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  • Benefits of Oil Pulling
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/18/2017 at 12:30 PM

    Oil pulling is one beauty ritual that you should take advantage of where in you will place a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil into your mouth and swishing it around and pulling between your teeth before spitting it out. This should be done for 20 minutes to help remove any toxins, food debris, […]

  • Kimchi Health Benefits and Sample Recipe
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/18/2017 at 2:23 AM

    Kimchi is one of Korea’s staple dishes. A traditional side dish, kimchi is made from salted and fermented vegetables like cabbages and radishes; although it may also include salted seafood, garlic, ginger, scallions, and chili powder. The following are the health benefits of kimchi, followed […]

  • Tips for Maintaining Weight Loss
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/17/2017 at 12:44 PM

    Following a diet program is probably on top of your mind right now after seeing the number your weighing scale is showing you. And although there are dozens of possible diet programs out there to take advantage of, the ultimate test is actually maintaining the weight you have achieved after […]

  • Winged Bean Health Benefits and Sample Recipe
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/17/2017 at 2:39 AM

    Winged bean is one of the vegetables commonly eaten by people. Also called Manila bean, Dragon bean, four-cornered bean, four-angled bean, and Goa bean, its flowers are usually included in salads while the seeds can be used like the soybean. Also, its tubers can be eaten raw or cooked. The […]

  • All About Osteoporosis
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/16/2017 at 12:03 PM

    Osteoporosis refers to a medical condition, in which the bones lose its tissue, leading to becoming fragile and brittle. Due to the decreased bone strength, the risk of having a broken bone increases. Bones that usually break usually include the bones of the forearm, the bones of the back, and the […]

  • Diet for Diabetics
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/16/2017 at 2:48 AM

    Diabetes mellitus or diabetes (DM), is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar levels spanning for a long period of time. Symptoms of the condition include increased hunger, increased thirst, and frequent urination, along with weight gain. If it is left untreated, diabetes […]

  • Benefits of Tamarind on Hair and Skin
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/15/2017 at 12:46 PM

    Not everyone has tasted the sourness of tamarind with most people only encountering it when eating Asian cuisines. The tamarind is valued for its fruit which has that sweet and sour taste that it usually used in adding flavor to soups and stir-fry dishes. But did you know that eating tamarind […]

  • The Danger of Sleep Apnea
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/15/2017 at 2:35 AM

    Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that involves breathing pauses and shallow breathing during sleep. The pause in breathing is called apnea and it can last for several seconds to minutes, with five episodes per hour expected to happen. Hypopnea is the term used for each abnormally shallow breathing […]

  • Herring Health Benefits and Sample Recipe
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/14/2017 at 3:28 PM

    Herring is one of the healthy fish people eat today. A forage fish, herring is part of the Clupeidae family. They usually move in big schools near the coast and around fishing banks. As food, herring is usually smoked, salted, or pickled. The following are the health benefits of herring, along with […]

  • Best Foods for the Heart
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/14/2017 at 2:17 AM

    Among the different parts of the human body, the heart is viewed as one of the most vital, since it delivers oxygenated blood to the other parts of the body, such as the intestines, the liver, the lungs, and the brain. It is known that the body is capable of facilitating gas exchange, which happens […]

  • Olives Health Benefits and Sample Recipe
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/13/2017 at 12:33 PM

    Olive is one of the common dish ingredients people use today. Known as Olea europea in botany, olive comes from a small tree in the Oleaceae family and it is usually seen in dishes like salad and pizza. The following are the health benefits of olives, along with a sample recipe. Health Benefits […]

  • Huntington’s Disease Management
    Posted by Linda Beckman on 08/13/2017 at 2:20 AM

    Huntington’s disease, also known as HD, is a disorder that is genetic and is caused by an autosomal dominant mutation in an individual’s two copies of the gene Huntington. As the most common hereditary cause of chorea, a reason why the disease was used to be termed as Huntington’s […]

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