Tap Into The Power Of Magic Beans!

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      There must have been something to the story of the magic beans in Jack and the Beanstalk, because there is something so powerful and magical about beans. Packed with fiber, antioxidants and photochemical, beans and legumes are on the top ten for almost any ’Power Foods List’. To read more on the magical properties of beans […]

Natural Foods That Heal Urinary Tract Infection

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  Natural Foods That Heal Urinary Tract Infection: What you eat and certain foods can heal urinary tract infection and ease symptoms. Most people including me have suffered from urinary tract infection at some time or the other.  I have found certain foods do ease symptoms and relieve the condition . Again, as I advocate […]

Natural Foods That Ease & Heal A Sore Throat

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    It’s that time of the year again when the dry itchy feeling in the throat happens. I started mine 2 days back  and I hate taking meds unless I have to. My first choice is always giving natural foods a try.  I pulled out all those foods I usually double up on when […]

Chicken Leek Soup With Garlic & Coconut Oil To Fight The Flu

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  Chunky chicken leek soup with the goodness of fresh garlic, spinach & just a dash of coconut oil is an old fashioned remedy for fighting off a cold or the flu. In the old days when they did not rely on medicine as much, chicken soup was the doctor’s prescription for fighting flu and […]

Fight Flu Naturally With Raw Garlic & Ways To Eat Raw Garlic

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Does the thought of eating raw garlic make you go ewwww ?  Think again!  Garlic is one of the most ancient medicinal foods in the world and the number one natural remedy to fight flu. You just need to find some creative ways to eat raw garlic. Why raw ?? Garlic is rich in compounds called […]

Health Benefits Of The Fabulous Flax ! Feed Into It !

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I incorporated Flax into my routine a few years back and that  is possibly one of the best practices I could have done for myself health-wise! Flax seed and Flax oil  are both super foods and I use them both in my diet regularly. There are so many benefits to it and I love flax […]

Ginger : Health Benefits & Creative Uses in Recipes!

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  Aromatic, pungent and spicy ginger adds a special flavor and zest to any dish.  An extraordinary spice with health benefits! Fresh ginger root is available year round in the produce section of your local market.  Technically ginger is a herb. The rhizome (underground stem) is used as a culinary spice and also as a medicine. […]

Edible Sunscreen ! Foods That May Protect You From Sunburn & Skin Cancer

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Sunscreen is not just to prevent sunburn. More importantly, it protects against skin cancer which is one of the common types of  cancer these days.  It only takes one severe sunburn to potentially double your child’s chances of getting melanoma later in life. My kids hated sunscreen when they were little.  Now as they are older they […]

Can Changing Your Diet Help Your Migraines ? Know Your Food Triggers !

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  Personally I have never suffered from migraines.  Headaches, Yes! But not the shooting pain that comes with migraines.  I do have friends & relatives who suffer from migraines and have on occasion doled out ” food advice”.  There are many triggers  for migraine including noise, stress, body chemistry, genetics, external toxins  etc and food […]

Heartburn HELP & A Soothing Heartburn Drink

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HEARTBURN !!  Just like heartbreak, we’ve all suffered from it, at some time or the other. After a heavy spicy, greasy meal or that late night warm, gooey pepperoni pizza; your digestive system kicks in!  You get the burning pangs of discomfort and pain in the middle of the chest. Heartburn typically strikes after meals and can […]