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Health benefits, nutritional information, preventing diseases and increasing your nutrient intake for better health naturally.

Almond Benefits for Weight Loss, Extra Energy, Better Skin and More


Almond Benefits for Weight Loss, Extra Energy, Better Skin and More 2Almonds are one of the most nutritious nuts you can eat with many benefits for your health, particularly your skin and heart. They fill you up, provide vitamins and minerals for energy and eating almonds can even help with weight loss.

Here are 5 valuable health benefits of almonds for better skin, more energy, losing weight, protecting your heart and better nutrition for a healthier life.

1. Almond Skin Benefits

Good skin comes, not from expensive cosmetics, but from proper nutrition on the inside. A handful of almonds is a particularly high food source of natural vitamin E, monounsaturated fatty acids, biotin and copper, all very important for healthy skin. Here’s why.

Vitamin E in Almonds

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How to Make a Healthier Homemade Muesli with Walnuts


How to Make a Healthier Homemade Muesli with WalnutsThis homemade muesli is one of the healthiest alternatives to breakfast cereal you could ever make.

It combines high omega-3 walnuts and flaxseed meal with blood sugar stabilizing cinnamon, tropical coconut and several other very healthy ingredients.

Make up this homemade muesli recipe once and you won’t ever want to go back to bland and fattening breakfast cereals out of a cardboard box.

Breakfast Cereals Versus Homemade Muesli

Despite their popularity, most breakfast cereals aren’t a great way to start your day. Usually made with highly processed grains and often loaded with sugar, or even worse high fructose corn syrup, they provide a brief burst of sugar-based energy, but then often lead to the classic mid-morning slump.

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8 Nutritional Benefits of Walnuts For Your Body and Brain


8 Nutritional Benefits of Walnuts For Your Body and BrainWalnuts are one of nature’s best foods, full of beneficial nutrition that is decidedly lacking in the standard American diet.

Here’s what walnuts are good for nutritionally and why your body, and especially your brain, need more of what they have to offer.

Also covered are walnut fat content and calories and why they don’t matter, plus where to get the best tasting walnuts.

8 Reasons Why Are Walnuts Good For You

1. Omega-3 in Walnuts

The most important element of walnut nutrition is their high level of omega-3 fats. An ounce of fresh walnuts has around 2.3 grams of omega-3 alpha linolenic acid. This is nearly 100% of the RDA for omega-3 fatty acids.

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3 Healthy and Delicious Pineapple Juice Recipes


pineapple-juice-recipesFresh pineapple juice is not only delicious, it’s also very good for you. So beneficial in fact that it can even be used therapeutically for health problems like arthritis, digestion problems and to provide a potent nutritional boost for better skin.

The many health benefits of pineapple juice are covered in more detail in what makes pineapple healthy. In fact, minus the fiber, the juice of pineapples is an even more concentrated form of all of the bromelain enzymes, vitamin C and other antioxidants, manganese, copper, B vitamins and other nutrition found in pineapple.

Ahead are 3 different pineapple juice recipes using pineapples blended with other healthy fruits and vegetables. You can use these recipes for treating digestive issues, arthritis and other joint problems and as a great tasting way to improve your skin and enhance your body’s antioxidant protection.

3 Pineapple Juice Recipes for Beautiful Skin, Better Digestion and Arthritis

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How to Pick, Ripen and Prepare Pineapples


Pick the perfect pineappleHere’s how to choose a good pineapple at the market, an unusual tip for pineapple ripening and how to prepare pineapples for juicing and other healthy recipes.

How to Select a Pineapple

When you’re looking to pick a good pineapple start with the size a color.

The best pineapples to choose should look quite wide and deeply colored rather than pale. The spiky leaves on top should not be wilted and instead be fresh, firm and green.

Make sure the pineapple feels firm to the touch and have a look at the base to check that there’s some orange color there. This is very important when selecting your pineapple. Continue Reading…

The Top 8 Cod Liver Oil Health Benefits


New Cod Liver Oil Benefits Cod liver oil is a powerful nutritional supplement with many benefits for your health. It is an excellent source of important omega 3 fats and contains high levels of vitamin A and vitamin D that are so lacking in most modern diets.

Easy to take with lemon oil flavored liquid or capsules, cod liver oil is an inexpensive insurance policy against a variety of common health problems. Here are 8 of the top benefits of cod liver oil and important reasons for taking it daily.

1. Cod Liver Oil for Acne

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Vitamin A Deficiency Vs Toxicity: How Much Vitamin A Do We Need?


Prevent deficiency in vitamin aVitamin A is vital for healthy eyes and skin, preventing infection and strengthening our immune system and whole host of important cellular functions in your body. But just how much vitamin A do we need to prevent deficiency?

On the other hand, too much vitamin A can be toxic so how much is too much? The answers, along with the RDA of vitamin A for adults, children and pregnant women can be found ahead.

What Causes Vitamin A Deficiency?

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Top 5 Benefits of Vitamin A & Best Food Sources


Butter vitamin A food sourceVitamin A has many benefits and it plays a part in keeping you alive and functioning each day. Healthy skin and eyes, strong immunity and a whole range of important processes within your body rely on vitamin A.

Ahead is how getting the right amount of vitamin A can improve your skin, protect your eyes, boost your immunity, maintain cellular integrity and protect you from both internal and external infections.

1. Skin Benefits of Vitamin A

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Better Health and More Energy


Health EnergyGood health and energy are a foundational basis for most everything that’s worthwhile in life. Yet how often do we take our body’s health for granted and do things that diminish and deplete our energy?

What are the consequences of continuing down this path and what kind of life is that to lead?

Better Health starts with avoiding nutritional deficiencies that drain your energy and leave your body vulnerable to diseases, and optimizing your intake of the vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids and many other compounds that are vital for good health and vibrant energy. Continue Reading…