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

Papaya Salsa Recipe


Salad with PapayaHere are two of my favorite papaya recipes to add a tropical touch to your meals – papaya salsa and a papaya salad recipe.

They are both great to have with a meat dish as the papaya enzymes will really improve its digestion.

Papaya Salsa Recipe

This is a very simple and healthy papaya salsa recipe with a sweet yet tangy taste. You could have it as a side serving or directly on top of grass-fed beef, organic chicken, fresh fish or even grilled mushrooms.

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Avocado Face Mask for Better Skin


Avocado skin treatmentHere’s a quick and simple avocado skin mask you can make up at home and be applying a couple of minutes.

Most people will quickly see a real improvement in their skin’s texture and appearance when they use this avocado mask regularly.

How to Make an Avocado Face Mask

There are only two ingredients in this facial mask – a little avocado and a touch of raw honey, preferably manuka honey, which itself has some amazing skin benefits.

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Avocado Oil for Psoriasis — A Topical Treatment


Psoriasis OilPsoriasis is a recurring, non-contagious skin disease with symptoms that include patches of rough, dry and scaly skin surrounded by a red, inflamed border. The areas affected often become cracked and painful with severe itching.

Psoriasis outbreaks can occur in various places on the body and over 6 million people in the USA are believed to be sufferers.

Avocado Oil Psoriasis Benefits

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How to Use Avocado Oil for Eczema


Treating Eczema NaturallyEczema is a skin condition that leads to irritated and inflamed skin, often with severe itching, blisters and red rashes on the areas affected.

Eczema is particularly difficult to live with when it appears on the face. Other common areas for outbreaks include knee and elbow creases, wrists and ankles, chest, back, neck and scalp.

While scientists aren’t certain of the exact causes of eczema, it’s believed to be the combined effect of various dietary and environmental triggers, along with a genetic susceptibility leading to problems with normal skin barrier function.

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Avocado Oil Skin Benefits


Avocado Oil as a Facial MoisturizerCold pressed avocado oil is highly beneficial for your skin when used as a natural moisturizer.

Ahead is a look at why an increasing number of people are finding avocado oil much more effective for moisturizing their face than those petrochemical-based face creams.

Why Avocado Oil is Good for Your Skin

Avocado oil skin benefits include very high levels of healthy monounsaturated fats, phytosterols and antioxidants like vitamin E. All of these nutrients can help better your skin tone over time when added to your diet regularly.

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Avocado Oil Nutrients & Benefits


Avocado Oil Nutrients & BenefitsAvocado oil benefits your health in 3 main ways — because of its superior fatty acid profile, high in monounsaturated fats; through its phytosterols, particularly the good levels of  beta-sitosterol; and with its strong antioxidant content.

Ahead is a look at these 3 main health benefits of avocado oil and how it affects your body when you use it regularly, particularly as a replacement for harmful polyunsaturated cooking oils.

1. Avocado Oil’s Fatty Acid Profile

Avocado oil has a fatty acid profile weighted heavily towards monounsaturated fats. Typically, testing shows approximately 76% of the fat in avocado oil is monounsaturated, in the form of oleic and palmitoleic fatty acids.

The remainder is around 12% linoleic and alpha linolenic acids fatty acids (polyunsaturated and omega-3) and 12% palmitic and stearic saturated fats. Research studies suggest that monounsaturated fats are some of the healthiest to have in our diet.

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Pumpkin Seed Oil for Hair Loss and Prostate Health


Pumpkin oil prostate treatmentExcessive levels of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a common cause of both hair loss and prostate problems for men.

Pumpkin seed oil contains many beneficial health nutrients and two in particular that are believed to provide protection against DHT damage.

Here’s how taking pumpkin seed oil regularly can help maintain healthy hair and prevent male prostate enlargement.

How DHT Causes Hair Loss and Prostate Problems

If you’re a man, regularly producing too much dihydrotestosterone in your body can cause hair loss and eventually male pattern baldness.

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The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil


Pumpkin oilPumpkin oil is most commonly taken for preventing hair loss and prostate problems, due to its reported DHT blocking properties.

This page has 5 more important pumpkin seed benefits and how taking it regularly can help improve your skin, treat joint problems, maintain health vision, alleviate bladder problems and much more.

1. Pumpkin Seed Oil for Better Skin

Like the seeds, raw pumpkin seed oil can help improve skin tone and may be a beneficial supplement for many skin problems like acne, dry flaky skin, eczema and psoriasis.

Alongside the powerful antioxidant content, the high levels of natural fats would appear to be responsible for this effect.

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7 Benefits of Flaxseed Oil for Women and Men


Flax propertiesFlaxseed oil is a deep, golden oil with a light and nutty flavor. Made from flax seeds, which have been used medicinally for thousands of years, there are many flaxseed oil benefits for your health.

Flax oil is the highest known source of omega-3 alpha linolenic acid, an incredibly important fatty acid that combats inflammation and prevents many diseases within your body.

While it can provide an excellent source of omega-3 fats for everyone, there are different reasons why flaxseed oil is important for both women and men, especially a popular new kind known as high lignan flax oil.

Here are 7 flax oil benefits and great reasons to take it regularly for better health.

1. Flaxseed Oil and Estrogen

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Top 6 Pumpkin Seed Health Benefits


Pumpkin Seeds Health BenefitsDeep green and delicious, pumpkin seeds are a nutrient rich snack that offers many benefits for better health.

Here’s 6 reasons why pumpkin seeds are so good for you, including preventing hair loss and prostate enlargement, kidney stones and bladder problems, treating arthritis and improving your skin.

These benefits of pumpkin seeds also include high levels of nutrition and the end of this article has the best Styrian and USA grown, raw and organic pumpkin seeds I’ve found if you’d like to start including them in your diet.

Pumpkin Seeds for Hair Loss

Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is an important male hormone but excessive amounts circulating in the body can cause problems, particularly later in life for men. High levels of DHT are implicated in both hair loss, resulting in male pattern baldness, and an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Why Are Pumpkin Seeds Good for You?


Why Are Pumpkin Seeds So Good for YouPumpkin seeds are one of the healthiest seeds you can eat with many nutritional benefits. They make an extremely healthy snack and despite their high calories and fat content, eating pumpkin seeds can actually help you lose weight.

Here’s why raw pumpkin seeds are good for you with their high protein, fiber and healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients and special compounds for balancing hormones and preventing hair loss.

Pumpkin Seeds Calories

Many people are concerned with the amount of calories in pumpkin seeds so it’s worth addressing this topic first.

Nutritional analysis shows one ounce of pumpkin seeds contains around 125 calories and a full cup (a very difficult amount to eat given how filling pumpkin seeds are) has 285 calories. Continue Reading…