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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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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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6 Science-Backed Benefits of Tamarind

The well-studied health benefits of tamarind include its ability to reduce inflammation in the body, protect your heart health, and improve digestion. It may also help in weight loss, and protect you against parasites and worms by boosting your immunity. Tamarind is a tropical fruit and its trees are native to tropical regions of Africa, specifically Sudan. It grows in many regions like India and Pakistan. It is a member of the Fabaceae family and the scientific name of tamarind

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Good Sleep Can Help Teens Cope With Racial Bias

A good night's sleep can have significant benefits for a teen's psyche. Recent research by a Michigan State University team, published in the journal Child Development found that adequate sleep helps teenagers to cope with challenging social situations. This included problem-solving, coping with racial discrimination, and seeking peer support when required. The team studied students in grade 9 for their research. The participants were required to wear an actigraphy watch that tracked

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More Exercise May Not Always Mean Better Heart Health: Research

A recent study published in the Circulation journal revealed that extreme physical exercise can increase the risk of sudden heart attack or cardiovascular risk among unhealthy individuals. High-intensity endurance activities, as compared to aerobic exercises, can cause atrial fibrillation or cardiac arrest. The study supported the cause and effect relationship between gradually increased physical exercise and decreased occurrence of heart ailments. Aerobic exercises such as swimming,

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Extreme Heat Can Trigger Preterm Birth, Finds Study

A heatwave can cause more than just discomfort. New research now shows that it can also cause preterm birth. Published in the journal Environment International showed that exposure to extreme heat in the final weeks of gestation can increase the risk of preterm birth. Since preterm birth is a leading cause of infant mortality and morbidity, understanding triggers like heat can help us identify triggers and establish warning systems. The findings are based on a population-based cohort

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Intake of Dairy Milk Linked to Breast Cancer in Women

A new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology revealed that intake of dairy milk is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in women. The study sheds light on how even a single cup of dairy milk can increase the risk of breast cancer among women by 50 percent. The study was conducted over a course of 8 years, involving around 53000 women from North America who were initially cancer-free. Their diets were monitored through questionnaires and 24 hours dietary recalls,

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What is Yeast Extract

Yeast extract is a broad term for any yeast products made by removing the cell wall from the yeast and applying the result as a food additive, for the beer-making process, or as a nutritional supplement. Yeast extract is an artificially produced fermented product, typically in the form of a dark brown paste, included in many foods as a flavor additive or nutrient booster. At its most basic level, it consists of the cell contents of a yeast cell, but without the cell wall. Yeast extract can

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Green Tea Smoothie: 2 Ways To Make It

Drinking a green tea smoothie in the morning is one of the best ways to eat your fruits and get your daily caffeine shot too. This creamy, refreshing beverage may just be the thing that will help ditch your coffee every morning. Green tea smoothies are a nutritious, vitamin-packed breakfast option. Because caffeine can stimulate the body, the smoothies are often used as a pre- or post-workout drink. Green tea smoothies are very easy to make. There are two ways you can do it. Matcha

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What To Expect On A 5-Day Juice Cleanse

Drinking juices for five days straight may seem extreme, but you'll be surprised at how many people are willing to take up the challenge. Most people go into the 5-day juice cleanse diet for weight loss. It could be a party, a wedding or the dreaded reunion, most people would love a quick-fix to their weight issues. But a juice cleanse has a deeper impact, from mindful eating, to clean living and overcoming food addictions. The 5-day juice cleanse is based on juice fasting as proposed by

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Is Decaf Tea Good For You

People who switch to tea in an effort to avoid caffeine, are often surprised to hear that tea also contains caffeine. Although lower than coffee, most teas still contain some amount of caffeine. This includes all derivatives of the Camellia sinensis plant, such as black, white, oolong, Ceylon, Assam, and green tea. As a result, like coffee, we now also have a range of decaffeinated tea. You may want to switch to decaf tea before bed, during pregnancy, or for certain health reasons. In that

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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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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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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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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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Easy & Delicious Beetroot Juice Recipe

If you don't want to buy beet juice from the store, making it at home is a relatively simple process, requiring only a blender, a paring knife, and some beets. Before you make the juice, however, you need to pick the best beets, so look for those that are smooth and firm, particularly if they have a bit of shine on their outer skin. These will be ideal for beet juice. How To Make Beet Juice? A delicious, antioxidant-rich juice, which is best had chilled! 2 large beets (or 4

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What is Yeast Extract

Yeast extract is a broad term for any yeast products made by removing the cell wall from the yeast and applying the result as a food additive, for the beer-making process, or as a nutritional supplement. Yeast extract is an artificially produced fermented product, typically in the form of a dark brown paste, included in many foods as a flavor additive or nutrient booster. At its most basic level, it consists of the cell contents of a yeast cell, but without the cell wall. Yeast extract can

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Green Tea Smoothie: 2 Ways To Make It

Drinking a green tea smoothie in the morning is one of the best ways to eat your fruits and get your daily caffeine shot too. This creamy, refreshing beverage may just be the thing that will help ditch your coffee every morning. Green tea smoothies are a nutritious, vitamin-packed breakfast option. Because caffeine can stimulate the body, the smoothies are often used as a pre- or post-workout drink. Green tea smoothies are very easy to make. There are two ways you can do it. Matcha

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What To Expect On A 5-Day Juice Cleanse

Drinking juices for five days straight may seem extreme, but you'll be surprised at how many people are willing to take up the challenge. Most people go into the 5-day juice cleanse diet for weight loss. It could be a party, a wedding or the dreaded reunion, most people would love a quick-fix to their weight issues. But a juice cleanse has a deeper impact, from mindful eating, to clean living and overcoming food addictions. The 5-day juice cleanse is based on juice fasting as proposed by

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Is Decaf Tea Good For You

People who switch to tea in an effort to avoid caffeine, are often surprised to hear that tea also contains caffeine. Although lower than coffee, most teas still contain some amount of caffeine. This includes all derivatives of the Camellia sinensis plant, such as black, white, oolong, Ceylon, Assam, and green tea. As a result, like coffee, we now also have a range of decaffeinated tea. You may want to switch to decaf tea before bed, during pregnancy, or for certain health reasons. In that

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White Sage: Benefits, Uses & Side-Effects

White sage is a perennial evergreen herb that is primarily used to clean the air, improve the aroma and energy of a space, or it can be brewed as a tea for a variety of potential health benefits. With the scientific name of Salvia apiana, white sage is also popularly known as sacred sage or bee sage. Found primarily in northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, such as in California and other desert regions. This shrub is found on the slopes of coastal sage shrub regions. It has

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Trisodium Phosphate In Food: Good Or Bad

Trisodium phosphate is an inorganic compound that is highly soluble in water and is often found as an additive in foods, stain removers, lubricants, and other cleaning agents. While its use in consumer products is accepted and popular, its use in food has increasingly come under question. Bearing the chemical formula Na₃PO₄, trisodium phosphate is an inorganic compound typically found in a white powder or crystalline form. It is commonly used as an all-purpose cleaner since it can

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5 Side Effects Of Drinking Beetroot Juice

A glass of freshly made beetroot juice or beet shot is one of the most popular ways to improve your health and make your skin glow. Most detox programs and juice cleanses also prescribe beetroot juice or beet salads. However, an excess of beetroot juice can be harmful. Beetroot juice side effects may include beeturia, colored stools, stomach cramps, and low blood pressure. Let's find out more. Let us look at the possible side effects of drinking beet juice. In some people, excessive

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