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13 Proven Health Benefits of Dates

The powerful health benefits of dates include providing an energy boost, increasing iron in the body, and aiding digestion. Rich in various nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, dates are popular throughout the world. These dried fruits are beneficial in treating various conditions due to their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-tumor properties. Dates are the sweet, chewy fruit of the date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera). Dates have been the staple food of the Middle East for

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12 Surprising Health Benefits of Cloves

Native to Asian countries like Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and even areas of East Africa, cloves are a spice that offers many health benefits. These benefits include aiding in digestion, boosting the immune system, and controlling diabetes. Cloves also contain anti-mutagenic & anti-microbial properties, along with fighting against oral diseases & headaches and are also thought to display aphrodisiac properties. Cloves are a popular flavoring agent used in a variety of ways across

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15 Impressive Benefits of Spinach

The green leafy vegetable that Popeye loves is beneficial to real characters (not fictional) as well. Yes, we are talking about the benefits of spinach. They include skin care, improved eyesight, regulated blood pressure, stronger muscles, and prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and hemophilia. Spinach also helps with health conditions such as cataracts, atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and neurological disorders. It helps in bone mineralization and exerts anti-ulcerative and

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8 Amazing Hibiscus Tea Health Benefits

The health benefits of hibiscus tea include its ability to reduce high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and inflammatory problems, aid in relieving the disturbed digestive and immune system, and potentially help treat diseases of the liver and cancer. Hibiscus tea may also speed up metabolism aiding in healthy, gradual weight loss. It can also be linked with better mental health. This tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants. Hibiscus tea, also known as Agua de Jamaica

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14 Powerful Benefits of Raw Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is a strong-smelling, pungent-tasting herb noted for its many health benefits. It contains a powerful compound called allicin that helps lower cholesterol. The health benefits of garlic include easing the symptoms of common cold, lowering blood pressure, and reducing the risk of heart ailments as well as neurodegenerative disorders. Garlic is a close relative of the onion and is native to Central Asia. The garlic bulb contains several cloves and each clove is covered

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17 Surprising Benefits Of Radish

Radishes are a root crop that can be juicy, pungent, or sweet in taste. They also come in a variety of colors, including white, red, purple, or black. In terms of shape, they can be long and cylindrical, or round. Radishes may be eaten raw, cooked, or pickled. The oil obtained from the seeds of radish is has a number of beneficial health applications. Radish is an edible root vegetable with a pungent taste. The parts of the radish plant that are commonly consumed are the leaves,

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10 Impressive Benefits of Pomelo Fruit (Pummelo)

Pomelo is a citrus fruit that has a number of health benefits for people. For those people willing to do a bit of searching for this fruit, these impressive health benefits of pomelo include its ability to boost the immune system, improve digestion, lower blood pressure, and reduce cramping. It may also help reduce signs of premature aging, aid in weight loss, and boost oral and dental health. Pomelo is considered a citrus fruit and it is closely related to grapefruits and other members of

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14 Amazing Benefits & Uses of Cabbage

The health benefits of cabbage include treating constipation, stomach ulcers, headaches, obesity, skin disorders, eczema, jaundice, and scurvy. It also helps prevent or delay the onset of rheumatism, arthritis, gout, eye disorders, heart diseases, and Alzheimer's disease. Cabbage is a leafy green, red, or white biennial vegetable that grows annually. This cruciferous vegetable belongs to the Brassica family and is round or oval in shape. It consists of soft, light green or whitish inner

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9 Powerful Benefits of Cashews

The powerful health benefits of cashews include a healthy heart, strong nerve and muscle function, and improved bone and oral health. They also provide relief from diabetes, anemia, and gallstones. By offering an antioxidant defense, they also encourage a better immune system. Cashews are nutritionally dense nuts. They belong to the family of Anacardiaceae, which includes mangoes and pistachios. Cashews are originally native to the coastal areas of north-eastern Brazil. They are

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14 Nutritional Benefits of Figs or Anjeer

