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Benefits of drinking water stored in cooper vessel

Drinking water stored in copper vessel is considered very beneficial for the body. Copper is known to be far more poisonous to bacteria than glass, plastic, stainless steel and aluminum utensils. Research studiesshow that drinking water stored in copper pots kill contaminating bacteria. Below are few benefits of drinking water stored in copper ves...
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All about Oil

All about oil.   There are so many oils available, each with different benefits and flavors. The most important question that pops in my mind is which ones are best suited for cooking and the benefits of each.     Oils with high smoke points (such as vegetable, peanut and sesame) are good for frying or high-heat stir-frying, while oi...
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Which fruits and vegetable to buy as organic?

We know that organic fruits and vegetables are better for our bodies and the Earth. But organic isn’t always easy to buy on a budget.  Every year the Environmental Working Group release a new “Dirty Dozen” list to us based on their evaluations of crops each year that rank highest in pesticides. They’ve shared the2015 version with the public, so we ...
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Healthy Greens you must eat

Healthy Greens you must eat.   With all the varieties of greens available, have you ever thought which one has the most nutritional value? Researchers at William Patterson University in New Jersey analyzed 47 types of produce for 17 vital nutrients—potassium, fiber, protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, zinc, and vitamin...
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Infused Water

Water is your body’s source of life. Being hydrated not only improves your health, but it also naturally flushes toxins out of your body.   Infused water is especially beneficial because it not only makes the act of drinking water more enjoyable but it’s also appealing to both the taste buds and the eyes. As an added bonus, infused w...
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Turmeric – Spice and medicine.

Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plantof thegingerfamily and is found in the Indian sub-continent and is used as spice, medicine and as coloring agent. You may be familiar with turmeric as the bright yellow spice that is commonly found in curry powder. Turmeric has a long history as culinary spice and healing herb in I...
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Flax Seeds - The wonder food

Flaxseed is called as wonder food, the most powerful plant foods, the must eat food etc. The seeds come from flax, and is known as one of the oldest fiber crops in the world. Flaxseeds (also called linseeds) are a rich source of micronutrients, dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, and the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid, also known as AL...
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Why should we choose plant eating diet?

I never use to be a vegetarian, until I decided to try it out for 40 days for fun. The results of the 40 days vegetarian/plant based diet were astonishing, and were definitely were able to persuade me to follow it for longer period, more than 10yrs now.  Our bodies are designed to digest plant foods more easily than the meat and sea food and t...
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Coconut Sugar

Coconut sugar also known as coco sugar, coconut palm sugar or coco sap sugar is a sugar produced from the sap of cut flower buds of the coconut palm. Coconut sugar consists primarily of sucrose(containing glucose and fructose). The major component of coconut sugar is sucrose (70–79%) followed by glucose and fructose (3–9%) each.   Coconut sugar h...
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Caffeine

Caffeineis a bitter, white crystalline xanthine alkaloid and a stimulant drug. Caffeine occurs naturally in more than 60 plants including coffee beans, tea leaves, kola nuts used to flavor soft drink colas, and cacao pods used to make chocolate products. Man-made caffeine is sometimes added to foods, drinks, and medicines. Caffeine content can rang...
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