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10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Flaxseeds: Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases

Flaxseed, or linseed as it is sometimes called, is the seed from the plant Linum usitatissimum cultivated in cooler regions of the world. It has been consumed as food for around 6,000 years and...
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10 Health Benefits of Black Currants: Speed Up Metabolism & Ease Inflammation

More popular as an ingredient in jam, jellies, and wine, the black currant is a phenomenal berry. Black currants offer both a distinct flavor and excellent health benefit profile. They are now widely consumed...
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Dandelion Herb: History, Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts, Side Effects, Fun Facts

Dandelions are used more as an ornamental plant rather than as a salad ingredient, but it packs just as many vitamins and nutrients as any other herb. This plant has been used as a remedy...
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10 Wonderful Health Benefits of Organic Dill Weed: Eliminates Free Radicals

The dill weed is one of the many plants that can be easily grown and cultivated in your garden, both for culinary and medicinal purposes. This aromatic herb can be commonly found in most...
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10 Incredible Health Benefits of Celery: Relieves Joint Pain

A single stalk of celery might not look much, but you would be surprised at how much nutrients are packed in it. Celery is one of the most nutritious vegetables that can easily be grown...
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12 Wonderful Health Benefits of Caraway: Promotes Heart Health

Sometimes mistaken as cumin, the caraway is one of the prominent spices widely used in culinary. The caraway seeds are fruits of a biennial plant, Carum carvi, which is native to Africa, Asia, and...
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Fat-Soluble Vitamins: Food Sources, RDAs, Deficiencies & Side Effects

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were the golden era of vitamin research. The Hollywood version of this enlightened age is that brilliant epidemiologists, chemists, and physicians from across the globe made brilliant...
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16 Amazing Health Benefits of Buckwheat: Diabetes Prevention

Buckwheat is not on people’s plates as much as it should be. This food is packed with a variety of nutrients, such as dietary fiber, B vitamins, magnesium, potassium, and all nine essential amino...
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12 Wonderful Health Benefits of Black Pepper: Promotes Good Digestion

Even in the ancient times, merchants from all over the world crossed seas and traveled across continents just to import black pepper. Referred to as the ‘king of spices’, it is quite amazing that...
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Sulfur: Recommended Intake, Deficiencies, Health Benefits & Food Sources

Sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in our body, after calcium and phosphorous. It's an important mineral element that one can get almost wholly through dietary proteins. Sulfur is a multivalent non-metal, abundant,...
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20 Health Benefits of Eating Organic Apples! Reduced Risk of Cancer

Apples are without a doubt the most famous fruit on the planet. They are mentioned in numerous religious texts and are known to be popular with all ancient civilizations. However, they didn’t become so popular...
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Capers: Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts, Fun Facts & Recipes

You may have encountered, or even tasted, those little green pea-sized buds from your favorite Mediterranean or French dishes. Those are what are commonly known as capers. Capers are the edible flower buds of...
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Basil Herb: Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts, Side Effects and Recipes

It is not surprising as to why the Greeks refer to basil as the ‘king of the herbs’ since it has both culinary value and medical uses. Native to India, basil is used as...
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Borage: Top 10 Health Benefits, History & Yummy Recipes

Borage has claimed itself as an ingredient among many culinary dishes. The flower’s cucumber zest is great for flavor, and the herb is very rich in nutrients. Borage is a great source of vitamin...
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20 Health Benefits of Asparagus: Anti-Aging Benefits

Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally dense vegetables that you can eat. It contains B vitamins, folate, calcium, manganese, magnesium, fiber, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. All of these nutrients make...
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Molybdenum: Deficiencies, Health Benefits, Food Sources & Tips

Molybdenum name is derived from Ancient Greek Μόλυβδος molybdos, meaning lead. Its symbol is Mo and atomic number is 42. Molybdenum was discovered 1778 by Carl Wilhelm Scheele. Molybdenum is not found as a...
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Water-soluble Vitamins: Food Sources, RDAs, Deficiencies & Side Effects

Make it Funky Here is a little warm up for your next trivia night. Ready? Okay, without Googling the answer, how did Casimir Funk change the world? If you answered: it was a musical style...
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Bay Leaf: Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, Side Effects & Recipes

Bay leaves are a common fixture in soups, stews, and braises especially in Mediterranean, Indian, and Pakistani cuisines. They give a tasteful flavor and aroma to any dish that they are used in, whether...
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Anise Seed: Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, Side Effects & Recipes

Anise, a spicy seed native to the Mediterranean is packed with excellent health benefits. Lucky for you, the grocery stores, health food stores, and gourmet markets are full of fresh anise seed that you...
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Sunflower Seeds: Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts, History & Recipes

Whether enjoyed as a snack or used in recipes, sunflower seeds are an excellent source of dietary minerals, protein, fiber, B Complex Vitamins and vitamin E. It’s no wonder that more and more people...