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Mineral-rich Molasses

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

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 […]

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Amazing Amaranth Grains And Greens

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

The Amaranth grain is a highly nutritious grain. The ancient Greeks believed that this seed bestowed the gift of immortality, and hence named it “amarantos”, which meant “unfading”. World health workers found that in areas of Africa and Latin America […]

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What To Eat If You Have Anemia

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

If you have anemia, especially anemia brought about by iron-deficiency, below are some foods that will benefit you. (Check out the later sections if you are a vegetarian). Meat Meats like beef, pork, mutton, fish and poultry are some of […]

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So what do you do if you are deficient in zinc?

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

Did you read my previous post on some of the possible symptoms of zinc deficiency, and how I could be deficient in this essential mineral myself? Well, I promised to share what I found to be some useful food sources […]

Are you deficient in zinc?

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

I have been bothered by cracks on my heels for some time, so one day I did a search over the web for likely causes of this ugly condition. My search led me to the possibility that I could be […]

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Grapes: Small In Size By Gigantic In Nutrients
Grapes are a rich source of manganese, potassium, vitamins B6 and C, thiamine and riboflavin. Grapes contain a phytoalexin, resveratrol, which protects the fruit from environmental stressors. In your body, this compound server as a potent ...

posted 7:24:29pm Apr. 28, 2015 | read full post »

Zucchini daZe
In the hot summer days, zucchini (with over 75% water content) hydrates your body and can help you deal with the heat. Rich in fiber and is a good addition to your raw salad, zucchini contains plenty of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium ...

posted 12:18:40pm Apr. 26, 2015 | read full post »

Mouth-Watering Watermelons
Watermelons are perfect thirst-quenchers for a hot summer’s day. Containing 90% water, it is perfect as a diuretic and for dealing with heat-related illnesses. This juicy fruit is rich in vitamins A and C, as well as minerals like ...

posted 2:29:18pm Apr. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Watercress: A Wonderful Vegetable
Watercress is a refreshing vegetable to add to your meals. It is a good source of iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, as well as vitamins A, C and K. It aids in digestion and can act as a diuretic. It contains lutein and ...

posted 1:22:02pm Apr. 20, 2015 | read full post »

Cinnamon Cure
Cinnamon is actually the bark of the cinnamon tree. The bark curls into quills when it is peeled off the tree. With methylhydroxy chalcone polymer as its main active ingredient, it is found that the essential oils found uniquely in cinnamon ...

posted 2:22:34pm Apr. 16, 2015 | read full post »

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