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Grapes – autumn’s health booster!
The humble grape is without doubt the star fruit of the autumn season! Its popularity, however, is not just due to its deliciously sweet taste but also – and perhaps more importantly – because it offers many benefits for our health. Here we shine a light on the little fruit that packs a big punch!
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Everything you need to know about … spirulina!
The latest food trend among top chefs, a complete meat substitute for vegetarians, a superfood with exceptional benefits … spirulina is grabbing more and more headlines across the globe. But just how much do you know about this superfood? Where does it come from? What are its health benefits? How do you consume it? Read on for the complete lowdown on spirulina!
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5 good reasons to stock up on antioxidants
Hardly a month goes by without some mention of the natural benefits of antioxidants. But what exactly are they? What purpose do they serve? And what are their virtues? Antioxidant substances are able to combat the harmful effects of free radicals, and thus offer multiple benefits for our health. Below we list five excellent reasons to stock up on antioxidants and protect your body to the max.
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Could your stomach ache be caused by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori?
Have you heard of the bacteria Helicobacter pylori? Perhaps not, as awareness of this pathogen is far from widespread, despite it being responsible for many cases of stomach ache. Indeed, around 50% of us may be harbouring this germ which is believed to be the principal cause of gastro-duodenal ulcers. Where and how does it develop? What is its impact? Who does it affect? Read on to find out how to protect yourself effectively and durably against this pathogenic bacteria.
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Seasonal allergies: 5 essential steps!
Sneezing, coughing, streaming eyes … seasonal allergies blight the lives of around 36 million Americans, according to the Food & Drug Administration, and incidence has been rising in recent years. What steps can be taken to relieve the symptoms? Read on to find out.
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Everything you need to know about vitamin E, tocotrienols and tocopherols!
Getting plenty of vitamin E? Of course you are! But, wait a minute. This vitamin is more complex than it seems. What exactly does it do? Which form should you take? What is the difference between tocopherols and tocotrienols? Here, in seven essential points, is everything you need to know about this important vitamin.
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Candida albicans, friend or foe?
Candida albicans is a single-celled fungus or type of yeast which is naturally present in the body. Most people have some level of Candida albicans in their system and for the most part, it is harmless. However, it can grow and become a threat to health, infecting the skin and other parts of the body. Fortunately, natural products are available to prevent or treat such fungal infections. So what exactly is this fungus? What risks does it present? How can we prevent infection? What can we do to get rid of it? Read on for a summary of everything you need to know about Candida albicans.
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Dietary supplements: everything you need to know!
Lacking in vitamins or minerals? Painful joints blighting your life? Having difficulty sleeping? Dietary supplements could well prove helpful in cases such as these. But how do you know which ones to choose? Here we provide the answers you need to make the right choices.
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Received wisdom on arthritis: separating fact from fiction!
Arthritis is a very common disease of the joints, but how much do you really know about it? Surveys suggest that our understanding is often inaccurate due to the many misconceptions circulating about this chronic condition. Here, we present a more truthful picture, separating what is true from what is false among common perceptions.
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