The health benefits of figs or anjeer are numerous. Figs are very beneficial when used to help with constipation, indigestion, piles, diabetes, cough, and asthma. They are also used as a quick and healthy way to gain weight after suffering from an illness. Figs are a sweet fruit with multiple seeds and soft skin, which can be eaten ripe or dried. Figs are also called nature's candy because they are high in natural sugar. It is the fruit of the fig tree (Ficus), which is a member of the

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13 Chamomile Tea Health Benefits

Chamomile tea or manzanilla tea is a popular variety of tea that is loaded with antioxidants. The top health benefits of chamomile tea include the ability to regulate sleep, aid in digestion, boost immunity, protect the skin, lower stress levels, and soothe menstrual cramps. Due to its anti-inflammatory nature, it also helps assuage diarrhea and bloating. Derived from the Asteraceae family of plants, dried chamomile flowers are used for different herbal and natural remedies and healing

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Top 8 Benefits of Bay Leaves

The most impressive health benefits of bay leaves are numerous and include their anti-cancer potential, ability to protect the body against oxidative stress, and protect it from bacterial infections, slow the aging process, speed wound healing, and manage diabetes. They may also help in improving heart health, reducing inflammation, alleviating respiratory issues, and optimizing digestion. There are many types of plants containing leaves referred to as "bay leaves", but the true bay

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Exposure To Household Cleaners Linked To Childhood Asthma

The use of household cleaners can cause respiratory problems, including asthma in children. Research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that frequent exposure to household cleaning products in early life was associated with an increased risk of developing asthma and wheezing by age 3. The research further sheds light on common household factors that may lead to the development of allergic airway diseases. This tells us about the potential areas of intervention for the

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Domestic Abuse Increases Mortality Risks Among Survivors

Although there have been studies that show the adverse effect of domestic abuse on female survivors, how does it impact their mortality? A recent UK research, published in the Journal of The American Heart Association studied its long-term impact of domestic abuse. They found that female survivors face an increased risk of subsequent type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and all‐cause mortality. The researchers used data from a retrospective cohort study from primary

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COVID-19: China Reports Decreased Cases, Africa Detects A First

Reports of varying nature about coronavirus, now being designated COVID-19, are pouring in from all around the world. Among these, one of the reassuring developments has been the release of 1,425 patients from hospitals after being cured. Overall, serious cases have decreased by 628, says a report by China’s National Health Commission. On the other hand, the first possible coronavirus infection has been detected in Africa. This comes fresh on the heels on the global community wondering

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Vapers Show Chemical Changes Linked To Cancer

E-cig use may have a deeper and longer-term impact than previously thought. New research, published in the journal Epigenetics revealed that vaping may cause chemical changes in the DNA of its users, mirroring changes in smokers. More worryingly, these changes, also known as epigenetic changes, are also found in all types of human cancers and other serious diseases. The study was conducted by a team of scientists from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The team studied 45 volunteers,

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Napa Cabbage (Chinese Cabbage): Nutrition & How To Cook

You may not like your greens but napa cabbage makes it difficult to do so. This beautiful, frilly-looking cabbage has a sweet, mellow taste and crisp texture. This is what makes it delicious and addictive as Korean kimchi or wonderfully tender in a hot, spicy broth. Napa cabbage, also known as Chinese or celery cabbage, is an oblong-shaped vegetable with thick white ribs and light green leaves. It is milder and sweeter in taste than regular green cabbage. The outer green leaves are

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Green Tea Vs Coffee – The Better Choice

They say life is full of choices. To make one you have to let go of the other. Well, maybe not always, but in some cases. When it comes to food choices, it surely is the toughest to make a call between your two possible favorites. Here, we are referring to the war between green tea vs coffee. Both are a public favorite. One helps you lose weight and the other one helps you stay awake. Green tea is your gym trainer's recommendation whereas coffee is your colleague's escape to overtime.

