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Probiotics and health supplements benefits

Probiotics and health supplements benefits

Some memory supplements contain a single ingredient, while others contain a mix of ingredients often labeled as a “proprietary blend.” There are many substances that improve concentration, increase productivity, smooth out your mood, or are good for your general brain health, but will do nothing to improve your memory. Not everything marketed as a brain supplement or nootropic will specifically address memory problems.

Tests for allergy and food intolerance

Tests for allergy and food intolerance

Food intolerance, also known as non-IgE mediated food hypersensitivity or non-allergic food hypersensitivity, refers to difficulty in digesting certain foods. It is important to note that food intolerance is different from food allergy. Food allergies trigger the immune system, while food intolerance does not. Some people suffer digestive problems after eating certain foods, even though their immune system has not reacted- there is no histamine response.

Health, Vitality, and Courage

Health, Vitality, and Courage

During the dark years that followed my diving accident, I deviated from my wholesome eating habits. This deviation was partly due to my limited control over my diet, as I lived in a hospital or a group home. It was also due to my reduced health-consciousness. Largely disgusted with life, I was proportionally hedonistic and suicidal. I sought consolation in gustatory pleasure at the risk of undermining my health. To be more precise, I often overindulged my fondness for fatty…

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Fishing for Better Health: The Benefits of Fish and Other Food Sources High in Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Fishing for Better Health: The Benefits of Fish and Other Food Sources High in Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Spring is well under way and summer is fast approaching. It’s time for kids to take out their roller blades for carefree treks down boardwalks and sidewalks. Dads will rummage through closets for dormant baseball caps and to see if last year’s uniform still fits. If not playing ball he’ll watch from the sidelines, or from the comfort of his favorite chair. Moms, time to don old jeans, stock up on sunscreen, and get out the fishing poles. You heard…

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Nutrition: The Super Foods That Keep You Healthy

Nutrition: The Super Foods That Keep You Healthy

Get ready to experience a volume of information of the healthiest foods in the world. Here is a list of the top ten super foods that most health experts agree on. You should tell everyone you know about these foods and enjoy them at your next meal. From fruits and vegetables, to whole grains, nuts, beans and legumes, this power-packed nutritional inventory will take you into the best years of your life and beyond.

How to introduce healthy food to your family

How to introduce healthy food to your family

How to Stay Healthy? A simple and very effective solution how to introduce healthy food to your family If 10 years ago somebody would have told me that fruits are very healthy……. Healthy for everyday’s eating as an excellent source of vitamins…. And even necessary – eating fruits is A MUST as a natural medicine for human body…. I would have replied: “Yes, indeed! I know this very well! I love fruits and eat fruits every day!”

Fake food : top 10 most deceptive foods that everyone thinks are healthy but are not

Fake food : top 10 most deceptive foods that everyone thinks are healthy but are not

1. Pasteurized Milk Milk is touted as a healthy food, and most people assume that it does a body good. But pasteurization destroys active enzymes and denatures the fragile proteins in milk. It also kills beneficial bacteria and lowers the vitamin content of your milk. A better alternative? Raw milk is milk that hasn’t been pasteurized. Why raw milk? Supporters of raw milk say the pasteurization process kills most, if not all, micromilk organisms, including the beneficial ones that aid…

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Natural, Healthy and Sweet – The Benefits of Stevia

Natural, Healthy and Sweet – The Benefits of Stevia

Stevia (STEE-vee-uh) is an outstanding, sweet tasting herb that has remarkable health promoting qualities. The sweetness of Stevia is largely due to its complex stevioside molecule that is composed of glucose, sophorose and steviol. A second compound called rebaudioside, which is present in Stevia, also contributes to Stevia’s sweetness. Stevia has a taste that is unique and has been described as very sweet with a slight licorice, almost bitter aftertaste. Generally, high quality Stevia contains very little of this bitterness….

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