What You Should Eat for a Healthy Thyroid

The thyroid is the main control center for our hormones. It regulates our mood, metabolism, fats, carbohydrates and cholesterol levels. It also plays a large role in the brain’s development, our body temperature, blood pressure, heart rate and most of all – our energy levels as a whole. Brief Overview of Thyroid Issues Our thyroid […]

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The Uses and Virtues of Turmeric

Turmeric, also known as Curcuma Longa is a relative of ginger that contains a powerful antioxidant (Curcumin) that has been closely studied over the years due to its effectiveness in treating anti-inflammatory diseases. Turmeric is said to be an excellent ingredient to combat inflammation that can range from digestive problems to conditions that are associated […]

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Which Cutting Board To Use in The Kitchen

Whether you are slicing, chopping or carving a good cutting board is an essential tool in the kitchen, but if not used or cleaned properly harmful bacteria can harbor in them. Choosing the proper cutting board and knowing how to clean it properly is a must in every kitchen to avoid poisoning your family. Not […]

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Natural Ways To Tenderize Meat

There are many ways you can tenderize an inexpensive cut of meat. Learning how by using the right method, will save you money! You can easily turn any cut of meat into tender juicy steak, roast, ribs or meat for stir-frys Tenderizing means breaking down the muscle fibers in the meat making the meat softer […]

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The Relationship Between Leaky Gut and Celiac Disease

If you have Celiac Disease or a gluten intolerance, and you maintain a diet that eliminates gluten but find that you still suffer from body tension, skin problems and general malaise — it might be your gut trying to tell you something! Leaky gut is when the intestinal lining — the first in the line […]

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Brown Rice vs. White Rice: Things You May Not Know

  It is widely known that brown rice is the healthier option between white rice. Many sources like food blogs and health articles highlight the extensive refining process of white rice against the wholeness of brown nice. However, while the facts are there, there isn’t necessarily one that is better than the other. Glycemic Index […]

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Himalayan Pink Salt Vs. Sea and Table Salt

You may have heard about the latest health trend that is crystallized pink salt. It can come in the form of candles, lamps, bath salts and salt that we can consume with our food. What makes it better than the current salt on the market? This salt happens to be the purest form of salt […]

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Common Allergy Tests Are They Conclusive?

Allergy symptoms can affect the quality of life, and yet allergy testing is frequently ignored in diagnosing allergic disease and treatment. More than 12 million North Americans suffer from food allergy   What is an allergy?   Allergy is a symptom caused by the interaction between an allergen and an antibody known as IgE (Immunoglobulin […]

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The Best Gluten Free Flour Blends

What goes into making good gluten free flour? Well firstly, there is no single substitute. It requires a fine blend of ingredients as well as a binding agent like Xanthan gum, or Guar gum that will replace the component that helps the flour, eggs and other ingredients bind together. You can definitely make your own […]

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