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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Pomegranate juice increases quality and quantity of Sperm!

According to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, drinking pomegrante juice could increase the quality and quantity of your sperm. The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of pomegranate juice (PJ) consumption on sperm quality, antioxidant activity and testosterone level of male healthy rats. The pomegrante juice used in…

Patients die after taking probiotics!

In the last week this story has been quite shocking, though many have yet to understand the whole story and full implications of what actually happend. Twenty-four patients with acute pancreatitis (a rare and very serious disease) were taking part in a trial procedure to treat their condition. The study was conducted as a result…

Recipe of the Week: Monkfish with Ratatouille

Servings: Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 1 pound eggplant, cut into 1-inch cubes (3 cups) 1 medium-large zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces (2 cups) 1 large bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups) 1 onion, cut into 1-inch pieces 4 teaspoon olive oil, divided 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried)…

10 Benefits of Cardio/Aerobic Exercise

Okay people, I came across these points that may motivate many of you to start exercising. I was pondering over this subject for a while now, that is, how to motivate oneself to exercise. After having read these points and remembering the state of many unhealthy people i’ve seen, I thought I would share them…

Green Tea: Yet another study and yet another benefit!

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition suggests that green tea may stop the build-up of fatty deposits in the liver – offering yet another beneficial use – as a lipotropic. Though the actual study was done with mice, researchers are confident that there could be a similar effect with humans. Fatty liver…

Is canned fish good for the heart?

I get asked many times whether eating canned fish is bad for the health. Well in all honesty, it is not that bad at all. In fact, it is on par with fresh fish. The amount of omega-3 fatty acids in canned fish is more, if not the same as fresh fish. I’m not going…

Recipe of the Week: Eggplant Cannelloni

This looks SOO yummy I had to share it as ‘Recipe of the Week’. Servings: Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 large shallots, sliced 4 cloves garlic 2 jars (12 ounces each) roasted red peppers, drained Juice of 1 orange (about 1/2 cup) 2 medium eggplants, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices Olive…

Starbucks Switches To Hormone-Free Milk!

For all of you Starbucks lovers out there: Starbucks has finally started to implement plans to serve ONLY milk produced by cows free of the artificial hormone known as rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) – see my article on Milk here. Unfortunately though, they shall stop serving organic milk as a result of the new…

Vitamin C – Protecting you from the common cold?

    Everyone wants to be one step ahead of the common ‘cold’. Unfortunately it becomes very difficult to avoid when everyone around you is sniffling and sneezing and coughing and… you get the point. Then you get those individuals who take matters into their own hands, and decide that the best way to not…

Osteoporosis: Eight tips

Here are eight ways women can strengthen their bones and reduce the incidence of damage and fractures: Get vital nutrients: Maintain a healthy diet that provides bone-building nutrients, including potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, and vitamin D. Exercise: Get at least 30 minutes of bone-strengthening activity most days. Include both weight-bearing activities, like running or brisk…

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