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  • Black Licorice
    Black licorice could be harmful to your health
    A plant root, black licorice has been touted as a remedy for everything from digestive system ailments to sore throats and bronchitis, to osteoarthritis and malaria. When eaten in large quantities, however, black licorice can be lethal.Too much of...
  • Review:  All natural real coconut water from Taste Nirvana
    Review: All natural real coconut water from Taste Nirvana
    You haven't tasted coconut water until you experience Taste Nirvana.Harvested frompremium coconut groves from Thailand, this coconut water is the real deal.By using the best young coconuts, the taste is authentic, fresh and naturally sweet.If...
  • Enhance your diet by adding delicious and healthy coconut water
    Improve your diet by adding delicious and healthy coconut water
    Coconut water has become the biggest energy drink craze in Hollywood and mainstream due to the fact that it is extremely high in potassium and other valuable minerals.Coconut water has long been a staple inthe Caribbean diet way before Hollywood...
  • UCLA researchers report treatment for Huntington’s disease
    UCLA researchers report treatment for Huntington’s disease
    Huntington’s disease is a devastating genetic disorder that progressively destroys neurons in the brain. It usually strikes in adulthood and gradually deprives patients of their ability to walk, speak, swallow, breathe, and think clearly. To...
  • Eat healthly to stay healthy
    Five very healthy vegetables to eat raw or lightly steamed
    There are numerous health benefits from eating your vegetables raw or streamed. When you over-cook vegetables you lose most of their nutritional value.By eating vegetables raw or steamed you get most of their vitamins and minerals that are needed...
  • Avocado
    Healthy foods that start with A...part 3
    So here we are again, another week of eating healthy while introducing new foods to our diet. I have found that eating healthy can be challenging especially if you are one of those people who finds it hard to try new things. As I have said before...
  • Easy tasty healthy summer veggies
    Vegan kitchen-Easy, tasty, healthy summer veggies
    The peak of summer means plenty of produce and the question for what to do with it all. Extra zucchini and tomatoes make for a wonderful vegetable mix that takes minuets to make, leaves little clean up and is loaded with potassium and otherhealthy...
  • National Grandparenting Examiner
    Golden agers mine for heart-healthy gold in potassium rich foods
    Ever have a killer leg or calf cramp? No doubt, you were told that you had too little potassium in your system and were told to drink lots of water. Better advice would be to eat a banana. Or both.At risk for heart disease? Join the club of aging...
  • Potassium Super Foods
    Potassium Super Foods
    Potassium is essential to good health. These are some of the best foods you can eat to get a good dose of Potassium each day!More than 1/3 of all adults have high blood pressure over the age of 65. And although daily exercise and a sodium...
  • Carrots
    Benefits of Carrots
    If you are from Jamaica, chances are you have tasted carrot juice. This drink is delicious and refreshing. Not to mention, your body thanks you whenever you consistently consume carrot juice because of all the health benefits.Facts about...
  • Foods high in potassium
    Potassium can benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Potassium can help lower pain for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases that cause joint pain.Potassium is a mineral required by your body for the proper function of all organs, tissues and cells, and it is an...
  • The world's best banana bread recipe; banana bread galore
    The world's best banana bread recipe; banana bread galore
    The smell of freshly baked bread permeating throughout the house taking you back to days gone by, where everyone baked from scratch. Nothing is easier or more tasty than freshly baked banana bread.Banana bread first became a standard feature of...
  • Diuretics and Blood Pressure
    Why Diuretics (Water Pills) may be necessary for heart health
    If you, or someone you know, have high blood pressure, there is a good chance diuretic medication has been prescribed. What do these diuretic pills do for you?These pills provide an escape for unwanted water and salt in your system to be...
  • Rainy Day Sunshine Smoothie
    Recipe: Rainy Day Sunshine Smoothie
    South Florida friends: We be soaked! Thanks to Tropical Storm Debby’s heavy rains, winds and tornado warnings our weekend has been a wash--literally! So let’s create a little sunshine on the inside with a Rainy Day Sunshine Smoothie...
  • Potassium and your Heart
    Your Heart and Potassium
    Why is potassium important to your heart?Potassium aids your heart in beating. Sounds important, right? It is a crucial mineral for your heart to function properly. Each heart muscle needs just the right potassium balance in order to contract in a...