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Agari (Konacha): Japanese Green Tea Served With Sushi

If you have always wondered about the green tea that is offered at Japanese sushi-style bars and restaurants, it is called agari. Sushi has a briny flavor, so you do tend to feel thirsty while savoring those delicious mouthfuls. Agari offers the right amount of flavor that complements sushi. Let's learn more about this green tea. Agari or konacha is the traditional green tea at most Japanese sushi restaurants as part of the sushi eating experience. It is usually not on the menu and is

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How To Make Willow Bark Tea For Pain Relief

Often called Nature's aspirin, the willow bark tea is an age-old recipe to relieve pain in the body. It was used by the ancient Egyptians, as far back as 3000 BC to treat several ailments. Let's find out more about this herbal tea. Willow bark tea is a hot beverage made by steeping white willow bark in hot water. The bitter-tasting white willow bark contains salicylic acid and salicin, making it the herbal equivalent to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). A report on willow bark by the PSH

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Best Ways to Make Cannabis Tea

Cannabis tea, also known by other names, such as weed tea, ganja tea, and marijuana tea, is a simple and soothing way to consume weed. However, it is not as simple as just throwing in the buds of weed into hot water and then bringing it to a boil. It requires precision and the right recipe for the required effect. This tea, when prepared correctly, is known to have a longer-lasting effect when compared to smoking weed - and it takes around 30 to 40 minutes to kick in. Given patience and time,

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2 Ways To Make Fresh Orange Juice

Orange juice tastes best when fresh. Blend it or prepare it with a simple hand juicer, either way, it doesn't take much time, albeit a little effort is required. One glass of this sweet tangy juice provides an ample amount of vitamin C to boost your immunity and keep you healthy. So, what are you waiting for? Let's start juicing! How To Make Fresh Orange Juice Peel, puree, and pour! Using a hand juicer (Total time: 25 mins)8-10 whole oranges3-5 ice cubespinch salt

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Homemade & Fresh Apple Juice Recipe

Homemade apple juices are way more beneficial than the fizzy overly sweet apple juices found in the market. Although unpasteurized, homemade apple juice is packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. One glass of apple juice can help boost immunity, cure constipation, induce weight loss, and boost skin health. Here is a step-by-step guide to making apple juice at home. How To Make Apple Juice A glass of apple juice a day keeps the doctor away! 8-10 apples2 tsp cinnamon

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Homemade Aloe Vera Juice Recipe

Aloe vera juice is made from the leaves of the aloe vera plant, and unlike the processes to acquire the extract of this plant, the juice is made by crushing, grinding, and blending the entire leaf. After several filtering steps, the juice can be consumed for its concentrated nutritional values. While the smell of this plant can be potent, the juice is quite mild and easy to drink, which is why it has gained popularity of late as a health supplement or a dietary drink. So, let's take a look at

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How to Make Matcha Green Tea

While we always knew that green tea is rich in antioxidants that can reduce inflammation and prevent diseases, it has a variant that is proven to be even more effective. Well, we are talking about the superfood trend of the moment -matcha tea. It's available all across coffee shops and bakeries, where different types of desserts made of matcha powder are available. Many people want to know how to make matcha tea, but they don't always realize that there are different types of this

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How to Make Dandelion Tea

You may not know that dandelion weeds growing all over your yard are actually a healthy herb. Every part of this weed is edible and equally healthy. Dandelion flowers are used to make drinks and desserts, while the leaves are an important ingredient in most salads. The roots of the herb, on the other hand, are roasted to use as a healthy substitute for coffee. Wonderfully multi-purpose, isn't it? Dandelion tea has some amazing health benefits, that include naturally boosting lactation,

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How To Make Pomegranate Molasses

Pomegranate molasses is made by reducing pomegranate juice into a thick syrup. It is used as a dressing, sauce, or in drinks, tagines, desserts, and more. You will mostly see pomegranate molasses being used in Middle Eastern, African and Mediterranean cooking, usually to give the dishes a sweet and sour taste. This tart, thick, ruby red syrup requires only three ingredients, a bit of effort, and a lot of patience. Here's how you can go about it. How To Make Pomegranate

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How to Make Oil of Oregano at Home

Achoo! Yes, yes, it's the viral season. Looking for a cure? Here's oregano oil to the rescue. Though we might like to add that it is not only used to cure fever or any viral infection, but also, blisters, ear infection, and migraines! While it is easily available in the supermarket, here's a recipe that will ensure you have it stocked up in your pantry on those unfortunate days it isn't available in the market. How To Make Oregano Oil Extract oregano oil with an easy distillation

