Rice

Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones

…cooking turns the calcium in them into calcium oxalate. 5. Add Rice Bran to Your Diet It has been shown that high-fiber diets reduce the risk of developing kidney stones. In fact, one study found that when patients took 10 grams of rice bran twice daily, their recurrence rate for kidney stones was reduced…

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Detoxify the Body for Bone Health

…high in acid-forming foods can pull minerals out of your bones. I recommend cutting out foods such as sodas and "white" foods—white flour, white rice, and white sugar—partially because they increase your body's acid levels. But food isn't the only source of body acidity. Many metabolic wastes are…

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How to Make Healthy Food Choices

As you first start to look at your diet and begin healthier eating with Change Your Life, it is a time to learn about how to make better food choices. Making better food choices is the first step to changing the way you eat and creating a new relationship with food. Food should be viewed as the way…

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What Your Chocolate Cravings Could Mean

…a day. So, if you crave chocolate more than what most people consider “normal,” include more magnesium-rich foods in your diet, like bran from rice, wheat, oats; seeds of pumpkin, flax, sesame, and sunflower; Brazil nuts, pine nuts, almonds, cashews, peanuts, molasses, dry roasted soybeans (edamame…

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Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…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 of probiotics

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

In the 1980s, the big "discovery" was the importance of fiber in the 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…

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Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

…issues, autoimmune and systemic inflammatory diseases, etc., can be resolved by eliminating cereal/grains (especially wheat, barley, and rye), corn and rice, most dairy products, and legumes (including peanuts and soy) from the diet. Substituting a paleo diet consisting of meat, fowl, fish, seafood, eggs…

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