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Garlic: Proven Health Benefits

Garlic: Proven Health Benefits

Garlic (Allium sativum), is used widely as a flavoring in cooking, but it has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history; it has been taken to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions and diseases. Garlic belongs to the genus Allium and is closely related to the onion, rakkyo (an onion found in Asia), scallion, chive, leek, and shallot. It has been used by humans for thousands of years and was used in Ancient Egypt…

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Health Tip Tuesday

Health Tip Tuesday

Get smelly.  Garlic, onions, spring onions and leeks all contain stuff that’s good for you. A study at the Child’s Health Institute in Cape Town found that eating raw garlic helped fight serious childhood infections.   Heat destroys these properties, so eat yours raw, wash it down with fruit juice or, if you’re a sissy, have it in tablet form. source: www.health24.com

Men Who Eat Garlic Make Women Take Notice – In A Good Way

Men Who Eat Garlic Make Women Take Notice – In A Good Way

David DiSalvo , CONTRIBUTOR        Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Men and women generally agree, garlic on the breath isn’t pleasant. But according to a new study, men who eat garlic actually smell more pleasant and attractive to the opposite sex—not their breath, but their body odor. And if that finding isn’t counter-intuitive enough, it’s made all the stranger by the fact that only men in the study who consumed a lot of garlic—the equivalent…

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7 Ways To Prevent and Even Reverse Heart Disease With Nutrition

7 Ways To Prevent and Even Reverse Heart Disease With Nutrition

By: Sayer Ji      Monday, April 22nd 2013 Considering that heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the developed world, anything that can prevent cardiac mortality, or slow or even reverse the cardiovascular disease process, should be of great interest to the general public. Sadly, millions of folks are unaware of the extensive body of biomedical literature that exists supporting the use of natural compounds for preventing and even reversing heart disease. Instead, they spend billions buying…

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7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System

7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System

Katie Waldeck     November 23, 2013 With cold and flu season just around the corner, now it’s more important than ever to get your immune system in the best shape you can. Getting enough sleep and exercise, and keeping your stress level down, can really do a lot for your health. But having a right diet is just, if not more, important. Luckily, there are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables out there that have immunity-boosting properties. Tip: Look…

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12 Foods That Supercharge Your Brain

12 Foods That Supercharge Your Brain

August 4, 2013  by: True ActivistSimply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs. The path to a bigger, better brain is loaded with Omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and fiber. Give your brain a kick start: eat the following foods on a daily or weekly basis for results you will notice.1. AvocadoStart each day with a mix of high-quality protein and beneficial fats to build the foundation…

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13 Superfoods for a Long and Happy Life

13 Superfoods for a Long and Happy Life

23rd April 2013   By Iryna Ostapets   Guest Writer for Wake Up World Healthy eating is a good path to longevity. Many of us take supplements to add phytonutrients and minerals into the body. But the more nutritional needs you meet with your food consumption, the better the effects for your body. Consuming a variety of super-foods can provide the body with all the elements and nutrients that may be missing in your diet. It was known from an ancient times…

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4 Natural Liver Cleansing Foods

4 Natural Liver Cleansing Foods

by Anthony Gucciardi    May 29th, 2012  Liver health is directly tied to your overall health, and poor liver health could very well be the root cause of many diseases that currently affect millions of people worldwide. Often assaulted with toxic substances like high-fructose corn syrup, which can ‘overburden’ the liver and subsequently lead to complications, it is very likely that your liver has experienced at least some degree of damage due to dietary and environmental factors. In fact, the…

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20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen

20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen

A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO TAKING MEDICATION 20 Painkillers in Your Kitchen Make muscle pain a memory with ginger When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, which prevent the production of pain-triggering hormones. The study-recommended dose: Add at least 1 teaspoon of dried ginger or 2 teaspoons of chopped…

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7 Food Habits that Can Strengthen your Liver

7 Food Habits that Can Strengthen your Liver

Shubhra Krishan   March 2, 2013 Your largest internal organ is also one of the most important. The liver metabolizes everything that enters your body, so if you keep it in good health, you can stay disease-free and happy.Here are some gentle reminders on how to help your liver do its job better.Sip a cup or two of green tea every day. The catechins in green tea cleanse and tone the liver.Drink a tall glass of warm lemon water in the…

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