Tomato Juice Health Benefits.

Tomato Power for Your Health

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Tomatoes growing on vines

Tomatoes are one of my favorites, in fact, tomatoes are a fruit and not a veggie as most people think. I love using tomatoes in salads, steam foods, and on sandwiches.

There are many varieties of tomatoes but no matter how different they are in shape, size and color this fruit is filled with nutrients Which can really give our bodies the jump start that it needs.

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Peanut Health Benefits

Peanuts a Healthy Delight


Creamy, crunchy, mouth-watering, delicious are just some of the things that come to mind when I think of peanut butter, where would peanut butter be without peanuts. There are so many products that are derived from peanuts that it is mind-blowing.

Peanuts are grown in tropical and subtropical climates worldwide, in fact, the industry makes billions of dollars per year simply because we all love peanuts, at least I think we all do.

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Natural Remedies For Hair Loss

Promoting Hair Growth Naturally

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Garlic Herb

Nothing makes you feel so good than to have a full head of hair that is beautiful and healthy-looking. But unfortunately, there are so many people that are having to face the reality of battling with losing all of that beautiful hair.

Persons that are having these issues have to now find ways and means to restore their hair. There are many ways to resolve this problem but some of these methods are pretty costly and can cause you to rack up those dollars putting a strain on your wallet.

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15 foods Not To Refrigerate

Keeping these foods Out of the Refrigerator

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As a child growing up, there were certain foods I noticed that my parents always keep refrigerated and I thought this was the right thing they were doing only to discover years later that these same foods should have been stored outside of the refrigerator to preserve for future use.

In this article, we will be discussing why certain foods should be kept away from the refrigerator.

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Home Remedies For Cold And Flu

Supercharging your body with home remedies

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Lemon peel

Summer is over, as we head into the fall season we are getting closer to winter or that time of year when those jackets, scuffs, mittens, and other winter attire is pulled from the closet.

This is also the time of the year when many people have the sniffles and seek over the counter drugs and medication to get their bodies back in tip-top shape. In this article, we will be looking at things that are in our kitchen cupboards, pantries, and fridge that can supercharge our bodies as we seek to beat those colds and flu brought on by the changing weather.

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Nutritional Facts Of Spinach

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Super Charging your Diet with this SuperFood

Do you remember that popular cartoon way back in the day that we watch as children? It was a cartoon that was produced somewhere in the 1930s, and no I am not that old it was a cartoon that was still being aired on television when I came around.

The name of that famous cartoon was Popeye the sailor man. The storyline was always the same but as a kid I really enjoyed it. Popeye had a girlfriend by the name of Olive, now the thing was there was another guy by the name of Bluto

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Foods that relieves stress


Relieving Stress the Natural Way

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Many years ago stress was said to be the number one killer just as high blood pressure was said to be the silent killer. We live in a world where we are faced with so many issues that must be dealt with.

Burying our heads in the sand will not cause it to go away. This (stress) 5 letter word has done so much damage to families and individuals which is so sad.

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Raspberry Health Benefits


Staying Healthy with Raspberries

Raspberries are not only sweet to the taste but these fruits are loaded with vitamins and have other benefits that aid the body in so many ways. Raspberries may be small in size, but the benefits are great.

We will be looking at some of these benefits along with some which I am sure you will enjoy.

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Ginger Root Benefits

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Ginger roots

The Power of the Ginger Root

Ginger root is very effective in fighting many body ailments, I have used this root over the years and it has proven to get the job done. The ginger root is very potent. In this  article, we will be looking at the benefits of ginger along with some facts that you will find to be very interesting

Ginger root facts

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Guava Fruit Health Benefits

Guava and Your Health

Guava Fruit

Guavas have such a wonderful taste that can really excite your taste buds. Besides the wonderful taste, this fruit has some benefits that are so awesome and will do your body a whole lot of good.

Here are some benefits and fun facts you will find to be interesting.


Vitamins that are found in guava includes

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Kiwi Fruit Health Benefits

Health benefits and fun facts about the kiwi fruit

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Kiwi Fruits

Kiwi is a favorite of mine and despite the size of this tiny fruit, kiwi is loaded with vitamins and has many health benefits. Kiwifruit is a native of China, this fruit was introduced to New Zealand, after many years, and eventually made its way to the USA.

The name of the kiwi fruit before it changed was called the Chinese gooseberry.  But how can a diet in kiwi fruit benefit us in living a more healthy lifestyle?

