Tag: tomatoes

Tart Cherries for Insomnia

we know that not sleeping enough is associated with changes in diet people 10d worse but what about the opposite question can food affect sleep we saw from the kiwifruit study that this seemed possible but the mechanism they suggested for the effect that serotonin levels and kiwifruit doesn’t make any sense and serotonin can’t…


Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health

“Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health” The foods found most protective against oral cancer include raw and green/leafy vegetables, tomatoes, citrus, and carrots. Citrus fruits are acidic, though. Fine; less oral cancer. But, what about the health of the teeth themselves? Might eating lots of sour fruit eat away at our enamel? Well, early case reports that…


Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds

“Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds” In the prevention of cardiovascular disease, the consumption of fruits and vegetables is crucial. Yes, preventing the oxidation of cholesterol may be one of the mechanisms by which fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. However, hyperactivity of platelets is also critically important in the…


Flax Seeds for Hypertension

“Flax Seeds for Hypertension” A recent article in the journal Meat Science acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. For these reasons, these meat consumers look for healthier food alternatives as a means…


Shaking the Salt Habit

“Shaking the Salt Habit” The two most prominent dietary risks for death and disability in the world are not eating enough fruit and eating too much salt. Too little fruit kills nearly five million people every year, and too much salt kills four million. There are three things we can do to lower our salt…


Tomato Problems: Fix Issues Affecting Your Tomatoes

[Music] Homegrown tomatoes are something else – beautiful rich fruits with the most divine aroma! But growing tomatoes successfully depends on avoiding some of the common pitfalls that can trip you up along the way. Knowing exactly what to expect and what to do about it will greatly improve your chances of a terrific crop…


Best Organic Fertilizers that SuperSize Plant Growth in My Vegetable Garden

This is John Kohler with growingyourgreens.com, I have another exciting episode for ya and you know every episode I have is basically my life gardening lifestyle I mean I live a gardening lifestyle, half my day or more sometimes or actually out in the garden after I’ve finished with doing the things I have to…


Human Neurotransmitters in Plants

“Human Neurotransmitters in Plants” A strange letter was recently published in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, suggesting fruit as a treatment for depression. It starts out talking about how bad the disease is, how abnormally low levels of neurotransmitters like serotonin in the brain may be responsible, how we now have several classes…


Antioxidants and Depression

“Antioxidants and Depression” According to the latest from the CDC, the rates of all of our top 10 killers have fallen or stabilized except for one… suicide. Accumulating evidence indicates that oxidative free radicals may play important roles in the development of various neuropsychiatric disorders including major depression. For example, in a study of nearly…