Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Influenza - HEALTH - ALTERNATIVE REMEDIES



Home Remedies for the Flu and simple Colds are becoming more popular.

They are simple remedies, easy to make and use that provide relief for the sick.

Check out this very useful link for a variety of such Alternative Remedies for the common Flu.

It is a Hub written by fellow Hub writer, Livia Jayde.

A collection of Home Remedies for the Flu









Sunday, July 29, 2012

FIBER FACTS - HEALTH - Lowering Cholesterol Levels

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How Does Fiber Lower Cholesterol: Fiber Facts for Good Health

This is a Link to a great Article explaining the advantages of eating High Fiber Foods as well listing ome popular high fiber foods for the reader. It was writen by fellow Hubber, Marcy goodfleisch.

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Monday, June 4, 2012

CHIVES - HERB - Uses for Chives

Photo by dewlittle at sxc.hu. Chive flowers encourage bees to visit your garden.
Chive flowers - pic by dewlittle at  sxu.hu


10 Uses for Chives

This article by fellow Hub Writer Sally's Trove. It includes some very useful applications for Chives.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

CLOVES - HOME REMEDIES - SPICE


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Cloves are an aromatic SPICE made from the flower buds of a tree originally native to Indonesia.

Cloves are used in numerous dishes for their unique flavor and aroma.

The link below is to an article written by fellow Hub writer, crazyhorseghost, and includes some very good information on certain Home Remedy uses for Cloves.


Natural Home Remedies, Cloves

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

ALLSPICE - SPICE - USES


Carolina Allspice - pic by Denroica cerulea
Allspice is a true spice.  

It is the pea-sized fruit of an evergreen tree that grows in the Caribbean.  
 It has a delicate flavor that resembles a combination of Cloves, Cinnamon, and Nutmeg.
Whole, it is used with pickles, meats, and boiled fish as well as in gravies.  
 In Scandinavian countries, it is used in a marinade to pickle fish. 
When Ground up,  it is used in puddings, relishes, fruit preserves and baked dishes. 
In the US, it is used in making cold cut meats and to flavor cookies and cakes.

from the Book FOOD FACTS by Don Bobbitt.
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Monday, May 7, 2012

CHOCOLATE - DETAILS and HEALTH BENEFITS


dark chocolate
Chocolate pic by jules stonescup via flickr

All About Chocolates And The Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate


This article written by fellow Hubber, rajan jolly is a fantastic overview of the different chocolates, their sources, how they are used, as well as detailed nutritional data and several videos.

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

LEMON BALM - Other Uses


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10 Uses For Lemon Balm Herb


A very good Hub by fellow Hub writer, cloverleaffarm that provides a nice collection of alternative uses for Lemon Balm.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012

CHOLESTEROL - FOODS that Help Lower Cholesterol - HEALTH INFORMATION

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Foods That Fight Cholesterol - Ten Natural Food Items To Lower Cholesterol

We should all try to control the BAD Cholesterol we put into our bodies.

This link is to a very good article by fellow Hub writer, learner365.
It lists ten different foods that can help you reduce your Cholesterol level in your body.

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Saturday, March 31, 2012

CRANBERRY - FRUIT - HEALTH BENEFITS


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Get that golden glow with Cranberry

This article is written by fellow Hub writer, Steve RN.

It includes some good information on the Health Benefits of Cranberries.

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MANUKA HONEY - HEALTH BENEFITS


 A native New Zealand bee (probably Leioproctus sp.) visits a manuka flower (Leptospermum scoparium). Photo taken on Tiritiri Matangi Island. (Avenue)
Manuka Flower - pic via Wikimedia Commons via Missolive
What is Manuka Honey and its Health Benefits?

This is a link to a very good article by fellow Hub writer, missolive.

It provides some very good information on the Health Bebefits of honey in general as well as this special Manuka Honey.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

JAPANESE FOOD - OKARA - HEALTH BENEFITS


Okara Burger Patties
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Okara � Japanese Food for Healthy Diet and Weight Loss

This is a link to an article written by fellow Hub writer, kerlynb, on using Okara in your meals.

It includes the health benefits and several nice recipes as well as a nice video on making a Tempura version.

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

CHIA SEEDS - HEALTH BENEFITS

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The Benefits of Black and White Chia Seeds: Another key ingredient to longevity and the fountain of youth

This is a very  good article by fellow Hub writer, Kris Heeter on CHIA Seeds.


It gives a very good review of some of the Health Benefits of CHIA Seeds.

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ASPIRIN - MEDICINE - HEALTH BENEFITS

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Aspirin � Its Benefits and Side Effects

This is a link to a good article on ASPIRIN by fellow Hub Writer, jhunpaler.

It includes a listing and descriptions of the benefits of taking Aspirin along with other pertinent information.

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Monday, March 26, 2012

VANILLA - SPICE - History and HEALTH BENEFITS

Natural pure vanilla extract
Natural Vanilla - pic by Celegirl


Vanilla - 7 Secrets of a Spice

This article is by fellow Hub writer Celegirl, and provides excellent information on the Spice Vanilla and it's health benefits.

I recommend it as a good read.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

SWEET POTATO - HEALTH BENEFITS - ANTI-AGING

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Sweet Potato: An Anti Aging Food

A good Hub by fellow Hub writer, drshwetaushah, on Sweet Potatoes and their Health benefits and specifically the advantage of eating them to fight aging.