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Hydrated Foods

Stay Hydrated with These Superfoods

Our bodies are made up of 80% water and because of this, we must ensure at all times that our bodies are getting the right amount of water it needs to stay in good health.

Studies have shown that the human body can survive weeks without food but can only survive a week without water, so then we can see the importance of staying hydrated. Every living thing needs water, from humans, animals, plants to the tiniest microscopic organism.

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Health Benefits of Mango

Mango a Pure Delight Using it to Promote Your Health

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Mangoes are a  pure delight and can be added to smoothies, fruit salads and also a famous salad of the Bahamas that is known as conch salad. Besides the delicious taste, mangoes also have many benefits. There are so many varieties of mangoes that are harvested each year but my favorite that tops them all is the mangola.

The fruit itself is very meaty with a smooth beautiful reddish, purplish and yellow skin. What so amazes me about these fruits is the amount of flesh they have. I remembered many years ago eating a very delicious mango, and to my surprise when I got to the seed it was very tiny, this is proof of how much flesh is on these fruits. Mangoes are loved by so many people on the island, many of the natives grow these fruits on their property

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Okra Health Benefits

Okra a Superfood You Can’t do without

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Green Okras

One of the beauties of my childhood years was, my parents allowed me to have several gardens where I was able to grow veggies such as peppers, corn, pigeon peas, and okras.

You could only imagine how happy and proud I was to see my little garden taking shape as my veggies reached full maturity. Here on the island, the natives prepare a famous dish known as okra soup, we also enjoy a hearty healthy meal of okra and rice. What we will be looking at in this article are some facts about okras and how this veggie can benefit us.

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Raisins Health Benefits

A Delicious that’s Healthy Snack

I love raisin because they can be added to pancakes, bread, cookies vegetable and fruit salads, chocolates, pies, etc… or you can eat them just as they are. As a child, this was one of my favorite snacks that I really enjoyed.

But the flip side of the coin is that raisins are really healthy and have some great benefits. So a diet of raisins will give you the best of both worlds the great taste and the healthy side of it.

Kids worldwide enjoy this healthy treat, as I am writing this post I am remembering the many childhood days of eating and enjoying this wonderful snack.

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Prune Health Benefits

Staying Healthy with Prune

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Sweet Prunes

You have made your shopping list and of to the supermarket you go, as you walk the aisle and scan the shelves, your eyes finally see it, just what you were looking for, a nice box of sweet prunes.

I remembered as a child I spent many days feasting and enjoying the prunes that my parents brought from the supermarket. Prunes do not only make a delicious healthy snack but the benefits they have far outweigh the wonderful taste.

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The Naked Truth about Tomatoes

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Red Tomatoes

Hello and thanks, for stopping by. In this article, we will be looking at the naked truth about the tomato plant, even though we may not cover all that pertains to tomatoes there are some cool facts that we will discover.

Believe it or not, tomatoes are fruits, I know you are surprised I was too when I found this out many years ago. Tomatoes are a popular fruit and are used worldwide

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Avocado Nutrition Facts

The Power of the Avocado

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Sliced Avocado

Avocados are one of my favorites and are known worldwide for their taste, healing wonders, and vitamin content. Here in the Bahamas, you can find this tree being grown by many of the locals.

The natives often refer to the avocado as (pear) so if you ever visit the Bahamas and hear one of the locals using the word pear they are referring to the avocado. In this article, we will be discussing the power of the avocado.

Just looking at this picture makes your mouth water. You may be amazed like I was to find out that an avocado is actually a fruit and not a vegetable and there are so many varieties.

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Foods That Fights Cancer

Winning the war on cancer

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Garlic herb

Cancer is a serious sickness that has taken a toll on many lives from the young, middle age to the old. Ongoing research is seeking to find ways to bring an end to this disease that has taken so many lives.

Cancer is a subject that is so vast which it is beyond the scope of this article, but what we will be looking at however is some signs of cancer, foods that cause you to be at risk along with other things to avoid, some forms of cancer and superfoods that can help us to combat and win the war on cancer along with other cancer prevention tips.

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Foods That Increase Blood Flow

Promoting Your Health with These Fruits

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Garden Fruits

In one of my previous articles, we looked at foods that build blood, however, in this article, we will be looking at foods that increase blood flow. When blood flows through our bodies what happens is our organs get a better supply of oxygen as well as nutrients which are of great benefit.

Increased blood flow also helps to give us healthier skin as well as removing waste and carbon dioxide from our bodies. Therefore it is important that we include foods in our diet that can help our blood to flow more freely.