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Quick & Easy Cottage Cheese Recipe

Contrary to popular belief, cottage cheese is rather easy to prepare. This particular dish is a low-fat equivalent of cheese, which many love to eat. While this variant of cheese is easily available in the market, one can prepare the same at home without much hassle. The two essential ingredients that one needs to prepare cottage cheese with are raw milk and some salt. While both pasteurized and unpasteurized milk can be used to prepare cottage cheese, the latter is given more preference. Now,

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How To Make Lemon Juice

If you want to learn how to make lemon juice, you need just three ingredients - lemon, sugar, and water. It's a simple recipe but a handy one. This is because lemon juice has amazing health benefits including the ability to relieve dehydration, clear the skin, treat an upset stomach, cleanse the liver, and even treat cancer. So let's learn how to juice a lemon and how to make home-made lemon juice! How To Make Lemon Juice Lemon juice has amazing health benefits! 1 lemon1 cup

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Here’s How You Can Make Brown Sugar At Home

Brown sugar comes to the rescue of those who have a sweet tooth but at the same time are quite health conscious. This is a form of sugar that is primarily composed of sucrose, along with a certain volume of molasses, which adds the brown color. Many prefer to use it as a replacement for sugar while baking cakes and cookies. In fact, brown sugar is the ingredient that makes the cookies soft and chewy. While it is easily available in the supermarket, making it at home is quite a cakewalk. Now,

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Okra Water: How to Make & Benefits

Okra water might not seem like the most palatable of all, but with all the benefits that it has to offer, you surely ought to give it a try. Here is an easy recipe which you can enjoy. Amongst various reasons why you should have this simple drink, probably the most interesting is its anti-diabetic potential. According to a study published in the Journal of Pharmacy and Bio-allied Sciences, the peel and seeds of okra plant have properties that can help manage diabetes. The research showcased

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Amazing Homemade Pickle Juice Recipe

Ever woke up in the middle of the night with a Charley horse and wished for an instant remedy? Or desperately searched for a magic potion for your PMS symptoms? Look no further as pickle juice is at your rescue! With loads of antioxidants, it is the best cure for cramps, headaches, and dehydration. Why opt for sugar-filled energy drinks from the market when you can prepare healthy pickle juice at home? Pickle Juice Recipe Bye-bye, cramps! Hello, pickle juice! Essential

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Most Popular Bubble Tea Recipe

Bubble tea, or boba tea, is a cold, sweet tea-based beverage made with chewy tapioca pearls. It is deliciously addictive and needs a thick straw to consume the boba pearls! Boba tea originated in Taiwan in the 1980s and is now popular all over the world. There are several versions and flavors of bubble tea depending on the type of milk, tea, sweetener, and tapioca pearls used. You can make your own favorite version at home once you master the basic recipe. How to Make Bubble

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How to Make Sour Milk with Lemon & Vinegar

Many a time, if you are looking forward to baking, you may need sour milk. It is also used as a substitute for buttermilk and a starter for cheese and yogurt. Making sour milk is quite easy and there are different ways you can do it. The most common recipe involves mixing lemon juice with milk. However, those of you who want to add a different flavor to sour milk can also use vinegar. How To Make Sour Milk A perfect addition to your baking recipes! Sour Milk with Lemon Juice1

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11 Natural Home Remedies for Hernia

A hernia is defined as a bulging organ or fatty tissue through a soft or weak spot in the body. There are several different types and some are more common than the others. A hernia can be an extremely painful and even deadly condition. While medical attention is strongly advised, there are several natural remedies to help relieve hernia complications. These remedies include the use of ice pack, ginger root, massage, licorice, aloe vera, black pepper powder, and castor seed oil, as well as

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24 Amazing Home Remedies for Weight Loss

