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13 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The impressive health benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) are many, as it is thought to regulate blood sugar levels, boost weight loss, improve gut health, lower cholesterol levels, and enhance skin health. Apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made from ripe, freshly crushed, apples. The apples are fermented and passed through a rigorous process to develop the final vinegar product. In the first step, the crushed apples are exposed to yeast to start the alcoholic fermentation

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12 Best Benefits of Chamomile Tea

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 natural remedies and healing poultices.

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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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11 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 and anti-microbial properties, along with fighting against oral diseases and headaches. Cloves are a popular spice used in a variety of ways across the world, particularly in Asia. They form a culinary base in a number

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Top 17 Proven Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a spice with powerful anti-inflammatory properties. The top health benefits of ginger include its ability to help relieve nausea and pain, improve respiratory conditions, and reduce flatulence. Ginger also helps boost bone health, strengthen the immune system, and increase appetite. This spicy root is also good for mitigating obesity and relieving the pain related to menstrual disorders. Ginger, also known as Zingiber officinale, is a flowering plant, whose root or rhizome is

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14 Powerful Benefits of Raw Garlic

Garlic is a strong-smelling, flavoring 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. The purpose of a garlic clove are aplenty. Right from cooking purposes to medicinal uses, it is truly an all-rounder when it comes to choosing to eat healthily.

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14 Benefits of Drinking Water

The health benefits of drinking water include boosted energy levels, normal body temperature, metabolism, and easy breathing. It also helps in preventing digestive issues like constipation, headaches, and osteoporosis. It plays an important role in kidney function and skin care. According to the United States Geological Survey, water covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, the vast majority of which (greater than 95%) is in the oceans. All living forms require water for their metabolic

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Zinc: Deficiency, Sources, Benefits, Dosage & Side Effects

The health benefits of zinc include a healthy immune system and improved metabolism. It helps in wound healing, treating the common cold, and reducing the severity of diarrhea in children. Zinc also makes for a crucial nutrient in delaying age-related health conditions like macular degeneration and arthritis. Including it in your diet helps fight acne and many other skin conditions. Zinc is an essential mineral, which is required by your body in trace amounts. It is important for a healthy

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20 Surprising Benefits of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a potent herb that helps treat insomnia, stomach and respiratory disorders, fever, and infections. The antioxidant activity of the lemongrass boosts the immune system and protects against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It even helps in balancing cholesterol levels, managing type 2 diabetes, and promoting healthy skin. It is extensively used in aromatherapy and helps combat fatigue, anxiety, and bad body odor. Lemongrass is an herb with a distinct citrusy flavor

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Coconut Oil Health Benefits and Uses

The health benefits of coconut oil include improving heart health by increasing the HDL cholesterol levels, promoting weight loss, relieving symptoms of yeast infections, skin and hair care, improving digestion, and boosting immunity. The oil is not only used in tropical countries, where coconut plantations are abundant, but also in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. Now, we rediscover the wonders this oil creates and why does it gain popularity throughout the world. Let us have a

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19 Health Benefits of Dragon Fruit (Pitaya)

Dragon fruit, rich in nutrients and low in calories, may be beneficial for fighting chronic illnesses, improving gut health, and boosting immunity. It is high in fiber as well as various vitamins and minerals including manganese and iron. Health benefits of dragon fruit include its ability to aid in weight loss, control diabetes, improve digestion, lower cholesterol, and boost energy levels. It may also be protective against certain cancers and heart diseases, defend against bacteria and

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What is Yellow Watermelon & How is it Different From Red Watermelon

For those who have never eaten a yellow watermelon. It may sound like a made-up fruit by the haters of red watermelon! However, this unusually colored melon variety is very real, and packs quite a nutritious punch! Yellow watermelon is just the same as any other watermelon, except in color, it is yellow, due to its flesh on the inside instead of the more common pink or red color. People use yellow watermelon the same way they'd use any other type of red flesh watermelon. It is a natural

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UK Study Finds Lockdown Triggering Surge In Anxiety

The global lockdown has raised anxiety levels, especially in vulnerable people. A new study, published by the American Psychological Association, found that the imposition of the lockdown has significantly raised mental health challenges. This included anxiety and depression. The study found that vulnerable people were at a higher physical and psychological risks. Vulnerable people were defined as those who have reported twice the rate of health-related anxiety when compared to the general

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New Blood Test May Predict Alzheimer’s Before Onset