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Foods That Builds Blood

Blood building Foods

Fruits And Vegetables

Our bodies are like an automobile, in order for an automobile to move gas must be added or that vehicle will not move no matter how hard you press the gas pedal while turning the ignition switch.

This happened to me a few years ago. I did not realize that the vehicle I was driving was low on fuel. The vehicle began to shut down and the wheel locked so all I could do was pull to the side of the road. I am sure this may have happened to some of you before, if not try to avoid getting in this kind of position because it is not a good feeling.

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Kidney Health Natural Remedies

Natural Ways to Promote Kidney Health

Our body consists of many organs, each organ has a special part to play in the overall function of the body. But in order for our organs to function at their best, we must do our part to ensure that our organs are getting the best care ever.

A proper diet plays a big role in the care and health of our organs. In this article, however, we will be looking at the importance, function of the kidneys along with natural remedies that we can use to keep our kidneys functioning at their best.

What is the kidney?

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Nutritional Benefits Of Peas

Peas and an Added Benefit

In the Bahamas, one of our favorite foods that are enjoyed and used in so many recipes is peas that are added to rice, peas soup, vegetable soup, and so on. In this article, we will be looking at some of the peas that we use here on the island and the benefits they contain.

But before we go there what I want to say is peas and rice along with pea soup are enjoyed not only by the natives but also by the tourist that visits the island. In homes all across the Bahamas especially on Sundays and holidays, you can find peas and rice being cooked by families on a large scale. Here are also some health facts on rice.

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Nutritional Benefits Of Beans

 Promoting Your Health with Beans

The first time that I heard about beans was as a child in the fairy tale of Jack and the beanstalk when a poor farm boy and his mother became rich after a series of events that would take them from rags to riches this turn of events happen because of some magical beans.

And even though this story may be a fairy tale what’s not a fairy tale is the beans that we grow in our own gardens, purchase from the supermarkets or get from other places make our lives richer as we promote good health by including them in our diet. In this article, we will be looking at beans and how they do benefit us in staying healthy and strong.

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Health Benefits Of Yellow Grits

The Health Side of Grits

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Yellow Grits

While eating grits may not be classed by many as breakfast food we certainly cannot deny that in many cultures, grits tops the list when it comes to breakfast time. So grits are one of the mean breakfast foods.

Many years ago white grits were a part of my diet, then the time came when I  made a switch when I was introduced to yellow grits. I had to get used to the taste but now I cannot stop eating it because

yellow grits do not have you fuller than white grits but the benefits far out ways white grits. What amazed me more is that besides the yellow grits that I enjoyed eating, I discovered a grits that is also yellow but much coarser and fills you even faster.

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Health Benefits Of Rice

Your Diet and Rice

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Brown Rice

There are many cultures that have white rice as a big part of their diet. You can find persons eating white rice every day sometimes twice or three times a day. It is no different where I live here on the island. Many have a diet that is high in white rice and because of this, it has caused many health issues.

While eating white rice may have a filling effect along with its pleasing taste we should be careful of the amount of white rice we consume in a day or in a week. I have heard a few times from some of the natives that they don’t feel full unless they eat white rice this is why many are facing issues and must seek medical help.

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How To Grill Fish

A Taste of the Good Life

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In this article, we will be looking at how to grill fish and not just grill fish but grill fish the Caribbean way. Now there are many ways in which fish can be prepared or grilled but what I want to share with you is how we grill here on the island.

I never ate grilled fish up until a few years ago when my church had a function for the men’s fellowship. As we came together to eat, fellowship, and talk about men’s stuff.

I can still remember that night, it was a beautiful Friday night the weather was calm and the fellowship was just so wonderful.

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Benefits Apple Cider Vinegar

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Red apples

Vinegar has been used for thousands of years by so many cultures worldwide including ancient Babylonia, the Romans, Egyptians, and so on. The uses of vinegar are not new and have proven to be very effective.

How is vinegar produced?

The process by which vinegar is produced is through fermentation, this is brought about when yeast changes natural sugars to alcohol. Produce such as apples, grapes, barley, and corn are some of the mean sources used in the fermentation process.

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Garden Salad Recipes

Healthy Recipies

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Garden Salad

We should do all that we can to maintain good health and a great way to ensure that we are in tip-top shape at all times is to include foods in our diet that is of great value. When preparing your meals always keep in mind to have a nice fresh prepared salad.

Salads are great because of the many vitamins and other benefits they contain, I have eating salads for many years and I love them, it is good to sit down at the dinner table and have a plate that is colorful with all those fresh veggies.

