Ginger and rosemary found to benefit the heart by maintaining healthy cholesterol levels

Posted by on 17th January 2018
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Maintaining healthy levels of cholesterol is key to anyone’s health. Too much cholesterol and you can form plaques, increasing your risk for heart disease and heart attacks. Recent findings have found that ginger and rosemary reduce that cholesterol in your blood. The oils of both of those spices were tested in rats and were seen […]

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Black pepper could help fight obesity: Research shows it lowers body fat and blood sugar

Posted by on 16th January 2018
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Black pepper may be the new additive to help fight our obesity crisis. Researchers at Sri Venkateswara University in India studied the oil of black peppercorns when added to the diet of obese rats. They found after 18 weeks that lean body mass increased, as well as bone concentrations. They also found the blood sugar […]

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7 Benefits of Fasting + the Best Types of Fasting

Posted by on 12th January 2018
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When people hear of fasting they either think about starving themselves or some weird religious ritual. While there may be some truth to that, there is some compelling research to show that fasting can be beneficial to the body. Most involve eating during certain times, such as restricting eating a certain 12 hour block. These […]

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Here’s Why You Should Have A Spoonful Of Olive Oil, First Thing In The Morning!

Posted by on 12th January 2018
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Olive oil has been long tauted for its health benefits, especially as a heart healthy fat over butter and other solid fats, but it has other benefits, especially when taken in the morning. The oleic acid has been show to help lose weight, especially in combination with the Mediterranean diet. That same acid may aid […]

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7 Signs You May Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted by on 11th January 2018
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When we think about Vitamin D, we immediately think about bones and calcium, but there are other signs that can show a deficiency. An easy one is dark skin. While having dark skin doesn’t mean you have a deficiency, it harder to get it from the sun and something you have to watch out for. […]

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Whiten Your Teeth With These Turmeric And Coconut Oil Cubes

Posted by on 10th January 2018
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There is just something about white teeth that screams healthy. We love that look in the west and try to attain it, but most solutions include bleaching, literally using bleach to soak those coffee, tea and whatever stains away. Here is a recipe that uses natural coconut oil and turmeric to pull away those stains […]

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Here are three super foods that can help you lose belly fat fast

Posted by on 10th January 2018
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During the holidays, we tend to overindulge. There’s plenty of food and snacks, and we go for it all. The new year is the perfect time to eat right and choosing the right foods to lose that weight is key. Green tea is the first to add. It’s a great antioxidant and will help hydrate […]

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What’s the Optimal Daily Vinegar Dose?

Posted by on 09th January 2018
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It turns out that grandmother was right in using vinegar in the foods she prepared. Researchers have found that vinegar has health benefits that are better, safer and cheaper than prescription medicines. When looking at blood sugar, triglycerides, and other health conditions, researchers found that 2 tablespoons of vinegar a day was the amount that […]

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The health of your gut microbiome could predict your risk of heart disease, researchers find

Posted by on 09th January 2018
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A new study shows that the health of your gut coincides with risk of heart disease. High fat diets cause a condition called gut dysbiosis which leads to high blood pressure and plaque build up in arteries. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and they can be prevented early by ingesting probiotics and […]

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Exercise increases brain size, new research finds

Posted by on 08th January 2018
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It’s been well known that the brain shrinks after the age of 40. Researchers have recently shown that regular aerobic exercise aids in maintaining the health of the hippocampus in the brain. This part of the brain deals with memory, recall, and some other functions too. For 24 months participants of different ages performed aerobic […]

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