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Diet and Nutrition in the 1940s

Our grandparents ate what they wanted or what they had available with no thought to how it affected their bodies. Nutritional vitamins and minerals were unknown until the discovery of Vitamin A in 1913 and Vitamins D and E in the 1920’s and others soon after. There were a few …

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Eat for Perfect Health

We all want better health or even perfect health. Our modern diet makes this difficult without some changes and going back to a more natural way of eating, like our ancestors before us. If we switch to a more natural diet we stand the best chance of changing our health …

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Why do some Foods cause Gas

We all do it. Cows produce about 100 liters of intestinal gas every day! You? Hopefully a lot less. But what is it that causes flatulence? * What Causes Intestinal Gas? * To start things off, here’s a gas-related question from the midterm exam that I give my applied Applied …

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Nutritional Benefits of Papaya

Papaya is one of those delicious rich yellow tropical fruits that offer lots of nutrients required for our health and well-being. They are not only delicious but can also help in the prevention of diseases due to their high antioxidant content and all the vitamins required to keep our bodies …

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Steps for Controlling you Food Cravings

There are few reasons which cause food cravings: emotional (psychological), hormonal, and biochemical. Emotional causes for food cravings include stress, boredom, depression and such. Hormonal causes mean that you crave certain foods a week before your period or during pregnancy. Biochemical factors are the most common cause of food cravings. …

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Noni Juice

Noni juice has gained a lot of attention in recent years; many people are calling it an exotic “super fruit” and an adaptogen making many at least curious as to what all the fuss is about. Noni has been used for thousands of years in many of the island chains …

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