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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan   Tired of yo-yo dieting? Want to improve your health and lose those extra pounds? If so, forget everything you knew about dieting! With The Daniel Plan, you can keep your body fit and healthy for life. This lifestyle program was inspired by the biblical prophet Daniel, offering tremendous health

Detox Your Body in 5 Easy Steps

Detox Your Body In 5 Easy Steps A strong immune system is your best defense against viruses, infections, flu, and diseases. Unfortunately, there are plenty of factors that affect immune function, from bad eating to stress and medications. For instance, antibiotics kill harmful pathogens as well as good bacteria that support your immune

Constipated? Try These Top 5 Natural Laxatives

Constipated? Try These 5 Natural Laxatives   Constipation is one of the most common yet overlooked digestive problems. It affects about two percent of the population, especially women. Common nutrition mistakes, such as skimping on fiber and not drinking enough water, can make constipation worse. Some people experience this problem when traveling or

Simple Steps to Build a Strong Immune System

Simple Steps to Build a Strong Immune System A strong immune system is your best defense against viruses, infections, flu, and diseases. Unfortunately, there are plenty of factors that affect immune function, from bad eating to stress and medications. For instance, antibiotics kill harmful pathogens as well as good bacteria that support your

How to Reduce Fibromyalgia in Five Steps

How to Reduce Fibromyalgia in Five Steps Struggling with fibromyalgia? This widespread condition causes fatigue, joint pain, memory problems, and sleep disorders. It is estimated that nearly 10 million Americans and up to six percent of people worldwide suffer from this debilitating disease. Most patients are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and

Harmful or Harmless? The Truth about Xanthan Gum

Harmful or Harmless? The Truth about Xanthan Gum Concerned about food additives? Want to make sure your diet is balanced? If so, take the time to read food labels. Contrary to popular belief, not all additives are bad for your health. Xanthan gum, which is used in thousands of foods and beauty products,

What Your Urine Color Is Telling You About Your Health?!

What Your Urine Color Is telling You About Your Health?!   Ever wonder what gives urine its yellow color? Surprisingly, the color and smell of urine can give you a clue about your health. For instance, dark urine indicates dehydration. Pink or reddish urine may be a sign of bladder infections. Transparent urine

Top 5 Health Benefits of Kombucha

Top 5 Health Benefits of Kombucha Kombucha is considered one of the healthiest beverages on earth. This fermented tea has been shown to restore gut flora, reduce belly fat, and improve blood lipid levels. Brewed with a live bacterial culture, it balances your microbiome and supports digestive function. In ancient China, kombucha was

Ingredients for Healthy Recipes

What are some of the key ingredients for healthy recipes? They should be natural items-- found in nature-- and not processed. Therefore, you’d be better off using fresh off the vine tomatoes for your pasta salad, rather than ones from a can. Whenever you can use unadulterated, non-frozen ingredients to make your meals, do so!

What is Stevia?

Stevia is actually a plant and an FDA-approved sweetener. If you were to go to Brazil or Paraguay, you’d discover that the people there have been using stevia for centuries, for many purposes. As a plant-based sweetener, it has only recently made a name for itself in the U.S.A. Starting around the year 2008, food