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The mighty Avocado is Incredibly nutritious

What we refer to as “avocado” is the fruit of the avocado tree, called Persea americana. This fruit is prized for its high nutrient value and is added to all sorts of dishes due to its good flavor and rich texture. It is the main ingredient in guacamole. These days, the avocado has become an incredibly popular food among health conscious individuals. It is often referred to as a superfood… which is not surprising given its health properties. There are many kinds of avocados, and the shape (from pear-shaped to round) and color (from green to black) can vary between

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Maca Considered Beneficial for Weight Loss?

Maca, a perennial plant that can resist adverse climatic conditions such as frost and strong winds grows extensively in the Andes Mountains of Peru at very high elevations. No other edible food crop grows at such high elevations of 14,500 ft. The root of the plant is used as a vegetable similar to radish by Peruvians. It serves as a rich source of nutrients. Chemicals such as alkaloids, terpenes and sterols present in the root serve to treat various diseases. Pharmacological benefits of the root are harnessed in treatment of hormone related diseases, sterility problems and for improving overall health.

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Coconut oil is truly amazing.

People have put together hundreds of different uses for this beneficial oil and it’s found its way into pantries, medicine cupboards, and even first aid kits. Some of the uses may seem bizarre at first, but coconut oil has garnered this newfound fame for good reason. It works. For years, coconut oil has had a bad name, lumped in with unhealthy saturated fats. People steered away from it and other high fat foods. The problem with throwing coconut oil in the same category as butter, margarine, and shortening is this oil is far healthier than it appears. The saturated fats

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Nutritional Value And Benefits Of Mushrooms

Healthy Mushrooms

Mushrooms are usually called a “wooden meat” in some parts of Europe. They have been suggested to be a delicates since age of Pharaohs, may be earlier. Today, mushrooms are eaten by people, for their relish, texture as well as for the health benefits. So the health and taste benefits of mushrooms are widely known. On the average 100 grams of uncooked, white button mushrooms contain these nutrients: vitamin B2 – 0.4 – 0.5 mg, vitamin B1 – 0.1 – 0.2 mg, vitamin B6 – 0.1 mg, vitamin B9 – 16.0 mcg, vitamin B3) – 3.6 mg, pantothenic acid (vitamin

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Coconut Oil – Miracle Medicine and Diet Pill

Throughout this article, “coconut oil” means virgin coconut oil — oil that “has not” been refined, bleached, or deodorized. Although none of that processing is necessary, some manufacturers do it anyway, which produces the same problems as those associated with hydrogenated oils. (The 8% of unsaturated fats that coconut oil contains can be damaged by such high-heat processing.) So when you shop, look for virgin coconut oil — oil that isn’t bleached, refined, or deodorized. Coconut oil [unrefined only] can replace most of your medicine cabinet, energize you, and make you slimmer in the bargain. Introduction Coconut oil and, to

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Habanero Chiles’ Health Benefits

There are many myths against the consumption of habanero chile. People ignore the numerous benefits they could have towards human health. Here are some of them: All chilli peppers contain phytochemicals substances called capsaicinoids that produce capsicum. The capsicum is the ingredient that gives heat intensity when habanero chili peppers are ingested or applied topically. When a habanero chile is consumed, it binds with the mouth and throat which are the pain receptors of the heat. Once it is transmitted to the brain, it responds to this burning sensation by increasing heart rate perspiration and releasing body’s natural endorphin. Researches

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What Can Vitamin B Do For Your Health?

Vitamin B is found in whole grains and beans and green leafy vegetables. Possibly for this reason most people may well benefit from an increased intake of vitamin B because whole grains and greens are rarely consumed except by health nuts like me. In addition Vitamin B is water soluble and what this means for us is that we need a new supply of the vitamin every day. What we call vitamin B actually consists of many separate vitamins which when they were discovered were called Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and so on. In addition there are what we call

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Pomegranate Power: Beyond the Juice

By Linda Roxanne Bryer The word is already out: Pomegranate juice is an excellent antioxidant. But … did you also know that the ENTIRE pomegranate plant is filled to the brim with naturally-occurring healthful compounds? It’s true. The amazing pomegranate fruit is naturally endowed with polyphenols, tannins, anthocyanins and other compounds, as well as a complete spectrum of amino acids. The seeds (arils), the juice (especially in its fermented form), its flowers, leaves, rind, bark, and roots ALL have specific health benefits! Furthermore, these benefits are not only helpful for a wide variety of women’s health issues, but also for

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Vitamin C – Deficiency, Benefits and Functions

Vitamin C – Deficiency, Benefits and Functions Author: Dr John Anne Vitamin C is known as ascorbic acid as well. It offers a whole slew of benefits to our health. Vitamin C helps in maintaining the balance in ligaments, tendons and other adjacent tissues. It is commonly found in fruits and vegetables such as potatoes. Vitamin C has anti-oxidant property, so it helps us fighting with the symptoms of ageing. Not only that, due to its anti-oxidant property it helps us to preserve healthy blood cells from becoming collapsed from the toxic substances in the air that may even lead

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Colloidal Silver Uses

Author: Jim Blake I have posted the following testimonies to help answer the question: “Is Colloidal Silver A Scam”. At the end of the article, I have included my own testimony of Colloidal Silver.  Ear Infection Three rounds of Augmentin were prescribed by an MD to treat a local ear infection in a 3 year old child. The first two round of antibiotics failed, and the third prescription required a double dose; the MD’s next suggestion was the insertion of tubes in the ear. The antibiotics were stopped, and colloidal silver was administered directly in the ears, twenty minutes in

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