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What Are Lima Beans Good For?

What Are Lima Beans Good For?

Lima Beans Nutrition Facts


Lima beans are a legume, as are split peas and lentils. Until recently, it was thought they originated in Brazil, but new discoveries have pinpointed Guatemala. References to lima beans began showing up in ancient literature ...

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How to clean out your lungs in 3 days


How to Clean The Lungs In 3 Days.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 05:53 AM PDT


Drinking 300 milliliters of juice of grapefruit in the snack. If you donít like the taste of the juice, mix it with a bottle of mineral water or replace it with pineapple juice. These juices contain natural antioxid...

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What Is Lavender Good For?

What Is Lavender Good For?


Lavender Nutrition Facts



Fragrant, beautiful, and versatile, lavender is typically added to bouquets or to bathwater for a purifying and uplifting effect. A close cousin of mint, it grows as a small shrub that has lovely violet flowers and green o...

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Thrive on Routine

I am not a boring person. I just thrive on routine. And in the process, I have discovered that my body also loves routine. No doubt, like me, the body enjoys a few diversions from a routine....but these diversions enhance the routine. They do not change it!!!. Here's what works for me:
Monday...

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Blood Sugar, Omega-3s & Depression & Berries

Omega-3s and Depression

Number one on the "Top Five Anti Depression Supplements" list at betterhealthstore.com: fish oil. But a new review says that omega-3 fats may not help.

Researchers with the "Cochrane Collaboration looked at 26 studies that tested omega-3 fats against a placebo ...

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Blood Sugar.....Not So Simple To Predict

How much does a food raise blood sugar levels? The answer varies widely from person to person.

For one week, Israeli scientists continuously monitored blood sugar levels in 800 people aged 18 to 70 who did not have diabetes (though some had pre...

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Mind, Walnuts, Arthritis & Vitamin D & Prostate Cancer

Diet and Prostate Cancer

Which foods are linked to a higher risk of advanced prostate cancer? (That's the only kind that matters.)

Scientists pooled data from 15 students on more than 842,000 men in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Those who ate at least four eggs a ...

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Get enough sleep

I find that getting enough sleep is critical to weight loss and good health. I tend to be a night owl and I have to make a real effort to get to bed at a reasonable hour, but when I do, I feel much better overall. Going to bed earlier also means less late-night snacking! I often work in the evenings...

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Check out Menu's before heading out

Many of us are worried that they'll never be able to go to a restaurant again if they're going to lead a healthy life... Not so.. Now we have all kinds of things at our finger tips.. Most Restaurants have menu's online and you can check out the calorie count and make a choice and know just what you...

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Mind, Walnuts, Arthritis & Vitamin D & Prostate Cancer

Walnuts: Healthy But Not Magic

All three groups were told to limit saturated fat, to choose healthy carbs like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and to exercise for an hour a day.

After six months, all three groups lost about 15 pounds. (Earlier studies had suggested that insulin...

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