The long exposure to estrogen is believed to increase the risk of various cancers. Women who experienced menopause after the age of 55 or began menstruating before the age of 12 are at a higher risk of having ovarian, breast and uterine cancer. Studies showed that resveratrol reduces the risk of cancer in post-menopausal women.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Every year, 18 million people die from heart disease. Studies involving 2,509 women age 45 to 84 years from different ethnicities (White, Chinese, Black and Hispanic) showed that women who reached menopause before the age of 46 have an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia.
Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for the maintenance of healthy nervous system and brain function. Our body also needs this water-soluble vitamin to produce DNA and blood cells. You can't get it from fruits, vegetables or other plant foods. Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause depression, poor memory and confusion.
A strong immune system is crucially important during the current coronavirus pandemic. There isn't yet a vaccine or drug that can fully prevent coronavirus infection. If we catch Covid-19, we have to rely on our own immune system to recover from the disease. Find out which foods that help boost immune system and mood.
Niacinamide boosts the production of collagen in the skin by up to 54%; while it also increases the production of elastin and skin proteins by up to 20% and 100%. A clinical study showed that Niacinamide visibly improved the appearance of ageing skin and helped prevent the appearance of age spots by up to 68%.
Garlic has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and prevent the hardening of the arteries. Studies suggest that eating garlic helps decrease the risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and many other diseases. Garlic protects the liver from toxic chemicals and boost the body's immune system.
The ability of the body to trigger inflammation is very crucial for your life. Without it, you will not be able to live long enough to survive any injury or infection. Inflammation is a crucial pre-healing process in the body. It is part of the body's immune mechanism to limit damages and repair any defect.
A clinical study in Germany showed that daily application of cacay oil within a 4 week period reduced the appearance of wrinkles by 45%. This study found that cacay oil boosts the skin's hydration and elasticity while also visibly smooths out the appearance of the skin and makes it look firmer.
Discovered by Professor Fredrick L. Crane at University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1957, Coenzyme Q10 plays a key role in generating energy and protecting the body from free radicals. It also helps protect skin from oxidative stress and UV rays, the main causes of premature ageing skin.
Rice Bran oil is a good source of Oryzanol, Ferulic Acid and Tocopherols (Vitamin E Complex). These powerful antioxidants are greatly beneficial in preventing skin damage and premature signs of ageing. Rice Bran oil has soothing and nourishing effects on the skin, yet it helps prevent breakouts in acne-prone skin.
Five prospective studies involving more than 76,000 participants suggested that vegetarians were 25% less likely to die from heart disease. Eating nuts, whole grains and legumes helps keep your blood sugar levels steady, reduce bad cholesterol levels and protect your heart.
UV damage remains as the main cause of skin cancer. Exposure to UV rays trigger the formation of free radicals in the body. Foods that are rich in antioxidants are shown to be beneficial in preventing the development of cancer. Antioxidant has the capability to neutralise free radicals.
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