Myth or reality: Saffron is a natural antidepressant

Saffron contains bioactive compounds, including crocin, safranal and picrocrocin, which are thought to contribute to its antidepressant effects.

News Lifestyle Health Myth or reality: Saffron is a natural antidepressant “Safranal, found in saffron, gives it a distinct taste and aroma. Research shows it can help improve mood, memory and learning ability, as well as protect brain cells from oxidative stress.” said Dr Eileen Canday, HOD, Nutrition and Dietetics, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, … Read more

Doctor reveals natural compound that helps tame chronic pain

Doctor reveals natural compound that helps tame chronic pain

When chronic pain flares up, it can be hard to focus on anything else until you find relief. Over-the-counter and prescription pain relievers may seem like an easy fix. But the side effects of both are well known and can be devastating. Fortunately, recent research has located a compound known as palmitoylethanolamide (PEA for short) … Read more

Top Doc: drinking too much natural water can harm your health Here’s what to drink instead to have more energy and lose weight

IV liquid water on a grocery store shelf

Almost every doctor and nutrition expert on the planet recommends drinking water. It also seems to be the one thing that all non-experts agree on, from the keto meat eater to the leafy plant eater. And it makes sense, considering our bodies are made up of about 60 percent water. However, most of us aren’t … Read more

A forager and a nutritionist team up to reveal natural medicine in their own garden

Photos of dandelions

Foraging is the process of identifying and gathering wild plants, berries, nuts, roots and seeds to eat and use as health remedies. While humans had been foraging for millennia until supermarkets and health clinics sprung up, this ancient practice is now a popular way to eat smarter and improve your health. Once you learn which … Read more