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Reasons Why You Should Take Lemon Water Every Morning

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Asides from keeping excess weight off, aids digestion see why you should take lemon water first thing in the morning. Apart from keeping the body hydrated- which water does- lemon water is great for flushing out toxins from the body and keeping it top shape (maintaining overall health). Lemon is …

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Preserving Fruits in Refrigerator Bad

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A Professor of Biochemistry, Abiola Ladokun, has advised people against preserving their fruits in the refrigerator to prevent browning and loss of nutritional quality. In her inaugural lecture at the Leads City University, Ibadan, Ladokun said that it is healthy to eat fresh fruits instead of those preserved in the …

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Orange Offers Protection Against Cardiovascular Diseases

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An Ear, Nose and Throat physician, Dr. Ayotunde Fasunla has said that the frequent consumption of oranges offers protection against cardiovascular disease. Fasunla, of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State said this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He said “Oranges offer protection against cardiovascular diseases. …

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Red spinach supplementation boosts energy

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A new clinical study has suggested that dietary supplementation of nitrate from a natural extract of the amaranthus species red spinach results in a boost of energy. Supplementation, it found, significantly increases plasma nitrite that ultimately enhances nitric oxide. The related physiological effects of nitric oxide enhancement include a lower resting blood …

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HAWAIIAN SALAD AND WATERMELON WATER ‘BIG IN 2017’ – WAITROSE

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Hawaiian salads and watermelon waters will be among the biggest consumer food trends of 2017, according to UK supermarket chain Waitrose. The retailer said that Hawaiian poke – a raw fish salad marinated with lime, soy and sesame, and often served with rice – looks likely to emulate sushi’s emergence …

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Seven Foods That Fight Inflammation and Belly Fat

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Fruits and vegetables All fruits and vegetables, due to their rich nutrient and fiber content, help to combat chronic inflammation, so make sure to include adequate amounts of these foods daily. Some types of fresh produce, however, are even more potent than others. Some terrific anti-inflammatory fruits and vegetables to …

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