Plant-based food sources for vitamin B12

Vegans and vegetables must be conscious of their vitamin B12 levels. Make sure to include fortified breakfast cereals, fermented foods, mushrooms, seaweeds and algae in your diet. Also, eat organic if you can. All these foods can help to boost your vitamin B12 intake.

Talk: Reversing chronic inflammation and balancing blood sugar with food

You may suffer from the silent chronic inflammation, elevated blood sugar, and bowel movement problem without knowing that you can reverse these condition with naturally. Here is my advice.

Six foods to boost nitric oxide

Rocket, spinach, beetroot, pomegranate, garlic and dark chocolate are six plant-based foods that can increase the body production of nitric oxide. They help to relax blood vessel, lower blood pressure and prevent not only cardiovascular diseases but also many chronic inflammatory conditions such as diabetes and cancer.

Five foods that help to relieve chronic constipation

Constipation is infrequent bowel movement or difficult to pass stool. If this condition persists for a few weeks or longer, then it can be considered as chronic. Many people would …

Kombucha and its potential health benefits

Kombucha is a health drink made from fermented black tea. Due to its high antioxidant and probiotics content, kombucha can be potentially beneficial for many health conditions, including diabetes mellitus, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, anaemia, liver dysfunction, neurodegenerative diseases, lung conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, and cancer. Enjoy!

Baking soda and health – Friend or foe?

Baking soda is useful not only for baking but also for cleaning, deodorising, and disinfecting at home. It is also suitable for maintaining oral health. As a medication, it is to relieve upset stomach and heartburn. Bicarbonate therapy is the medical term for using baking soda to correct over-acidity in the body. The use of baking soda as a supplement for sport is gaining popularity. However, it is important not to overdose or misuse this useful and seemingly harmless substance.

Baking soda for washing fruits and vegetables

Baking soda is more effective than both Clorox bleach and tap water in removing pesticide residues from the surface of apples, a study found.

Ten plant-based anti-inflammatory foods

Broccoli, onion, tomato, turmeric, avocado, nuts, whole grains, flaxseed, pineapple, and green tea are only a small selection of anti-inflammatory foods. There is no lack of anti-inflammatory plant-based food sources. Hence, a whole-food plant-based diet is an ideal choice to fight chronic inflammation and improve health.

Going low carb, is it advisable?

Going “low carb” has become fashionable in recent years. “Low carb” is short for low carbohydrates in the diet. The standard dietary recommendation states that adults should get 45%-65% of …

Quinoa – A healthier whole-grain

Quinoa is growing in popularity, and you can easily find it in your local supermarkets these days. It is easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and goes well with many different types of cooking. Most importantly, it has many amazing nutritional and functional properties that are good for health. Here is a brief introduction to this unique whole grain.