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10 Benefits of Curcumin

Curcumin, in short, is derived from turmeric and is a wonderful and natural alternative to a lot of medications. It is often used as a natural food coloring or additive with its own E number–E100. It’s technically a diarylheptanoid which sounds far more complicated than it needs to be. Ultimately, curcumin is a natural health supplement that can easily be ...

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10 Benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa isn’t just some hipster food, it’s actually incredibly nutritional and versatile. It’s a grain that’s grown and the seeds are eaten. It’s not quite a grass and not quite a cereal, but it’s related to other healthy vegetables like spinach and beetroot. A common ingredient in vegetarian food, there’s no reason why carnivores and herbivores alike can’t enjoy quinoa. ...

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10 Health Benefits of Maca Powder

Maca powder is definitely one of the lesser-known health foods, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth taking your time to learn about it. Maca powder is a product that comes from the process of grinding a root called maca which is related to the radish. While you can buy the root in fresh form, it is most commonly sold ...

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10 Health Benefits of Magnesium

You might not have thought of it, but magnesium really is an important mineral for the human body! It’s found in the earth and used in electronics, but in small quantities, it is used by the body to perform a number of processes to keep you alive and healthy. There are more than 600 chemical reactions in the body that ...

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10 Benefits of Vitamin B12

We all know that each vitamin (A, B, C, etc) all have different versions of themselves, but do many of us really know what their differences are? It’s pretty uncommon knowledge, for instance, that the most common vitamin B you consume is actually vitamin B12 and it’s one of the most important, too. Vegetarians and vegans in particular miss out ...

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10 Benefits of Vitamin D

All we seem to hear about on TV is how important vitamin C is and why you should drink all these different kinds of fruit juices. In reality, there are numerous kinds of vitamins and it’s important that we get a good balance of them all and, for that reason, we thought we’d tell you about the 10 main reasons ...

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10 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

You will probably have heard health enthusiasts talk about chia seeds, and there’s nothing to be worried about – they aren’t complicated to prepare. They are simply small black seeds grown in South America that were a staple in the Aztec and Mayan diet. These seeds are great to eat as a snack or with a meal, and provide the ...

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10 Health Benefits of Goji Berries

Ever heard of goji berries? No? These natural wonders are also known as the wolfberry and they are a fruit that comes from Lycium barbarum. The goji berry is closely related to the chili pepper, eggplant, and tomato and it’s become more popular with health enthusiasts. The small red berries have been used in traditional Chinese tonics, but are now ...

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10 Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger comes in two primary forms – fresh and ground. Ground is generally easier to incorporate into a recipe, while fresh ginger allows you to do much more. Whatever ginger you choose, you can count on it doing great things for your health. The root is packed full of different vitamins, minerals and compounds that help your body grow and ...

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8 Foods That Have a Lot of Pesticides

We all know that we should eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day because they are good for us, right? What we don’t get told is that the levels of pesticides in the much of these foods are at dangerous levels. Which is something that makes sense because pesticides have been designed to kill. There have ...

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