Krill Oil Versus Omega 3 Fish Oil

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Antarctic_krill_(Euphausia_superba).jpg Krill oil has gained a lot of popularity as a nutritional supplement in recent years. The very versatile oil which is derived from a little marine crustacean has a high content of valuable Omega 3 fatty acids. What is Krill? Krill are marine shrimp (crustaceans) of the order Euphausiacea. They are Zooplankton and are … Read more

Food Classification – What Are Processed Foods?

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Time management became lately a big word in our daily life. This goes so far, that we often do not have the time to prepare a meal from only fresh ingredients. Get a ready-made meal, chuck it in the oven or microwave and in minutes we have our dinner ready. It is convenient but considered … Read more

Is There A Cave Man Diet? What Did Neanderthals Eat?

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Also known as the Paleolithic or Paleo diet, the prehistoric diet, the caveman diet or the hunter-gatherer diet. The term refers to the type of diet our ancestors followed for well over a million years before the introduction of agriculture. The early Homo Sapiens and Neanderthals went out and foraged for food by hunting animals and … Read more

Are Mushrooms Good For You And What Nutrients Do Mushrooms Have

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Mushrooms are not just the favorite food of the Hobbits in Lord of the Rings, they are a delicious and versatile addition to the human diets as well. Mushrooms are also very healthy, and as less meat and more plant-based food is a healthy eating goal today, mushrooms are more popular than ever. What Nutrients … Read more

Alternatives to Cow’s Milk

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Milk is a nutrient-rich white fluid produced in the mammary glands of female mammals to feed their young until they are ready to consume solid foods. Milk contains many essential nutrients that benefit the health and growth of offspring. However, we humans continue to consume milk beyond infancy by using the milk of other mammals … Read more

Turmeric – What Is Turmeric Used For?

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While the western world is only just discovering the wonders of turmeric, many Asian communities have lauded its outstanding properties for thousands of years and continue to use it in culinary and cultural applications, as well as in traditional medicine. Where Does Turmeric grow Native to tropical regions, the Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a flowering … Read more

Is Drinking Carrot Juice Healthy?

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By Dr. Kristy A glass of fresh squeezed, pure carrot juice has a deliciously sweet flavor that’s a treat for the taste buds. Pre-packaged carrot juice that’s sold at some health food stores can’t quite match the flavor of pure carrot juice made using a juicer at home. Some people shy away from drinking carrot … Read more

20 Super Foods You Should Be Juicing

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In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a growing raw juice trend. Juice stands are dotting corners in Metro areas across the country. The undeniable health benefits of eating raw fruits and vegetables are showing up in headlines and special reports all over the media… still, it takes a little coaxing for many of us to … Read more

How To Get Kids To Eat Veggies

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Getting Kids to Eat Veggies Do you have kids who are picky eaters? Want them to eat a healthier, higher vegetable content diet? Here are some simple suggestions to help your kids, and you, to eat more vegetables. For brand new parents, make sure that even as babies, your kids see you eating vegetables. They … Read more

What Are the Risks of Eating Raw Sprouts?

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What Are the Risks of Eating Raw Sprouts? By Dr. Kristie Raw sprouts are a popular topping for salads, soups and sandwiches. More often than not, people eat them for their health benefits. No wonder! Sprouts are a good source of cell-protective antioxidants. On the down side, there are some unexpected risks to eating sprouts … Read more