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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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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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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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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One Food Can “Beet” High Blood Pressure

…* Celery * Lettuce * Mustard greens * Turnip tops * Spinach * Chinese cabbage * Regular cabbage * Eggplant * Leeks * Scallions * Potatoes * String beans * Carrots Make them a regular part of your blood pressure–lowering diet. You May Also Be Interested In * Common Causes of High Blood Pressure * Foods…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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