Vitamin C

Vitamin C is required for the proper development and function of many parts of the body. It also plays an important role in maintaining a proper immune system, prevents bone loss and cartilage inadequacies associated with aging (Oz and Roizen, 2005). Vitamin C was used for preventing and treating scurvy. These days, vitamin C isContinue reading “Vitamin C”

Benefits of A Good Cup of Coffee!

I personally do not drink coffee because it makes me hyperactive and jittery. I can honestly say that after drinking one cup of coffee while working on the night shift in the intensive care unit; I gave 26 bed baths and changed all the beds for the patients in the unit that night. Many American’sContinue reading “Benefits of A Good Cup of Coffee!”

What Are the Benefits of Lemons?

Hot lemonade has been used for the flu since the Roman empire. Lemons are very acidic and makes a great deterrent to bacteria and viruses, but highly alkalizing to the body when digested. This is because lemons are high in vitamin C, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and an excellent expectorant. Lemons also contains a plethoraContinue reading “What Are the Benefits of Lemons?”

The Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a popular spice, native of Southeast Asia. It is also consider an essential oil and used as a medicine or in food or drank as a tea. Uses: Nausea, dizziness, vertigo, stimulates circulations and body warmth. The root can be used for stiffness, mobility, swelling, pain and congestion To make a ginger teaContinue reading “The Benefits of Ginger”

The benefits of Garlic

Common Names Garlic , Poor Man’s Treacle, Bawang, Bauang Botanical Name Allium sativum Family LILIACEAE Garlic is a popular herb and used for many things. Click on the links below and read about the various properties of this amazing herb and its uses on the website provided. Medicinal Uses:** Asthma* Athletes Foot/Ringworm* Ayurvedic* Bronchitis*Continue reading “The benefits of Garlic”

Food as Medicine

The Food as Medicine Institute provides nutrition education for individuals, families, and communities to help nourish healthy relationships with whole foods and to enhance healthcare professionals’ understanding of food as medicine. Retrieved from Your health and wellness can be controlled and monitored by your food intake. The moderate consumption of nutritious foods can make the differenceContinue reading “Food as Medicine”