Eggs

Vision Saving Foods

…as cardiovascular disease. Eggs can help prevent macular degeneration; in fact, eating egg yolks significantly increases levels of the carotenoids zeaxanthin and lutein in the bloodstream, as do dark green leafy veggies such as spinach. It’s really unfortunate that eggs are often considered a high…

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Natural Egg Membrane for Bone and Joint Pain

When eating a hardboiled egg you have probably seen, at some point, a thin white skin on your egg or the inside of the shell. This is the eggshell membrane, and it has always been known by natural medicine enthusiasts as a powerful healing aid. For example, this membrane can be put on small cuts to…

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Eggs Are Heart Healthy

…heart-supporters is eggs. For years the public has been told to avoid eggs, especially the high-cholesterol yolks. The egg scare started in the 1950s and 1960s, during a promotional campaign condemning cholesterol. Patients and doctors alike still hold fast to the idea that eggs are unhealthy because…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…doesn’t change my mind on eggs at all. I still consider them to be close to the perfect food. Despite what this latest study has found, other studies have repeatedly shown that consuming eggs does not raise cholesterol levels, or your risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke. Egg yolks, in particular, contain…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 2 eggs (or equivalent egg substitute) 1 cup nonfat or 1% milk or soymilk ¾ cup plain, nonfat yogurt ½ cup canola oil 1 Tbsp. xylitol Preheat waffle iron. In a big mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Separate the eggs into two small bowls, one with the…

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Rye Gingerbread

…each: cloves, nutmeg * 2 large free-range eggs (or equivalent of egg substitute) * ½ cup canola oil * ½ cup xylitol * ¾ cup unsulfured blackstrap molasses * ¾ cup hot water * Mix dry ingredients together thoroughly in one bowl. * In another bowl, beat eggs together, then mix in the other wet ingredients…

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Sesame Cookies

…great at tea time, and even better out on the hiking trail. Ingredients * ¼ cup (½ stick) soft butter * 1/2 cup xylitol * 2 large free-range eggs (or egg substitute) * 3 tsp. vanilla extract * 1¾ cups whole wheat pastry flour (or white whole wheat flour) * ¼ cup sesame seeds, ground * 3 Tbsp. sesame…

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Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

…fish, seafood, eggs, nuts, berries, avocados, olives, certain oils (olive, avocado, palm, coconut), and fresh fruits and vegetables often resolves the above problems. At the same time grain products were increasing dramatically in the diet, the public was being steered away from meat, eggs, and some seafood…

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Super Antioxidant Chocolate Cake

…of unsweetened cocoa powder and walnuts. It is a cake so delicious you wouldn't think it could be so good for you! Ingredients * 4 large free-range eggs * ¾ cup xylitol * ¾ cup canola oil * 1 cup 1% milk * 2 tsp. vanilla extract * 2 tsp. orange extract * ¾ cup rolled oats (or oat flour) * ¾ cup whole…

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You CAN Prevent Cataracts

…in the first place. Cataracts are often the result of damage to the proteins in the eye. The process is similar to what happens to the white of an egg when you cook it. As the protein becomes oxidized, it hardens and loses its transparency. To prevent cataracts from developing, you need to concentrate…

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Beyond Carrots: Eat Your Way to Sharper Vision

…in bilberries (a specific type of wild blueberry found in Europe). Plus, there’s one more food that should be part of your diet, eggs. Research also shows that egg yolks significantly increase bloodstream levels of both lutein and zeaxanthin—another carotenoid that's been shown to help filter out…

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How to Make Healthy Food Choices

…Juice? Choose Lemon Water Mayo? Choose Mashed Avocado Flour? Choose Ground Oat Flour Coffee Latte? Choose Green Tea Scrambled Eggs? Choose Scrambled Egg Whites Ground Beef? Choose Ground Turkey Fried chicken? Choose Baked chicken And with all these foods, always buy organic, if there’s the option. Though…

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To Lose Weight, Make Your Digestive Process More Efficient

…efficient and, therefore, help support weight loss: * Consume nutrient-dense, natural foods such as nuts, seeds, beans, avocados, dairy products, eggs, and meat. These foods provide high nutritional value and energy, as well as satiety—which is critical if you want to lose weight. Fried, fatty, processed…

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Eat Your Meat, Take Your L-Carnitine

…more TMAO than beef. The amount produced after eating chicken was almost equal to that of beef. These same studies also showed that mushrooms, bread, eggs, and cheese produced higher levels than beef. The greatest food source of TMAO was actually seafood. Halibut produced over 100 times as much TMAO as…

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Arthritis Superfood: Spirulina

…body. To give you a rough comparison, spirulina's usable protein value is 65 percent, soybeans 35 percent, meats and fish from 15 to 25 percent, and eggs only 12 percent. What does all this have to do with arthritis? Researchers have found that one of spirulina's pigments, phycocyanin, possesses anti…

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Arthritis Awareness

…discomfort. Fortunately, nothing is further from the truth. Diet goes a long way in protecting your joints--specifically, sulfur-containing foods like eggs and cruciferous vegetables. In addition, exercise is extremely important in keeping your joints lubricated and functioning properly. Range of motion…

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Kiwi Extract for Better Digestion

…proteins. Kiwi extract has been observed to help in the digestion of some proteins present in foods, particularly those in yoghurt, cheese, fish, and raw eggs. Actinidin is so helpful in digestion because it behaves in the same way as the natural digestive enzyme, pepsin, produced in the stomach. Kiwi also…

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Natural Treatments for Anemia

…in iron include: * Green leafy vegetables * Red cabbage * Parsley * Beets * Alfalfa * Watercress * Wheat grass * Tomato juice * Fish * Coconuts * Eggs * Black cherry * Blackberry Supplementing wth taurine can also help with iron deficiency. In a study involving 51 college-aged women, researchers found…

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Q&A: How To Take Coconut Oil Daily

…oil and mix it with one tablespoon of crunchy organic peanut butter. Mix it smooth. It is almost a confection. * You can also mix it into scrambled eggs or use it to sautee vegetables. * You can also mix it with spices for a rub to put on meat. Now It's Your Turn: How do you include coconut oil in your…

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The Three Most Powerful Superfoods

…body. To give you a rough comparison, spirulina's usable protein value is 65 percent, soybeans 35 percent, meats and fish from 15 to 25 percent, and eggs only 12 percent. Spirulina usage helps most problems from arthritis to cancer to diabetes and cataracts. 2. Royal Jelly Royal jelly is the "food" that…

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What's the Deal With Oatmeal?

As most of my readers know, I am a huge fan of eggs. But every so often, I like to mix it up and have some oatmeal. Oatmeal is interesting because, while it is a healthy food choice, it actually has a pretty high glycemic index, meaning it could cause a spike in blood sugar. However, how you eat oatmeal…

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Weekly Update for December 23, 2013

…especially interested in digestive health and healthy diet please visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s issue covers: * Is Fast Food Causing ADHD? * Eggs and Eyesight * Cut Blood Sugar Spikes with Green Tea Also, coming up on my blog this week: * How a Vitamin D Deficiency is Putting You at Risk – Wednesday…

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It's Basic, A Primer on Why Excess Acid is Unhealthy

…fresh coconut, and chestnuts * Sprouted seeds of alfalfa, radish, and chia * Unsprouted sesame * Fresh unsalted butter * Milk * Cream * Goat's milk * Eggs * Whey * Plain yogurt * Sweeteners like raw, unpasteurized honey, dried sugar cane juice (Sucanat), brown rice syrup * Fruit juices * All vegetable…

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