Chocolate for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner :)

Yes, you read correctly……!  And yes, I’m exaggerating a little (unfortunately).  But by now you must have heard about all this new research touting the health benefits of chocolate.  Sadly that doesn’t mean you should start adding chocolate to every meal or substitute a Snickers bar for your cereal in the morning. Also – it’s the type of chocolate that matters (and most of it is fit for the garbage can).  Take a look at the different types and especially, which ones you should avoid every time.

Alternative Headache Remedies That Really Work

The actual pain of a headache may result from contraction of muscles in the scalp, face or neck, blood vessel dilation in the head, or brain swelling that stretches the brain’s coverings.  Another source of headache pain is that the nerves in the face or head are irritated. If you want to find out the cause, start keeping a diary to see what triggers your headaches.

  • Possible causes
    • Allergies (e.g. chocolate, milk products, alcohol, strong cheese, chicken)
    • Stress or muscle tension

Did You Know Your Genes Remember a Sugar Hit?

Scientific Evidence: Sugar can Permanently Change DNA An Australian research team from the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne has found that genes remember a sugar hit for two weeks.  What’s more, continued poor eating habits can permanently alter your DNA and potentially pass the genetic damage onto your descendants.1 The team studied how diet impacted heart tissue and found sugar caused cells to switch off the genetic controls that protect that body against diabetes and heart disease for a period of two weeks.

7 Potent Ways Garlic Can Make You Healthier

Garlic is not just a weapon against vampires – it scares away bacteria, viruses, parasites, ticks and possibly even mosquitoes!

  1. Garlic Reduces Heart Disease Risk & High Blood Pressure
  2. Helps induce relaxation and enlargement of blood vessels, improving blood flow.  This can help prevent high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. 1
  3. Garlic Crushes Parasites, Bacteria and Viral Infections
  4. Garlic works like a broad-spectrum antibiotic against parasites, bacteria and viruses...