Health Benefits

Shiitake mushrooms are the sweetheart of the edible mushroom family — they’re honored as the queen of the plant kingdom. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Shiitake, the Sweetheart of Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are the sweetheart of the edible mushroom family — they’re honored as the queen of the plant kingdom. Rich in nutrition, shiitake are high in protein, vitamins (such as vitamin B, iron, potassium, and vitamin D), they have…

Baking soda is a cheap and handy item in every household, whose uses are many fold. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Many Uses of Baking Soda

Baking soda is a cheap and handy item in every household, whose uses are many fold. Other than its use in baking or as an odor absorber, it is also a great medicinal, household cleaning, and skin care product.

A eucalyptus forest with red springtime blossoms. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Wonders of Eucalyptus Oil

The word eucalyptus is derived from the ancient Greek word eu, meaning good or well, and calyptos, meaning covered. When early explorers arrived in Australia, they collected samples of various plants, including eucalyptus, and sent them back to England for study.

Air pollution is killing around 4,000 people per day in China. (Image: Pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Why Do Chinese Wear Masks?

There are many reasons why the Chinese people wear masks while in the U.S. — pollution is everywhere, as are airborne illnesses. But why is the mask-wearing trend primarily limited to East Asian people? Is there a valid reason to wear…

Your busy life is never an excuse to compromise your health objectives. (Image: Stefano Montagner via Compfight cc)

5 Tips to Stay Healthy for Busy People

Your busy life is never an excuse to compromise your health objectives. In the modern sense, often a busy life means exhausting the mental energy, but underutilizing the physical energy. Therefore, after a busy day’s work at your office, you…

For a healthy breakfast, most people will do best eating a combination of protein and good fats first thing in the morning. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Do’s and Don’ts to a Good Breakfast

Many ailments are related to your eating habits, such as over-eating, irregular dining schedules, late night snacks, cold meals mixed with hot ones, eating in a hurry, skipping breakfast, or drinking unhealthy beverages. Here are some recommendations regarding breakfast and…

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Shiitake, the Sweetheart of Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are the sweetheart of the edible mushroom family — they’re honored as the queen of the plant kingdom. Rich in nutrition, shiitake are high in protein, vitamins (such…

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7 Foods and Drinks That Help Detoxify the Body

During the metabolic process, the body generates waste, such as creatinine, urea, oxygen free radicals, carbon dioxide, and toxic metals. Some toxins can damage body tissues and accelerate the aging…

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The Many Uses of Baking Soda

Baking soda is a cheap and handy item in every household, whose uses are many fold. Other than its use in baking or as an odor absorber, it is also…

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The Wonders of Eucalyptus Oil

The word eucalyptus is derived from the ancient Greek word eu, meaning good or well, and calyptos, meaning covered. When early explorers arrived in Australia, they collected samples of various plants, including…

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Why Do Chinese Wear Masks?

There are many reasons why the Chinese people wear masks while in the U.S. — pollution is everywhere, as are airborne illnesses. But why is the mask-wearing trend primarily limited to…

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy for Busy People

Your busy life is never an excuse to compromise your health objectives. In the modern sense, often a busy life means exhausting the mental energy, but underutilizing the physical energy.…

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The Do’s and Don’ts to a Good Breakfast

Many ailments are related to your eating habits, such as over-eating, irregular dining schedules, late night snacks, cold meals mixed with hot ones, eating in a hurry, skipping breakfast, or…

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How to Make a Soybean Pillow

It is common knowledge that problems related to the neck are challenging. There are numerous neurons in the neck, and surgery is highly risky, with potentially serious side effects. Also,…

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Ancient Chinese Lifestyle for Longevity

The ancient Chinese people ate two meals per day made up of a very small amount of food. They also very seldom ate meat, which helped improve their digestive regularity. Since…

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2 Common Foods That Improve Hypertension

In traditional Chinese medicine, garlic is useful in expanding blood vessels, and reducing blood pressure and blood sugar. Two garlic cloves with honey taken everyday on a long-term basis can…

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This Plant Will Keep Cockroaches Away

Cockroaches are quick to breed and multiply; once they get into your house, there is no easy way to get them out. They eat food, stain books and electric products, and…