For a majority of people, losing weight is rather difficult. There could be several reasons such as hormonal imbalance, unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, sleep deprivation, stress, slow metabolism, genetics, or even a lack of motivation. Well, there are many ways for shedding those extra kilos, which include, cardio and strength training, having a well-balanced diet that includes more fruits and vegetables and less processed food, cutting down on sugar and high-glycemic index (GI)

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8 Surprising Home Remedies for Fever

The home remedies for fever include the use of fenugreek, basil leaves, ice packs, raisins, ginger, steamed vegetables, honey, fresh fruits, and light food in different forms. Fever is defined as a higher body temperature than usual. There can be various reasons for fever, which can lead to diseases like pneumonia, malaria, or any other infection. Some of the symptoms can be fluctuation in body temperature, headache, irritation, weakness, and loss of appetite. Normal body

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Age Spots: Treatments & Home Remedies

The treatments and home remedies for age spots include the use of a laser, intense pulsed light therapy, chemical peel, dermabrasion, freezing, and medicines. There are also natural treatments for liver spots like lemon juice, yogurt, aloe vera juice, papaya, among others which are regarded as effective and safe due to the use of all natural ingredients with no side effects. Age spots or liver spots are small, highly pigmented areas on your skin. They are primarily seen in the

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10 Wonderful Foods for Healthy Skin

When it comes to healthy skin, the healthy foods to eat include citrus fruits, pumpkin seeds, carrots, olive oil, certain types of fish, almonds, and much more. In terms of improving the health of their skin, people look out for many options. Some immediately think of reducing the effects of the sun, while others may be more concerned with eliminating wrinkles, clearing up blemishes, or enhancing the tone of their skin. Our skin is the largest organ in the body. It is not only the most

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21 Surprising Home Remedies for Diabetes

Home remedies for diabetes include the use of apple cider vinegar, bitter gourd, fenugreek, cinnamon, aloe vera, water, mango leaves, alfalfa, jamun, curry leaves, and flaxseed oil in different forms. Exercising, healthy sleep patterns, and maintaining oral health are other good behavioral remedies for getting rid of diabetes in a natural way. Home remedies can offer a solution to all of your diabetes problems, despite not technically being a "cure". You can try any or all of the following

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10 Effective Home Remedies to Prevent Breast Sagging

The most effective home remedies to prevent breast sagging and regaining firmness include regular pectoral exercises, olive oil massaging, ice massaging, cucumber and egg mask, vegetable oils, and various essential oils. 'Ptosis', or sagging of the female breasts, is a common occurrence in a woman's body. Over time and due to different life experiences, it is natural for a woman's breasts to change shape and size, and to lose its elasticity. Women's breasts are largely made of different

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9 Effective Home Remedies for Myopia

The home remedies for myopia include eye exercises, a vitamin and mineral-rich diet, eating almonds, Triphala, licorice, Ayurvedic medicines, as well as resting after long hours of reading and work. Some lifestyle changes to make while suffering from myopia are performing close range work, sitting in front of the TV and electronic devices for long periods of time, and working or reading in poorly lit areas. Myopia, also termed as nearsightedness, occurs when the eye lengthens from front to

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17 Effective Treatments & Remedies for Ascites

The home remedies for ascites include garlic, dandelion, gram, bitter gourd, fenugreek, radish, melon, onion, and adequate sleep. Ascites is a condition where there is fluid buildup in the abdomen or peritoneal cavity. This leads to inflammation in the arms, legs, and spleen. When the fluid moves around to the lungs, it can make breathing difficult. Ascites is technically known as peritoneal fluid excess, peritoneal cavity fluid, and hydroperitoneum. Key treatments for ascites include

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Burning Pain in the Rectum: Causes & Home Remedies

Home remedies for the burning of the rectum can offer great relief to patients suffering from this irritating condition. The most effective home remedies for the burning sensations of the rectum include maintaining good hygiene, eating correct diet, use of aloe vera, hot and cold packs, buttermilk, petroleum jelly, and radish. Other natural treatments include the use of myrrh, white oak, flowers of sulfur, petroleum jelly, lemon juice, mint juice, and honey in various forms and

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11 Effective Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

