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High-salt diet may help fight infection

2015-03-03 19:28
High-salt diet helps body fight infection

Although too much sodium chloride can cause a number of health problems, a new study has found that a high-salt diet may help the body protect itself against bacteria.

The discovery was made by accident after Jens Titze, the study's senior author, observed that mice that had gotten bitten by other mice in their cage had higher sodium levels in their skin than tho

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Unusual benefits of drinking more water

2015-02-24 21:42

Experts have been recommending that people drink more water for decades. Although most people are familiar with the usual benefits listed by doctors and nutritionists, there are unique advantages to adding more water to your daily routine. Hydration is essential for life, and your body requires water to function normally.

Did you know that water can help you fight a headache or help you restore your lost focus? You are probably familiar with water benefits like preventing dehydration and helping digestion.

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How To Substitute Coconut Oil for Eggs in Recipes

2015-01-30 11:16
Coconat Oil for Vegan Substitute

Many recipes call for eggs as a binding agent. However, coconut oil can be used as a delicious, nutritious, vegan substitute.

By using coconut oil as a binding agent in your culinary creations, you can produce the tasty treats you love with a product that improves and safeguards health.

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New option approved for treating GERD

2015-01-27 13:11
FDA approves generic version of drug for treating GERD

Options for treating gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD) offer new hope for those suffering from the condition, including FDA-approved generic drugs that provide greater access to healthcare for Americans.

The FDA has approved the nation’s first generic version of the drug Nexium for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, also referred to as GERD, which occurs when an excessive am

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How pet food can affect your entire family's health

2015-01-23 19:27

The pet food and treats sitting in your pantry, kitchen shelves or other parts of the house can affect your entire family’s health. It is not just your adorable poodle or Maine Coon who can suffer from medical issues. Pet food can affect people’s lives in more than one way.

Natural, healthy and safe pet food and treats are essential for maintaining a healthy household.

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MSG health concerns come under scrutiny

2015-01-22 19:34

MSG (monosodium glutamate) is a controversial food additive commonly used to enhance products by giving them a savory flavor. Although MSG is typically associated with Chinese restaurants, it can be found in a variety of items ranging from canned soup to processed sausages. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) labels MSG as generally recognized as safe, but there are reports of reactions to the flavor enhancer.

The European Food Information Council acknowledges that some people are sensitive to monosodium glutamate and can have a re

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How to make Chili with Tofu

2014-10-29 21:31
Chili with Tofu

America’s leading tofu purveyor since 1983, House Foods, is cooking up a meatless feast for the conclusion of Vegetarian Awareness Month. House Foods Tofu Chili is a healthy and flavorful dish for all to enjoy.

By combining House Foods Extra Firm Tofu with onions with a variety of spices from garlic and pepper to cumin and chili powder, House Foods created a delectable fall favorite with half the calories

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Dr. Oz Goes After President Obama

2014-09-24 02:22
Dr. Oz and pesticides

Would you will be willing to eat food that has been exposed to some of the same chemical components as the infamous and deadly Agent Orange defoliate used widely during the Viet Nam War? Well you may not be able to avoid doing just that, cautions Dr. Oz as he reveals to viewers his concern that the foods you buy tomorrow for your health may be more harmful than beneficial, and only President Obama has the power to prevent this from happening.

"The Environmental Protection Agency is on the brink of approving a brand new toxic pesticide that you don’t know about.

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Eat well to help control type 2 diabetes

2014-09-01 15:32
A Mediterranean salad

The evidence is in that good nutrition appears to help prevent and control type 2 diabetes. There has been a surge of type 2 diabetes due to poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyles and the associated obesity epidemic over the years. An understanding of the value of good nutrition to help control this serious health problem is therefore very important.

The quality of dietary fats and carbohydrates consumed is a significant factor when it comes to type 2 diabetes.

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