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What is Adrenal Fatigue & What Can You Do About It?

Added August 2, 2014, Under: Health, How To, Nutrition

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Have you come across the term “adrenal fatigue” and do you wonder what it means? I know I have wondered, so thought it was time to find out more. You might think this is a rather boring subject matter but adrenal fatigue is quite common with many sufferers never realizing that they have the condition. The adrenals are glands but if they are abused in any way, this can lead to adrenal fatigue. There are some particular situations that lead to adrenal fatigue A ...

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Looking for a New Healthy Beverage to Enjoy? Coconut Water Could Be Your Answer

Added July 28, 2014, Under: Environment, Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss

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You might have noticed that the beverage – coconut water – has become very popular, with many companies jumping on the bandwagon to market and sell their own versions. Of course if you are super fortunate with access to fresh young green coconuts, you can make a hole in the thick skin of a green coconut and pour out your own coconut water ready to drink. But most of us don’t have that opportunity and have to look for a safe ...

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Glutathione Is A Powerful Antioxidant & So Much More

Added July 2, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

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According to Wikipedia, glutathione (or GSH) is an important antioxidant in plants, animals, fungi and some bacteria and archaea, preventing damage to important cellular components caused by reactive oxygen species such as free radicals and peroxides. But some natural health experts will go on to say that glutathione is so much more than important, even calling it "the mother of all antioxidants". Glutathione is pronounced “gloota-thigh-own". For example, Joe Martino tells us “This is a powerful detoxifier and immune booster and is crucial ...

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Is It Time For Radical Innovations In Dental Procedures?

Added June 24, 2014, Under: dental care, Diets, Nutrition, Vitamin D

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For how many decades has the long-suffering dental patient been suffering at the hands of the dental profession? Think of all the drilling and filling of holes in the teeth, the root canal procedures and the teeth extractions. Isn't time (with the help of modern technology) that some radical changes were made? Well it seems that perhaps that day has now arrived A new tooth-rebuilding technique has been developed at King's College, London, England, where fillings are disregarded and our teeth are ...

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Broad Beans for Bigger Health Benefits

Added June 5, 2014, Under: Health, How To, Nutrition

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  Whether you call them fava beans (USA) or broad beans (UK) these large, flattened light green pods are usually eaten shelled for their delicious flavor and considerable health benefits. Evidence has been found of their cultivation since at least 4500 BC while today they are grown all over the world with China being top of the list. Although usually just the shelled beans are eaten, if harvested when still really young, the pods may also be eaten as well as the ...

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Jicama Could Be A New Veggie For You To Try

Added May 22, 2014, Under: Nutrition

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This could well be a vegetable you have never experienced before – I know I haven't!  As we are such keen vegetable eaters in our home, I am going to have to find a source. The texture and taste of jicama Jicama has a crisp, white, solid flesh with a texture similar to a turnip but here is the surprise, a taste like an apple. The flesh may be tasty but the thick, tough skin is inedible (and even toxic) but all ...

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Bowel Cancer & What Can You Do To Prevent It?

Added May 15, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases, Doctors, Health, Nutrition

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Two things happened today that made me decide to write this post. First was the death of Stephen Sutton from bowel cancer - whose inspirational story went viral on social media and touched the hearts of people around the world. For those who do not know his story, this 19 year old teenager with incurable bowel cancer tried to enjoy life as much as possible, while raising funds for a charity to support teenagers with cancer. He started a facebook page called ...

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Hair & How to Limit its Loss

Added April 23, 2014, Under: Diets, Environment, Men's Health, Nutrition

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Are you one of those who is losing their hair, even whilst relatively young? It is possible that you can blame your mother and father as both parents contribute to their offspring's chance of going bald. But while male pattern baldness through an inheritance trait is the most common cause, there are other reasons too, as well as ways to limit hair loss.  DHT is one of these reasons In male pattern baldness, hair loss typically results in a receding hair line ...

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All the Red Richness of Rhubarb

Added April 18, 2014, Under: Diets, How To, Nutrition

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(Image courtesy of http://chefhermes.com/rhubarb-rhubarb-rhubarb/) This is the time of the year in the northern hemisphere when rhubarb is growing profusely and, though this is described as a vegetable, it is mostly used for fruity desserts. Since moving to the countryside in England, we have taken on an allotment (part of a communal garden) and every plot boasts its own rhubarb patch so we have been given many bunches of these stalks, ensuring that we bake plenty of rhubarb and apple crumbles! The redder ...

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5 Bits of Food Advice Not To Take | Amoils.com

Added April 11, 2014, Under: Diets, Environment, Health, Nutrition

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Over the past few decades, we have been inundated with “advice” on what to eat and what not to eat (mostly by the mainstream media) and there is a strong probability that this is why, today, the general public is more obese and less healthy. Unfortunately, this advice is actually downright harmful. Are you aware of what this advice might be?  Here are five of them... Eating only the whites of eggs Whites are higher in protein, magnesium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, ...

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