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Basmati Rice - Busting the Nutritional Myths

Basmati Rice – Busting the Nutritional Myths

[ad_1] Rice has always been in question whenever there is a discussion of eating healthy. People face dilemma of whether to include rice in their diet or not, especially when they’re looking to live healthy and lose weight. Even when it comes to the absolutely delicious Indian Basmati Rice, there is always weighing of pros […]

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Are You Exhausted and Tired? - Some Advice For You

Are You Exhausted and Tired? – Some Advice For You

[ad_1] Many people go through each day feeling exhausted and tired mentally and physically or feeling constantly sleepy. Sometimes this is merely a feeling that is tempting you to reduce your physical and mental activity level. Other times the feeling is combined with a real physical weakness and a reduced ability for mental activities. Often […]

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Cancer, Candida and The Parasite Connection

Cancer, Candida and The Parasite Connection

[ad_1] Candida and the Parasite Connection In order for the body to heal, it must first be able to absorb all the nutrients and to improve the digestive system and enhance the immune system. There are many reasons why the digestive system might not be functioning properly. Many people have experienced an increase in digestive […]

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Mastocytic Enterocolitis - A Patient Guide to Mastocytic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (MIBD)

Mastocytic Enterocolitis – A Patient Guide to Mastocytic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (MIBD)

[ad_1] WHAT IS MASTOCYTIC ENTEROCOLITIS? Mastocytic enterocolitis (entero=small intestine, colitis- colon + -itis= inflammation) is a newly discovered disorder defined by the presence of increased mast cells in the intestine. Mast cells are a type of immune cell. They are involved in allergy reactions, infection fighting and nerve regulation in the body. They have numerous […]

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What You Need To Know About Intestinal Biopsies

What You Need To Know About Intestinal Biopsies

[ad_1] Failure to obtain biopsies during endoscopy misses important treatable intestinal conditions Thousands of people are undergoing endoscopic exams daily without having tissue samples obtained. Sadly, though their exams may visually appear normal, under the microscope there are often microscopic findings that explain the symptoms that will respond to directed therapy. The gut is lined […]

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Celiac Disease's Long History

Celiac Disease’s Long History

[ad_1] Celiac disease has a long history and too many names. It is referred to simultaneously as coeliac disease or as celiac disease, then either celiac disease or celiac sprue disease. This frustrating and mysterious conditions got its name from Greek physician Aretaeus of Cappadocia. He called it koiliakos, which is based on the word […]

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The Medifast Diet and Oprah Winfrey - Did Oprah Ever Do Medifast?

The Medifast Diet and Oprah Winfrey – Did Oprah Ever Do Medifast?

[ad_1] Over the years, Oprah has certainly done a lot of different diets. But for anyone wondering if Oprah ever did Medifast, I’m quite certain the answer is no. Back in the 1980s, Oprah did do a diet that, at the time, was quite similar to Medifast. But that diet was actually called Optifast and […]

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The South Beach Diet Plan - How I Made it Through Phase 1

The South Beach Diet Plan – How I Made it Through Phase 1

[ad_1] I love to eat! I guess that’s why I hate dieting so much. Most of those fad diets either totally restrict you from eating the foods you love (and crave), or they make you eat an overabundance of the foods that are well, not my favorite. After all, how many eggs, peanuts or oranges […]

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How Does The Nutrisystem Family Program Work?

How Does The Nutrisystem Family Program Work?

[ad_1] I sometimes get emails from people asking me about the Nutrisystem family plan. They want to know how it works, what is costs, and what are some of the advantages of it. I will go over these topics in the following article. The family plan is designed so that you can go on the […]

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The Mediterranean Diet in a Nutshell

The Mediterranean Diet in a Nutshell

[ad_1] The Mediterranean Diet is based on the diet of people living in Greece, Italy, Southern France and Spain. Mediterraneans consume about the same amount of fat as Northern Europeans and Americans yet live longer, have a lower incidence of heart disease and cancer, and lower cholesterol levels. An American doctor called Ancel Keys was […]

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