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Fennel Tea as a Weight Loss Aid

Fennel seeds for excess belly fat

There are four ways that drinking fennel tea can help you lose weight — minimizing water retention, improving digestion, lowering blood sugar and reducing hunger.

The first of these, flushing out excess fluids your body is retaining, can work quite quickly, while the others will take time and require regular use but will also provide more long term benefits.

4 Ways Fennel Seed Tea Helps You Lose Weight

1. Herbal Diuretic

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Banana Cacao Mucuna Pre-Workout Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Shake with BananaThis energizing smoothie is made with banana and cacao powder for a rich tasting chocolate banana flavor.

With the addition of cinnamon, mucuna, whey protein and coconut oil, it provides an energy boost before weight training or other activities where you need a lot of fuel for your body.

Why the Ingredients in This Smoothie are Great Before a Workout

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Pumpkin Seeds for Acne and Better Skin Nutrition

Pepitas health benefitsRaw pumpkin seeds are a particularly beneficial food to include in your diet for acne reduction and better looking skin.

As well as improving your appearance, here’s how eating pumpkin seeds regularly can also help treat arthritis symptoms, prevent kidney stones, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and much more.

Pumpkin Seeds for Treating Acne and for Better Skin

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Where to Buy Avocado Oil: Organic, Bulk, USA Grown & Best Value

oil of AvocadosAvocado oil a healthy and heat stable cooking oil with a very high smoke point of 480 degrees Fahrenheit.

It is superior to olive oil, both for high temperature cooking and nutritionally.

Rich in monounsaturated fats, phytosterols such as beta-sitosterol and antioxidants like vitamin E, lutein and alpha and beta-carotene.

Here’s where to find the best value, USA grown, bulk and organic avocado oils online in 2022.

Best Organic Avocado Oil

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Avocado Oil for Frying and the Smoke Point of Oils

Cooking with Avocado Oil Avocado oil is a very heat stable cooking oil and one of the best for high-temperature frying in your kitchen.

It also tastes great and is full of beneficial monounsaturated fats and other nutrition.

Here’s why it’s worth changing from unhealthy processed oils, like soy, corn and canola oil, and even the healthier ones like olive oil, to frying with avocado oil.

The Smoke Point of Oils and How It Affects Your Health

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Avocado Oil Vs Olive Oil for Healthy Cooking

Superior avocado oil for kitchenIs avocado oil better than olive oil in your kitchen and should you even be frying with extra virgin olive oil or can this be harmful?

This article looks at the key differences between olive oil and avocado oil and just what makes the later superior for healthy cooking.

What is Avocado Oil?

Like olive oil, avocado oil is one of the few cooking oils extracted directly from the fruit, rather than chemically extracted from seeds.

Avocado contains around 30% oil and it is cold pressed out of the fruit pulp in a similar way to the method used to produce extra virgin olive oil.

Avocado oil is a very healthy cooking oil, with a beneficial fatty acid profile, good levels of antioxidants and many other nutritional compounds. It also has a high smoke point that makes it great for frying with. Continue Reading…

Best Californian Avocado Oil Brand for Your Kitchen

High quality avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil.

Cold pressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, losing weight, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about why avocado oil’s high smoke point makes it the best oil for high temperature frying.

There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens are unhealthy and why a good avocado oil is the ideal replacement.

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3 Avocado Oil Hair Treatments For Stronger and Shinier Hair

Hair Treatments using Avocado Oil Here are 3 simple and effective avocado oil treatments for your hair. They can quickly improve its softness, shine and even strength and thickness over time.

There is no need to buy expensive commercial conditioning treatments when these are so easy to make at home, all from ingredients straight out of the kitchen.

Let’s have a look at 3 easy and natural ways to improve your hair tonight with avocado oil.

1. Avocado Hot Oil Treatment

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How to Use Avocado Oil for Acne Problems

Acne Avocado oilUsing avocado oil, both as a skin moisturizer and having it in your diet on a regular basis, can make a very positive difference to the appearance of your skin.

It can also help with acne problems and other skin issues like enlarged pores and blackheads.

Avocado oil can be beneficial to acne sufferers in 3 different ways.

First nutritionally, secondly as a nightly moisturizer, and thirdly as a topical treatment to prevent acne and diminish blackheads and enlarged pores.

Acne Prevention with Monounsaturated Fats

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How to Apply Avocado Oil for Face Moisturization

Avocado Oil FaceLooking around your local cosmetics store you’ll find a wide variety of different face moisturizers. All of them promising hydrated, younger looking skin (often at a significant price).

Look a little closer at the ingredients list though and the petrochemical derived additives, like propylene glycol, cyclomethicone, petrolatum and methylparaben, may not sound so appealing.

Many of these chemicals are actually known skin irritants, but manufacturers still include them in their formulations to improve shelf life or maintain consistency.

A Natural Alternative That’s Better for Your Skin

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How to Ripen Avocados Fast — The Bag & Fruit Method

Ripening AvocadosAvocados should be ripened at home so you can use them just as they become soft.

It can be risky to buy ones that you think are already ready at the store for two reasons.

Firstly, you don’t know how long it has been soft for. From my experience, there’s a fair chance it will be overripe and starting to go off in the middle.

Secondly, if a loose avocado has been sitting on the supermarket shelf for long enough to turn soft it will have had a lot of fingers pressing into it and bruising the pulp to brown.

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