We may be closer to an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, thanks to a blood test. Developed by the Lund University, Sweden, the new test shows a high potential in identifying people with Alzheimer's disease.  In people with known genetical risk, it may be able to detect the disease as early as 20 years before the onset. The findings were tested in a large international study, as reported by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Alzheimer's can be conclusively diagnosed

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Indigenous Territories Essential Amazon Conservation

At a time when various factors play into the efforts towards conservation of natural resources and territories, a study points out one aspect we cannot compromise on. New research suggests that conservation of the Amazon rainforest cannot be done effectively without taking into consideration the indigenous people and consequently align all goals. The indigenous territories form about 45 percent of the land of the Amazon rainforests, or what remains of the wilderness today. The study

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Little Pleasures Everyday Can Lead To A Happier Life

Hedonism, with its ancient Greek origins, translates to pleasure and its variations. While the modern discourse attaches several negative connotations to the word, turns out that hedonism can do us some good. If a new study is to be believed, hedonism through the practice of routine or short-term pleasure-inducing activities can help one lead a happier life. When talking about how to reach your long-term goals or do better to lead a happier life, the focus seems to be more on how to

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How To Cut & Cook Buttercup Squash

Of all the winter squash, buttercup squash perhaps is the one most prized for its delicious flavor. It may not be much to look at, though some would argue that its rotund shape and the turbaned cap has its own charm. But let's leave the pageants for the more hip butternut squash and the quirk factor to spaghetti squash. What you get with the buttercup is a solid bang for the buck. A dense and sweet flesh that's perfect for the beginner to the squash world and an old friend of the veteran pro.

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How To Peel & Grate Ginger

While ginger tea and ginger candies are easy and common ways of consuming ginger, it can be more beneficial to use fresh ginger in your food. To make this addition to your diet, it is important to understand how to peel and grate ginger. Once you master this, you can use it in soups, various Asian dishes such as curries and fried rice, or to make a warm cup of tea. Let’s take a look at how to peel, chop, and grate ginger. The first step is picking the right kind of ginger. Depending on

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17 Types Of Lettuce & Best Ways To Use Them

Do your salad and sandwiches always contain the same old iceberg lettuce? If your culinary vocabulary is restricted to just a few varieties, then let us tell you that there's a whole world of lettuces out there that you've not even explored. Right from arugula to watercress - the different types of lettuce that fill aisles of grocery stores and farmer's markets - come in varied textures, colors, and flavors. So if you're willing to explore the vast world of lettuces, take a look at the

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Hubbard Squash: How To Store, Cut, & Cook

It is best to not judge a book by its cover or a Hubbard squash by its exterior. What appears to be an almost caricaturized blue-gray exterior, reminiscent of Halloween decorations, houses a nutritionally-rich and tasty fruit. The flesh – mashed, roasted, or sautéed – adds a dash of rustic warmth to your winter days. However, that is not how it is categorized as winter squash. That has more to do with its hard exterior and seeds, and breaking it open can be quite fun. Let’s dive in to

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Calamansi Juice: Benefits, Recipe, and Side Effects

Drinking calamansi juice is a very popular practice in certain parts of Asia, due to its detoxifying ability on the body, the availability of the fruit, the tart, and the unique flavor of the juice. Calamansi juice is derived from the calamansi fruit, another variety of citrus fruit commonly called golden lime. Calamansi is also known as calamondin or Philippine lime, and scientifically known as Citrofortunella macrocarpa. The fruit is a hybrid of a member of the citrus genus, that is to

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Hibiscus Tea: Benefits, How to Make, & Side Effects

The health benefits of hibiscus tea include its ability to control hypertension and reduce high blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, and improve liver health. It also helps in improving digestion and treating depression. Not just that but research suggests that hibiscus tea may speed up metabolism and help in aiding healthy, gradual weight loss. This tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants. Hibiscus tea, also known as Agua de Jamaica and by its scientific name Hibiscus

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Turmeric Ginger Tea: Benefits & How To Make

The impressive benefits of turmeric ginger tea include eliminating inflammation, strengthening the immune system, improving digestion, soothing pain, and enhancing cognition. It also aids in protecting the heart, regulating diabetes, lowering anxiety levels, and improving skin quality. Turmeric as a spice has been used in Asian countries such as India for various culinary preparations. However, due to the ongoing research on curcumin, rich turmeric has found its place in households all over

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Benefits & Side Effects of Palo Azul Tea

