Asparagus is one of nature’s best sources of folic acid, dietary fibers, potassium, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Here we discuss asparagus nutrition facts and the health benefits associated with eating asparagus.
A carbohydrate is the basic raw material for generating energy in the body. Like proteins and fats, carbohydrates undergo various metabolic processes before they can be readily used by cells in different purposes. Let’s learn the different mechanisms of carbohydrate metabolism in humans.
Wasabi is not only the ordinary spice you see in Japanese restaurants, but also the spice that fight microbes, cancer, inflammation, heart attack and stroke. Read on to learn the amazing health benefits of wasabi.
Love strawberries, but can’t eat them without triggering an allergic reaction? Did you know that the allergic property of the strawberry has to do with its beautiful red color? Read this article to find out why.
Diabetes mellitus is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than 73,000 US residents annually. Nature has something to offer in treating diabetes, and this is the bitter gourd Momordica charantia.
Is male breast cancer real? Definitely yes. The breast tissue of men can transform to cancer given the proper conditions. The likelihood that a male will develop breast cancer depends on risk factors. Continue reading to know these risk factors.
Scientists have already discovered two types of bioactive compounds in oak-aged wine that have anti-cancer properties. These are the polyphenol resveratrol and ellagitannin. Find out in this article how wine protects us from developing cancer.
Asbestos and radon are harmful chemicals that can initiate the formation of cancer cells in human lungs. Staying away from these hazardous chemicals is one of the effective ways in lung cancer prevention.
Dracunculus medinensis or guinea worm is a known parasite of humans for many centuries and is on the verge of eradication. This article (part 1 of the series) introduces you to the interesting facts about the parasitic nematode.