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  • Yogurt Brands. Ranking the Best and Worst

    When I travel, I rely on the convenient accessibility of commercial yogurt brands as my go-to breakfast source. I suspect some of you traditional foodies do too!
    Staying satiated with steady blood sugar from healthy fats while on the road is absolutely crucial to avoid the otherwise inevitable slide down the carb and sugar fest rabbit hole.
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  • Magnesium Flakes. Better or Worse than Epsom Salts?

    Magnesium flakes are a popular tool for helping to improve one’s nutritional status of this critical mineral. The question is, does it work?
    Not only is magnesium deficiency rampant today, even when a person gets enough in the diet (more than two-thirds do not), he/she might not absorb it very well. (1)
    This is why even supplementation might not resolve the problem especially for those with gastrointestinal disorders.
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  • How to Maximize the Allicin in Garlic

    Many people know that whole garlic bulbs are a powerful natural antibiotic because they are a primary source of allicin. A good share of these same folks, however, do not realize how to best harness its anti-microbial superpowers!

    Alliin. Allicin Precursor
    Fresh or fermented garlic cloves contain the powerful organosulfur compound alliin (S-allylcysteine sulfoxide).
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  • 5 Natural and Effective Remedies for GERD and Acid Reflux

    Over-prescription of medications is among the most pervasive problems facing American families and communities. Unfortunately, adults who suffer from either minor acid reflux or the more serious GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, are commonly prescribed medications that provide short-term relief, with long-term and often-dangerous side effects. Thankfully, many doctors recommend these cheap, all-natural and reliable remedies for GERD and acid reflux. • Chew Mint Gum While chewing gum seems like a trite response to a serious disease, mint gum provides several avenues for acid reflux relief. The act of chewing gum stimulates saliva production. Saliva is a natural mouth and throat protectant, shielding them from the harmful effects of stomach acid. Also, mint flavored herbs like peppermint and spearmint have been shown to reduce the production of stomach acid in some patients. Both of these can reduce the discomfort from GERD and acid reflux, all in one simple and affordable natural Read More

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