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  1. Kale: Health-Boosting Nutritional Superstar Is Easy To Prepare

    Kale: Health-Boosting Nutritional Superstar Is Easy To Prepare
    Despite its reputation as a health-boosting nutritional superstar, many people don’t take advantage of kale’s benefits because it is not a “mainstream” vegetable and they don’t know how to prepare it.   A member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, it originated in Asia Minor and descended from a wild cabbage. Kale packs a healthy punch with its abundance of carotenoids...
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  2. Five Reasons Why You Should Go ‘Cuckoo’ for Coconuts

    Five Reasons Why You Should Go ‘Cuckoo’ for Coconuts
    Coconut consumption dates back thousands of years and it is still considered a superior food source in tropical regions. Nicknamed “monkey fruit” by Spanish explorers, it has been used to produce fuel, fiber and certain types of musical instruments. But the real power of the coconut is derived from the tender white meat inside of the tough brown husk that...
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  3. Tea Tree Oil Provides Natural Solutions For Acne

    Tea Tree Oil Provides Natural Solutions For Acne
    Tea tree oil, which is produced from the leaves of a plant that grows in swampy areas of Australia, has gained popularity as an inexpensive and chemical-free treatment for acne.  Celebrities flood the airways promoting expensive products like ProActiv and Americans spend millions of dollars each year on over-the-counter and prescription medications to control breakouts.  Some of the products sold...
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  4. Boost Your Immune System With Garlic’s Healthy Benefits

    Boost Your Immune System With Garlic’s Healthy Benefits
    Garlic is one of many examples of a centuries-old natural cure that is gaining fresh respect in the new millennium.  Aside from its reputation as a vampire repellent, garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years.  Garlic is part of the onion family called Alliaceae, which also includes shallots, chives and leeks...
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  5. Maca Root: Mother Nature’s Aphrodisiac Can Boost Energy And Libido

    Maca Root: Mother Nature’s Aphrodisiac Can Boost Energy And Libido
    Often referred to as Peruvian ginseng, Nature’s Viagra or Mother Nature’s aphrodisiac, the maca root has been lauded by natural healers for centuries for its medicinal properties. It was used to boost stamina by Incan Warriors before going to battle and today it is noted for its ability to increase energy, elevate mood and improve libido.  The root, which looks...
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  6. Peanut Allergy or Toxic Reaction?

    Peanut Allergy or Toxic Reaction?
    The question, “peanut allergy or toxic reaction?” pops up a good deal these days.  Peanut allergies, after being ignored for so long, are now receiving a good deal of much deserved attention.  Those with peanut allergies already know that it is a potentially deadly allergy that must be taken seriously. If you do have peanut allergies, you definitely have plenty...
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  7. The Dangers of Vitamin D

    The Dangers of Vitamin D
    A new study by the University of Copenhagen is turning advice about Vitamin D on its head. Results of the study, focusing on the association between death (all causes) and vitamin D levels, showed that too much vitamin D could be as harmful to health as too little. The study took information from almost a quarter of a million Danish...
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  8. A Natural & Safe Alternative to Prescription Sedatives

    A Natural & Safe Alternative to Prescription Sedatives
    A tea derived from the beautiful passion flower can relieve stress and eliminate the need for over-the-counter and prescription sedatives. Passion flower has been used for centuries by Native Americans for its medicinal properties and its ability to soothe the mind. Herbalists have conducted extensive research on its calming effects and passionflower has steadily gained the respect of modern medical...
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  9. The many benefits of ginger.

    The many benefits of ginger.
    Ginger…Spice, Medicine or Aphrodisiac? Originally from Southeast Asia, ginger is a dried and peeled root that is now cultivated in many tropical countries.  The word ginger comes from the Sanskrit word stringa-vera, meaning “with a body like a horn” in reference to the fact that it somewhat resembles antlers.  Belonging to the same family as turmeric and cardamom, ginger has...
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  10. Xylitol for Oral Health

    Xylitol for Oral Health
    Imagine a futuristic world where a sweetener could actually prevent and repair cavities in teeth. That world could actually be here right now, with the discovery and development of xylitol. What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a non-fermentable sugar alcohol, a natural sweetener found in berries, oats, mushrooms, fruits and trees such as birch bark. We naturally produce it in tiny...
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