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Schizandra Berries: A Potent Medicinal Berry for Detoxification, Cancer Protection and More

Schizandra berries aren’t like blueberries, blackberries, or superfruits like goji and acai berries. Its name sounds rather exotic, or like something you’d see on a tour of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, but it’s actually a sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent berry that isn’t eaten, but rather taken as medicine. It’s been used for more than 2,000 years in China, where some claim that it helps revive the body from stress and fatigue, but it’s still relatively unknown in the U.S. Most schizandra berries are dried in the sun and used in various formulae to help improve vitality, while some...

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Reduce Pain and Inflammation Naturally with Pineapple

When you think of pineapple, you probably think of its sweet, succulent flavor and its juicy and crisp texture. However, did you know that besides being delicious, this fruit actually contains potent analgesic properties, and may help relieve many types of pain? This unique quality of pineapple was known to ancient South and Central American people, who traditionally used these fruits not only as a food source, but also to reduce swelling throughout the body, as well as the pain of indigestion. The pain-relieving properties of pineapple are centered around an enzyme called bromelain, which has been found to be...

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Apricots – The Super Sweet Super Fruit

Nothing says summer is just around the corner like a fresh-picked apricot. These small golden fruits are often the first signs of summer, as they come into season in May and can be enjoyed through August. Though a relative of another summertime staple, the peach, apricots boast a more velvety skin and are notably smaller. Their not-too-sweet, not-too-tart flavor is often utilized in preserves, spreads, muffins and more throughout their growing season. Although small in stature, apricots are loaded with nutrition and are a dieter’s dream, with approximately four fruits weighing in at a mere 79 calories. One of the...

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Yes, You Can Fight Fat with Fat: Another Amazing Benefit of Coconut Oil

Fact: Americans have reduced their saturated fat consumption by 10 percent in the last 30 years, and obesity has doubled. Our nation – even our children – is growing increasingly larger and illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer are rampant – something that we can no longer turn our backs on. However, it may come as a surprise to learn that eating foods high in saturated fat, such as grass-fed meat, milk, free range eggs, butter, avocados, coconut, raw nuts and real cheese are not necessarily the causes of obesity, high cholesterol and heart disease, as was originally thought....

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Versatile hemp

    Imagine the perfect food crop: strong, fast growing, easily adaptable to soil and climatic conditions and extremely undemanding, it grows well without the use of pesticides and fertilizers, has a high nutritional value and provides a rich source of high-quality protein and essential omega fatty acids in optimal ratio. Besides being an extremely healthy superfood, it can also be used as a building material, in paper production, to make plastic and composite materials, clothing, ropes, fuel and even jewelry, as well as offering infinite ways of use in medicine. It is not a product of our imagination, it is...

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