Diet Drinks

Hemorrhoids: An Embarrassing Problem, Solved!

…Avoid straining. Make sure your stools are soft and easy to pass. Drink a minimum of eight glasses of water daily and, if necessary, take a stool softener that doesn't contain any type of chemical irritant. Add bulk and roughage to the diet such as unpeeled apples or pears, figs, celery, or other raw fruits…

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Relieve Joint Pain with Good Old-Fashioned Water

…do this by eliminating or cutting back on the drinks I mentioned earlier that act as diuretics. And you need to be drinking plenty of water every day--1/2 gallon a day is not unreasonable for most people. At first, increasing the amount of water you drink may not seem like it’s doing much good. In the…

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Top Ingredients for Weight Loss That Work

…Modulating glucose and decreasing oxidative stress helps limit excess weight gain. Now, you may think, why not just drink coffee to get the glucose support for weight loss? Well, drinking regular coffee is not the same as consuming green coffee bean extract standardized to chlorogenic acids as traditional…

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Is Fast Food Causing ADHD?

…-NONE ADHD has become a catch-all diagnosis for every unruly or misbehaving child in this country. Rather than reduce the sugar, soft-drinks and fast foods in the diet to correct the underlying blood sugar problems that are often at the root of ADHD, many doctors and parents seem to find it easier to…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…filling, satisfying meal replacement drink that is ideal for weight-loss and muscle enhancing programs. One of the best things about a daily whey powder shake is that you can make it an integral part of your daily regimen instead of trying some bizarre fad diet that is either unhealthy or impossible…

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Addiction to Alcohol Recovery, Part IV: Detox Your Body

…ice and sometimes half a banana to complete the drink. I often add two tablespoons of either chia or ground flaxseed as well. It’s an easy and cost-effective way to increase glutathione levels and has dozens of other health benefits. Water-based drinks like lemon water or ginger tea also can help to…

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Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones

…phosphoric acid. 3. Sweeten with Stevia, not Sugar Go easy on sugar. Diets high in sugar can increase urinary calcium excretion and risk of kidney stone formation. You can significantly lower this risk by avoiding sugar and sweets in your diet. Again, this is another reason to avoid colas. Instead, use a natural…

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

diet. There were dozens of reports explaining how high-fiber diets could prevent heart disease, ease common digestive problems, and help dozens of other health problems. I'd like to add another key health benefit of fiber: weight loss. If you want to lose weight or maintain a proper weight, a diet

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Cleanse with Cabbage Juice

…ulcer formation and promote the healing of existing ulcers. Straight cabbage juice from a juicer works wonders at treating ulcers. I’ve found that drinking a quart of the juice throughout the day seems to work best. Stick with it for at least two weeks. * Both fermented and straight cabbage juice is rich…

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Avoid Aluminum for Better Brain Health

…plenty of aluminum-free alternatives available. * Make sure you're getting enough calcium, either in your diet or through supplementation. Calcium hampers aluminum’s absorption by the body. * Drink distilled water. Alum, or aluminum sulfate, is widely used in the process of purifying water in this country…

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Cut Sugar, Boost Testosterone

…, 23 with “pre-diabetic” blood sugar levels, and nine men with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, each of the men was given a sugary solution to drink and then had their testosterone levels tested. Regardless of whether they had diabetes or not, blood levels of testosterone dropped by as much as 25…

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The Portable Advantage of Probiotic Supplements

…fermented food in our diet each day. When I’m home that’s exactly what I do. But when I’m traveling or away from home, that isn’t always convenient or possible. That’s when I feel a probiotic supplement like the one I’ve found becomes important. Stress, changes in the diet, contaminated food…

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Six Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Life

…and unhealthy to stay on these diets for any length of time. Eventually the weight will return and, even worse, losing weight too quickly (more than two or three pounds a week) will release an overwhelming amount of toxins into your system. Before starting any diet, it's particularly important that…

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How a Simple Glass of Water Can Alleviate Joint Pain

…eliminating or cutting back on beverages that have a diuretic effect (coffee, tea, soda, and alcohol, for instance). And 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…

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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

…associated with IBS. I always keep some peppermint tea around the house to treat an upset stomach, but don’t drink it every day. Use it only when you’ve got an upset stomach since drinking peppermint tea too frequently can minimize its effects. Now, it’s your turn: How do you manage irritable bowel…

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Foods to Avoid With GERD

…significantly lower incidence of acid reflux. High-fiber diets had one of the greatest influences by cutting the incidence by almost half. Based on these findings, the best dietary GERD remedies include: * Avoid spicy foods * Don't eat late meals * Don't drink alcohol in the evening * Reduce salt intake * Consume…

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