100% fruit juice: Healthy way to revitalise after fasting
This series will be reviewing emerging lifestyles vis-a-vis common eating habits as well as essential but often ignored or completely misunderstood measures we could adopt to remain healthy. I will start this discussion, which I intend to make as interactive as possible, with my thoughts on fasting (an exercise that has become a major practice…
Are you eating any superfood?
We always hear about the importance of adhering to a well-balanced healthy diet; the healthy eating mantra is quite ubiquitous. But the reality is that not everyone is in tune with what constitutes healthy eating. When you think about your food choices over the past twenty-four hours, are you actually able to identify foods which…
Classification of heart-healthy nutrients
Before I write on the nutrients in the 25 heart-healthy foods, I intend to first of all classify these nutrients. The heart is such an important organ in the body that no effort should be spared in understanding what nutrients are required to keep the heart functioning optimally, always. The heart is one organ in…
Managing heat stress in poultry, other livestock farms
Heat, especially in the tropics, can have negative effects on poultry performance. Number of eggs produced can reduce, weight gain can be impaired and feed conversion efficiency can be affected during the dry season if measures are not put in place to mitigate the effect of heat. Stress emanating from heat may impair the immune…
TB drugs work better with vitamin C
Studies in mice and in tissue cultures suggest that giving vitamin C with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the unusually long time it takes these drugs to eradicate this pathogen.
Moringa oleifera- the miracle plant
The Moringa plant qualifies to be called a miracle tree and certain countries in Africa, Asia and Central America support their farmers to cultivate this plant to supply the much-needed nutrients for their citizens and money of course.
How avocado seed husk, high dose injections of vitamin C beat cancer
Exciting early trials suggest that super-strength vitamin C doses could be a way to fight leukaemia. Found in high levels in oranges, peppers and kale, scientists believe it encourages blood cancer stem cells to die.
Vitamin C, antibiotics more effective than drugs at killing cancer cells
Vitamin C and antibiotics could be up to 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than standard-of-care drugs, new research reveals.
Cleansing and detoxification of the lungs
This is air that is loaded with all sorts of bacteria, viruses,various types of particles, pollutants etc. To prevent diseases in the lungs and the rest of the airways, no effort should be spared in keeping them free of diseases.