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12 Benefits of Lemon Water

12 Benefits of Lemon Water

Celebrities and naturopaths won’t start their day without guzzling a glass of lemon water. Here’s what this a.m. habit can and can’t do for your health. Lemon water may help you lose weight Lemon water may be a dieter’s best friend. “The polyphenols in lemon may aid in reducing appetite,” registered dietician Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, author of Belly Fat Diet for Dummies. Rodent studies have shown that the polyphenols in lemon do help to prevent weight gain. Plus, she…

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10 Health Benefits Of Kimchi

10 Health Benefits Of Kimchi

Health benefits of kimchi include an improved heart health and a healthy digestive system. The wealth [1] of antioxidants in it exercise healing effects in medical conditions like cancer, diabetes, obesity, atopic dermatitis, and gastric ulcers. This flavonoid and probiotic-rich food delays aging, regulates cholesterol levels, and boosts the immune system. Nutritional Value Of Kimchi Kimchi is a low-calorie, high fiber, and nutrient-packed [3] side dish. It is a storehouse of a range of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin…

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The Natural Dietary Add-On Found To Treat Depression

The Natural Dietary Add-On Found To Treat Depression

64% of depression and anxiety patients saw reductions in their symptoms. Probiotics relieve the symptoms of depression, as well as helping with digestion problems, a new study finds. The research was carried out on people with irritable bowel syndrome who were also depressed. Twice as many reported improvements in depression symptoms if they took a specific probiotic. Dr Premysl Bercik, senior study author, said: “This study shows that consumption of a specific probiotic can improve both gut symptoms and psychological…

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9 Health Benefits of Kefir

9 Health Benefits of Kefir

Kefir is all the rage in the natural health community. It is high in nutrients and probiotics, and is incredibly beneficial for digestion and gut health. Many people consider it to be a healthier and more powerful version of yogurt. Here are 9 health benefits of kefir that are supported by research. 1. Kefir is a Fantastic Source of Many Nutrients Kefir is a fermented drink, traditionally made using cow’s milk or goat’s milk. It is made by adding kefir…

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Pears: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information

Pears: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information

Pears are a mild, sweet fruit with a fibrous center. They are rich in important antioxidants, flavonoids and dietary fiber and pack all of these nutrients in a fat-free, cholesterol-free, 100-calorie package. Consuming pears may help with weight loss and reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease, if eaten as part of an overall healthy diet. This Medical News Today Knowledge Center feature is part of a collection of articles on the health benefits of popular…

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Are You Living Well?: 10 Questions to Answer

Are You Living Well?: 10 Questions to Answer

I know from my own experience and behavior, and that of my clients, that it’s very easy to forget which behaviors are good for me. This is particularly true when I’m stressed, tired, excited, or out of my usual environment. At times like these, good habits are forgotten and beneficial behaviors go by the wayside. I strongly suspect this is the case for most people, so I’ve created a well-being checklist to help you get back on track and support…

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Easily Digestible Foods

Easily Digestible Foods

Human body is designed to complete the hardest processes with ease, but some functions are rather complicated and aren’t carried out by your body as smoothly as you may think. Your digestive system is quite complicated for instance. You will find it easy to chew and digest certain foods, such as bananas, but it will be difficult to digest other foods like sugarcane or dry fruits. Certain foods are easy for your digestive system to break down into smaller parts,…

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This ONE Ingredient Can Reduce Pain and Inflammation

This ONE Ingredient Can Reduce Pain and Inflammation

Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain. – WebMD “Research shows that ginger affects certain inflammatory processes at a cellular level.” A positive development in the world of medicine is the willingness of medical professionals to experiment with natural remedies. Despite technological advancements and cutting-edge pharmaceuticals, some of the most effective medicines can be found right in our local grocery store. The typical American diet disproportionally…

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Your Ultimate High-Fiber Grocery List

Your Ultimate High-Fiber Grocery List

By Gina Shaw    WebMD Feature      Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD The next time you go food shopping, put these items in your cart. They’re great sources of fiber, which can cut your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, is good for your digestion, and helps you feel full. Fruits and Vegetables Apples, bananas, oranges, strawberries all have around 3 to 4 grams of fiber. (Eat the apple peels – that’s where the most fiber is!) Raspberries win the fiber…

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7 Benefits of Eating Sorghum

7 Benefits of Eating Sorghum

Zoe Blarowski    October 19, 2015 Sorghum is the fifth most commonly grown grain crop in the world after wheat, rice, corn and barley. But this tasty, gluten free grain often gets overlooked in many Western countries. Sorghum has many health benefits that make it worth including in your diet. There are over 30 different species of sorghum native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The majority are used to feed animals or get processed into secondary products…

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