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The many health benefits of eating black pepper

The many health benefits of eating black pepper

The health benefits of eating black pepper are impressive!   Black pepper is a popular spice worldwide. It is used in almost every dish because of its perfect amount of heat and flavor. Black pepper has been used in virtually every civilization in human history.   Let’s take a look […]

by September 14, 2020
Epsom salt and peppermint hand scrub

Epsom salt and peppermint hand scrub

We love DIY organic beauty recipes because they are fun to make and are free from harsh chemicals. This Epsom salt and peppermint hand scrub will exfoliate, moisturize and soften your hands.   Let’s look at the ingredients in this organic beauty recipe.   Epsom salt: Salt is an important ingredient […]

by June 19, 2019
What happens to your body when you eat sugar

What happens to your body when you eat sugar

Excess sugar intake is linked to many health problems. Recent research has shown that high sugar intake can greatly increase heart disease risk, and a new MRI technique even confirmed that cancer cells feed on sugar. “A piece of fruit, or even a treat like ice cream, isn’t going to […]

by March 2, 2018
Eating sugar reduces brain power

Eating sugar reduces brain power

Excess sugar intake is linked to many health problems. Recent research has shown that high sugar intake can greatly increase heart disease risk, and a new MRI technique even confirmed that cancer cells feed on sugar. “A piece of fruit, or even a treat like ice cream, isn’t going to […]

by July 17, 2015
Vitamin E essential for first 1,000 days of life

Vitamin E essential for first 1,000 days of life

Despite conflicting reports about the need for dietary vitamin E, a new study shows that adequate levels of this nutrient are especially essential for the very young, the elderly, and woman who are or may become pregnant. A lifelong intake of vitamin E is also important, the research team said, […]

by September 17, 2014