Beans

Six Steps to Successful Sprouting

…their nutritional value as much as 2,000% and dramatically increases the availability of various enzymes. While you can probably find alfalfa and mung bean sprouts at your local grocery store and on most salad bars now-a-days, if you want broccoli or cauliflower sprouts you’ll probably have to make them…

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

…skins left on when possible), beans, and whole grains. Stay away from such refined foods as white flour, cream of wheat, oat flour, cornstarch, and white rice—all of which are low in fiber. From a dietary standpoint, high-fiber foods are very versatile. Some, like beans, can be the main course, while…

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Six Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Life

…garden or befriend someone who does. Foods found to be most contaminated by pesticides were peaches, grapes, apples, pears, spinach, U.S.-grown green beans and winter squash (both fresh and frozen). If you buy non-organic peaches, pears or apples, I strongly suggest washing and peeling them thoroughly.…

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Three Steps to Preventing Digestive Upset

…in salads require no hydrochloric acid, but the stomach dumps all the hydrochloric acid in to begin with. Then, when the protein food (meat, fish, beans, cheese, etc.) needs acid, there is none left. * If changing the order of your meal isn’t enough to stop your excessive gas, you may need to take…

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Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…unrelated problems. This just doesn’t happen when the fiber comes from a wide variety of foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, dried beans, popcorn, brown rice, and bran. You May Also Be Interested In: * Traditional fermented foods and how they aid digestion * The digestive health benefits…

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How a Simple Glass of Water Can Alleviate Joint Pain

…obviously, you need to be drinking plenty of distilled water every day--up to half a gallon a day. Consuming foods rich in complex carbohydrates (such as beans, legumes, whole grains, vegetables, whole fruits, and sprouted seeds) also helps. As they move through the intestinal tract, they provide a “reservoir”…

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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

…can’t handle wheat or other grains that can trigger IBS, try eating more water-soluble fibers found in flaxseed, fruits, vegetables and legumes like beans and peas. These fibrous foods help stimulate the cleansing of the colon. * Avoid troublesome foods. Sugar and foods high in sugar like fruit juices…

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What Your Chocolate Cravings Could Mean

…and sunflower; Brazil nuts, pine nuts, almonds, cashews, peanuts, molasses, dry roasted soybeans (edamame), bananas, figs, raisins, kidney and black beans, spinach, leafy vegetables, and halibut. You also should take a magnesium supplement. Below, I’ve listed the typical recommended daily requirements…

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Eat Sardines, Improve Memory

…can eat other foods that are high in nucleotide content to improve memory, including brewer’s yeast, anchovies, mackerel, lentils, most types of beans, and oysters. The green algae chlorella is also high in nucleotides, as is the blue-green algae spirulina. You can also take RNA in supplement form…

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How to Detoxify Your Body Naturally With a Colon Cleanse

…glutamine. The amino acid glutamine is a basic food for the cells that line your gut wall. Glutamine is found in most high-protein foods such as meat and beans, but for focused gut healing take an additional 5 grams a day. * Take a daily probiotic. Benefits of probiotic supplementation come from normalizing…

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In Search Of Quality Protein? Try Cricket

…word for cricket), is using flour made from dried crickets to produce energy bars. They currently have three bars: one with dark chocolate and coffee beans, another with peanuts and chocolate, and a third with coconut. All have other ingredients such as dates, flaxseed, and various seasonings. If you’re…

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Joint Replacement at Younger Ages

…hard to understand how tiring and detrimental a few extra pounds can be to your hip and knee joints, try carrying around a 10- or 20-pound sack of beans for a couple of days. Make sure you put it in your lap before you get up from a chair, the bed, or the toilet. The extra stress it causes will become…

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Top Ingredients for Weight Loss That Work

…healthy weight loss. In a randomized, placebo-controlled study, 50 subjects with a BMI greater than 25 took either 400mg of a similar Green Coffee bean extract or placebo for 60 days. After 60 days, a mean weight reduction of 10.9 lbs was seen in 60 days compared to a 5.39 lb reduction for placebo.…

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