The home remedies for acid reflux are apple cider vinegar, ginger roots, fennel seeds, lavender tea, fruits, and vegetables. More than that, a good regular diet is also helpful in decreasing the negative effects of acid flux. Acid reflux is the backward flow of the stomach acids into the throat. When this happens, you may get a sour taste in your mouth or regurgitate food. In some cases, you may also feel a burning sensation in your chest (heartburn). Acid reflux is closely related

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Cancer: Treatments & Home Remedies

There are many treatments that one can undergo for cancer, which include surgery, stem cell transplant, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and more. These treatments usually vary on the basis of the cancer stage. Cancer is a disease characterized by the presence of continuously dividing cells. Initially localized at a point called a tumor, cancerous tumors can grow and travel throughout the blood to form new tumors in other locations. Certain home remedies exist that aim at prevention, while

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Napa Cabbage (Chinese Cabbage): Nutrition & How To Cook

You may not like your greens but napa cabbage makes it difficult to do so. This beautiful, frilly-looking cabbage has a sweet, mellow taste and crisp texture. This is what makes it delicious and addictive as Korean kimchi or wonderfully tender in a hot, spicy broth. Napa cabbage, also known as Chinese or celery cabbage, is an oblong-shaped vegetable with thick white ribs and light green leaves. It is milder and sweeter in taste than regular green cabbage. The outer green leaves are

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Green Tea Vs Coffee – The Better Choice

They say life is full of choices. To make one you have to let go of the other. Well, maybe not always, but in some cases. When it comes to food choices, it surely is the toughest to make a call between your two possible favorites. Here, we are referring to the war between green tea vs coffee. Both are a public favorite. One helps you lose weight and the other one helps you stay awake. Green tea is your gym trainer's recommendation whereas coffee is your colleague's escape to overtime.

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Agari (Konacha): Japanese Green Tea Served With Sushi

If you have always wondered about the green tea that is offered at Japanese sushi-style bars and restaurants, it is called agari. Sushi has a briny flavor, so you do tend to feel thirsty while savoring those delicious mouthfuls. Agari offers the right amount of flavor that complements sushi. Let's learn more about this green tea. Agari or konacha is the traditional green tea at most Japanese sushi restaurants as part of the sushi eating experience. It is usually not on the menu and is

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How To Make Willow Bark Tea For Pain Relief

Often called Nature's aspirin, the willow bark tea is an age-old recipe to relieve pain in the body. It was used by the ancient Egyptians, as far back as 3000 BC to treat several ailments. Let's find out more about this herbal tea. Willow bark tea is a hot beverage made by steeping white willow bark in hot water. The bitter-tasting white willow bark contains salicylic acid and salicin, making it the herbal equivalent to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). A report on willow bark by the PSH

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All You Should Know About Chinese Tea

Chinese tea is one of the world's most beloved beverages. So potent was its lure that wars were fought to supply its demand. The root of the Opium Wars lay in its high demand in Britain. The Boston Tea Party was again an attempt by the Britishers to control its trade in the colonies. While other centers like India and Sri Lanka rose to meet the growing global demand, Chinese tea remains one of the most popular beverages worldwide. You will see plenty of teas labeled as 'Chinese tea' in

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Guide To Pregnancy Tea: What To Take & What To Avoid

A cup of tea has the capacity to warm the soul. When you have swollen feet, persistent back pain, and a waddling walk, it can be a huge relief to sit back with a hot cuppa. Some teas also have the capacity to soothe frayed nerves and help us relax. But how safe is it during pregnancy? Is there a cap on how much you can drink? With different pregnancy teas available in the market, our choices for a hot beverage have certainly widened. But what does pregnancy tea mean and are there any

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A Beginner’s Guide To Types Of Tea

Oolong, Earl Grey, matcha, hibiscus tea, vanilla chai latte - if you are an outsider to the tea world, it may be quite intimidating to navigate through the different types of tea available. Specialty tea shops take it a step further with their extensive menus offering teas from the classic to the contemporary and while you may know your Darjeeling, perhaps a Darjeeling first flush may leave you puzzled. However, don't fret - let's get a sneak peek into the basics of the tea world to understand

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