Sinus Infection: How to Tell If It’s Viral or Bacterial
Published January 17th, 2020 Most of the time, bacterial and viral sinus infections have similar symptoms. A viral infection is more common and usually goes away on its own. Bacterial ones, on the other hand, can be treated with antibiotics. However, misuse of antibiotics can make your condition even worse. […]
How to Reduce Sinus Pain the Natural Way
Published December 23rd, 2019 Have you ever had those painful headaches that come with an uncomfortable pressure between your eyes and cheeks – sometimes even in your forehead – where you thought that your head is going to explode at any second? That, my friend, is what you call a […]
Proven and Tested Home Remedies for Sinus Infection
Published December 16th, 2019 Have you ever had that feeling where your nose is like a leaky faucet, your face all swollen and your eyes so puffy that it feels like it’s going to pop out anytime? Well, you might have an infection in your sinuses. What is a Sinus […]
How to Get Rid of Post-Nasal Drip Without Prescription Drugs
Published November 25, 2019 The human body works in such surprising ways. Your nose, throat, and sinuses produce mucus, a thick and slippery substance, that harmlessly mixes with saliva. Primarily, mucus helps to keep your airways from drying out throughout the day. It also helps to trap any foreign bodies, […]
Is Kombucha Halal?
Published November 18th, 2019 In general, kombucha is considered Halal. But as with other kinds of beverages that contain traces of alcohol, always read out the label. In Islamic dietary laws, there are two classifications of food: halal and haram. Halal means it’s allowed for consumption. While the word “haram” […]
Can Kombucha Make You Sick?
Published November 11th, 2019 If you are fond of fermented foods, then you might have heard all the buzzes about kombucha. Kombucha has a golden reputation, as many claim that it has several health benefits. People even call it the “immortal health elixir,” for they believe that it can cure […]
Can’t Get Rid of Halitosis? Here are the Probiotics for You
Published November 11th, 2019 Halitosis may sound like a fancy word, but it’s really just another term for bad breath. Most people think that proper dental hygiene is the key to avoiding this. But halitosis is something that your regular mouthwash or even adequate teeth brushing can’t solve. Halitosis occurs […]
The Best Probiotics for Strep Throat
Published on October 21, 2019 (Last Modified March 30, 2020) Streptococcal Pharyngitis or typically known as strep throat is a common bacterial infection that causes swelling and pain in the throat. This condition is caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria that affects both children and adults. Strep Throat vs. Sore Throat Because of […]
The Benefits of Taking Probiotics in Lozenge Form
Published October 14th, 2019 Also known as the “good bacteria,” probiotics are living microorganisms best known for improving your gut health. These friendly bacteria help our body to fight off diseases by suppressing the growth of harmful bacteria. They’re widely used in treating diarrhea, intestinal spasms, bloating, and other issues on […]
Probiotic Strains That Can Help Improve Oral Health
Published October 7th, 2019 Probiotics have lots of health benefits. It is often used in keeping the digestive system healthy. But unknown to many, probiotics can also help in improving your oral health. There are now several studies that show how probiotics can treat mouth problems like canker sore. But can […]
Can Probiotics Treat Mouth Sores?
Published September 30th, 2019 The many health benefits of probiotics make it the most popular natural healing alternative for most people. But can it treat mouth sores too? Read on to find out. What Are Mouth Sores? Have you ever had those painful red, open sores inside your mouth? Those […]
Do Fermented Foods Cause Cancer?
Published September 30th, 2019 One of the oldest methods you can preserve your food is through fermentation. Our ancestors had been using this technique back in the day when refrigerators were not even a thing yet. But fermentation remains popular up to this day because of the health benefits that it […]
How to Stop Protein Farts
Published September 23rd, 2019 (Last Modified December 20th, 2019) Flatulence or farting is your body’s natural mechanism to expel gas from your intestine. You can get these intestinal gases through the foods you eat or the air that you swallow while eating. You might not know it, but there are a […]
Foods That Help You Burn Belly Fat Fast
Published September 9th, 2019 Fat in your belly isn’t only irritating, sometimes, it can also impact one’s self-esteem and confidence. Aside from its impact on our physical appearance, belly fats can be harmful to our health as well. Studies show that belly fat can be linked to type 2 diabetes […]
Health Benefits of Sauerkraut
Published September 2nd, 2019 Sauerkraut is made from fermented chopped cabbage wherein you can add spices if you like. It is also known as “sour cabbage” and is one of the most common and oldest forms of preserving cabbage. Fermentation is an ancient method of preserving food. What’s so special […]
Health Benefits of Spicy Foods
Published August 19th, 2019 We all know that not everyone loves spicy foods. Some may find it unbearable, especially that fiery taste that you can feel in your mouth when you eat it. While others, still think that spicy foods can cause you harm, like heartburn, or acid reflux. But […]
The Best Yogurts for a Keto Diet
Published August 29, 2019 (Last Modified March 23, 2020) One of the many new trends these days in keeping your body in shape and healthy is the keto diet. Even the celebs are doing it! If you haven’t heard yet all the buzz about this popular trend, keep reading to […]
Health Benefits of Cooked Green Bananas
Published June 11th, 2019 Cooked green bananas are a staple in several banana-exporting countries. Apart from banana bread, there are a lot of ways to incorporate green banana in your dishes. In the Caribbean, they put it in several fish recipes. You can also boil, fry, saute or use it […]
Can You Treat Acne With Probiotics?
Published May 21st, 2019 (Last Modified December 20th, 2019) It can certainly ruin your morning if you wake up and notice that you’ve got zits on your face. The worse thing is, instead of going away, it seems to keep on multiplying to the point that it covers your entire […]
Can Probiotics Improve Your Immune System?
Published May 14th, 2019 Also known as the “good bacteria”, the health benefits of probiotics are wide and varied. One of them is boosting your immune system. But how does it do that? More importantly, what do you have to do to maximize its immune-boosting properties? Read on to find […]
Smoothies That Lower Cholesterol
Published May 7th, 2019 When cholesterol level rises, we mostly turn to modern medicine for answers. Doctors would prescribe statins and other cholesterol-inhibiting drugs. Then the symptoms subdue and all things go back to normal. Until it rises again and back to the drugstore you go. This is the vicious […]
Is Kombucha Safe For Kids?
Published April 26th, 2019 For the health-conscious, kombucha is a household name. This healthy soda alternative is currently making waves in the US. A 2015 market analysis report even projects that kombucha sales will soar to $1.8 billion by 2020. But whether or not its safe for small children remains […]
9 Health Benefits You Can Get From Hummus
Published April 16th, 2019 Hummus, once a staple part of the middle eastern diet, is now making waves around the world. And there’s no reason not to. It’s not just delicately tasty but also one of the healthiest foods around. Even if you don’t have Gordon Ramsay’s talent, whipping up […]
9 Health Benefits You Can Get From Sushi
9 Health Benefits of Eating Sushi Published March 27th, 2019 Sushi is probably the most popular Japanese food today. You can enjoy it anywhere: from a seaside shack in rural Japan to a back alley food cart in New York. You can even have it delivered right on your doorstep. […]