15th March 2010
Scientists at Penn State University in the USA have shown that garlic can inhibit cancer causing toxins generated from nitrate compounds in the diet.
It is a well known fact that nitrates in our food can be converted to carcinogenic compounds in the di... Read >
09th March 2010
Wouldn't it be nice to know that every time you took a mouthful of healthy food any cancer cells lurking in your body would take fright and commit suicide?
Well that's probably what happens when you drink a bottle of REAL ginger ale, have a cup of ging... Read >
08th February 2010
The news that someone close to us or someone particularly famous has been diagnosed with a malignant disease, may cause us to pause for thought. When this happens we often stop to think that, when it comes to cancer, the odds are pretty much stacked again... Read >
05th July 2009
Not only is ginger (Zingiber officinale) one of the most popular of all the spices but is also of the top five antioxidant foods (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 2006). Numerous studies investigating ginger's medicinal properties have also sh... Read >
05th July 2009
Until recently conditions such as varicocele, undescended testes, infections, obstructive lesions, cystic fibrosis, trauma, and tumors were the only known causes of male infertility. Those men who did not fall into any of these groups were described as ha... Read >
01st June 2009
Scientists in India have shown how curcumin (a compound derived from turmeric) and capsaicin (a compound found in chilies) work to prevent gallstone formation.
80 % of all gall stones are known as cholesterol stones. As their name implies they consist ... Read >
30th April 2009
For thousands of years the yellow spice, saffron has been used by traditional medical systems to treat several illnesses. Contemporary clinical research has shown that, when it comes to the treatment of mild to moderate depression, saffron is on a par wit... Read >
17th April 2009
Although fenugreek seeds are used extensively in the recipes of countries in the Middle and Far East, in the West it is not as well known as many other spices. Not only does fenugreek impart a characteristic flavour and tang to food but it also has severa... Read >
10th April 2009
Alzheimer's disease is a form of brain damage strongly associated with increasing age and is aggravated by several underlying factors such as chronic inflammation, oxidative stress (free radical damage), toxic metal accumulation and poor blood circulation... Read >