apple cider vinegar

What is apple cider vinegar good for

The use of vinegar against infection and other health issues goes back to the time of the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates (460-377 BC) who prescribed a vinegar preparation to clean ulcerations and to treat sores. Oxymel, a popular ancient medicine prescribed by Hippocrates and his fellow physicians for persistent cough was a mixture of […]

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lemon juice

Lemon juice benefits

Lemon juice is not just for making refreshing and vitamin-C rich lemonade. Lemon juice has been widely used as cooking ingredient, to remove laundry stains, for skin and hair care, as cleaning agent and for deodorizing. However, it is for its health benefits that lemon juice is really valued. Aside from vitamin C, lemon juice […]

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honey

Calorie Counting – Honey

Bet you thought bees are the only creatures to make honey. Well actually, there are honey wasps and bumblebees make a substance from nectar that closely resembles honey. Humans have been collecting and consuming honey made by bees for over 8000 years. Ancient Olympic athletes used it to improve their recovery time by eating honey […]

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green tea

Is green tea caffeinated

Although it is now grown in many parts of Asia, green tea originated in China. It comes in so many varieties that you could get through several cups of your favourite one before you finish naming them all. All the current green tea varieties, however, share the fact that they come from the tea plant […]

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Benefits of Pure Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

Benefits of Pure Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

A fresh apple picked straight from the tree is one of nature’s healthiest foods. It contains fiber and pectin that reduces cholesterol, aids in digestion and digestive issues such as IBS, diarrhea, and constipation, and as a bonus contains a healthy dose of water to move things along. Phytonutrient antioxidants in apples enhance levels of […]

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The Less Known Benefits of Radishes

The Less Known Benefits of Radishes

The lowly radish may seem like nothing more than an underused and unnecessary salad vegetable or a cute little red root to make into a rose-shaped garnish, but Raphanussativus is actually part of the Brassicaceae family of plants, formerly known as Crucifers or Cruciferae, and includes such important vegetables as mustard greens, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, […]

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Benefits of Vitamin D3

Benefits of Vitamin D3

It’s common knowledge in medical circles that most of the world’s population is deficient in the essential vitamin D, which is actually a hormone and not a vitamin at all. Unlike other vitamins, given enough sunlight the body can make almost all the vitamin D it needs, but because of modern lifestyles, most of us […]

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Is Honey Good For Your Face?

Is Honey Good For Your Face?

Honey – for your face? If you have never considered using honey on your skin, then it’s time to start thinking about. Actually, it turns out that the same honey many of us enjoy eating because we know it’s good for us, is a wonderful way to nourish your skin from the outside. Let’s explore […]

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