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The 30 names of MSG no one told you about

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

If you consume processed foods regularly, or eat out very often, it is very likely that you are feeding your body a substantial amount of MSG. And this amount might be a lot more than you are aware of. This […]

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7 safety facts about MSG in your food

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is found in many processed foods, as well as is used by many restaurants. How safe is MSG for consumption? Are the assertions that MSG is harmless in small amounts accurate? Can we trust the claim […]

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6 Alarming Facts You Don’t Know About Fluoridated Water

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

There is more to fluoridated water than you may be aware of. Many of us have been brought up to think that fluoride in our waters protect our teeth from tooth decays and keep our teeth and bones strong. What […]

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Mineral-rich Molasses
Molasses is the syrupy dark liquid that is derived from processing raw sugar into its refined form. While fully refined sugars (eg. white sugar and corn syrup) are quite devoid of any nutrients except glucose, molasses is rich in minerals and offers several health benefits. Molasses is rich in m

posted 3:20:24pm Mar. 26, 2015 | read full post »

Brilliant Button Mushrooms
Button mushrooms include white mushrooms and cremini mushrooms (such as the portobello mushroom). As fungi, these button mushrooms are extremely rich in selenium (important in the treatment of some cancer), copper, potassium and zinc. These mushrooms also contain some protein (and hence is a goo

posted 3:20:21pm Mar. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Cholesterol-friendly Cocoa Butter
Extracted from the cacao bean, cocoa butter is extremely beneficial for a healthy cholesterol profile. Cocoa butter is not only a cholesterol-neutral saturated fat. Containing plant sterols known as sitosterol and stigmasterol, cocoa butter can actually help to reduce your unhealthy cholesterol.

posted 11:36:52pm Mar. 18, 2015 | read full post »

Burdock Root Benefits
Burdock root is used by many cultures (eg. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indians, Hawaiians) both as a food and as a medicine. Burdock root contains phytochemicals, known as polyacetylenes, which have antibacterial and antifungal properties. The root also contains hyaluronic acid, which promote

posted 2:08:49am Mar. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Mangosteen Madness
Mangosteens are tropical fruits with a hard purple-brown shell and soft white inner flesh. Though not particularly known for containing high levels of vitamins or minerals as compared to other fruits, mangosteens are nonetheless prized - for their other health benefits. Mangosteens contain over

posted 3:22:34pm Mar. 11, 2015 | read full post »

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