Pumpkin seeds are bursting with health and beauty benefits
Reaping with beauty and health benefits, experts say it's time to replace coconut oil with pumpkin seed oil, which is being touted as the the new must-have. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We Asked People On The Street Who They Were Thankful For, And Their Answers Might Surprise You
If you think that thankfulness can only be served up beside a roasted turkey and a pumpkin pie, think again. It’s something that can -- and even should -- be practiced every day. And that’s not just because it makes someone else feel good: studies have shown that practicing gratitude improves your sleep, helps your heart and boosts your relationships. (Let us take this chance to tell you, we’re grateful that you’re reading!) We partnered with American Greetings to ask regular New Yorkers (and a few tourists) to write down the one person they were most thankful for. The answers sometimes were surprising, but always...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out
This study was small so more research is needed to confirm the results—but considering yogurt is full of calcium and protein in addition to probiotics, you really can't go wrong by adding more of it to your diet. Salmon. When you're stressed, it can ratchet up anxiety hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. "The omega-3 fatty acids in salmon have anti-inflammatory properties that may help counteract the negative effects of stress hormones," says Lisa Cimperman, RD, of the University Hospitals Case Medical Center and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In a study funded by the National Institute...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 4, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Health Benef Its of Pumpkin Seeds
[New Times] Many people value pumpkins because they provide carbohydrates and iron among other nutrients. However many people don't know the nutritious value of pumpkin seeds. Do you know that the seeds are rich in minerals like copper, manganese, magnesium and zinc which are useful for many physiological processes of the body? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Secret Eating Disorder (You've Never Heard Of)
Celebrities don’t talk about it. Doctors don’t always notice it. Even those with textbook cases of binge-eating disorder may not know it. Find out what happens when the food you turn to for comfort becomes your worst enemy. by Sunny Sea Gold Sixteen-year-old Emily and her boyfriend had just had a gut-wrenching fight via text. Her heart felt crumbly inside her chest, and her stomach was a sour, empty pit. She felt alone, miserable, and hopeless. But then she remembered—there was something she could do, if not about her relationship, at least about the pain she was feeling. Emily held her breath, waiting nervously f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news