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Are smoothies better than juices?

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What do you like better smoothies or juices? what’s the difference ? and Why I think smoothies are a better option when it comes to promoting overall general health. When you blend something, although the food gets pulverised, you still end up consuming the food in its entirety. So, if you blend up a pear and a cup of spinach, your body digests an entire pear and a whole cup of spinach. When you juice something, on the other hand, the fibrous portion of the fruit or vegetable is removed. And, what you’re left with are the micronutrients (and the sugars), in a…

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Drinking Golden Milk Every Day Could Keep the Doctor Away

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Golden Milk is an ancient Ayurvedic drink made using turmeric and milk – and it’s one of the best ways I know to incorporate turmeric into one’s daily diet. Turmeric is known to have so many health benefits due to curcumin, a powerful polyphenol antioxidant that also gives turmeric its beautiful golden colour. Drinking it just before bed is a wonderful way to relax and helps boost the immune system while sleeping or you may prefer to enjoy it first thing in the morning or even drink it in place of coffee. SO why is it so good for us?…

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Protein Powered Quinoa & Its Amazing Health Benefits

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When it comes to proteins, the foods that come to mind are meats, fish, eggs, dairy like milk, cheese and poultry, all of which are animal based. This is the reason that people are often skeptic about vegetarian diets such as the vegetarian GM diet and doubt whether it can properly sustain the body for its proper functioning. It is here that this power grain- Quinoa comes in to play. It is one of the ancient grains like amaranth and barley that have remained almost unchanged for thousands of years. Although its benefits were neglected for long, but it is…

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Eating enzyme-rich, living foods for great health

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  Many diseases and health concerns could be avoided with the right diet and enzymes. Some people cannot digest their food properly and become overweight while others suffer all manner of upper and lower digestive problems. As we age we lose our ability to digest properly, which causes more health care problems. What Enzymes Do There are different types of enzymes that work on a particular food. Amylase works to break down carbohydrates, starches and sugars. Protease breaks down protein in meat, eggs, and cheese. Lipase breaks down fats in dairy products and meats. There are others that are not…

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10 Top Healthy Foods To Keep You Fit

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Healthy eating and physical fitness go together, but there are no magic foods that cause you to be one hundred percent healthy by just eating one food group. No, you need a variety of foods from each of these food groups each day. It’s also important to watch the portion size so as not to overeat. Make your mealtimes pleasant and relaxed occasions and your healthy foods will work effectively with your healthy emotions to give you a healthy body. Berries You may like all types of berries or just one or two favorites, but you can never go wrong…

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Top 5 Autumn Superfoods for Health

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Discover which Autumn foods are super-nutritious and will protect your health coming into the winter season and beyond. Eating healthily is about consuming quality foods with freshness and flavour and in plentiful supply, not deprivation and denial. There are many substances in foods that will help protect you from illness, disease, cancer and premature ageing. Many of these foods are the bright coloured autumn fruits and vegetables, especially abundant and delicious at this time of year. Here’s my Top 5: Pumpkins Pumpkins are a great example of an Autumn superfood. They are incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, like beta carotene,…

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5 Superstar Spring Foods

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Spring is the season to drive toxins from your liver and to cleanse your body in general. Why? Because Spring is the season for nature to do it! See how the rivers fill with fresh water as snow and ice melt, flushing all dead leaves and debris that have accumulated out of the way so the river can flow smoothly. Your liver needs that kind of movement to flush the toxins so you can feel alive with the energy and enthusiasm of spring. You may have needed that extra bit of cheese or hot cocoa to make it through the cold, dark…

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