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Salt – Favor subtraction over addition

Salt – Favor subtraction over addition

Traditional table salt is composed of two minerals: sodium and chloride. Sodium has a bad connotation, one that equates to wreaking havoc on health. However, the body does need some sodium in order for the nerves and muscles to properly function. Sodium helps send electrical signals among… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Pickles: Crunchy cravings

Pickles: Crunchy cravings

Pickles are a food that people either love or hate. Some can eat them straight out of the jar. We hear about pregnant women craving them. Besides their high sodium content, there are actually health benefits to eating these cucumbers.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food
Root celery, the forgotten medicine

Root celery, the forgotten medicine

This vegetable used to be the staple food in Europe before potato arrived into the old world. In fact, the potato is the replacement of root celery. It is very healthy. This ´replaced´ vegetable is much more healthy than potato.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
8 Reasons Why You’re Thirsty All the Time

8 Reasons Why You’re Thirsty All the Time

Occasional thirst is one thing, but if you find that you’re constantly parched, it could mean that underlying health conditions are at hand. Here’s a closer look at what might be causing your excessive thirst. 1. Diabetes It’s estimated that… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Nutrition, Personal Care
Too much Salt and too little Potassium?

Too much Salt and too little Potassium?

Both salt and potassium are critical to your overall health. They are both crucial in the maintenance of normal blood pressure. A recent study published in the British Medical Journal (see References below) found some interesting data. The World Health… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition
Sodium, Calories and Fats in Pizza Damaging To Health of American Children

Sodium, Calories and Fats in Pizza Damaging To Health of American Children

It’s no surprise that pizza, laden with layers of cheese and greasy bowls of pepperoni, is not a healthy food choice. Sure, it satisfies cravings for carbs and cheese, but according to the Centers for Research in the Public Interest,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, News, Nutrition
How To Balance Your Sodium Intake

How To Balance Your Sodium Intake

Salty Flavoring Adding flavor to food is necessary as many recipes include a variety of spices, salts, butters, and cheeses. Many people love the flavor of salt without even realizing they are consuming it. Others add salt to every food… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
JELL-O No! Why This dessert is anything but healthy.

JELL-O No! Why This dessert is anything but healthy.

Jell-O It’s colorful, wiggly and fun. It is one of the most versitile creative foods on the market. You can make jell-o molds, jell-o shots, jell-o gigglers, parfaits, mix flavors, colors, it is essentially a fruit party in a box.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, News, Nutrition, Personal Care
Substantial Health Benefits Shown from Salt Reduction

Substantial Health Benefits Shown from Salt Reduction

An excess consumption of salt has been linked with a large number of health issues;  including an increased risk of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stomach cancer and overall mortality. Despite the evidence, salt consumption in the modern world remains very high.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
6 Simple Ways to Remove Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

6 Simple Ways to Remove Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Dark circles under the eyes aren’t a serious health problem, but they can be the first signs of deficiencies in the body.  More importantly for most, however, they’re just a nuisance for our overall physical appearance.  Here are six natural… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Personal Care