Chef Gio

Gio

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Must Eat Fruits Daily

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While the old adage “you are what you eat” is only partially true — you are also what your genetics predisposes you to be — what we put into our bodies clearly does have an impact on our health and overall well-being. And while some diets may promise a magic... more

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Health Benefits of Almonds

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Health Benefits Lower LDL-Cholesterol and Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease A high-fat food that’s good for your health? That’s not an oxymoron, its almonds. Almonds are high in monounsaturated fats, the same type of health-promoting fats as are found in olive oil, which have been associated with reduced risk... more

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Digestive Health

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Diarrhea and other digestive problems are no fun, especially for people who suffer from them often. Such problems can be the result of bacteria in food, infection, stress, certain medications, or chronic medical conditions such as colitis, Crohn’s disease, and IBS. But no matter the cause, anyone who has frequent... more

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Red Wine and Your Health

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Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of “good” cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. While the news about red wine might sound great if you enjoy... more

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Foods for Constipation

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Fiber rich foods are helpful in relieving constipation some act as laxatives and foods with high potassium helps control blood pressure.1 Apples Apple juice contains sugars and liquids so it helps relieve constipation. The fiber content helps regulate bowel movements 2 Banana High in fiber, including bananas in the diet... more

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Vitamin E and Your Health

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 Pure vitamin E oil is extremely versatile. Vitamin E oil promotes healing and is an active ingredient in many products available for skin and nails. Vitamin E is a strong antioxidant that prevents premature aging. It should be incorporated into a daily diet. Vitamin E oil can be purchased at... more

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Avoiding Starchy Foods

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Starches are carbohydrate-based foods, such as breads, pasta, cereals and potatoes. Starches account for roughly one-third of most people’s diets, according to the Food Standards Agency. While whole grain starches and starchy vegetables are rich in nutrients and fiber, other forms of starches provide “empty” calories, or calories devoid of... more

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Benefits of Organic Foods

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Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that’s created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. On one hand, you have a conventionally grown apple. On the other, you have one that’s organic. Both apples are firm,... more

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Habits to Keep for Life

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Do you eat breakfast every day? Do you always take the stairs? Whatever your daily habits are, there’s no denying that they impact your health. Even though the things we do as part of our daily routines might seem small, over time the small things can add up. So, by... more

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Health Benefit of Basil

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Health Benefits Research studies on basil have shown unique health-protecting effects in two basic areas: basil’s flavonoids and volatile oils. DNA Protection Plus Anti-Bacterial Properties The unique array of active constituents called flavonoids found in basil provide protection at the cellular level. Orientin and vicenin are two water-soluble flavonoids that... more

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