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Health Benefit – the humble Strawberry

Health Benefit – the humble Strawberry Given their unique combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, it’s not surprising to see strong research support for strawberry health benefits in three major areas: (1) cardiovascular support and prevention of cardiovascular diseases (2) improved regulation of blood sugar, with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes, (3) prevention of […]

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Health Benefit – the humble Cinnamon

Health Benefit – the humble Cinnamon By Cassandra Forsythe-Pribanic, PhD, RD Cinnamon is one spice almost everyone has in their kitchen cupboard. Whether it’s used to create hot, delicious, apple cider on a cold winter day, or is added to toast with butter and brown sugar, it actually has several health properties we can all […]

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Health benefit – the humble Pineapple !

Health benefit – the humble Pineapple ! Health benefits of Pineapple fruit Fresh pineapple is low in calories.  Nonetheless, it is a storehouse of several unique health promoting compounds, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. 100 g fruit provides just about 50 calories equivalent to that of apples. Its flesh contains no […]

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Health matters – Mother’s little helpers – Your Digestive System Dictates Whether You’re Sick or Well

Health matters – Mother’s little helpers – Your Digestive System Dictates Whether You’re Sick or Well More and more, science is finding that teeny tiny creatures living in your gut are there for a definite purpose. Known as your microbiome, about 100 trillion of these cells populate your body, particularly your intestines and other parts […]

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Health benefits – Did you miss this ? This Spice is a Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Agent

Turmeric is a bright yellow spice plant also called Curcuma longa. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, found in the roots and bulbs of the plant. Curcuma longa is a perennial plant in the ginger family. It grows about five to six feet high, has a trumpet-shaped, dull yellow flower, tough brown skin, and […]

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