Bacteria, Yeast and Mold in Our Food and How to Prevent Them

If food is not fresh or is contaminated due to some outside reasons it can cause us harm. Even if it is nutritionally good. Health can be seriously affected if we do not protect ourselves in this respect. We need to follow cleanliness drive with respect to: purity of drinking water personal cleanliness kitchen garbage Over time, all foodstuff change. Green fruits become ripe, eggs go bad. Enzymes which are naturally present cause complex chemical changes in the foodstuff that …

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Why Almonds are Great for Your Health

Almonds are an easily digestible food. They are a good source of protein, essential fatty acids, fiber, and minerals, such as potassium, magnesium, zinc, and copper. They are also among the best whole food sources of vitamin E in the form of D-alpha tocopherol. These edible nuts are actually the fruits of deciduous trees. Originally the super food is found in Asia and North Africa. Almonds are extremely rich in proteins so they are ideal for hair and skin. Abundant …

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The Truth Behind Milk and Calcium Supplements

In this article I am going to explain why pasteurized cow’s milk and calcium supplements are not the answer to bone health. The dairy industry spends 300 million dollars per year to convince you that milk is the answer to osteoporosis and strong bones, but the scientific evidence is simply not there to support their claims. Here are some facts that you may not be aware of: Countries with the highest per capita milk consumption also have the highest rates …

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Pro-inflammatory Foods To Avoid

Pro-inflammatory Foods To Avoid

Inflammation is beneficial when we get sick or injured.  It’s a necessary immune response that’s helpful in the short-term. But low-grade chronic inflammation (also known as silent inflammation) is unhealthy for your body. This inflammation is thought to be the root cause of many diseases: Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Osteoporosis and Heart Disease.  Both traditional & holistic practitioners agree that this inflammation causes cellular damage. What are some causes of inflammation? Sugar: Overuse results in the conversion of sugar to fat. …

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Conventional vs. Pasture Raised Nutritional Content of Eggs

Conventional vs. Pasture Raised Nutritional Content of Eggs

When looking at the nutritional content of eggs, it is important to consider what the hens are fed as well as how they are treated. The terms “organic” and “free range” can be very misleading. Here are some tips to help you decide the best eggs to buy. Don’t be fooled by the terms organic and free range According to a study done by the Cornucopia Institute over 80% of all organic eggs produced are from factory farms. These farms …

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Are Eggs In Your Diet Plan To Lower Cholesterol?

Are Eggs In Your Diet Plan To Lower Cholesterol?

Eat Eggs and Lower Cholesterol If you are looking for a diet plan to lower cholesterol you may be assuming that it will not include the consumption of eggs, but is this really necessary and healthy? High cholesterol is more the result of the types of fats that we eat as well as the lack of fruits, vegetables, fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods that we don’t. When eating a balanced, healthy diet cholesterol intake from dietary sources has very little …

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Five Foods That Lower Cholesterol Fast

Five Foods That Lower Cholesterol Fast

If you need to lower your cholesterol, you probably know which foods to avoid. Favorites like eggs, butter (I disagree with these two and I will explain why at a later time), cheese, ice cream and red meat may be making fewer appearances at your dinner table. But what about foods that actually can lower your cholesterol? Three of the world’s experts in health and nutrition – The Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and Prevention Magazine — weigh in on …

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