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The Super Heavyweight Of Antioxidants We Must Be Healthy To Produce

L-Glutathione is the master molecule that should be present in our bodies and minds. Over 75,000 research papers and medical articles (1) have been published documenting this precious antioxidant, which our bodies produce on their own. Well, healthy bodies, that is. L-glutathione and its composite parts, Glutamate, L-cysteine, and L-glycine, are known to expunge free radicals.(2) Free radicals […]
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The Health Benefits Of Guava & Guava Leaves

Guavas, also commonly called amrood, are seasonal tropical fruits which come from Mexico and Central, Tropical, and South America. They have a very distinct flavor and smell, and are generally either green, yellow, or pink, depending on the variety. Best eaten when ripe, they can be very bitter or very sweet, though their taste does depend on which colour […]
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The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Almost everybody likes chocolate. It is usually thought of as a sinful decadence, something we eat when we are choosing to indulge. Chocolate is also synonymous with happiness; do you ever notice people who are eating chocolate always seem happy to be doing so? There’s a good reason for that! Chocolate has been shown to […]
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The Brazilian Food Guide – Revolutionizing The Way We Look at Food

Last year the Brazilian Ministry of Health did something pretty radical: they created a food guide that actually reflects healthful eating habits.  The new guide offers a holistic, comprehensive, and ethical approach to diet, and the result is an incredibly refreshing (and quite radical – more on that later) manual for living a healthy life. Rather than dividing foods […]
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3 Easy Salad Recipes To Help Control Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most rampant diseases of our time, and when you take a look at the average North American diet you begin to see why. According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2012 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes. [1] Sadly, diabetes rates are still rising steadily because we are not […]
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How To Stop Craving This Highly Addictive & Harmful Substance

Let’s talk about sugar cravings. I’ve been making a conscious effort to reduce my sugar intake during the day – the last, stubborn remnant of my previously poor eating habits – but when that post-lunch slump hits me around 2:30 in the afternoon it becomes incredibly difficult to avoid. I do all the right things with […]
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Before You Try A New Diet Read This

Spring is in the air – and with it, comes the excitement of knowing that summer is just around the corner. But for many, that excitement is accompanied by stress, because it’s almost time to don that dreaded swimsuit. There are a plethora of diets out there, all appealing to the universal quest for the […]
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Government Poised To Admit It Was Wrong About Cholesterol & Fat

For four decades, the US government and other health organizations such as the American Heart Association have told us to limit dietary intake of cholesterol and to adopt a low fat diet. Cholesterol and fat, we were told, are dangerous to our heart health and must be minimized to prevent heart disease. Both of these positions are […]
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How Much Water Should You Really Be Drinking?

By now, you’ve likely heard the spiel about water: it’s very important. Despite this being common knowledge, there are those who still consider coffee or soda as ample H2o substitutes, when on the contrary these types of drinks are notoriously loaded with sugar and caffeine, and therefore have counteractive health impacts compared to drinking just water. Purified water is really the only […]
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8 Healthy Foods For Women

Wouldn’t you love it if all foods you ate were delicious, nutritious and healthy, all at the same time? Healthy eating is not just about following strict nutritional philosophies and staying unrealistically thin. It is also about feeling great, stabilizing our moods, and having sufficient energy. Some foods can help women by fending off things […]