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Benefits of Goji Berries

September 4, 2017

  Lycium Genus is the scientific name of goji berries, but that’s not the reason why you came here, right? You came here in order to know why are they so popular these days, what is all the fuss about. What do they taste like? What can you use them for? What are the main benefits of Goji Berries and what are the substances that provide these amazing health benefits? Well, dear readers, today is your lucky day. Throughout the next…

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The Truth Behind Alcohol

August 25, 2017

Most of us enjoy drinking alcohol, and we probably won’t stop. In that regard, how can we continue enjoying our drinking, while making the least possible harm to our bodies? The best option is moderation, of course. In this article, I will explain how you can continue to enjoy with alcohol, reducing the amount of harm to the minimum. There is a common believe that liquor is the best bet, by drinking it “on the rocks” and avoiding sugary sodas…

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Complex vs. Simple Carbohydrates (Good vs. Bad Carbs)

June 4, 2017

  Unrefined sugar, brown rice, whole-wheat bread, integral cereals It all has a logic explanation, even the reason why there are two types of carbohydrates. Integral refers to a product which is not refined, one that you find in its natural state. Carbs are usually submitted to a refining process, since they are more attractive this way. To acomplish this they undergo a process in which the dietary fiber is extracted from them giving as a result a softer product…

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The Truth Behind Gluten

June 4, 2017

  What is gluten? We hear a lot of people talking about it, in every supermarket there is now a “gluten free” aisle, we see more health shops and restaurants offering gluten free products and internet is filled with information about it. What is the truth behind gluten? Is gluten bad for you? Here is an introduction to gluten: The actual meaning of the word gluten has been modified to help the consumers identify gluten-free products,/a>. In scientific terms, gluten…

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Healthy Bowel Movement vs. Constipation

June 4, 2017

  Let’s get something clear: defecating every 2 – 3 days IS NOT NORMAL. Our metabolism is designed to have bowel movements (polite way of saying pooping) every day. Not doing so is a unfavorable health condition that is commonly known as constipation. But do not be alarmed, this condition is totally treatable though healthy eating habits. I will explain in the following paragraphs what to do about constipation. First of all, there are many stimuli that should promote a…

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How to Treat Gastritis with Diet and Lifestyle

June 4, 2017

  Let’s say its 10:30 and you start feeling that, little by little, your stomach starts tickling. You had breakfast at 6:00 before leaving for work/studies and you just had your morning coffee. So, is it hunger that you feel? No, you had a huge breakfast 5 hours ago. 30 more minutes go past and the tickling becomes burning, and the burning becomes a fire in your gut and neck. Well dear reader, I welcome you to the gastritis. So…

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