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Is Gargling Hydrogen Peroxide Effective and Safe?

Is Gargling Hydrogen Peroxide Effective and Safe?

Overview Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound that combines hydrogen with oxygen. You can buy it at most drug stores and use it for everything from disinfecting wounds to cleaning your bath tub. Some people even swear by gargling with it to sooth a sore throat, whiten teeth, and reduce gum inflammation. Keep reading to...

Can ginger really help my throat?

Can ginger really help my throat?

Ginger is a spicy, pungent herb that’s used for cooking and, sometimes, in healing. One medicinal use of ginger, supported by both scientific studies and tradition, is for the treatment of sore throat and voice problems.   Ginger may help sore throats in several ways. For example, it may provide some pain relief as an anti-inflammatory....

What Are The Health Benefits of Raspberries?

What Are The Health Benefits of Raspberries?

Raspberries are one of the most popular berries in the world. This delicate fruit contains a tart flavor, a velvety texture, and are grown in California, Washington, and Oregon. Raspberries are harvested only during the summer and fall and they come in several different colors, such as black, purple, and golden. The most common type...

10 of the Healthiest Fruits You Can Buy to Stay Healthy

10 of the Healthiest Fruits You Can Buy to Stay Healthy

Fruit that’s a vitamin C powerhouse: Grapefruit Although oranges are a great source of vitamin C, grapefruits pack a bigger punch. Just half of a grapefruit contains nearly 50 percent of your daily vitamin C, as well as high levels of fiber, potassium, and vitamin A. The vitamin C in grapefruit is involved in collagen...

Could taking zinc protect me against COVID-19?

Could taking zinc protect me against COVID-19?

A review of the evidence on zinc suggests the mineral could have protective effects against COVID-19 by boosting anti-viral immunity and curbing inflammation. Diet and health have many links, including immune system function. Good nutrition supports the immune system to fight pathogens and helps to avoid chronic inflammation following an infection. Many people know that vitamin C has significant effects on...

7 Ways to Boost Your Mood With Food

7 Ways to Boost Your Mood With Food

If you sometimes indulge in sweets when stressed or upset, you know how immediately satisfying they can be. But all too often, they result in a quick blood sugar crash and irritability. Just as some foods can have a negative effect on your outlook, recent research explores whether eating certain foods can improve your mood and well-being. Here’s a...

Healthiest Herbs And Spices To Add To Your Meals

Healthiest Herbs And Spices To Add To Your Meals

Salt and pepper are not the only ones that can add taste and flavor to what we eat. More than determining whether or not our meals can taste good, herbs and spices have various benefits that aid in overall health. All of these come from plants and their parts, including flowers, fruits, seeds and leaves,...

Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight. It’s a fat-soluble vitamin in a family of compounds that includes vitamins D-1, D-2, and D-3. Your body produces vitamin D naturally when it’s directly exposed to sunlight. You can also get it through certain foods and supplements to...

5 Proven Benefits Of Broccoli Sprouts

5 Proven Benefits Of Broccoli Sprouts

Many people eat broccoli all the time, but broccoli sprouts aren’t something you see on every dinner table. These incredibly nutritious sprouts are not only an easy addition to many meals but are readily available in many parts of the world, thanks to their health benefits. What are Broccoli Sprouts? Broccoli sprouts are the earliest forms of broccoli before...

Soup That Improves Respiratory Health

Soup That Improves Respiratory Health

Lungs play an important part in enabling our body to function and to boost it’s health, we must incorporate some food in our diet which keep them active and working. Chef Vaibhav Bhargawa, an expert in Asian Cuisine, shares a soup recipe which with ingredients in any kitchen, that help to improve the respiratory system....

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