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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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Maple syrup: A miracle food

Maple syrup: A miracle food

Recent research out of McGill University in Montreal, Canada has found that maple syrup not only serves to make pancakes more delectable, concentrated extract from North American maple trees mixed with antibiotics may act as a sort of “kryptonite” for disease-causing superbug bacteria, by making them more susceptible to the drugs they have been becoming increasingly resistant to after decades …

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asparagus juice

The joys of asparagus juice

Asparagus lovers rejoice. In case you did not know it, asparagus juice has joined the ranks of fashionable natural health remedies readily available in every kitchen. And while stores such as Whole Foods tried to rip off consumers by charging more than $6 for a jar of three spears in water, the next time you steam asparagus for dinner, you …

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Federal agencies chart safe fish consumption

Federal agencies chart safe fish consumption

Fish is high in many important nutrients, including high-quality protein, iodine and various vitamins, including vitamin D and minerals. In addition fatty fish such as salmon, trout, and sardines are rich in Omega-3 acids that not only serve to help lower blood pressure and ease varicose veins by stimulating blood circulation, it helps to reduce triglycerides while increasing the breakdown …

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