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Goji Berries and Pregnancy

Goji berries, often used in traditional Chinese medicine, are small, red, edible fruit from a shrub native to China also known as Lycium barbarum. Goji berries are usually dried, eaten raw or cooked. They have recently been touted as a…

5 reasons why you should eat mulberries

Years ago, in the house where I grew up, I remember my mother tending to a small garden circled by a “fence” of mulberry shrubs. In the summer months when the mulberry shrubs bore fruits, my group of feisty friends and I would painstakingly…

8 superfoods you need to include in your diet

Superfoods are essentially foods that have extra-large doses of vitamins and minerals that can help us ward off diseases and live a longer, healthier life. Some of the nutrients that certain superfoods contain include a) antioxidants…

Goji berries take root among China’s aging rockers

Rock and roll may already be showing its age in China. An anniversary concert for legacy rock band Black Panther saw a group of vendors outside a Beijing venue on Saturday selling not T-shirts or beer, but goji berries. In many countries,…

How to Lose Weight the Right Way?

Many people call a truce with the battle of the bulge at a certain age, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. When you’re over 60, being a little overweight may actually be beneficial, because being underweight increases one's risk of…

Finding a Healthy Weight

Finding a Healthy Weight. Weight loss is a tricky topic. Lots of people are unhappy with their present weight, but most aren't sure how to change it — and many would be better off staying where they are. You may want to look like…