When applied externally, the gelatinous material of the leaves of Aloe vera promotes rapid wound healing and beautiful skin. It is less known that consuming it is also healthy: it supports the body against cold and flu. Until recently, the identity of active ingredients has been a mystery even to researchers, but just recently, they were discovered.
Flavonoids, found in vegetables and fruits, are considered to be potential active plant ingredients against the coronavirus. The results so far are encouraging: flavonoids that reduce the infectivity of the virus and inhibit the replication of the virus have been identified. In this post, we present these flavonoids and their putative effects.
The traditional Mediterranean diet is known to be heart-friendly, which is supported by the fact that those living on the Mediterranean coast are typically at lower risk for cardiovascular disease, and many reach the age of 100. An important element of the Mediterranean diet is regular fruit consumption. Of particular importance are ...
By living the modern way of life, our body is exposed to countless amount of chemicals. Instead of sonorous but scientifically questionable and inconsequent detoxification treatments, silymarin extracted from the milk thistle can be a real help to our liver and body in detoxification.