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10 Incredible Health Benefits of Avocados

The avocado is a fruit native to South Central Mexico. They're commercially valued and cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. Most people are well aware that avocados are one of nature's healthiest foods, which is why they've gone from being...
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7 Top Home Remedies for Sleeping Disorder

Sleeping disorder is a common phenomenon and is observed in most of the people across the world. Normally a person should have 6 to 8 hours of sleep every night, however in case of a disorder, one frequently wakes up in the night and does not get a proper sleep. There are some home remedies...
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6 Common Nutrition Label Mistakes to Avoid

In this day and age when there are a slew of labels being thrown around by manufacturers, it can be hard to know what means what. Gone are the days when we could trust what we eat without doing any research. Now it's important that we learn the hidden meanings behind the big, bold...
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6+ Important Foods Before and After Working Out

We all know that your diet has a major impact on weight and overall health. Some foods even promote weight loss. But the timing of when you eat specific foods can impact your weight loss too. So as you work to shed those extra pounds, get the most bang for your buck by eating certain...
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4 Reasons Sulfur Does Your Body Good

There are six chemical elements that make up 99 percent of your body mass: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium and phosphorus. And the next five that kick in the last 1 percent include: potassium, sulfur, sodium, chlorine and magnesium. Among those, sulfur seems...
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What’s For Breakfast? 3 Healthy Choices

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Even as I say the phrase to myself I can see and hear my mother admonishing me when I was young. And I must have deeply internalized this at some point, because long gone are the days when my morning meal consisted of a hastily downed...
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15 Steps to Maintaining a Macrobiotic Diet

The origin of macrobiotics begins with a military doctor named Sagen Ishizuka. One of his students studied Ishizuka’s theory on balancing mineral salts, and the I-Ching. This student was George Ohsawa and a translation of his research introduced macrobiotics to America...
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8 Surprising Foods That Can Heal Your Gut

Did you know your gut serves as your second brain? It even produces more of the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin — thought to influence the mood — than your brain does. Your gut is also home to countless good and bad bacteria, which outnumber the cells in your body at...
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Bad Versus Good Fats

What's the Difference Between Good Fats and Bad Fats? From childhood, we're taught to fear and loathe fat. But not all fat is created equal! In fact, there are some kinds of fats that are essential for good health. So let's look at the various types of fat, where they're found and...