October 2014 Blog Posts (247)

Benefits of Orange Peels

Orange peels are the thick finely-textured and orange coloured skin of oranges. Since ancient times, orange peels have been valued for their curative properties.



Many of us normally throw out the peels when it comes to oranges-whether we’re making fresh orange juice, snacking on whole oranges or making a yummy citrus salsa. But this is one big mistake as many…

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An Apple A Day Could Prevent A Heart Attack





Apples can stop you from getting a heart attack and it is thought that this fruit is a lot more beneficial than statins (drugs that reduce cholesterol level). Scientists from the Oxford University say that people older than 50 who consume an apple a day are a lot healthier than those who take medicines.



These group of scientists calculated that adding an apple in your…

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Is soda really bad for your kidneys?





Curejoy Expert James Dudley Explains:



Yes. Multiple studies have proven the disturbing link between soda and kidney damage.  Latest research suggests that drinking two or more cola (dark soda) drinks, including diet sodas, each day may double your risk…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 30, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Scientists Discover what is Really Inside Chicken Nuggets





The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has analyzed chicken nuggets to understand the contents of the processed food.



Researchers found that there is a lack of actual chicken meat. Only 40 to 50% of the chicken nugget was meat; the rest was a combination of fat, skin, sinew, blood vessels, nerves and bone fragments.…



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Added by Xiao Kang on October 30, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Top 9 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk





By Alex Jordon



Celery stick lovers, you are providing your body with some serious goodness. Celery haters or those unsure about the vegetable, you might want to reconsider eating some of the green goodness once you hear about all the health benefits it can provide to you.




#1 Helps with Weight…

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How Superfoods Take Your Athletic Performance Up a Few Notches





A whole foods, plant-based diet will do wonders for your energy and your health, not to mention speed up your workout recovery time and help you build lean muscle. However, if you want an extra “dose of power”, you might…

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Holy Basil Naturally Lowers Cortisol and Anxiety Levels

Holy basil is a plant native to Southern Asia. This plant is also sometimes known by its sanskrit name “Tulasi” or “Tulsi” which means “The Incomparable One.” This plant is revered by several cultures and religions as being sacred, and is treated with great care and respect. Holy Basil is a culinary herb as well as a medicinal herb and has many health benefits, but the main reason I want to talk about…

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Ginger Root Kills Ovarian & Prostate Cancer Cells Better than Chemo

By Christina Sarich



Thanks to research from the University of Michigan and nearly three centuries of medicinal use, we can now utilize ginger root to not only kill ovarian cancer cells, but also prostate cancer cells with zero toxicity.




Truly…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 30, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Quieting the Mind





Meditation is the art of focusing 100% of your attention in one area. The practice comes with a myriad of well-publicized health benefits including increased concentration, decreased anxiety, and a general feeling of happiness.



Although a great number of people try meditation at some point in their lives, a small percentage actually stick with it for the long-term. This is…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 29, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to Make a Real Food Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less





It seems these days everyone is busier than ever. Between juggling work, school, family and whatever other responsibilities people may have, it’s no wonder that so many people don’t sit down to a home-cooked meal at dinner. Too many of us pick up prepared food on the way home, hit the drive-thru, or nuke a frozen meal but come on, we all deserve better than that. Eating like that is not good for our health or our…

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A Hospital Bent Their Rules To Grant A Dying Man’s Last Wish To See His Dog, And Nobody Expected What Happened Next!

When James Wathern was admitted into a Kentucky hospital, his health was declining quickly and he was thought to not have much time left. Social workers who were talking with Wathern discovered that his dying wish was to see his dog, Bubba. Although the hospital has a strict no-pets policy, they decided to bend the rules and tracked down his…

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14 Things Everyone Should Know About Kale

As a kid growing up in a lower-middle class family in northern Canada, the idea of eating leafy green vegetables such as kale would have likely grossed me out. Meat and grains constituted the majority of our family meals, and I trusted…

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9 Reasons Your Canine Teeth Don’t Make You a Meat-Eater

One of the most common justifications for meat-eating that vegans encounter is, “If I wasn’t meant to eat meat, then I wouldn’t have these canine teeth!” It’s a knee-jerk defense that’s often made after a meat-eater has been confronted with information about…

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7 Ways Pigs Are Exactly Like Dogs

#1.) They love belly scratches.



#2.) And sunbathing.



#3.) They will e your best friend.

#4.) And might even let you dress…

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6 Healthy Reasons to Eat Pumpkin





Pumpkin is one of the best nutrition bargains around and should be part of any healthy diet. You can start with fresh pumpkin or buy canned. I almost always use fresh vegetables, but in this case I’m sticking to canned. I’ve tried starting from scratch, but decided the slicing, cleaning, baking, and mashing wasn't a good use of my time. (If you know a way to make this process easier, please share…

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Don’t Eat Meat? Here are Some Snappy Comebacks to Common Attacks on Your Food Choices





One of the funny things about avoiding meat or eating vegan is that you learn more about nutrition than you probably ever really cared to know. For some reason, this particular dietary choice is put up against constantly. As a previous meat-eater, I was never asked the finer points of my nutritional chart by others. Now, it’s something I go through on a regular basis. Granted, some folks are truly interested in how the diet works, and that’s…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 28, 2014 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Health On A Tight Budget

There's no question that putting premium fuel into your body will cost more than making a meal plan around Ramen noodles. However, higher quality nutritional and lifestyle choices over time will create a higher quality of life, so the investment is certainly worth the return.



Unfortunately, adjusting the family budget to include healthier foods and lifestyle…

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How to Make Your Own Vinaigrettes and Dressings





Discover how to make a variety of salad dressings, from your own garlicky Caesar to a classic French vinaigrette.



Shop-bought dressings can be expensive and often contain ingredients that may turn your healthy, low-calorie salad into quite the opposite.



Once you know the ratios for a homemade dressing, you can experiment…

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Keep Your Animals Safe and Happy This Halloween

Each October, Halloween ushers in its own brand of awesomeness in the form of pumpkins, candy, and costumes. Spider webs and creepy decorations set the stage for ghost stories and trick-or-treating. But holiday fun for humans can translate into hazards for companion animals. Halloween is the busiest time of year…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 28, 2014 at 9:34pm — No Comments

These 2 Dogs Started Fighting, But Watch What Happens When This Other Dogs Finds Out.

We can all learn a thing or two from this responsible dog! Watch the little guy break up a fight on the living room couch, then scold those involved!

When this dog’s playmates get into a fight, he decides to jump in and play the peacemaker. Not only does it work but it even…

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