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turmeric benefits and side effects

Turmeric Benefits and Side Effects

Turmeric Benefits and Side Effects That You Should Know Of Since the ancient times, people used herbs to treat wounds, all kind of diseases, while the Ancient Egyptians used them to embalm their dead. It was discovered that they were already practicing orthopedic surgery at that time, so it would be wise to say that they knew a lot of medicine …

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emoji chia

From ‘pets’ to superfood: The ch-ch-choice is chia

For most Americans, mention the word chia and they automatically think of the jingle ch ch ch chia, sung on TV ads since 1977 to introduce an array of novelty gifts known as Chia Pets sold only at Christmas time. First brought to the public’s attention by Joe Pedott and produced by Joseph Enterprises Inc, the “pets” are created by …

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nutmeg

Tripping out on nutmeg

Nutmeg has been an integral ingredient in many recipes worldwide throughout the ages. These range from haggis in Scotland to oxtail soup and Indonesian meatballs, chutney in India, and as part of the stuffing for many regional Italian meat-filled dumplings such as tortellini, as well as meatloaf. In addition, cooks in the Netherlands often add it to rice pudding as …

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beef vs in-vitro meat

The beef over in-vitro meat

For most people, the phrase “homegrown” beef conjures up images of a herd of steer in the back yard, slaughtering a few of them and perhaps having a mega barbecue out back. Yet, according to an article published in July 2006 issue of Discover Magazine, biologist Vladimir Mironov envisioned a more sci-fi approach involving the use of a “coffeemaker-like” device …

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The wonders of coconut water

The wonders of coconut water

An increasing number of athletes have begun replacing so-called energy drinks with coconut water (not to be confused with coconut milk) to replenish their electrolytes, as well as other minerals including potassium and sodium following strenuous physical activity. In fact, a regular glass of coconut water is said to 50% more potassium (about 250 mg) and 1/5th the amount of …

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A fine taste for Honey Fungus

A fine taste for Honey Fungus

The blue whale may seem as though it would be big enough to provide enough sushi to feed the entire nation of Japan. However, despite its immense size, these creatures of the deep are hardly the largest living creatures on the planet. In fact, that distinction actually belongs to an ancient form of root rot fungus found in the Blue …

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foods for eyes

Best veggies food for eyes health

There is no question that eating the right foods can directly affect your vision health. And while carrots are (perhaps) the most touted food for eyes, it is important to include the following in your diet as well. For instance parsley is packed with nutrients, including flavonoids and antioxidants, such as luteolin, apigenin, as well as folic acid, vitamin K, …

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5 drinks to avoid after exercise

5 Drinks to Avoid After Exercising

Exercising represents a wonderful, healthy and unmistakable way of losing weight. But in order to achieve a sculpted body and to maintain a healthy body, one needs to practice exercises regularly and follow a strict diet that would require lots of motivation and patience in order to complete and acquire some significant physical and mental improvements in your life. Correct …

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Going gluten-free may raise risk for Diabetes

Going gluten-free may raise risk for Diabetes

While people suffering from Celiac’s disease have no choice but to eliminate gluten from their diets, people not afflicted with the disorder, but who opt to eliminate gluten from their diets may actually be putting themselves at higher risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. The revelation is the result of a cumulative study involving 200,000 participants over a 30-year period …

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Retreat into wellness with celebrity trainer Tosca Reno

Retreat into wellness with celebrity trainer Tosca Reno

Celebrity fitness trainer Tosca Reno has joined forced with Retreats Unlimited and will conduct a series of special workshops highlighting her famed Eat Clean Diet™ beginning April 6–10, 2017 at The Hacienda Altagracia in Costa Rica. This will be followed by additional retreats April 20-24, 2017 at Ocala Ranch, FL; May 6-10, 2017 at Villa Estrella, on the Gulf of …

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