Palo Azul tea is a popular South American beverage, but its unique nutritional profile and health benefits have caused it to rise in popularity in recent years in other parts of the world as well. Palo Azul tea is an herbal diuretic tea brewed with the bark of the Palo Azul plant, scientifically known as Eysenhardtia polystachya. Also known as kidneywood, this herb has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years, and the bark is known to contain some very unique nutrients. When

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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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9 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is an herbal infusion made from peppermint leaves and it has been used in many medicinal applications. It is enjoyed around the world, not just for its refreshing taste but also for its therapeutic uses. It is popular for its ability to relieve headaches, treat sinuses, and ease digestive problems. Moreover, it is also beneficial for your mental health as its calmative properties make you relax, release stress, and mental pressure. The scientific name of peppermint is Mentha

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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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Cucumber Water Recipe: The Popular Detox

Cucumber water is popularly known, the world over, as the best detox drink. It is the simplest way to infuse water with nutrients and flavor. This refreshing drink helps to lose weight, enhance the radiance of your skin, and stay hydrated. Serve this pretty, low-calorie drink in a chilled pitcher at your next summer party! This is an easy recipe to make at home. Let us look at the step-by-step process of making this refreshing beverage. How to Make Cucumber Water You can sip

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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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Banana Tea For Sleep, Recipes & Other Benefits

Banana tea may sound like a combination of two unrelated culinary items, but it is surprisingly delicious. It has recently acquired popularity as a sleeping aid. Many people believe that banana tea, taken at bedtime, can help soothe nerves and promote sleep. It is packed with other benefits, such as improving one’s mood, benefiting heart health, and managing weight loss. Often made along with the peel, the banana peel tea is even more potent. It uses the nutrient-rich peels of the banana,

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Mulberry Tree Leaf: Benefits & Uses

Mulberry is one of the hardiest trees, requiring very little care. It is best known for its juicy, flavorful fruits. But the leaf of the mulberry tea can be just as useful. Interestingly, it was mulberry leaves which were highly prized centuries ago. The Chinese used these leaves to feed silkworms. As a result, the mulberry tree became a critical part of the Chinese silk trade. Today we use the leaves in other ways, mostly for dietary supplements and as tea leaves. There are three types of

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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. 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 water1 tspn sugar ((optional)) Cut the lemon lengthwise to extract the maximum juice. There are different ways you can juice a lemon. You can use a lemon squeezer or a hand-held

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9 Health Benefits of Nettle Tea, How to Make it, & Its Side Effects

Nettle tea is a delicious and beneficial beverage that helps boost the immune system, relieve pain and inflammation, protect the heart and optimize digestion. Nettle tea can be quite a strong beverage, and has a rapid effect on the body, primarily due to the flavonoids, carotenoids, vitamins, and minerals found in the plant. Found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa, stinging nettle is the origin of nettle tea and has the scientific name Urtica dioica. The nettle plant is an anti-asthmatic,

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Moringa Tea: Health Benefits, How To Make, & Side Effects

There are benefits to drinking antioxidant-rich moringa tea on a daily basis, some of which include its unique ability to assist in weight loss, reduce inflammation, speed healing, aid digestion, and enhance energy levels. This nourishing drink may also give relief to people who suffer from a number of conditions, including arthritis, gout, stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, and even the common cold. Moringa tea is a beverage made by steeping dried moringa leaves in hot water for several

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7 Incredible Benefits of Turmeric Milk (Golden Milk)

Turmeric is a globally popular spice, but turmeric milk is a valuable and potentially beneficial beverage that many people don't even know about. Packed with nutrients and capable of affecting health in many different ways, it is important to understand everything this popular beverage can do. Turmeric milk, as the name implies, is an infusion composed of dried turmeric root or turmeric powder mixed with milk to create a delicious, golden beverage. In fact, this traditional Indian tonic is

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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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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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11 Efficient Natural Remedies for Malaria

Malaria is a deadly, widespread mosquito-borne disease that threatens people across the globe. It’s unimaginable how a little mosquito can infuse so much terror in the hearts of people globally, especially those who frequent tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world, where it is more prevalent. The causes of the disease may vary but primarily it spreads when the Anopheles mosquito that is infected by various types of parasitic microorganisms such as Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae,

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8 Ways To Use Honey Mask for Acne

