6 Walnut Health Benefits for Your Heart, Waistline, Brain and More

6 Walnut Health Benefits for Your Heart, Waistline, Brain and MoreWalnuts are a true nutritional powerhouse and one of nature’s healthiest foods.

Here’s how eating walnuts regularly can protect your heart, help you lose weight, provide protection against cancer and diabetes and even improve your brain and enhance the quality of your sleep.

Ahead are the top 6 walnut benefits and even more important reasons to eat nuts more often if you value your health and appearance.

1. Heart Health Benefits of Walnuts

The unique nutritional profile of walnuts provides some important benefits for a healthy heart. They are full of nutrients that are particularly beneficial in terms of improving the way your cardiovascular system functions and potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.

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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

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…

Top 6 Pineapple Health Benefits

The 6 Best Pineapple Health Benefits Pineapple is surprisingly good for you with a potent and unique nutritional profile.

Ahead are 6 pineapple benefits for improved digestion, arthritis treatment, better skin, more energy, disease prevention and even using pineapple for coughs and colds.

Also, find out when is the best time to eat pineapples and why. Plus the sugar content and glycemic index of pineapple versus their true glycemic load and why it matters if you want to lose weight.

Let’s start with one of the most important health benefits of eating pineapples — better digestion.

1. Pineapple for Digestion

Many people suffer from poor digestion, particularly of protein, and it’s a widespread health problem that leads to many diseases and an overall lower quality of life. 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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Best 5 Pumpkin Seeds Benefits for Hair Loss, Stress, Sleep and More

Pumpkin Seeds NutrientsPumpkin seeds offer a broad range of minerals, vitamins, essential fatty acids, phytosterols, protein and other nutrition that makes them a particularly healthy snack or recipe addition for anyone.

There are, however, some specific pumpkin seeds benefits for men, involving hormones, hair loss, prostate enlargement, stress reduction and better sleep.

DHT and Hair Loss

High levels of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) circulating in the body may cause many health issues for men, especially later in life. DHT is believed to be a prime culprit in both hair loss, leading to male pattern baldness, and prostate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia.

DHT attaches to the hair follicles on the head in men, particularly at the temples and on the crown, and shortens their growth phase. Over time, this leads to thinner and weaker hairs and noticeable hair loss.

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Best 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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