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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 […]

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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A Taste For Tamarind
The brown fruit pod of the tamarind has been used in traditional cooking in many parts of the world. It gives food a sour, acidic flavor, like what you might experience with a Tom Yum soup or a Thai-styled pad thai noodle dish. Besides adding a unique flavor to food, which can make it rather app

posted 7:14:58am Nov. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Why Xylitol Is Often Found In Natural Toothpastes
A naturally occurring compound extracted from the fiber of plants like the birch tree, raspberry, plums, born and other fruits and vegetables, xylitol is tooth-friendly yet sweet to the taste bud. Confirmed by research to reduce plaque, it appears that this substance attracts and then starves mi

posted 7:55:02am Nov. 14, 2014 | read full post »

In Awe of the All-purpose Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has been used for centuries for such a wide variety of medicinal purposes that it is sometimes known as a miracle plant. When used externally, aloe vera can help your wounds heal faster as well as alleviate your sunburn pains. It is sometimes even used in anti-aging creams. When co

posted 8:02:40am Nov. 11, 2014 | read full post »

Kale: Green Food Power
Kale is a green food that has much nutritious value to offer. A member of the cruciferous vegetable family, kale is rich in phytochemicals like indoles, glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, as well as antioxidants like carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which can help reduce your risk of cancer.

posted 3:47:14am Nov. 06, 2014 | read full post »

Don’t Despise Durian Just For Its Smell
Some people find durian a put-off because of its smell. But many of those who have actually tried this thorny Asian fruit often cannot put it down. Tasting like rich delicious custard, durians are actually rather nutritious. The fruit is rich in minerals like potassium, copper, manganese and

posted 3:28:27pm Nov. 03, 2014 | read full post »


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