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Your Body and Lentils

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Lentils fall into the category of legumes, and have a row of seeds enclosed by a fibrous shell. Whole grain rice is rice that has the germ, endosperm and bran intact, and as a result is considered a whole grain. Lentils and whole grain rice are nutritious alone. By pairing ... more

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Bee Pollen

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Bee pollen is a holistic remedy used throughout the world. Unfortunately the vast amount of uses that pollen can be used for are often overlooked. Dr. Gabriel Cousens MD, has listed bee pollen as one of his 22 most recommended food energies. Bee Pollen is made by honeybees, it is ... more

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Ginger and Your Health

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Ginger’s culinary qualities are a delight, but its health benefits are simply stunning. It has been shown to be more effective against bacterial staph infections than antibiotics. It can kill cancer cells. Its anti-inflammatory effects are already famous. It can resolve brain inflammations, and ease or cure a variety of ... more

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Detoxifying Your Body

By: Gio | | | 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 | | | 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 | | | 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 | | | 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 | | | 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 | | | 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 | | | 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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