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Why Shiitake Mushrooms Are Good For You

Shiitake mushrooms are one of the most popular mushrooms worldwide. They are prized for their rich, savory taste and diverse health benefits. Compounds in shiitakes may help fight cancer, boost immunity and support heart health. This article explains everything you need to know about shiitake mushrooms. What Are Shiitake Mushrooms? Shiitakes are edible mushrooms native […]

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Fenugreek supplement cools hot flashes

The herbal remedy fenugreek could help reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women, and improve their quality of life, according to new evidence. Data published in Phytotherapy Research indicated that hot flashes decreased by 48% in women taking a standardised extract of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum). Other benefits of the herb were improved, including vaginal dryness, irritability, […]

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15 APRIL 2016

The Best Herbs for Men’s Health

Men, your prostate is like any other part of your body. It needs regular care and maintenance and one of the best ways to encourage it to work normally is by providing good nutrition.

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8 APRIL 2016

The Cleansing Power Of Beets

Here are delicious recipes that will make it easy for you to get your daily dose of beets.

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20 JANUARY 2016

Bacteria’s Little Secret

Our individual colonies of probiotic (beneficial) bacteria — called our “microbiota” — perform numerous tasks that benefit digestion, nutrition, immunity, neurological and emotional health, and more.

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15 JANUARY 2016

Grass-fed Beef – Ethical Superfood

Meat is still healthy, but like many foods, super or otherwise, the source does matter. Grass-fed meat establishes a path for the conscientious meat eater.

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6 JANUARY 2016

ADHD, Food Dyes, and Additives: What’s the Link?

You might have read that artificial food colorings can worsen ADHD symptoms such as inattentiveness and hyperactivity. And if you have a child with ADHD, you may have considered cutting out dyes and other additives from their diet.

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29 DECEMBER 2015

5 Good Reasons to Include Fermented Foods In Your Diet

Benefits of eating homemade cultured foods and why you should consider adding them to your diet.

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25 DECEMBER 2015

Yogurt Health Benefits: How To Shop For Yogurt

This once simple calcium-rich milk product is now leaving people confused with an abundance of options.

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24 DECEMBER 2015

Fermented Food Recipes: 5 Ways To Incorporate Fermented Foods Into Your Life

Five nutritionists have put together recipes help to incorporate fermented foods into your diet, and show off some great ideas for how they can be eaten regularly.

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