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  1. The Simple Spice that Eases Back Pain and Arthritis

    The Simple Spice that Eases Back Pain and Arthritis
    According to new research, ginger can reduce pain and inflammation in muscles and joints. Ginger has been used medicinally for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine in India, as a natural anti-inflammatory therapy to soothe upset stomachs and diminish nausea - and recent studies show it may help relieve pain and inflammation as well. In one study, arthritic patients were...
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  2. The Many Health Benefits Of Nutrient-Rich Wakame

    The Many Health Benefits Of Nutrient-Rich Wakame
    People living by the coast of the world’s great seas and oceans have been eating seaweed for thousands of years. The Native Americans ate it, as did many prehistoric cultures - and it is common in Asian cuisine today.   Science has confirmed that seaweeds are a very healthy food, extremely nutrient rich and containing 10 times as much fiber...
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  3. Common Kitchen Staple Eases Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Common Kitchen Staple Eases Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    New research from Tehran University of Medical Sciences shows that essential oil of cumin can significantly reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also referred to as inflammatory bowel disease. Up to 20% of Americans are typically diagnosed with IBS at any given point in time - a condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent worldwide, with no known treatment in...
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  4. Why You Should Be Eating Cruciferous Vegetables At Least Once A Week

    Why You Should Be Eating Cruciferous Vegetables At Least Once A Week
    As you probably already know, consuming fruits and vegetables regularly is very beneficial for your health and may even extend your lifespan. What many people don’t realize is just how good these foods are for you and how exactly they benefit your health. For instance, broccoli should be in the weekly menu of every person on the planet. That’s because...
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  5. Want 5 Reasons To Eat More Blueberries?

    Want 5 Reasons To Eat More Blueberries?
    The key to healthy aging is maintaining a healthy diet. Powerful flavonoid and anthocyanin antioxidants found in blueberries may have a rejuvenating effect on the brain - slowing down and even reversing the effects of stress and inflammation on brain cells. What’s more, these antioxidants may also neutralize free radicals linked to the development of cancer, heart disease and age-related conditions...
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  6. Healthy Recipes: Brain-Boosting Berry Salad

    Healthy Recipes: Brain-Boosting Berry Salad
    One of the best things about summer is looking forward to the bounty of fresh berries. Whether you grow them in your garden or harvest them at the grocery store, it’s the time of year to enjoy them in quantity at lowerprices.   Two of our favorites, blueberries and strawberries, recently made news headlines with a study that found that they...
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  7. Another Reason To Eat Seven Or More Portions Of Fruits And Vegetables Daily

    Another Reason To Eat Seven Or More Portions Of Fruits And Vegetables Daily
    Wondering how to have more energy and live longer? According to a dramatic new study from University College London, consuming seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces risk of death at any point in time by 42%, compared to eating less than one portion. Study researchers studied the eating habits of over 65,000 people representative of the...
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  8. Organic Milk Has More Omega-3 Fats Than Regular Milk

    Organic Milk Has More Omega-3 Fats Than Regular Milk
    Sales of organic milk are on the rise - today, it accounts for about 4 percent of total milk consumption in the US. Organic producers have always claimed that their milk is nutritionally superior. Because their cows spend a lot more time out in pasture, munching on grasses and legumes rich in omega-3 fats, they argue that organic milk contains...
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  9. Green Drink Smoothie Recipe

    Green Drink Smoothie Recipe
    Here is a quick and easy basic green smoothie recipe that you'll love! Afternoon Energy Boosting Smoothie 1 scoop energy greens powder One whole banana One whole pear 1/2 cup of strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries Two cups of purified or filtered water   First, add 1 scoop of energy greens powder to blender. Secondly, peel and smash the banana, then...
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  10. Top 5 Supplements to Add To Your Smoothie

    Top 5 Supplements to Add To Your Smoothie
    There are a variety of vitamin supplements that can be added to smoothies that have all sorts of healthy properties. These ingredients can all be purchased at your local whole foods store or through natural supplement websites. Brewers Yeast: A great source of selenium, chromium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, copper, manganese, iron, and zinc. Bee Pollen: Contains high concentrations of vitamin...
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