For centuries, people have been using honey masks as a treatment for acne and for curing other marks, scars, spots, and blemishes. There is not just one recipe for a honey mask that treats acne, but rather, it can be made from different combinations of herbs and other substances. In this article, we'll try to cover all relevant aspects related to using honey masks as a treatment for acne. Using honey masks for acne treatment is a very popular home remedy. Also, if you are serious about

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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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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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10 Power Foods for Healing Wounds

When you have a wound such as a pressure injury (formally known as pressure ulcers or sores), diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, full or partial thickness wounds, burns and more, what you eat makes a major difference in the rate of your wound healing. There are various food items that can help speed up the healing process of wounds, whether they are severe or moderate. These food items and additional vitamins and minerals help to provide the necessary growth of new skin tissue and improve

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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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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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13 Powerful Home Remedies for Pancreatitis

There are a number of helpful home remedies to treat pancreatitis, including the use of acupuncture, tofu, red grapes, reishi mushrooms, yogurt, spinach, ginseng, and blueberries, along with certain lifestyle changes. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, a small gland that is present near the top of the abdominal cavity. When the gland becomes inflamed, the surrounding blood vessels can also get inflamed, and there may be bleeding and infection. In time, the pancreas starts to

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13 Beneficial Home Remedies for Diverticulitis

Some of the most effective home remedies for diverticulitis include the use of brown rice, garlic, barley, pears, papayas, rest oregano, yogurt, Aloe vera, potatoes, castor oil, nuts, seeds, corn, vitamin C, and low-fiber foods. These may be considered rather boring in terms of the vegetable world, but white potatoes actually contain a great deal of soothing, anti-inflammatory chemical, in addition to the large amount of starch. Potatoes are easy on the digestive system, but remember

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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, jamun, 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 home remedies to start enjoying the

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How To Cut & Cook Buttercup Squash

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How To Peel & Grate Ginger

While ginger tea and ginger candies are easy and common ways of consuming ginger, it can be more beneficial to use fresh ginger in your food. To make this addition to your diet, it is important to understand how to peel and grate ginger. Once you master this, you can use it in soups, various Asian dishes such as curries and fried rice, or to make a warm cup of tea. Let’s take a look at how to peel, chop, and grate ginger. The first step is picking the right kind of ginger. Depending on

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17 Types Of Lettuce & Best Ways To Use Them

Do your salad and sandwiches always contain the same old iceberg lettuce? If your culinary vocabulary is restricted to just a few varieties, then let us tell you that there's a whole world of lettuces out there that you've not even explored. Right from arugula to watercress - the different types of lettuce that fill aisles of grocery stores and farmer's markets - come in varied textures, colors, and flavors. So if you're willing to explore the vast world of lettuces, take a look at the

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Hubbard Squash: How To Store, Cut, & Cook

It is best to not judge a book by its cover or a Hubbard squash by its exterior. What appears to be an almost caricaturized blue-gray exterior, reminiscent of Halloween decorations, houses a nutritionally-rich and tasty fruit. The flesh – mashed, roasted, or sautéed – adds a dash of rustic warmth to your winter days. However, that is not how it is categorized as winter squash. That has more to do with its hard exterior and seeds, and breaking it open can be quite fun. Let’s dive in to

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How To Store Pears

Storage plays an important role in the ripening process of pears. While it is best to have them as soon as they ripen, sometimes you may want to keep them for later. In that case, you may need to preserve and store them properly, which you can do either in the form of canning, refrigerating, or freezing them. Before storing them, if you want to know how pears are matured, read our article on How To Ripen Pears. Our article on ripening pears will take you through the entire process, from

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15 Types Of Mushrooms & How To Use Them

Most of us are aware of white button mushrooms, which are widely used as a pizza topping or enjoyed as a breakfast side. But did you know that there are more 14,000 species of mushrooms worldwide? While most of these are not edible, there are several types of mushrooms that can be used in cooking and enjoyed for their prized umami flavor. So if you are willing to venture into the vast, wild world of mushrooms, we have drawn up a list of a little more than a handful that are gaining in

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How to Freeze Raspberries

Summertimes are synonymous with the lovely sweet-tartness of raspberries. The trouble is that they don't seem to last long. Raspberries are notoriously perishable. Even with refrigeration, they will only last a few days. So, what do you do if you have more than you need? Or if you want to store them for later? The best long-term storage solution is to freeze raspberries. Here we have a comprehensive guide on how to freeze raspberries. Although they are counted as berries, raspberries are

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