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Sunday, March 18, 2012

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL - HEALTH USES

Activated Charcoal - pic via ohic32

What is Activated Charcoal and how does it Work in Medicine?


This is a link to a great article by fellow Hub writer, ohic32.

It gives a good review of used of Activated Charcoal to treat certain health problems.

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Saturday, March 17, 2012

COD LIVER OIL - HEALTH BENEFITS

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The Benefits of Taking Cod Liver Oil.

A nice article by fellow Hub writer poshcoffeeco.

It has some good information on Cod Liver Oil, and Omega-3.

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COCONUT MILK, OIL and WATER - HEALTH BENEFITS

Coconut - pic by joyonweb via wikimedia.org


Health Benefits Of Coconut, Coconut Oil, Coconut Milk And Coconut Water

This article by fellow Hub writer, rajan jolly, is a very extensive collection of Health and nutritional information on the Coconut.

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Friday, March 16, 2012

DARK CHOCOLATE - HEALTH BENEFITS

Benefits of Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate - pic by freedigitalphotos.net

Benefits of Dark Chocolate

This article by fellow Hub writer Ruchi Urvashi provides some good basic information on some of the Health Benefits of eating Dark Chocolate.

It is well worth the read.

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

CABBAGE - VEGETABLE - HEALTH INFO

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Cabbage and its Health Benefits

This link is to an article written by fellow Hub writer, lex123.

It provides good information on the Nutritional Content and Health benefits of eating Cabbage.

It has a collection of very well presented information that would be of interest to anyone.

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STRAWBERRIES - FRUIT - HEALTH and FACTS



All About Strawberries

This link is to an article by fellow Hub writer, prasetio30.

It is a fantastic article including great information on Strawberries, their history as a food, the Health benefits of eating and using them as well as Nutritional data.

This one is a must read for anyone who is interested in Strawberries.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

RED MEAT and MORTALITY RATE - Health Issue

LINEAR RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AMOUNT OF RED MEAT EATEN AND EXTRA RISK OF MORTALITY
RED MEAT RISK Chart from
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Major New Study Shows Eating Red Meat Increases Mortality Risk


This article by fellow Hub writer janderson99, covers the recent and exhaustive study on the relationship between eating red meat and Mortality Rate.

The study provides shocking data on the increased risk from eating red meat.

It includes some good links to the study and data.

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

SAFFRON - SPICE - Health Benefits

SAFFRON - pic via Sunita-Sharma

Saffron - A Golden Spice with Golden Health & Beauty benefits !

This article on the History, Health and Beauty benefits of using Saffron from fellow Hubber, Sunita-Sharma is a great reference for the Health Concious.

Besides it;s flavorful properties, it is often used to aid with numerous health issues.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

GRAPE LEAVES - FRUIT - Nutritional Value

Grape Leaves - pic by http://blog.marysteinbacher.com/2008/05/26/napa/

Nutritional Value in Grape Leaves?

This article is a very informative one by fellow Hub writer, ziyena.

It give some useful information on the nutritional value of using grape leaves in dishes.

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Sunday, March 4, 2012

RED CABBAGE - VEGETABLE -Health Benefits

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Red Cabbage - pic by AliciaC




A nice review of the Health Benefits of RED CABBAGE by fellow Hub writer, AliciaC.

It also contains some very nice videos.

A very good and informative read.

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Saturday, March 3, 2012

WHOLE GRAIN BREAD - 5 Reasons to Eat - HEALTH

Whole Grain Bread pic from writer102383

5 Reasons to Eat Whole Grain Foods

This is a link to an article written by fellow Hub writer, writer102383.

It includes some very good data explaining the reasons that Whole Grain Breads are good  for your Health.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

APPLES - FRUIT - Health Information

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APPLES  

The Apple is a Fruit that has been cultivated and consumed by man throughout history.

There are numerous varieties of Apples that have flavors from extremely sweet to extremely Tart. There are varieties that grow well in Cold as well as Hot climates.

Besides their Nutritional value,they have been used around the world for certain health issues.
Here are a few:

Bowel Movement- Eating Apples help ease and regulate Bowel Movements

Cancer- Apples have been shown to help in the prevention of Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Lung Cancer.

Cholesterol- Apples and their Fiber help reduce Cholesterol levels due to their ability to prevent reabsorption, in some people.

Heart Disease- Apples also help reduce the chance of developing Heart disease if consumed regularly.

Weight Loss- Apples with their fiber and relative bulk for their size are a good food for making you feel full and thus help with weight loss.

Antioxidant- Apples contain compounds that exhibit antioxidant type activity when eaten.

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Green apple benefits - the various health benefits of green apples
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Monday, January 23, 2012

GARLIC - Herb

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GARLIC      

Garlic is a pungent plant that has been cultivated for over 6000 years for its cloves that are used in cooking around the world. It is of the Onion genus and is related to; shallots, leeks, chives among many others.

Garlic has a number of health applications including;

Anti-Bacterial- used by herbalists as an antiseptic

Anti-Fungal- used to treat infections and digestive disorders.

Anti-Viral- used in the treatment of colds

Cancers- purported to help in the treatment of Stomach and Colon Cancers

Cholesterol and Arterial Plaques- studies have shown reductions in Cholesterol and Arterial Plaques in patients that consumed Garlic regularly.

Heart Disease-  purported to help prevent forms of Heart Disease such as; High Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure.

Hoarseness and Coughs- used as a herbal treatment for Hoarseness and Coughs.