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The Dangers of Artificial Food Coloring

In the grocery store, you will find rows and rows of food in cans, bags, shrink-wrapped packages, boxes and containers. The food looks brighter than you would think after sitting on shelves for a while. There is a reason for that. Food additives are substances that are added to foods to enhance it in some […]

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How to Cook with Whole Grains

Cooking with whole grains will help you lose weight, regulate digestion, and lower your risk of a whole host of diseases. Shoot for at least three servings of whole grains per day for optimum results. By doing so, you’ll reduce your risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Further studies are also […]

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Natural Home Remedies for Constipation

Natural Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation is one of the most common digestive complaints in the United States.  Unfortunately this may have something to do with the traditional Western diet that is common to most people. This diet is often high in fats and processed foods and low in natural fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. The normal frequency of bowel […]

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Weight Loss and Healthy Heart Diet

Eating a heart healthy diet is often the goal of patients who have discovered they have coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, or another of the heart conditions that plague us. Unfortunately, although a heart healthy diet will help these people to delay the inevitable if they had begun earlier they may be eliminated the […]

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How to Get More Nutrients from Your Food

How to Get More Nutrients from Your Food

You probably know that eating healthy, whole foods is the best way to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. New studies have shown that for the most part, vitamin capsules and supplements are a waste of money. The shift back to food-focused nutrition is great because it benefits your health in so […]

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Green Drink Recipes for an Alkaline Diet

Green Drink Recipes for an Alkaline Diet

An alkaline diet is a diet that is packed with nutrient-dense foods. One of the foundations of the alkaline diet are green drinks. A green drink is a blended beverage made from fruits and vegetables. You can throw your produce drawer in the blender and see what happens. However, it’s often better if you embrace […]

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Dyspepsia (Upset Stomach) Treatments that Work

Dyspepsia is a condition that affects the upper abdomen and is characterized by pain. It is also called indigestion or upset stomach. When someone is complaining about dypsepsia they will often say ‘My stomach is upset’ or ‘My stomach feels nervous’. These symptoms usually result from eating too much, eating food that does not go […]

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The Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is not a well understood illness and since the cause is unknown there is no cure. However, by evaluating and treating the symptoms of fibromyalgia that the individual is experiencing they should be able to obtain some relief from the problems. The Symptoms of Fibromyalgia People who suffer from fibromyalgia find that although the […]

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Selenium - A Vital Mineral for Health

Selenium – A Vital Mineral for Health

While required in very low quantities, selenium is critical for managing proper metabolic functions in the body. Naturally present in various foods, the quantity that you consume is governed by the soil and natural conditions in the area that you live in. Key Role of Selenium in Body Functions Since the level of selenium required […]

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