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5 recipes with turmeric that may help ease the symptoms of Lyme disease

Apr 18 2017 - 10:50pm
5 recipes with turmeric that may help ease the symptoms of Lyme disease

How can turmeric help ease the symptoms of the tick- borne illness Lyme disease? The secret is turmeric’s curcumin, a plant chemical that has many healing capabilities, and has been scientifically proven to counter skin rashes, fatigue, bacterial infections and pain in joints and muscle, all of which are symptoms of Lyme disease. So, what does research reveal on turmeric’s healing capabilities, and how it may ease the symptoms of Lyme disease?

Turmeric may be able to ease the symptoms of lyme disease by its activity in easing the pain in joints and muscle. Research has

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5 delicious recipes that will help you with heavy metal detoxing

Apr 15 2017 - 9:53pm
5 delicious recipes that will help you with heavy metal detoxing

Living in an industrialized modern society has many benefits, but there are some health related drawbacks, such as: environmental heavy metal pollution, which can have horrific effects on human health. But, there is no need to panic because nature offers foods that are scientifically proven, to help you with heavy metal detoxing.

The best ingredients that will help with heavy metal detoxing, are: 1) Ginger, coriander and garlic 2) Pectin-rich fruits and vegetables 3) foods rich in amino acids and 4) Foods containing alpha

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The scientifically proven benefits of eating apples frequently

Apr 7 2017 - 10:20pm
The scientifically proven benefits of eating apples

Folklore advocates: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and science confirms that there is a lot of truth to that phrase. But, Why exactly should you be eating apples frequently?

Apples are packed with many compounds that are extremely beneficial for human health, such as antioxidants, flavonoids and sorbitol.

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Most of Your Sodium Intake Comes from these Five Foods

Apr 3 2017 - 12:19pm
Sodium Intake

If you are trying to cut back on sodium, you are already likely avoiding what you might think are obvious salty choices. But you may be surprised to learn about the top 5 sources of sodium come from.

Sodium is a mineral that is essential to life. It is used to regulate fluid balance and to assist with nerve impulses and muscle function.

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Titanium dioxide in food: 1 more reason to avoid it now

Feb 26 2017 - 7:27pm
Food additive promotes gut inflammaton in lab studies

Why is this common food additive bad for health? New information highlights why you will want to know about titanium dioxide in foods so you can avoid it starting now.

According to new research titanium dioxide increases inflammation in the intestines and makes it more difficult to absorb important nutrients like zinc, iron and fatty acids.

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Drinking cow's milk is controversial but what about milk alternatives?

Feb 13 2017 - 7:13pm
Is drinking milk dangerous to your health?

There is much controversy about whether or not you should drink milk. Is drinking milk dangerous?

Milk is a common grocery household item but for many people drinking cow’s milk can be dangerous. Are milk alternatives also dangerous for your health?

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A magic bullet for good school performance may be fitness and nutrition

Jan 29 2017 - 6:07am
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Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.

Ambitious students are often searching for the best ways to improve their performance in school.

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How Diet Cheat Days May Harm Your Health

Jan 25 2017 - 11:58am
Cheating on Diet

Many diet plans these days include a cheat day - but this shouldn’t be a free pass to go overboard on fatty foods. Too many of these may negatively affect liver function.

We all need a day where we can be free of worry from “bad” foods – a holiday, a special occasion, or even just a day when we need to de-stress.

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Food industry pledge for healthy meals falls flat

Jan 24 2017 - 7:49pm
Children's menus no healthier, despite restaurant industry pledge in 2011

A Harvard study shows children's menus are still laden with salt, calories and fat, despite a 2011 pledge from national restaurant chains to serve up better nutrition.

Perhaps you remember the Kids LiveWell pledge that was launched by the National Restaurant Association in 2011 that now appears like more rhetoric than action.

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Why this company thinks you might like mealworms and crickets in your meatballs

Jan 20 2017 - 4:19pm
Protein source from mealworms and crickets could be next tasty addition to food

VTT technologies is working on developing a way to add more protein to the likes of meatballs and falafels from mealworms and crickets. There has been a push to get the public to embrace the notion of insects for foods and maybe for very good reasons.

According to a press release, the company has already developed food ingredients from the critters in advance of the growing trend for insect farming in Europe.

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This is why you could be one of the millions who needs more vitamin E

Jan 19 2017 - 11:45am
Millions of people may need more vitamin E, study finds

Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?

Metabolic syndrome affects approximately tweny-five percent of the world's population.

