Brown rice is an affordable and ideal accompaniment to almost any dish, whether meat or vegetable based. In addition to being a staple food, it turns out that it is also extremely good for your body. Read on to discover the eleven main health benefits of brown rice, and learn why eating more of it could improve your quality of life and help you to live longer.
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Thinking about taking a break from strength training? Of course you need a little rest and relaxation but don’t make it too long. New research suggests that you start to lose strength and muscle mass more rapidly than previously thought. Find out how quickly you may lose some of those gains and another reason why it’s important to stay active during the day.
We are constantly reminded to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, but we are not always told why. As it turns out, one of the major benefits that comes with eating lots of fruit is a substantially lowered risk of developing certain kind of cancers. Read on to find out which fruits have the most powerful anti-cancer properties, and to discover which fruits are correlated with a reduction in which cancers.
You’ve probably heard a lot about omega-3s, the “good fats” in fatty fish. Now a study sheds new light on their health benefits and how they could affect the aging process. Find out about newly recognized benefits of omega-3s and why your omega-6 to omega-3 ratio is so important for health.
As a society, we are obsessed with visible fat. But it’s the invisible visceral fat that may be the true health concern. Visceral fat accumulates around the abdomen and internal organs and carries more of a health risk than the subcutaneous fat that is plainly visible.
Detox diets have become popular but there’s no evidence that the “popular” way to detox is beneficial and may be harmful. So is detoxifying through diet an impossibility? Find out how your body breaks down toxins and what dietary components help it do that more efficiently.
Due to their sweet and refreshing taste, strawberries are one of the most popular summer fruits. Luckily, they are also very good for the human body, providing many health benefits that are highly significant but not very well publicized. Read on to discover twelve ways in which you could benefit from a diet that is rich in strawberries.
You probably work out mainly to build lean body mass but resistance training does more than give you muscle definition. It also builds bone density. Is resistance training better for boosting bone density than aerobic workouts? Find out the answer, and discover what type of resistance training is best for reducing the risk of osteoporosis – and whether it’s ever too late to get the benefits.
According to recent studies, 40-70% of the population suffers from some degree of vitamin D deficiency. Read on to discover the ten best ways to make sure that your body receives enough vitamin D.
You already know the health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. What you may not realize is that fresh herbs by weight pack more antioxidant punch than fruits and veggies. Here’s why it pays to flavor your meals with herbs.