Drinking water REALLY DOES help with weightloss!

For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, water may be what the doctor ordered. A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 U.S. adults found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain water by 1 percent reduced…

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12 Painless Ways to Cut Out Sugar

It’s no surprise to some that sugar is actually really not that good for you … and most knows that it’s a big no-no for diabetics. But what about for everyone else? Is sugar really that bad? Sugar comes in numerous forms, and it’s almost impossible to avoid if you eat any type of processed…

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One hundred-and-one health benefits of coconut

By Jennifer of Hybrid Rasta While traveling through Thailand, my partner and I joked about buying a coconut plantation because it seems that everything now-a-days is coconut based! coconut oil coconut butter coconut shreds coconut water coconut milk and cream coconut flour and even coconut soya sauce (try it, it’s actually delicious) Coconut (C. nucifera)…

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Chia seeds: great for weight loss!

It’s no secret that chia seeds are a powerful superfood. Through the years, people have eagerly added them to a variety of foods, from smoothies and yogurts, to oats and fruit. With three times more iron than spinach, and twice the amount of protein of any other seed or grain, it comes as no surprise…

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These fruits and veggies will help you lose weight

By Sarah Landers Most adults gain weight as they age, and scientific studies have shown that even small increases in weight can have a substantial impact on our risk of developing hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. It seems like almost everyone is on a diet, and there is so much information online about what…

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Four powerful steps to reverse autoimmune symptoms

Autoimmune conditions bring pain and misery to an estimated 20% of the population.   Conventional wisdom handed down by the medical establishment says that these conditions are incurable. But there’s a new school of thought that looks to find and deal with the root causes. As a result, many people are making great progress in getting…

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The bedtime drink that naturally speeds up weight loss

By Heidi Kristoffer of Natural News Want to lose extra pounds? Here is a calorie burning drink that you can try which will increase your metabolism even while sleeping. It’s easy to make with simple ingredients.

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Ten natural ways to ease migraines

By tomasx of Natural News Recommending natural remedies for migraine will never be an exact science. Even doctors aren’t too sure about what causes migraines. But for some people, natural remedies work better than anything a doctor could prescribe – and maybe one of these ten remedies could work for you, too. It has to…

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The Big Gain, Stay Sane, No Pain Detox

By Anne Dieu Le Veut There’s a basic mistake that some of us make when we get to this time of year. We subconsciously feel that we deserve some sort of punishment of austerity for all our excesses – especially over Christmas. So the New Year detox has taken on all the associations of the…

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Quercetin stops cancer cells in their tracks

Much to the chagrin of those “scientists” who’ve made recent claims that antioxidants may actually be “bad” for you, a new study has come forth to shine light on these disease-fighting powerhouses once again. Quercetin has proven itself to be quite the cancer-fighting little polyphenol. In fact, it may be one of the most powerful…

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TTIP will bring GM foods flooding into our shops, and they won’t be labelled

Currently, all food producers selling their products in the UK are legally required to list on the package label when it contains GM ingredients … but all that is set to change under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). When TTIP passes through Parliament into law here – I’m not saying ‘if’ because of…

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Just when we need a miracle…. miracle foods!

By Ishtar Babilu Dingir The Indian guru Sathya Sai Baba used to say “Life is a Game. Play it.” We really do seem to be on the most amazing helter-skelter fairground ride at the moment where only those who insist on thinking for themselves about the best way to say healthy and nourished, will survive…

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The role of soya in creating ‘moobs’ or man boobs

By Kayla Daniels So many of our young men are growing breasts that the word “moobs”  — short for “man boobs” —  has entered the popular vocabulary.   While the word itself sounds amusing, it’s a heartbreaking trend for young men and their families, and a booming business for surgeons who specialize in breast reduction…

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Persistent cough? It could be the wheat

Do you have a cough that nothing seems to cure, and if so, do you eat bread, cakes, pastries, cookies and muffins? This article by Marie Hoven explains the link between the gluten found in the wheat cereal grain and persistent coughing.

