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5 recipes to tackle nutritional deficiencies in people with the eating disorder Pica

May 26 2017 - 10:25pm
5 recipes to tackle nutritional deficiencies in people with the eating disorder Pica

Pica, which is desire to eat non-nutritive substances for a prolonged period of time, is linked with Iron and Zinc nutritional deficiencies.Therefore, the foods to tackle nutritional deficiencies in people with Pica must be rich in these two nutrients. So, here are 5 recipes to tackle nutritional deficiencies in people with the eating disorder Pica.

According to the Global Healing Centre, some of the foods rich in zinc include: dark chocolate, garlic, sesame seeds and chickpeas.

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5 recipes that will help keep Lupus flare-ups at bay

May 24 2017 - 10:29pm
5 recipes that will help keep Lupus flare-ups at bay

Scientific research has led to conclusion that diet is very important to keep Lupus flare-ups at bay. Lupus affects 1.5 million Americans, and at least five million people worldwide, according to the National Resource Center on Lupus. So, here are 5 recipes that will help you boost the vitamins needed and will help controlling this auto - immune disease.

A diet that specially designed for people who suffer from Lupus, must take into account that the main characteristic of this auto – immune disease, which are: a

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5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more

May 23 2017 - 9:52pm
5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more

There is a wealth of information on the healing powers of mushrooms, because they are able to affect the production of a protein called cytokine, which is the host’s defense system to fight infections. So, here are 5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more.

The body of studies show that mushrooms will boost your immunity, and also indicates that the following mushroom species: Agaricu

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Here is how mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more

May 22 2017 - 10:51pm
mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more

It is not secret that mushrooms are good for your health. They are rich in 15 nutrients and have abundant amounts of selenium, phosphorus, copper and B vitamins. So, Here is how mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more.

According to many studies, mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more in the following ways: 1) Affect cytokine production 2) b

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Cooking Improves Mushroom Nutrition; Which Method Is Best?

May 22 2017 - 10:44am
Mushroom cooking

Some believe that raw foods are more nutritious for you than cooked, but here is a case that has found otherwise. Mushrooms are one of the many vegetables that actually pack a more nutritious punch cooked than raw.

Mushrooms are a nutritious part of a diet rich in whole plant foods.

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This Is What Nutrition Confusion Looks Like In America And Getting Clear On What Is Healthy

May 20 2017 - 5:03pm
Nutrition Diet Health

Thanks to the internet, there is no longer only one opinion on what food is nutritious. Multiple opinions on nutrition, it seems, have managed to confuse Americans about what they should and shouldn't eat. Therefore, in searching for the healthiest food for humans to eat beckons a myriad of answers.

What Is The Healthiest Food For Humans To Eat?

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5 recipes that will benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

May 10 2017 - 10:33pm
5 recipes that will benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

Cancer patients suffering from dysphagia is a common side effect of radiotherapy or chemotherapy. The swallowing difficulty may be caused by fibrosis, which is scarring or stiffness in the throat, esophagus, or mouth. According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the adequate diet cancer patients suffering from dysphagia must consist of soft and moisten foods in order to avoid gagging coughing or chocking. But what sort of foods can benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia based on their healing properties?

Firstly, the foods to be consumed must have anticancer abilities, and that can be made into delicious soft meals packed with nutrition.

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11 recipes ideal for stroke survivors and that will also nourish the brain

May 7 2017 - 9:54pm
recipes ideal for stroke survivors and that will also nourish the brain

The physical challenges a stroke patient goes through may include: difficulty swallowing, lack of appetite, memory loss and or arm and hand movement. Besides having to deal with such difficult challenges, carers and stroke patients must be mindful of dietary requirements. So, choosing a diet that will be ideal for stroke survivors and that will also nourish the brain, is very important in the recovery process. Therefore, oods that need to be consumed post stroke must be the one’s who improve and benefit the body and brain, since the brain is the part of the body affected in a stroke, causing all the post stroke symptoms.

The National Stroke association advises that after suffering from a stroke, the pati

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Foods that benefit stroke survivors and will help you prevent a stroke

May 4 2017 - 10:22pm
Foods that will help you prevent a stroke

Lifestyle factors are associated with increasing the risk of stroke, this includes lack of exercise, high alcohol intake, diet, obesity, smoking, drug use, and stress. The CDC and the National Institutes of Health recommend at least 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week. But, besides changing lifestyle, what type of foods will help you prevent a stroke?

To prevent a stroke, you need to boost your intake of phytochemicals, which are plant chemicals that have protective or disease preventive properties.

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5 recipes with turmeric that may help ease the symptoms of Lyme disease

Apr 18 2017 - 10:50pm
5 recipes with turmeric that may help ease the symptoms of Lyme disease

How can turmeric help ease the symptoms of the tick- borne illness Lyme disease? The secret is turmeric’s curcumin, a plant chemical that has many healing capabilities, and has been scientifically proven to counter skin rashes, fatigue, bacterial infections and pain in joints and muscle, all of which are symptoms of Lyme disease. So, what does research reveal on turmeric’s healing capabilities, and how it may ease the symptoms of Lyme disease?

Turmeric may be able to ease the symptoms of lyme disease by its activity in easing the pain in joints and muscle. Research has

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5 delicious recipes that will help you with heavy metal detoxing

Apr 15 2017 - 9:53pm
5 delicious recipes that will help you with heavy metal detoxing

Living in an industrialized modern society has many benefits, but there are some health related drawbacks, such as: environmental heavy metal pollution, which can have horrific effects on human health. But, there is no need to panic because nature offers foods that are scientifically proven, to help you with heavy metal detoxing.

