Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group. However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.
You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.
Wild Oregano Oil: A Worthy Addition to Your Natural Medicine Cabinet The ancient Greeks and Romans regarded oregano as a symbol of joy and happiness, and modern research on wild oregano oil and its benefits to health will give you plenty of reasons to smile. Oregano oil can help keep your digestive system running smoothly, soothe troubled skin, and even help stave off colds and flu.
Don't Worry If Your Kiddo Won't Eat Veggies Whether it's lima beans, broccoli or kale, it's easy for parents to fixate on their kids eating healthy foods. Of course, fretting over what our children do and do not eat comes from a good place -- we want them to grow up healthy and strong. But is it worth the worry, and the frequent mealtime battles? Can relaxing about what your kids consume actually help them have a better relationship to food in the long run?