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Chia Seeds: An Excellent Source of Omega-3 Fats and More
Posted by SoundHealth on Saturday, December 31, 2011
Chia seeds are tiny seeds which are packed with essential fatty acids, protein, fiber and many health-protective antioxidants. In fact, weight for weight, these super-seeds provide twice the protein of any other seed or grain, five times the calcium of milk, and an inex ...
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Some Amazing Facts About Sweet Potatoes
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, December 29, 2011
The sweet potato is not actually a potato, or a yam. It is a nutritionally superior and versatile tuber that has a unique and distinctively sweet flavor. Here are some of the benefits of this delicious vegetable: [ul] [li][title]High Nutritional Value[/title] S ...
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Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's Disease, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, December 29, 2011
People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis are thought to be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. [i]"This is the first study to establish a d ...
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Artichoke Leaf Extract Reduces Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Improves Quality of Life Dyspepsia Sufferers
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Friday, December 16, 2011
((img>artichoke.jpg align=right width=100)) The large thistle-like plant is native to the regions of southern Europe, North Africa, and the Canary Islands. It is said that in about 800 CE, two groups of Moors were responsible for cultivation of the artichoke in Sicily a ...
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Phenolic Compounds From the Leaf Extract of Artichoke (Cynara Scolymus L.) and Their Antimicrobial Activities
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Friday, December 16, 2011
((img>artichoke.jpg align=right width=100)) The large thistle-like plant is native to the regions of southern Europe, North Africa, and the Canary Islands. It is said that in about 800 CE, two groups of Moors were responsible for cultivation of the artichoke in Sicily a ...
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Artichoke Leaf Extract Reduces Mild Dyspepsia in an Open Study
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Friday, December 16, 2011
((img>artichoke.jpg align=right width=100)) The large thistle-like plant is native to the regions of southern Europe, North Africa, and the Canary Islands. It is said that in about 800 CE, two groups of Moors were responsible for cultivation of the artichoke in Sicily a ...
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The Mineral Selenium and Its Anti-Tumor Properties
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Combs GF Jr, Gray WP. [b]Chemopreventive agents: selenium.[/b] [i]Pharmacol Ther. 1998 Sep;79(3):179-92.[/i] [quote]The element selenium (Se) was recognized only 40 years ago as being essential in the nutrition of animals and humans. It is recognized as being an essenti ...
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Imaam Al-Shaafi'ee on the Importance of Learning Medicine
Posted by abuiyaad on Monday, December 12, 2011
Imaam al-Dhahabi wrote in [i]al-Tibb al-Nabawi[/i] (Dar Ihyaa al-Uloom, Beirut, pp. 228-229): [quote][title]Chapter: Regarding the Encouragement of Teaching Medicine[/title] His (alayhis salaatu was-salaam's) saying, [i]"Allaah did not send down a disease except t ...
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What Are Probiotics and Prebiotics and Why They are Vital For a Healthy Gut
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Probiotics and prebiotics are increasing becoming popular as a health food, but what are they, what is the difference between them and why should we take them? Growing research is finding that one of the keys to good health can be found in our guts - specifically, i ...
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Fiber and Whole Grains 'Reduce Bowel Cancer Risk'
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Eating more cereals and whole grains could reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer, a British Medical Journal study says. Researchers from Imperial College London found that for every 10g a day increase in fiber intake, there was a 10% drop in the risk of bow ...
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Ginger Root Associated with Preventing Colon Cancer, Study
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Ginger supplements reduced markers of colon inflammation in a select group of patients, suggesting that this supplement has potential as a colon cancer prevention agent, according to a study published in [i]Cancer Prevention Research[/i], a journal of the [i]American As ...
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