Current Health News

July 4, 2016 - Issue 3607


The Surprising Health Benefits of Unripe Banana, Papaya and Mango

The Surprising Health Benefits of Unripe Banana, Papaya and Mango

July 4, 2016

As these foods ripen, their starch converts into sugars. Not only that, their nutritional content changes too. One of these unripe foods contains more vitamin C than ripened ones and all of them give your gut a healthy boost by their levels of digestive-resistant starches that slowly ferment in your large intestine, acting as prebiotics.

More Reasons to Eat Your Broccoli

Eating Broccoli

July 4, 2016

Scientists already knew broccoli was loaded with incredible enzymes and compounds like sulforaphane. A new study found phenolic compounds in broccoli may prevent several types of cancer, as well as several other diseases. But as beneficial as broccoli is, sprouting it accelerates the nutrients dramatically.

Why Alternative Health Is Booming

Alternative Health Care

July 4, 2016

Alternative health has been a controversial topic in some circles, but in recent years, there's been a surge in interest, revealed in a new study showing that people in the U.S. spend an incredible average of $30 billion annually on alternative health. There are multiple reasons for that, some of which may surprise you.