Home Health Nutrition Nutrition on May 14, 2022 Morels, scientifically known as Morchella esculenta, are delicious mushrooms that are enjoyed all across the world. Morel mushrooms have been used in traditional medicine for centuries because of the wide range of health benefits they provide to the human body.  According to a study, morels have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as immunostimulatory and anti-tumour capabilities. Polysaccharides, as active molecules, and other phytochemicals like tocopherols, ascorbic acid and vitamin D, are the main reasons for the therapeutic activities of morel mushrooms. Morel mushrooms always have enormous demand. Despite their growing economic importance, cultivation is limited, and they are either wild harvested or fermented in culture for use as a functional food and food flavouring. In this article, we will discuss some of the health benefits of morel … [Read more...] about 10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits Of Morel Mushrooms
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Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 13, 2022 General well-being and preventive healthcare have long been associated with health enthusiasts and the elderly until the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic brought about a generational reset forcing people to view personal health from a fresh perspective. This reset has shifted the focus from curative healthcare to preventive health practices and products. One such category of pre-emptive health products that have been seeing extensive use since the onset of the pandemic is nutraceuticals. This class of health products has evoked interest worldwide and the Asia Pacific region has registered the fastest growth. What are Nutraceuticals? Nutraceuticals are the class of consumable products derived from food sources that offer high nutritional value, often for specific health benefits. They are usually categorised under non-specific therapies used to promote general health and … [Read more...] about Is Nutraceuticals A Smart Choice For A Healthier Tomorrow?
Home Pregnancy parenting Baby Baby on May 21, 2022 Africa was declared free of wild poliovirus just two years ago. Now, it's got a new outbreak on its hands. Mozambique reported its first case since 1992 on Wednesday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It's the second case to be detected on the continent this year, after Malawi reported Africa's first case in five years in February. The case in Mozambique was detected in a child in the country's northeastern Tete province, according to the WHO. Like the case reported earlier this year in Malawi, genomic sequencing shows it is linked to a strain that circulated in Pakistan in 2019. A nationwide vaccination campaign launched in Malawi in March targeting children aged 5 years and younger. Mozambique also recently carried out its own campaign, the WHO said. "The detection of another case of wild polio virus in Africa is greatly concerning, even if it's … [Read more...] about Mozambique Sees First Wild Polio Case Since 1992; Pandemic May Have Caused Children To Miss Polio Vaccination