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Remember: You Need Vitamin E

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 7 August 2021
Remember: You Need Vitamin E
Clinical trials involving vitamin E supplementation have been mixed some showed benefits, while others did not. Some trials even reported negative outcomes associated with taking vitamin E. Is it time to ditch your vitamin E supplement? Perhaps but find out why first. Vitamin E is important for your health. It has important antioxidant roles in cell membranes that can affect the function of nerves and organs and mitigate oxidative stress throughout the body. Vitamin E is also critical in ...
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The Alkaline Diet

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 5 August 2021
The Alkaline Diet
Many people don't know that several of the foods we regularly eat have a negative effect on our alkaline body balance. The human body is naturally an alkaline environment, with a blood pH of 7.4 to 7.6. However, when we consume an overly acidic diet, we throw off our body's healthy pH balance, causing us to become more susceptible for illness and disease. When our body's normal pH balance becomes too acidic we expose ourselves to elevated risk of suffering from heart disea...
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Want probiotics but dislike yogurt? Try these foods

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 3 August 2021
Want probiotics but dislike yogurt? Try these foods
The top item on my grocery list is always yogurt: unsweetened, organic, made with almond milk. I'm always afraid I'll run out since I use it all the time. I put two tablespoons in every smoothie, and nothing beats a cool cup on a hot day as an afternoon snack. Besides healthy doses of calcium and protein, yogurt is a prime source for probiotics, the "good" live bacteria and yeasts. Why are these helpful?  Having a proper balance of bacteria in your gut improves ...
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Vegan or Paleo: What you Need to Know for Good Health

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 3 August 2021
Vegan or Paleo: What you Need to Know for Good Health
You may be surprised to learn that both diets can offer good health benefits, provided you curate them carefully and consider possible pitfalls. That's because a healthy diet can take many forms. There is no single way to eat for good health, and people respond to diets differently. Some people may feel great on a vegan diet, while others prefer a paleo diet. But you do need to consider what's excluded on each diet if you follow it strictly: Traditionally, the paleo diet all...
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Roasted Fennel Artichoke Onion Dip

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 31 July 2021
Roasted Fennel Artichoke Onion Dip
This delicious, nutritious and versatile recipe can be served as a dip, a sauce or even as a side dish! Fennel is rich in fiber and potassium while low in cholesterol making it heart-health supportive.  Fennel is also loaded with phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Artichokes are packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants and are a good source of vitamins C and K Garlic is also one of the great cancer-fighting and heart healthy superfoods.  The fibers in garlic are known as p...
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