7 Most Nutritious Foods for Healthy Eating

Nutritious Foods
  • Certain foods are better for effective nutrition
  • Bioperine allows you body to absotb nutrients better in the digestive tract
  • Some of the most nutritious foods are also colorful and delicious

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February 6th, 2009

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10 Best Foods that Lower Blood Sugar Level

Foods That Lower Blood Sugar

What can diabetics eat:

• Many foods can help lower your blood sugar levels
• Look for foods high in fiber which can prevent spikes in your sugar levels
• Cinnamon, berries, avocados, and others are all good foods that can keep your blood sugar levels in check
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February 2nd, 2009

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5 Most Unusual Herbs for Wound Healing

Herbal Wound Healing

Herbal wound healing has been used for – well, for time in memoriam. If you have ever used aloe vera wound care, for example, then you have used an herb to treat a wound as well. Sometimes the home made remedies are the best, otherwise we would not still be using sweet oil to help soothe an earache. Herbal treatments have been around even longer, many of them for centuries, if not millennium. So, we are going to take a look at five very unusual herbs which are used for herbal wound healing.
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January 30th, 2009

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10 Healing Benefits of Catnip Tea

Catnip Tea

You maybe wondering why catnip tea is so popular these days. It is all because of its well known healing benefits. To name just a few, catnip:

  • tea is great solution to treat colds, flues, and other bacterial and viral infections
  • extract can help with headaches, even migraine
  • herb can help eliminate toothaches and gastrointestinal distress
  • tea can help you to relax and sleep
  • plant is safe enough that even small children can benefit from its use

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January 29th, 2009

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7 Factors Leading to Teeth Discoloration

Healthy Teeth

Teeth discoloration and staining can be caused by a number of different factors, both from inside the tooth as well as from the exterior of the tooth. There are seven causes of teeth discoloration that may be prevented, or treated to minimize and eliminate the disfiguring discoloration of your teeth. Stains may be brown, gray, yellow, or even in the form of spots with different colors present. Factors that can lead to tooth discoloration are listed below.
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January 27th, 2009

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5 Good Reasons to Choose Skim Milk over Whole Milk

There is a debate raging over skim milk versus whole milk when it comes to milk and other dairy products in your diet. Medical science has shown that skim milk should be used in place of whole milk for a number of reasons.

1. Skim Milk Has Less Fat Than Whole Milk

Skim Milk Has Less Fat Than Whole Milk

Skim milk is milk that has had most of the fat removed. This makes skim milk a better alternative for many reasons with adults. Children should not be given skim milk unless directed by their doctor, because the fats in whole milk are needed for proper growth in children, but for adults this is not true. Replacing whole milk with skim milk can greatly reduce the overall intake of fat in your diet. Because skim milk has very little fat, you will consume much less fat and will prevent weight gain and many medical problems, including heart disease and other vascular conditions caused by the buildup of fat in your blood vessels, arteries, and heart.
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January 26th, 2009

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Top 10 High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

High levels of cholesterol in your blood can lead to narrowing and stiffening of the arteries which can increase cardiovascular problems and can increase your risk of suffering from a heart attack or stroke. Remember you should be consuming less than 300 milligrams of cholesterol daily. To help reduce your own cholesterol numbers, you may try to avoid these ten high cholesterol foods.

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10. Bologna

Bologna

One of the cholesterol foods you want to avoid is bologna or any type of similar processed meats. Consuming 100 grams of bologna (approximately 4 slices) is going to equal about 62 milligrams of cholesterol. Plus, these processed meats are high in sodium which is also bad for your health.
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January 22nd, 2009

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5 Things You Need to Know about Diet for Stomach Ulcers

1. Stomach Ulcer Diet Uses Smaller Portion Meals

Stomach Ulcer Diet Uses Smaller Portion Meals

A diet for stomach ulcers can be prescribed by your doctor, or you can decide to change to this diet on your own to prevent H. Pylori symptoms. This special diet includes some changes, and one of these is how much you eat. Eating large amounts can cause a burning stomach and other symptoms of an ulcer, including pain. Instead, eat smaller amounts of food in your meals, so that there is less weighing on your stomach to aggravate the ulcer. This step will also minimize heartburn and indigestion as well.
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January 21st, 2009

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Top 10 Healing Benefits of Aloe Vera

1. Healing Burns

Healing Burns

Everyone knows Aloe Vera can heal all sorts of burns. Whether you are suffering from a cooking burn or a sunburn, putting aloe vera gel on the burned area will help stop the burning and promote healing in the skin. Some medical studies have shown that using aloe vera on burns can speed up healing time by days, or even weeks on severe burns.
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January 20th, 2009

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5 Reasons Why You Should Include Fennel Salad in Your Diet

Reason #1. Weight Loss

Weight Loss

Including fennel salad in your diet regularly can help you lose unwanted weight and keep it off for good. Fennel is full of fiber, so it fills you up and keeps you full longer. This results in fewer calories being consumed during the day, and can lead to weight loss or maintenance, instead of weight gain. Fennel can help you prevent hunger and speed up your metabolism. Starving yourself will not result in healthy weight loss, and then cravings cause you to binge or eat junk foods. Including a fennel salad in your diet a few times a week can help you prevent your diet from being sabotaged. Eating regularly can help boost your metabolism, because every time you eat it raises your metabolism for a specific time period. Eating frequent small meals, like a fennel salad, can keep your metabolism raised for longer, which means more calories being burned.
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January 19th, 2009

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