Five Indicators of Your Health That Don’t Involve Your Weight

Five Indicators of Your Health That Don’t Involve Your Weight

Body weight and the BMI have been used by physicians to determine health for a long time. It’s true that higher weights are associated with some poor health outcomes, and lower weights make you less likely to experience some common health issues, like high blood pressure or blood sugar. For example, one … Read more

What Are Tamarinds and Are They Worth Adding to Your Diet?

A pile of raw, unopened tamarind fruit shells.

If you like discovering new healthy food items that you can add to your diet for delicious and medically beneficial reasons, then you might want to read up on tamarinds. Nature is full of fruits and vegetables that are both excellent for consumption and taste good as well. And of course, if … Read more

Everything you need to know about Sunflowers

Sunflower field facing the sun

Helianthus comprises 70 species of annual and perennial flowering plants in the daisy family. Asteraceae is known as the daisy family. The common name of helianthus is Sunflower or Common Sunflower. Sunflower belongs to the annual species of helianthus annuus. The combination of round flower heads with ligules resembles the sun. Sunflowers … Read more

Everything you need to know about Star Fruit (Carambola)

RipeCarambola.

Star fruit, also known as, Carambola, belongs to the AverrhoaCarambola species. It is commonly used in Southeast Asia, South Pacific, and the Caribbean. The main cultivation area of star fruit is the tropical region. It gets its name from its appearance. The star fruit is having distinctive running ridges down its sides. … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Ginger

A sliced fresh ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant that is widely used as a spice and folk medicine. An herbaceous perennial spice that grows annual pseudostems about one meter tall. It is having an inflorescence bear flowers with pale yellow petals and purple edges. Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. It includes turmeric, cardamom, and … Read more

What We Should Know About Ginseng

Whether we’re looking at a new health supplement or an energy drink for a caffeine boost, it seems like everything contains some form of ginseng these days. Those who look for more natural alternatives to mainstream medication will also find ginseng as an ingredient in  many ancient traditional medicinal practices. There are … Read more