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Health Benefits of Broccoli Require the Whole Food, Not Supplements
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, October 17, 2011
New research has found that a key cancer-fighting chemical in broccoli and cabbage cannot be easily absorbed in supplement form. To obtain some important health benefits associated with eating broccoli or other cruciferous vegetables, you need to eat the real thing ...
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Delicious Raw Date and Nut Bites
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, October 13, 2011
These raw food bites make a wonderful snack and a healthy natural alternative to processed chocolate or other refined sugar-filled treats. Not only are they easy to make, they are also cheaper than similar raw organic bars available to buy. The main ingredient in the ...
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Omega-3 Fish Oils Produce Healthy Babies When Taken During Pregnancy, Study
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, October 11, 2011
A study published online in the journal [i]Pediatrics[/i] suggests that consuming omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy helps to protect babies against illness during early infancy. The brain is made from omega-3 fats, so these fats are crucial for development and mai ...
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10 Foods to Eat Regularly For Better Health That Are Widely Available
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Some foods are better than others for providing a superior source of antioxidants and essential nutrients. These "superfoods" are whole foods that pack a lot of punch for their weight as far as nutrition goes. Here are ten superfoods that are readily available for m ...
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Fructose Found To Be More Harmful Than Glucose
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, October 06, 2011
The sugar fructose is already well known to be highly detrimental to health in large doses and has been linked with contributing to ills including obesity, type-2 diabetes and an increased risk of heart disease. Further evidence again finds that weight for weight, fruct ...
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More Evidence Links High Vitamin D Levels With Lower Risk of Infection
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, October 06, 2011
The super-nutrient vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is a key nutrient in the fight against disease and for better health. In recent years, some scientists have suggested that the upsurge in infections seen in the winter is linked to lower levels of vitamin ...
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Almonds: The Healthy Snack Linked to Weight Loss
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, October 06, 2011
The results of a study have found that supplementation with almonds, in contrast to complex carbohydrates, is associated with greater reductions in weight and BMI, waist circumference, fat mass, total body water and systolic blood pressure. Although almonds are refe ...
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Cancer Fighting 'Super Broccoli' on Sale in UK
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Wednesday, October 05, 2011
An article published in the [[url>http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/oct/03/superbroccoli-may-fight-cancer>Guardian]]: [quote]A heart disease and cancer-fighting "superbroccoli" developed by British scientists goes on sale in the UK today. The vegetable looks ...
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10 Reasons to Avoid Refined Sugar
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Sugar comes in many forms. [b]Fructose[/b] and [b]glucose[/b] are [i]monosaccharides[/i], known as simple sugars. Glucose is the primary sugar in the blood, and fructose is the primary sugar in fruit and high fructose corn syrup. The simple sugars can combine to form mo ...
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Zinc Supplements Shorten Common Cold Duration, Research Suggests
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, October 03, 2011
Zinc lozenges are associated with shortening the duration of common cold episodes by up to 40%, according to research. The evidence emerged from the combined results of 13 trials which tested the ability of zinc lozenges, which dissolve in the mouth and are widely av ...
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Our Incredible Regenerating Body
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, October 03, 2011
Allah, the Exalted says in the Qur'an:
[arabicquran]وَفِي أَنفُسِكُمْ أَفَلَا تُبْž ...
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Pomegranate Juice Reverses Heart Disease (Clogged Arteries)
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Sunday, October 02, 2011
[b]Pomegranate juice consumption for 3 years by patients with carotid artery stenosis reduces common carotid intima-media thickness, blood pressure and LDL oxidation.[/b] [i]Clin Nutr[/i]. 2004 Jun;23(3):423-33 [quote]Dietary supplementation with polyphenolic antioxi ...
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