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Chili Peppers - Discover Healthy Benefits Beyond the Heat

Beyond the Heat : Discover the Health Benefits of Chili Peppers

If you just took a bite into a spicy Mexican dish that made your eyes water as if trying to put out the fire on your tongue, you probably just had a dose of chili pepper. But there’s more to this vegetable than fire and heat – there’s many health benefits of chili peppers! There […]

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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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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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Should You Drink Green Drinks?

Should You Drink Green Drinks?

Green drinks seem to be all the rage. Suddenly everyone who is anyone is slurping down something that closely resembles neon slime. Why are they drinking it? What are the benefits? And should you add a green drink to your daily routine? What Is a Green Drink? The truth is that there are different green […]

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Beneficial Oils for Your Health

If you listened to most doctors, you’d have to believe fish oils are fabulous. The problem with getting your essential fatty acids from fish oil is that you get more than you bargained for. Many fish oils, especially those derived from fish livers, are contaminated with dioxins, mercury, organo-chloro pesticides, and PCBs. These toxins can […]

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What Is an Alkaline Food?

What Is an Alkaline Food?

The alkaline diet is a diet that is based on regulating the acidity or the pH level of your body. The human body is slightly alkaline, with a blood pH around 7.4. However, your stomach needs to be acidic so that it can break down foods and has a pH of 3.5 or below. For […]

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How to Ease Into a Gluten Free Diet

Going Gluten Free Doesn’t Have to be Complicated! Many people choose to go gluten free even if they don’t have a gluten allergy. A gluten free diet offers many health benefits including helping you to lose weight. A diet without gluten can also help increase energy levels, and improve a number of digestive issues. Whenever […]

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