Archive for November 2013

Detoxifying Your Body

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

How do you start a detox? First, lighten up your toxin load. Eliminate alcohol, coffee, cigarettes, refined sugars and saturated fats, all of which act as toxins in the body and are obstacles to your healing process. Also, minimize use of chemical-based household cleaners and personal health care products (cleansers,... more

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Digestion

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

You’ve heard the old saying “you are what you eat.” At the Center for Better Bones, we take that old saying one step further: you are what you eat and absorb. You can eat the highest quality foods on the planet, but if your digestion is weak and you don’t... more

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Your Thyroid

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Hypothyroidism Many Organic Liaison members who have Hypothyroidism have expressed that they want more information on how to help their thyroid. Thankfully there is a lot we can do to keep our thyroid functioning optimally. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is an inadequate production of thyroid hormone brought... more

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Improving Your Memory

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

One of the investigators, Gordon Winocur, PhD, senior scientist for the Rotman Research Institute in Toronto, says the research demonstrates that a high serving of glucose may have a fast, short-term benefit on mental ability. “With older people, in particular, where glucose metabolism isn’t very efficient, if you do something... more

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Blood Circulation

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Poor blood circulation can result from an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, environmental factors or even genetics. It is important to eat the right foods and maintain a healthy lifestyle to improve blood circulation. In addition, there are certain foods which can specifically increase circulation and improve overall cardiovascular health.... more

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Celery

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Celery juice is highly nutritious and one of the most hydrating foods we can put in our bodies. Because it is incredibly alkalizing, it equalizes the body’s PH, which is vital for peak health. In ancient times, it was considered a medicinal herb used to treat a variety of health... more

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Avocados

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Health Benefits Promote Heart Health Before reviewing special health areas in which avocados truly shine in terms of their health benefits, it’s worth remembering the big picture. That’s exactly what Victor Fulgoni and his fellow researchers at Nutrition Impact, LLC did when they reviewed data from the federal government’s National... more

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Health Benefits of Asparagus

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Health Benefits Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidant Benefits It’s not surprising to see asparagus being heralded as an anti-inflammatory food because it provides a truly unique combination of anti-inflammatory nutrients. Among these anti-inflammatory nutrients are asparagus saponins, including asparanin A, sarsasapogenin, protodioscin, and diosgenin. One of these saponins (sarsasapogenin) has been of... more

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Importance of Breakfast

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Kids Need Their Morning Meal While adults need to eat breakfast each day to perform their best, kids need it even more. Their growing bodies and developing brains rely heavily on the regular intake of food. When kids skip breakfast, they can end up going for long periods of time... more

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Health Benefits of Taro

By: kvodang | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Taro has been a staple of the Polynesian diet for over one thousand years. The heart-shaped leaves, called lu’au, were the inspiration for the Hawaiian celebration of the same name. You cannot eat taro in raw form because its high calcium oxalate content makes it toxic. As a starchy vegetable,... more

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