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3 Foods that burn fat

3 Supper Foods that Burns Fat

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Scale weight loss

We are living in a day and time where persons are facing many health issues and a part of that issue comes from being overweight. What causes overweight is bad eating habits such as eating foods that are loaded with sugars and unhealthy oils, eating after hours, eating heavily before bedtime, and so on.

The effects of overweight include, stroke, high blood pressure, heart disease, breathing issues, poor blood circulation, diabetes, high cholesterol, always feel tired, trouble sleeping, kidney disease, gallbladder disease, joint pain, etc… so we can see from this list that being overweight is not a good thing.

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Organic Tea Benefits

Going Healthy Tea Benefits Organic

I have written several articles on organic products not only because of the great interest that these products have sparked but because of their many health benefits. As I have discussed before organic products are products that are raised or grown without the use of harmful products.

Harmful products such as chemicals, pesticide, synthetic fertilizer and other materials that may be life-threatening. 

In today’s world in which we live, it is a known fact that there is a growing concern because of the number of chemicals that are found in the foods we consume and because of this many persons are making a change in their lifestyle which is good

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Organic Raised Animals

Raising Organic Chickens

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Chicken Feeding

We live in an age where the demand to grow and raised foods such as fruits, vegetables, and livestock in a more healthy way will not have any adverse effect on consumers. Too often we hear reports of individuals becoming ill because of the foods they consume.

I have heard, watch and read horror stories if I can use that term of persons raising livestock injecting them so they can be market size in a matter of weeks and while this may get them the profits they projected, it comes at the cost of many having to pay the price.

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Vegan Diet

All about Vegan Diet

In this article we will be looking at the vegan diet, Lately, there has been so much buzz about the vegan diet. What is the vegan diet and how can we benefit from this diet? These are some of the questions we will be looking at.

Fruits And Vegetables

Many people are discovering the health benefits that are associated with the vegan diet, though healthy we must understand that this diet requires that we learn as much as we can before conforming to this lifestyle.

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Alzheimer’s And Your Diet

Fighting Alzheimer’s with These Superfoods

What is Alzheimer’s?


Alzheimer’s is classified as a symptom in which the mental capacity of a person gradually deteriorates over a period of time. This occurs between middle and old age. It is estimated that more than 43 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s

what is even more amazing is 5.3 million Americans are living with this disease. Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease because just to think of your loved one or friend in that state where they don’t even remember you or anything else is sad.

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Your Diet And Exercising

Living  a healthy life

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Bowl of fruit salad

Living a healthy life is a must if we are to enjoy life to the fullest, That’s why it is so important we do all that we can to promote good health. The key to living a healthy lifestyle is through diet and exercise.

We are what we eat, so if we are not eating healthy and ignoring all those other laws that govern good health we will be headed for trouble. I have seen many ignore the rules of good health and paid dearly for it.

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Weight Loss Tea

You and Your Health

It is very important that we cultivate a healthy lifestyle because our health is very important and we should do all that we can to maintain good health. Many people have neglected the laws of health and because of this, they are now facing many health issues.

One of these issues is being overweight that can cause many complications from heart attack to stroke and so on.  But the good news is all is not lost, it is only a matter of following the laws of good health. It may take a while but you will get there.

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Peppermint Use and Benefits

The Power of Peppermint

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Mint Herb

As a child growing up peppermint was used by my parents to take away gas pains. I remembered my mom or dad would bring a cup of water to boil, add about a teaspoon of peppermint, along with a few sprinkles of black pepper and sugar and give it to me to drink.

In our home, we called it peppermint tea and it really did work wonders. Peppermint has a cooling effect and a pleasant taste with a nice aroma. Well, that was my childhood days and even to this day peppermint has not lost its touch.

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Coconut Oil Uses And Benefits

Coconut Oil and its Many Uses

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Coconut and coconut oil

Coconut oil has gained much attention because of its benefits. This oil has healing properties that have been looked upon as the oil which works wonders.

But before we look at these benefits, I want to share a few personal stories with you.

As a child growing up, I remembered my dad cooking coconut rice. What he did was grater the coconut, place it in a pot with a little oil, and allowed to simmer before adding the other ingredients. He would then allow to cook for a while and then served us the most delicious meal. Coconut milk can also be purchased with peas from your supermarket.

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Health Benefit Of Olive Oil

Olive Oil and Your Health

History of the olive tree

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Olive Trees

Olive oil has been around for thousands of years, in fact, the olive tree has been dated back as far as the time of Christ, now that is a long time ago.  There is much debate about an Olive tree that was found in Bethlehem which is believed to be around 4000 t0 5000 years old, talk about old, that really is old.