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How Nutrition Plays a Big Role in Your Business Success

Dec 22 2016 - 5:04pm
Nutrition and business

Being healthy and getting your daily required amounts of nutrients aren't just for health enthusiasts and people who want to live longer and be disease-free. Making sure you're keeping your nutrition intake optimal also makes you a more successful businessman.

Your cognitive function is what you use when you're processing information – like attention, reasoning, committing things to memory, and much more.

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Cut Cancer Risk with These Two Foods

Dec 16 2016 - 11:41am

Do you like spicy foods? If you do, you may be pleased to find that certain ingredients in your favorite dishes could protect you from cancer.

New research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that combining two flavorful foods – ginger and chili peppers – may result in a beneficial health boost.

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Magnesium - This Mineral May Help Reduce Your Risk of Disease

Dec 16 2016 - 10:58am
Magnesium mineral and risk of disease

Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.

Magnesium is a vital nutrient for human health as it supports biological functions such as glucose metabolism, protein production, and synthesis of nucleic acids such as DNA.

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Cook your chicken well to prevent Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Dec 12 2016 - 9:35pm
Cooked chicken

Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.

Chicken is a delicious and nutritious food. However it is only safe to eat if it is cooked well. Bacterium from chicken which is not cooked well can make people very sick.

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Teens should switch to nonsugary drinks

Nov 29 2016 - 6:14am
Refreshing water

Teens are killing themselves by drinking too many sugary soft drinks which is hurting their health.

Teens have been drinking enough sugary drinks a year to fill up a bathtub according to researchers. This is contributing to serious illnesses such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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Try dry beans that cook fast for more protein and iron

Nov 20 2016 - 5:50am
Beans

Researchers have found that there is more protein and iron in dry beans that cook quickly than in the varieties that cook slower.

Good nutrition is essential for good health in body and mind. A good source of nutrition is dry beans. Researchers

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Fatty acid levels may serve as a predictor of psychosis

Oct 17 2016 - 4:36pm
Fatty acid level

Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.

Psychosis is a very troubling state of mind wherein a person loses touch with reality.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stop Environmental Trigger of Lupus

Sep 30 2016 - 1:53pm
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.

With autoimmune diseases, the immune system that normally protects us from “invaders” turns on us and produces antibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

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Nudges can help kids choose healthy lunches

Sep 7 2016 - 11:49pm
A school girl eating lunch

There has been evidence that inexpensive nudges can encourage the choice of healthy food items in the lunchroom at school.

There have been growing concerns about the growing obesity epidemic among children. Too much junk food and not enough exercise seems to be the primary reasons for this problem.

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Folic acid enriched food is a natural remedy for heart defects

Sep 2 2016 - 7:02am
natural remedy for heart defects

Food fortified with folic acid has been found to be associated with lower rates of congenital heart defects, according to new research which has been published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Congenital heart disease is a devastating condition for parents and their child.

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Fish, Omega 3 May Improve Survival from Colon Cancer

Jul 21 2016 - 11:01am
omega 3 and colon cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the US. Lower your risk today with this easy and tasty diet change.

Several lifestyle factors have been linked to colorectal cancer, including being overweight, being physically inactive, and eating a diet high in red and processed meats.

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Is Jackfruit a Good Low Calorie Meat Alternative?

Jun 19 2016 - 4:28pm
jackfruit low calorie meat alternative

Most people don’t know jack about jackfruit, but you may want to listen up because it’s quickly becoming known as a low calorie meat alternative for vegetarians and nonvegetarians alike. How can a fruit be considered an alternative for meat?

Jackfruit as a meat alternative

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Forget Colon Health Pills, Eat More of This To Protect Colon From Health Problems

Jun 7 2016 - 10:13am
Nuts and Seeds for Colon Health

Are you eating more nuts and seeds lately for heart health? Then you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that certain nuts are also good for your digestive health as well and may protect your colon from health problems.

Researchers at UConn Health have found that eating walnuts may create a change in gut bacteria in a way that could

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Is Fortification the answer? - The roots of Orange Juice

May 23 2016 - 9:16pm
Orange Juice

According to the Mayo Clinic, functional foods are foods that have potentially positive effects on health beyond basic nutrition.

Examples of such functional foods would be foods that have added vitamins or other functional components (fatty acids, flavonoids, sterols, etc.) that would help decrease risk for diseases.

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Cooked Seaweed Tastes Like Bacon?

Jul 21 2015 - 7:14am
cooked seaweed tastes like bacon

Bacon and bacon flavor are hugely popular, yet some people avoid it or severely limit how much they eat for health and other reasons. Good news is that soon, everyone who loves the taste of bacon may be able to satisfy their craving with cooked seaweed rather than a pig.

Bacon may have its fans, but it also has its faults.

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