5 Health Properties Found in Fresh Fruit

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In the 1950s, Ancel Keys (of K ration fame, lived to age 100) found a link between fat in the diet and heart disease.  Later research found that it was saturated fat that was linked to heart disease.  Eventually, the researchers concluded it was trans fats or fake fats that caused heart disease…in a big […]

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Hazards of Free Radicals and Oxidation in the Body

Hazards of Free Radicals and Oxidation in the Body

Biologists tell us that life on earth billions of years ago consisted of anaerobic (lacking oxygen) microorganisms.  Some mutation caused a group of these microorganisms to develop chlorophyll which allowed these tiny organisms to gather energy from the sun in photosynthesis.  The by-product, or waste product, of photosynthesis is oxygen, which is a potent free […]

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The Importance of a Healthy Microbiome

Getting Healthier Importance of Microbiome

Winner of the Nobel prize in medicine in 1908 and founder of the field of immunology, Elie Metchnikoff, PhD said “death begins in the colon”.  Similarly, health begins in the colon. Did you know that your gut is home to 100 trillion living microorganisms?  These microorganisms, weighing about 3 pounds, share the food you eat […]

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Importance of B12. Why we need it?

B12 is an important water soluble vitamin, which is essential for optimal functioning of brain, digestive, nervous cardiovascular and immune systems. Besides, improving your energy levels, memory and mood, B12 helps in maintaining good health of your skin, hair and eyes. Chemically, B12 is made of many related compounds and some cobalt, therefore it is […]

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Nutrient Deficiencies that Surface as Depression

Getting Healthier Nutritional Deficiences that Surface as Depression

50 million Americans or 1 out 6 people are on a prescription psychotropic drug for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, bipolar. The minds of modern humans are under assault due to poor nutrition, toxic burden, lack of sleep and undue stress. Depression, anxiety and poor concentration are real illnesses that can interfere with the quality of […]

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Curcumin Health Benefits

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Curcumin is the biological active constituent of turmeric spice. It has potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are found beneficial in preventing and reversing neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, epilepsy, cancer, diabetic neuropathy and other related problems.         Turmeric, the yellow spice that gives colour to curry, is the powdered […]

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Health Benefits of Cacao

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Many people consider chocolate a guilty pleasure. But in fact, raw chocolate in its natural state is one of the most nutritious foods available. Cacao is a powerful healing food and its health benefits are numerous. Cacao comes from the beans of a evergreen tree “Theobroma Cacao” grown in tropical rain forest. Raw cacao beans […]

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