The story is told of Christ, as he entered the city just before his crucifixion, he rode into the city on a donkey and one of the things that were used to welcome him by the Jewish people were olive branches. In the days of Noah after the flood, it would be a dove that Noah sent out and God would use to confirm that the water had receded by returning with an Olive branch in its beak.

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Healthy Junk Foods

What better way to enjoy our favourite sports show whether it’s baseball, football, basketball or even our favourite tv show than to have some of those snacks that we take such a delight in. It is good to sit back and relax in this way forgetting those bills and easing our minds.

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Chef with a pizza

Opening that bag of popcorn, cheese doodle or that favourite snack to enjoy. While it is good to take time out and enjoy ourselves in this way, we ought to be careful of those junk foods that we consume because in time our scale will be telling us something (overweight) that we don’t want to hear.

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Foods that strengthens teeth

Strengthen Your Teeth with These Superfoods

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In one of my articles, we discuss foods that clean our teeth. In this article, however, we will be looking at foods that strengthen our teeth. Our teeth are one of our greatest assets and we should do all that we can to ensure that our teeth are getting the best care ever.

I have seen many persons over the years who have teeth far from healthy-looking as a result of poor teeth care. Our teeth were met to last because medically it has been proven that our teeth are one of the strongest things in the human body so it takes a whole lot of abuse to cause our teeth to deteriorate

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Health Benefits Moringa Tree

Moringa Health Benefits

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The moringa tree

Using plants for natural healing is the best way to go because of not having to deal with the side effects, unlike many medicines that are sold over the counter along with prescription drugs. The moringa tree is one of those plants that have been widely used by so many people because of its healing properties.

I have also heard that the leaves can be used to cook with and that is also an added plus because semi- cooking them can help give you the nutrients these plants contain.

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Boosting Your Liver

Promoting Your Living Health Our liver is dark reddish and brown. The liver is responsible for helping to detoxify the body, eliminate old blood cells, helps to keep the blood clean, helps the body to get rid of alcohol, and therefore it is very important that we do all that we can to ensure our … Read more

Foods That Cleans Your Teeth

Promoting Healthy Teeth Naturally

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Red Apples

Our teeth are so important because without them it would be very difficult to enjoy those scrumptious meals. Can you imagine trying to bite into a nice juicy apple or chewing on a piece of carrot stick without having any teeth or because of poor care, your teeth are too weak to chew on these foods.

The reality is, there are many people that are facing these issues and it is very frustrating to them because they neglected the law that governs the way in which we ought to take care of our teeth. How beautiful is a smile with those pearly whites?

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Health Benefits Of Raw Foods

Raw Foods and its Benefits

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Yes, I want to say it again and that is eating it raw. Many people would rather have their veggies cooked but the truth of the matter is we get more nutrients out of veggies as they are eaten raw. Now I must agree that boiling broccoli with a bit of melted cheese is just great and it is good to mix it up sometimes but try and at least add more raw foods to your diet.

In this article, we will be looking at the other side of cooked veggies and see what advantages cook veggies have vs uncooked veggies.

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Cure Headache Naturally

Fighting Headaches Naturally

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What I love so much about using natural remedies is that when going natural you don’t have to worry about side effects and you will get all of that good stuff and other benefits of going natural. What we will be looking at in this article is how to cure a headache the natural way.


We are all familiar with having to deal with either a slight or a nagging headache and while it is true that there are many reasons why we get a headache the bottom line is that headaches are unpleasant and very painful.

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Carrot Juice Benefits

The Benefit of Carrot Juice

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Bunny holding a carrot

Carrots are a very popular veggie that is known worldwide and is used in so many ways, I have also written another article on carrots because I am just so amazed at the many benefits that this veggie has. But what carrots are most known for is its high Vitamin A content that is so beneficial for good eyesight.

Carrots are also used in so many recipes along with skin and hair products. One of my favorite desserts that I don’t eat that often is carrot cake. So we can see that carrots are being used in so many ways. What else is there about carrots that I should know?

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Flavoring Foods The Healthy Way.

Healthy Ways to Flavor Your Foods

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Garden Herbs

There is nothing like sitting down and enjoying a nice home-cooked meal. But the problem with many persons in this day and time is, they are eating foods which have been prepared with high levels of salt that is working against their health.

Many have the mistaken belief that foods have to be seasoned high in order to give it flavor when this is far from the truth. I believe the time has come to bring clarity. This was a lesson that I learned many years ago when getting a physical checkup.

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