Green Beans

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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Top Ingredients for Weight Loss That Work

…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. BMI also decreased significantly for the green coffee group compared to placebo. How exactly…

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

…acidic, are alkaline-producing in the body. They are rich in organic salts, like citrates, which are converted into bicarbonates. * Beans such as string, soy, lima, green, and snap * Peas * Potatoes * Arrowroot flour * Grains such as flax, millet, quinoa, and amaranth * Nuts like almonds, pignoli, fresh…

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Eat Sardines, Improve Memory

…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. It is part of the B-vitamin family and available…

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What Your Chocolate Cravings Could Mean

…exhibited twice the antioxidant capability of California red wine (140 mL, or almost 5 oz.). It also had two to three times the antioxidant activity of green tea and four to five times that of black tea (each cup made from a 2-gram tea bag). Of course, you should be consuming minimally processed dark chocolate…

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One Food Can “Beet” High Blood Pressure

…pressure–lowering nitrate. They include: * Radishes * Kale * 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…

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