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Coconut Oil To Balance Hormones

Coconut Oil To Balance Hormones

Eating a variety of foods high in short, medium and long-chain fatty acids is key to keeping your hormones in check. Your body needs various types of fats to create hormones, including saturated fat and cholesterol. Not only are these essential fats fundamental building blocks […]

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Spirulina Health Benefits

Spirulina Health Benefits

Spirulina is one of the nutraceuticals that I started to include in my diet since a year ago. Spirulina often gets misclassified as an herb because of its amazing health promoting properties, but it’s actually a bacteria, or a blue-green algae that’s found in pristine […]

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Drinking Soups For Good Health

Drinking Soups For Good Health

One distinct Chinese food culture my late maternal grandmother and parents instilled in me is the tradition of soups.  Like a comforting bowl of chicken soup that Americans love, a bowl of nourishing and delicious Chinese soup conjures up the same kind of comfort, even […]

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Stay Healthy With A Stronger Immune System

Stay Healthy With A Stronger Immune System

When I was exclusively breastfeeding my third and youngest daughter 9 years ago, falling sick every other month was a norm. I reckon that my baby sucked away all my nutrients, plus with the lack of sleep and stress of caring for a baby, my […]

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Fruit Vinegar Health Benefits

Fruit Vinegar Health Benefits

In my fridge next to the roselle kefir are bottles of fruit vinegar. These drinking vinegars have now claimed a permanent spot in my fridge. I am a pro-apple cider vinegar health freak for many years. For more than a decade now, the first drink […]

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Marmite Health Benefits

Marmite Health Benefits

My brothers and I grew up eating Marmite and Bovril. We ate it with our porridge.  On days when my late maternal granny didn’t cook any soup, we would have instant soup of Marmite or Bovril. When our daughters were toddlers, I used to substitute […]

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Roselle Kefir

Roselle Kefir

The latest addition to our healthy eating regimen is roselle kefir from My Kefir World.  I have tried many different brands of probiotics for Cass and sadly, she liked none of them, except for the mango flavored probiotics from Melaleuca but it contains sweetener, which […]

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Natto Beans Health Benefits

Natto Beans Health Benefits

The majority of soy that you find in in grocery stores is actually genetically modified or GMO and is not farmed the same way or yielding the same nutrition. However, when you ferment soybeans you have a completely different product that yields a completely different […]

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The Benefits of Buying Seafood Online

The Benefits of Buying Seafood Online

At one time, you would have to get in your vehicle, drive to the store, fight through the crowds, wait in line and then drive all the way back home just to get some fresh seafood. Thankfully, this isn’t the case anymore. With the help […]

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Nuts Health Benefits

Nuts Health Benefits

Eating a handful of nuts is a part of my healthy diet everyday.  Nuts, which contain unsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients are a great snack food, too.  Though some nuts like almonds, pistachios, macadamia and pecan are expensive in our country, I do not […]

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