sharont6 | Nutrition | 09 29th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Adding Key Spices To Meat May Help Reduce the Cancer Risk.  Spices such as Rosemary will do more than just enhance the taste of ground beef. They may also cut down on the risk of compounds that can cause cancer. So add them to your burgers whenever grilling out or cooking those burgers. Some spices […]

Garlic and Onion–Superheroes?

sharont6 | Nutrition, Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 28th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Not only are garlic and onion superfoods themselves, they may also help the body absorb other important nutrients. A new study targeted how the phytochemical compounds in both garlic and onion may increase the bio-accessibility of iron and zinc, two essential minerals. According to new research data from India, consuming garlic or onion increased the uptake […]

Vitamins D and E–Good for the Brain

sharont6 | Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 27th, 2010  |  No Comments »

People who consumed the highest average intakes of vitamin E from the diet were 25 percent less likely to develop dementia than people with the lowest average intakes. Studies have also shown that vitamin D helps improve brain function. So make sure that you are receiving both of these vitamins to help decrease your risk […]


sharont6 | Nutrition, Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 26th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Onions are extremely nutritional foods with antioxidants and other nutritious benefits. But you can get even more out of them if you store them for a while. Storing red onions for several months may boost their levels of cancer-fighting, heart-disease-diminishing quercetin by up to 30 percent, according to a new study.

sharont6 | Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 25th, 2010  |  No Comments »

Nutrient-rich extracts from berries and pomegranate may protect the skin from the detrimental effects of UV exposure, offering valuable dietary approaches to prevent skin wrinkles, suggests an important new study. Korean scientists report that ellagic acid, a natural polyphenol may prevent the degradation of collagen in human skin cells, which would maintain skin structure and […]


sharont6 | Relaxation | 09 24th, 2010  |  No Comments »

http://www.selfhealingexpressions.com/rainbow_meditation.html  nice meditation

sharont6 | Sugar, Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 23rd, 2010  |  No Comments »

Consuming more nuts may be associated with improvements in blood cholesterol levels.

Lycopene and Asthma

sharont6 | Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 22nd, 2010  |  No Comments »

Lycopene Research  Supports Its Key Roles As An Antioxidant Carotenoid and Benefits For The Immune System and Respiratory Health ‘Supplements of lycopene may protect against inflammation in the lungs and reduce the risk of developing asthma, suggest results from a controlled laboratory study from the University of Newcastle, UK. The carotenoid, most commonly associated with […]

Mood Food

sharont6 | Nutrition, Super Foods (Vitamins, Herbs, etc) | 09 21st, 2010  |  No Comments »

The link between diet and mood may extend to a variety of nutrients, according to the literature. Nutrition experts and scientists from around the world have reported that ingredients such as zinc, omega-3, folate, St John’s wort, green tea and red clover may reduce the symptoms of depression. Source: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism […]