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Heart health smoothie

Heart health smoothie

A heart health smoothie packed with antioxidants to keep you heart happy It is a cross between a juice and a smoothie, so you get many of the healing benefits. Try to drink it on a regular basis. Almonds: Almonds are powerhouses when it comes to health benefits and are gluten-free and low in carbs. A study from the […]

by June 16, 2013
Humming bird nectar

Humming bird nectar

Summer is here and it is getting hot. Our little humming birds need more nectar. Making them a natural nectar is the way to go. Please avoid the commercial red nectar that is sold everywhere. It is said that the red dye may be harmful to them. It is better to […]

by June 15, 2013
Kidney stone juice

Kidney stone juice

Our kidneys are one of the most crucial organs of all. They act as a filtration system, getting rid of waste products. To keep our kidneys working well, it is important to adopt the right diet. Kidney stones are hard masses that form from crystals in the urine. According to the National Kidney […]

by June 15, 2013
Blood pressure health juice

Blood pressure health juice

Hypertension or high blood pressure, is also called arterial hypertension. It is a medical condition. The blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Consequently, the heart pumps harder  to circulate blood through the blood vessels. Blood pressure is summarised by two measurements, systolic and diastolic, which depend on whether the heart muscle is contracting (systole) or relaxed between beats (diastole). Eating the right foods is key […]

by June 14, 2013
Too much omega-6s can increase heart risks

Too much omega-6s can increase heart risks

Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for the heart and brain and their many health benefits are numerous. Yet, excess consumption of omega-6 fatty acids can actually be detrimental to our health. According to a publication from the National Institutes of Health, evidence is piling up that contradicts popular belief about omega-6 […]

by June 12, 2013
Tips for a healthier mouth

Tips for a healthier mouth

Healthy teeth and gums are key to health. Keeping good dental hygiene can make a huge difference when it pertains to getting a new job, making new friends, or even starting a new romance. Brushing your teeth is not enough, flossing, staying away from sugar and adopting new oral hygiene […]

by June 12, 2013
Hyperthyroid drink

Hyperthyroid drink

 Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland produces excessive amounts of the free thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and/or thyroxine (T4). This is the opposite of hypothyroidism. The most common causes for hyperthyroidism are a chronically inflamed thyroid and an autoimmune condition called Graves Disease. The disease affects both sexes, but statistics […]

by June 11, 2013
Health benefits of carrot juice

Health benefits of carrot juice

 Our parents have told us since we were kids about how good carrots are for our health and our eyes. Indeed they are. Carrots have long been known for their great nutritional content and health benefits. Drinking carrot juice is a delicious way to receive these benefits. Let’s look at […]

by June 10, 2013