The best ingredients that will help with heavy metal detoxing, are: 1) Ginger, coriander and garlic 2) Pectin-rich fruits and vegetables 3) foods rich in amino acids and 4) Foods containing alpha

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The scientifically proven benefits of eating apples frequently

Apr 7 2017 - 10:20pm
The scientifically proven benefits of eating apples

Folklore advocates: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and science confirms that there is a lot of truth to that phrase. But, Why exactly should you be eating apples frequently?

Apples are packed with many compounds that are extremely beneficial for human health, such as antioxidants, flavonoids and sorbitol.

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Most of Your Sodium Intake Comes from these Five Foods

Apr 3 2017 - 12:19pm
Sodium Intake

If you are trying to cut back on sodium, you are already likely avoiding what you might think are obvious salty choices. But you may be surprised to learn about the top 5 sources of sodium come from.

Sodium is a mineral that is essential to life. It is used to regulate fluid balance and to assist with nerve impulses and muscle function.

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Titanium dioxide in food: 1 more reason to avoid it now

Feb 26 2017 - 7:27pm
Food additive promotes gut inflammaton in lab studies

Why is this common food additive bad for health? New information highlights why you will want to know about titanium dioxide in foods so you can avoid it starting now.

According to new research titanium dioxide increases inflammation in the intestines and makes it more difficult to absorb important nutrients like zinc, iron and fatty acids.

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Drinking cow's milk is controversial but what about milk alternatives?

Feb 13 2017 - 7:13pm
Is drinking milk dangerous to your health?

There is much controversy about whether or not you should drink milk. Is drinking milk dangerous?

Milk is a common grocery household item but for many people drinking cow’s milk can be dangerous. Are milk alternatives also dangerous for your health?

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A magic bullet for good school performance may be fitness and nutrition

Jan 29 2017 - 6:07am
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Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.

Ambitious students are often searching for the best ways to improve their performance in school.

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How Diet Cheat Days May Harm Your Health

Jan 25 2017 - 11:58am
Cheating on Diet

Many diet plans these days include a cheat day - but this shouldn’t be a free pass to go overboard on fatty foods. Too many of these may negatively affect liver function.

We all need a day where we can be free of worry from “bad” foods – a holiday, a special occasion, or even just a day when we need to de-stress.

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Food industry pledge for healthy meals falls flat

Jan 24 2017 - 7:49pm
Children's menus no healthier, despite restaurant industry pledge in 2011

A Harvard study shows children's menus are still laden with salt, calories and fat, despite a 2011 pledge from national restaurant chains to serve up better nutrition.

Perhaps you remember the Kids LiveWell pledge that was launched by the National Restaurant Association in 2011 that now appears like more rhetoric than action.

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Why this company thinks you might like mealworms and crickets in your meatballs

Jan 20 2017 - 4:19pm
Protein source from mealworms and crickets could be next tasty addition to food

VTT technologies is working on developing a way to add more protein to the likes of meatballs and falafels from mealworms and crickets. There has been a push to get the public to embrace the notion of insects for foods and maybe for very good reasons.

According to a press release, the company has already developed food ingredients from the critters in advance of the growing trend for insect farming in Europe.

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This is why you could be one of the millions who needs more vitamin E

Jan 19 2017 - 11:45am
Millions of people may need more vitamin E, study finds

Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?

Metabolic syndrome affects approximately tweny-five percent of the world's population.

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How Nutrition Plays a Big Role in Your Business Success

Dec 22 2016 - 5:04pm
Nutrition and business

Being healthy and getting your daily required amounts of nutrients aren't just for health enthusiasts and people who want to live longer and be disease-free. Making sure you're keeping your nutrition intake optimal also makes you a more successful businessman.

Your cognitive function is what you use when you're processing information – like attention, reasoning, committing things to memory, and much more.

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Cut Cancer Risk with These Two Foods

Dec 16 2016 - 11:41am

Do you like spicy foods? If you do, you may be pleased to find that certain ingredients in your favorite dishes could protect you from cancer.

New research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that combining two flavorful foods – ginger and chili peppers – may result in a beneficial health boost.

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Magnesium - This Mineral May Help Reduce Your Risk of Disease

Dec 16 2016 - 10:58am
Magnesium mineral and risk of disease

Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.

Magnesium is a vital nutrient for human health as it supports biological functions such as glucose metabolism, protein production, and synthesis of nucleic acids such as DNA.

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Cook your chicken well to prevent Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Dec 12 2016 - 9:35pm
Cooked chicken

Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.

Chicken is a delicious and nutritious food. However it is only safe to eat if it is cooked well. Bacterium from chicken which is not cooked well can make people very sick.

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Teens should switch to nonsugary drinks

Nov 29 2016 - 6:14am
Refreshing water

Teens are killing themselves by drinking too many sugary soft drinks which is hurting their health.

Teens have been drinking enough sugary drinks a year to fill up a bathtub according to researchers. This is contributing to serious illnesses such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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Try dry beans that cook fast for more protein and iron

Nov 20 2016 - 5:50am
Beans

Researchers have found that there is more protein and iron in dry beans that cook quickly than in the varieties that cook slower.

Good nutrition is essential for good health in body and mind. A good source of nutrition is dry beans. Researchers

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Fatty acid levels may serve as a predictor of psychosis

Oct 17 2016 - 4:36pm
Fatty acid level

Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.

Psychosis is a very troubling state of mind wherein a person loses touch with reality.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stop Environmental Trigger of Lupus

Sep 30 2016 - 1:53pm
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.

With autoimmune diseases, the immune system that normally protects us from “invaders” turns on us and produces antibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

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