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Eating wheat leads to “gluten brain” – the shutting off of blood flow to the frontal cortex

By Sayer Ji As far back as 1954, reports of the full or partial resolution of schizophrenia following a gluten free diet began to surface in the medical literature. We covered this remarkable pattern of associations in a previous article titled, “60 Years of Research Links Gluten Grains to Schizophrenia.” While the explanation for this…

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The amazing healing benefits of pineapples

I recently started juicing my own organic pineapples and mixing it with ginger and lemon, to help soothe a cough. It was very effective …. it turns out largely because of a very potent digestive enzyme contained within pineapple called bromelain. Now I’ve come across this article by John Philip containing even more good news…

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Ho Ho Ho Heavenly Chocolate!

So here it is, my much-promised Heavenly Chocolate recipe with a few Ho Ho Ho naughty sprinkles on top! But at its basis is home made, raw, organic chocolate which is low GI, dairy free and is actually very good for you! It’s so packed full of goodness – which is why I call it…

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How aphrodisiac Himalayan fungus is being farmed on the Tibetan plateau

High in the Himalayas grows a highly sought after medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra. And while many global leaders fail to enact policies to protect their own resources, two remote Tibetan communities who harvest the fungus have managed to implement a system to secure a sustainable harvest year after year. Using an innovative resource…

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The Body Electric: The frequency level of food is at least as important as its nutritional components

In 1992, Bruce Tainio of Tainio Technology, an independent division of Eastern State University in Cheny, Washington, built the first frequency monitor in the world. Tainio has determined that the average frequency of the human body during the daytime is 62-68 Hz, and that a healthy body frequency is 62-72 Hz . When the frequency drops, the…

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The top ten libido-boosting foods

By Sarah Barns There are a number of reasons why your sex life may have lost it’s sizzle …. but you can help put the va-va-voom back into the bedroom with these lust-inducing foods.

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Wine or your waistline? Four rules to help you avoid putting on the pounds when drinking alcohol

By Sunny Sea Gold Let’s face it, sometimes there’s nothing better at the end of a long day than a glass of wine. But sipping much more than that can wreak havoc with your shape, and not just by adding hundreds of calories to your diet. Alcohol temporarily keeps your body from burning fat, explains…

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20 health benefits of black nigella seeds and oil

by Annie Dieu-Le-Veut I’ve recently been writing about various natural remedies for coughs and colds, since contracting a nasty virus. Another great aide I’ve been feeling the benefits from is black seed oil rubbed on the chest, and ground black seeds in fruit juice. I was interested in trying black seed oil – also known…

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Grapes: the magic of the “Queen of Fruits”

By Alex Jordan For centuries, grapes have been known as “The Queen of Fruits” in many cultures all over the world. They are definitely one of the most popular fruits in the world and if you did not already know, it would amaze you to know that they have a history that goes as far…

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Dr Mercola’s effective treatment protocols for hypothyroid and hyperthyroid disease

By Dr Mercola Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is a very common problem, and there are many reasons for this, including drinking chlorinated and fluoridated water, and eating brominated flour. Chlorine, fluoride, and bromine are all in the same family as iodine, and can displace iodine in your thyroid gland. Secondly, many people simply aren’t getting…

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Vitamin D deficiency causes weight gain: Drop weight effortlessly by boosting vitamin supplementation

By Aurora Geib For years, the mathematical equation offered to those trying to lose weight seemed simple enough: Burn more calories than you consume. Piece of cake, right? Unfortunately, as with almost everything concerning the human body, it’s not quite as simple as that. Over the years, more and more scientific evidence leaks out —…

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The five best ways to resist belly fat as we age

by Aurora Geib Have you ever asked a real estate agent what’s the most critical factor when it comes to selling a house? Their answer was probably something you’ve heard before: “Location, location, location.” Well, oddly enough, when it comes to our health and being even a little overweight, that same, worn out real estate…

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