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WHAT DOES TURMERIC DO FOR YOUR BODY?

WHAT DOES TURMERIC DO FOR YOUR BODY?

Turmeric is a perennial plant from the ginger family with many healing properties. The turmeric root is most commonly dried and ground into powder. Turmeric powder is common in Asian and Indian cuisines. It has an earthy slightly peppery flavor. It is also commonly used…

IS IT BAD TO TAKE NAPS EVERYDAY?

IS IT BAD TO TAKE NAPS EVERYDAY?

IS IT BAD TO TAKE NAPS EVERYDAY?   The words “to much sleep” or “dangerous nap” isn’t really something you would ever expect to say. Let’s be honest, the majority of people don’t get anywhere near enough sleep and naps. Well, that’s a fairy tale…

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF METABOLIC SYNDROME?

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF METABOLIC SYNDROME?

Metabolic syndrome is becoming exceedingly popular; though it is debatable among experts as to whether or not it should be considered a disease at all. Metabolic syndrome is better described as a group of risk factors. These risks include high blood pressure, high blood sugar,…

IS THE PALEO DIET DIABETES FRIENDLY?

IS THE PALEO DIET DIABETES FRIENDLY?

The curiosity surrounding the paleo diet has been luring many people into making a lifestyle switch. But it still leaves many people questioning whether or not going paleo is the right choice for them. How beneficial can it can be? For people who are living…

WHAT IS THE HEALTHIEST PROTEIN POWDER?

WHAT IS THE HEALTHIEST PROTEIN POWDER?

Protein is astoundingly important for our bodies, especially if you are on a strict workout regimen or body building plan. The majority of people choose to get a big boost of protein just before a workout or just after. Typically from protein powder, by fitting…

ESSENTIAL STEPS TO START THE PALEO LIFESTYLE

ESSENTIAL STEPS TO START THE PALEO LIFESTYLE

So, you have decided you want to try your hand at the paleo lifestyle; But you don’t know where to start? Well, it isn’t nearly as complicated as it may seem; contrary to popular belief, going paleo doesn’t mean that you have to be a…

WHAT DOES ZUCCHINI DO FOR YOUR BODY?

WHAT DOES ZUCCHINI DO FOR YOUR BODY?

Zucchini is versatile summer squash that is delicious and easy to use. The benefits of zucchini are vast for such a versatile vegetable. Zucchini’s flavor lends itself to both being the star of a dish or being easily concealed as a nutritious filler. Zucchini can be…

WHAT DOES GLUTEN DO TO THE THYROID?

WHAT DOES GLUTEN DO TO THE THYROID?

If you had asked most people what gluten was 10 years ago, there is a good chance you wouldn’t have even known what it was; I didn’t. But, in recent years, gluten has gone from being an unknown to a pesky culprit that a lot…

BENEFITS OF CLOVE OIL

BENEFITS OF CLOVE OIL

Clove oil is extracted from clove buds, flower buds found on trees in the Myrtaceae family native to Indonesia. It is most commonly known in its ground form as an Indian spice.  Clove oil has historically been used for the treatment of many illnesses, the…

ALCOHOL VS MARIJUANA

ALCOHOL VS MARIJUANA

WHAT IS MORE DANGEROUS, MARIJUANA OR ALCOHOL? In recent times, marijuana has slowly become less and less of a taboo subject, however, there is the debate about alcohol vs marijuana? The gradual legalization has made marijuana a hot topic, both for its recreational uses and…