Garlic

Why You Should Eat More Garlic

One of the most pungent foods in your kitchen also happens to have some of the most significant health benefits. It's garlic. Here are some of the properties associated with garlic: * Insecticidal — insect killing * Antibacterial — eliminating bacterial growth * Antifungal — eliminating fungal…

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Vision Saving Foods

…C may help reduce sinus congestion, reducing your reliance on anti-histamines which are implicated in the development of cataracts. The power of garlic is well known, but its equally prolific cousin, the humble onion, is only now beginning to be recognized for its health-supporting merits. Both are…

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Six Healthy Ways to Incorporate Fat In Your Diet

…the freshest and highest-quality oils available and store them in a cool area away from exposure to light and air. * Add minced or chopped onion or garlic to oil before cooking to gain the benefit of their antioxidant properties. * Dispose of older oils, especially if they have been opened but have sat…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Garlic

Everyone knows that garlic is good for health. One of the more interesting studies concerning garlic has to do with its ability to preserve the elasticity of blood vessels making you less vulnerable to stroke. Researchers measured the elasticity of the aorta in 101 individuals aged 50 to 80 who had…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…Marinade 4 6 oz. SeaBear salmon fillets ¼ cup water 3 Tbsp. tamari sauce 2 green onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp. freshly grated ginger or ½ tsp. dried ginger Mix water, tamari, onions, garlic, and ginger to make a marinade. Pour over fillets and marinate for one hour in the refrigerator. Bake…

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Weekly Update for September 23, 2013

…What's the Difference Between a Probiotic and a Digestive Enzyme? * Youth Tonic Also, coming up on my blog this week: * 7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Garlic – Tuesday, September 24 * Kiwi and Digestion – Wednesday, September 25 * 7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Turmeric – Thursday, September 26 * 6 Steps…

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How to Prevent and Treat the Dreaded "Traveler's Diarrhea"

…and usually within a few days you should become adjusted to the new surroundings. For shorter stays, I would consider taking a digestive enzyme or garlic capsules with each meal to neutralize any foreign bacteria. Also consider taking a probiotic supplement that has has strains of bacteria like B. bifidum…

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The Skinny on Healthy Cooking Oils

…toxic at high temperatures as quickly as other oils. * For deep-fry die-hards, opt for canola oil or high-oleic safflower oil. Adding onions and garlic cloves to the oil as it heats will slow the breakdown of the oil. Here’s to a healthy and great-tasting year! You May Also Be Interested In * Foods…

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Safe Grilling Tips

…help reduce the formation of these cancer-causing compounds. Research shows that marinades that contain various herbs and spices--like rosemary, garlic, thyme, basil, etc.--can reduce HCAs, partly due to their high antioxidant content. Here are a few other ways to reduce the risk of HCAs and PAHs:…

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Replacements and Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

…foods that may otherwise seem “flat” at first. Wine is great in chicken dishes, lemon juice perks up vegetables, fish, and turkey; fresh parsley, garlic, and oregano add zest to stews and other combination dishes. Peanut Butter Substitute—Nut Butters Everybody likes peanut butter, but most of the…

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