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FOOD CATEGORY

Food... It can make you whole or it can break you down.

Eating is one of those few things that no living organism can do without. We all need fuel to metabolize and turn into energy for the body. Are you looking for information how different foods can affect your health? Read on...

Why ginger is so healthy

Why ginger is so healthy

Ginger is a perfect remedy against flu and colds and warms you when it's cold outside. This spice can be harvested and multiplied in February.



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Answers About Orthomolecular Medicine and Nutrition

orthomolecular nutrition

The founder of orthomolecular medicine, is the physician and double Nobel Prize winner Professor Linus Pauling. He introduced the concept in 1968.


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How healthy are omega 3 fatty acids?

Sources of omega 3 fatty acids

Omega 3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids. The best known are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and the fish fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).




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7 Reasons Why Spicy Food Is Good For You

Hot Food Health Benefits

Spicy food can boost the production of feel-good-hormone serotonin. So the next time you eat to get cheerful, it's better to snack on ginger or pepper than to reach for a sugar bomb.




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The Beneficial and Medicinal Properties of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is extracted from the rhizome of the ginger plant, Zingiber officinale, from the Ginger family. It is one of the most consumed spices in the world and has been on the menu in many countries for centuries.




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Does Linseed Have Medicinal and Healing Properties?

Oily fish

Thanks to the superfood trend, linseed has been elevated to a superfood status and has made an explosive comeback. Everyone seems to be nibbling on linseed nowadays.




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Top Twelve Common Anti-inflammatory Foods

Oily fish

Oily fish is part of a healthy diet. This is partly due to the anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids that fatty fish is rich.




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WHAT IS GLUCOSE?

Glucose Metabolism

In humans and animals glucose circulates in the blood as blood sugar. Glucose can be absorbed by the blood directly from the small intestine.




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CAN PLANT BASED FOODS HELP WITH ARTHRITIS?

Plant based foods against arthritis

What does diet have to do with inflammatory joint disease? ...rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, in which your body attacks the lining of your own joints.




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7 BEST SOURCES OF MAGNESIUM

Sources of Magnesium

Few people are aware of the enormous role that magnesium has in our health: it is important for almost all bodily functions, improves the immune system, prevents the development of




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NATURAL RECIPE FOR REGULATION OF THE STOOL AND DIGESTIVE TRACT

Wheat bran

Long term constipation and irregular hard stools can cause serious health difficulties which can result with the many different severe illnesses.




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WHEN HONEY IS NOT A SWEET DEAL

Real Honey

We’ve all heard the good news about using honey as a natural alternative for many health problems. But in some cases, what you buy in the store is pure worthless junk.


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MARIJUANA FOR BETTER HEALTH?

Marijuana Health Benefits

We bet your parents didn’t know THIS when they told you to eat your vegetables… It’s true, marijuana is classified as a vegetable and may have many health benefits.



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EAT HOT AND LIVE LONGER

Hot Pepper

At least that’s what it seems like, based on a study of over 485.000 subjects who “Like It Hot”. Their finding where incredibly interesting to say the least.



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DO YOU GET ENOUGH VITAMIN A IN YOUR DIET?

Vitamin A Deficiency

Vitamin A is the third most common vitamin deficiency worldwide. A lack of enough vitamin A could lead to blindness, which granted is very rare in the US.


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