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

How to Pick, Ripen and Prepare Pineapples


Prepare pineapplesHere’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…

Possible Causes of Digestive Problems

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In this article:

  • What other potential causes of digestive problems to consider when symptoms aren’t improving.
  • Serious gastrointestinal diseases that require diagnosis and medical attention.

Possible Causes of Poor Digestion and Gastrointestinal Irritation

Indigestible and poorly digested carbohydrates, like galactans, fructans, lactose, fructose and sugar alcohols are common causes of bloating, intestinal pain and excessive gas.

Most people suffering from these kind of digestive problems usually see a quick improvement by limiting sources of these substances in their diet.

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Restoring Your Digestive Health & Stopping SIBO with Probiotics

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In this article:

  • What probiotics are and how they can benefit your digestive system and overall health.
  • What damages your beneficial intestinal flora and signs of a harmful bacteria overgrowth.
  • How to improve your intestinal environment with probiotic and prebiotic foods.
  • What to look for in an effective probiotic supplement and how to use it to repopulate your digestive system with good bacteria to defend against pathogens and disease.

What Are Probiotics?

There has been a lot of interest in recent years in the health benefits of probiotics, but just what are they and how can they help your digestive system?

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Peppermint Oil Gas and Bloating Remedy

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In this article:

  • What makes peppermint oil so effective at preventing bloating, flatulence and other digestive problems.
  • How to take peppermint oil capsules correctly to avoid side effects.
  • The best kind of peppermint oil capsules and where to find them online.

What are Peppermint Oil Capsules and How Do They Treat Digestive Problems?

Peppermint essential oil is derived from dried peppermint leaves and it is a powerful calmative and antispasmodic. In herbal medicine this means it alleviates tension and releases spasms and blockages in your gastrointestinal tract.

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Activated Charcoal Gas and Bloating Remedy

Activated-CharcoalIn this article:

  • What is activated charcoal and how to use it to quickly absorb intestinal gas and flatulence.
  • How to time taking activated charcoal away from meals for maximum effectiveness.
  • Types of activated charcoal, what to look for and the correct dosage to take.

What is Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal, like this one I take, is a unique form of carbon that is oxidized at very high temperatures to give it a massive surface area and incredibly porous properties. Just 2 grams of activated charcoal has roughly the equivalent surface area of a football field.

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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…

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