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Fantastic Fish: 8 Benefits of Sardines (& How to Make Them Taste Great)

Let me guess, you are one of two kinds of people when it comes to sardines:You love them and eat them regularly or you can’t stand them and don’t even know why you are reading a post about themStatistically, it’s likely you are in the latter group, as 73% of people claim to...

Eating almonds found to accelerate the body’s mechanism for eliminating high cholesterol

Balancing cholesterol levels may be as easy as eating a third of a cup of almonds each day. A new study published in Journal of Nutrition confirmed the potent effect the nut had on body cholesterol levels. It was found the almonds worked in two ways: the first is enhancing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol...

Lutein in avocados found to protect the brain from effects of aging

A new study showed that while green leafy vegetables such as spinachand kale are a staple food of people who are looking to stay fit, they can also be used by people who are looking to retain their brain power. According to the study that was published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscienceand was conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at...

How Healthy Are Pecans? Very, Very Health!

Pecans are nuts taken from a tree of the same name, a member of the hickory family. According to Food.com, they have the highest fat content among all nuts, at over 70 percent. They have golden-brown skin and pale flesh, and are available year-round in various forms — from whole pecans to pecan meal. List of...

Why YOU Need MCT Oil In Your Life

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) have become increasingly popular as people are learning more about the health benefits of nutritional ketosis, which is achieved by replacing net carbohydrates (total carbs minus fiber) with high amounts of healthy fats and moderate amounts of high quality protein.Some of the health benefits of coconut oil relate to the MCTs...

Don’t Throw Out Your Avocado Seeds!

You may find this fact a bit interesting, but it is so true and fascinating. Avocado seeds are packed full of nutrients that can provide several health benefits to the body. In fact, the seeds contain more antioxidants than the avocado fruity fleshes and most fruits, vegetables and healing teas do. The seeds, even...

Coconut Oil: A true Magic Bullet

Coconut oil, from the research I have done, is by far the best of the best. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, weight loss, increased immunity, proper digestion and metabolism, relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood...

Is It Even Possible To Follow A No-Carb Diet?

If today's fad diets were a movie, carbohydrates would be the villain.It's no secret that popular low-carb, high-protein plans (like the Atkins or ketogenic diets) tout carb-slashing as the fast track to weight loss. And to a certain degree, they're on to something: Cutting out refined carbohydrates, such as cookies, doughnuts, and white bread,...

The Ketogenic Diet Boosts Fat Loss & Fights Disease

A 2014 review published in the International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health  states “One of the most studied strategies in the recent years for weight loss is the ketogenic diet. Many studies have shown that this kind of nutritional approach has a solid physiological and biochemical basis and is able to induce effective...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Bean Sprouts (#2 Is a Sight to Behold)

Bean sprouts are exactly what they sound like — literally sprouts that come from beans — and while sprouting can be done using just about any bean, the most common bean sprouts usually come from mung beans and soybeans. They’re filled with fiber and virtually fat-free, especially the mung bean version, which is why they’re a...
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