Healthy Food

Curcumin could delay the development of cirrhosis


A report published on March 24, 2010 in the journal Gut reveals that curcumin, a compound that occurs in the spice turmeric, could help delay liver damage that causes cirrhosis. "Chronic cholangiopathies [diseases of the liver’s bile ducts] such as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and primary biliary cirrhosis are characterised by progressive inflammation and subsequent development of [...]

Curcumin could delay the development of cirrhosis2019-06-07T04:55:47+00:00

Blackcurrant compound could help asthmatics


Epigallocatechin found in blackcurrants could reduce the inflammation that is involved in allergic asthma, according to an article published online on March 12, 2010 in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. In allergic asthma, long term inflammation occurs in response to allergen exposure in the lungs. Epidemiologic studies have associated increased fruit consumption with a [...]

Blackcurrant compound could help asthmatics2019-06-07T05:04:27+00:00



Kefir By Tomas Linnaeus Kefir remains a popular fermented milk beverage, despite the increasingly competitive beverage market. Many people drink kefir for its alleged health benefits, according to a 2007 report in the “Nestle Nutrition Workshop Series.” The bacteria in kefir produce lactic acid by fermenting lactose. Kefir contains many kinds of enzymes that [...]