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Amaranth: Another Ancient Wonder Food, But Who Will Eat It?

Amaranth: Another Ancient Wonder Food, But Who Will Eat It? | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Grown by the Aztecs and then all but eliminated in the Spanish Conquest, can the ancient crop amaranth become the next quinoa? The advocacy group Puente is working on its resurgence in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Amaranth, one of the few #alkaline grains.

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5 Reasons Why Ionisers Are the Best Way to Make Alkaline Water

5 Reasons Why Ionisers Are the Best Way to Make Alkaline Water | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Water ionisers are a large purchase decision for your household, but you'll be surprised to find out how reasonable they are compared with other water alkalising products.
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Which is the better value–Filter jug or Ioniser?

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Hungry for Change: Watch Revolutionary Nutrition Movie for Free!

Hungry for Change: Watch Revolutionary Nutrition Movie for Free! | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
This movie will change the way you look at food. Gain free access till May 28th.
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Don't miss this opportunity to inform yourself! You will be shocked at what the modern diet may be doing to your health.

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Alkaline Foods for Athletes

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Alkaline food and water are especially important for those who run or train. Alkalising the body removes toxins created by physical activity and helps athletic people recover faster.

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She Drank Carrot Juice Every Day For 8 Months: You Won’t Believe What Happened…

She Drank Carrot Juice Every Day For 8 Months: You Won’t Believe What Happened… | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Ann Cameron is an author of children’s books, but in this story she has the main role. This American woman lost her husband who died from lung cancer, and right after 6 months she was diagnosed with colon cancer. When her cancer was in stage three, she had a surgery, but she refused to receive […]
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The Real Verdict on Cauliflower Rice

The Real Verdict on Cauliflower Rice | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Can cauliflower rice really replace regular rice? I tried out this recipe on rice lovers.
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6 Impossible Things Before Breakfast

6 Impossible Things Before Breakfast | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
One of my favorite films growing up was Alice in Wonderland; a tale of questioning authority, the belief of what is true and seeing things through different eyes. At one point Alice says “There’s no
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How you spend each and every day forms your life. 

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A Green Smoothie To Help You Detox Decadently

A Green Smoothie To Help You Detox Decadently | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Step away from the juice cleanse. Don't call your sugar sponsor — contrary to popular belief, dates, bananas and apples are NOT the enemy. And, hate to break it to you, but many French women DO get
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Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death”

Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death” | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

As good as it may taste, sugar is *NOT* your friend.

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"Sugar is also cancer’s favorite food."

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What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce

What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.
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Eggs Don't Cause Heart Attacks -- Sugar Does

Eggs Don't Cause Heart Attacks -- Sugar Does | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Oops. Fifty years of doctors' advice and government eating guidelines have been wrong. We've been told to swap eggs for cereal. But that recommendation is dead wrong. In fact, it's very likely that this bad advice has killed millions of Americans....

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I know I love my eggs. A super nutritious food!

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It's time to start eating carbs again health gurus say - Daily Mail

It's time to start eating carbs again health gurus say - Daily Mail | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Doctors are increasingly concerned about a trend for excluding all carbs - even healthier wholegrains, where the grain is left intact and not processed.
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How To Be A Warrior, Not A Worrier - Yoga

How To Be A Warrior, Not A Worrier - Yoga | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Build strength and confidence into your life with this simple yoga sequence.

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Studies prove low fat and low saturated fat diet to be bad for health

Studies prove low fat and low saturated fat diet to be bad for health | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

The mantra that saturated fat is bad for you and must be removed to reduce the risk of heart disease has been drummed into public consciousness for almost four decades. But independent scientific evidence shows that this advice has paradoxically increased our cardiovascular risk. And the obsession with total cholesterol levels has led to the over- medication of millions with statins with yet more harm than benefit.


Recent prospective cohort studies have not supported any significant association between saturated fat intake and cardiovascular risk. If anything, saturated fat has been found to be protective in many studies. 


Current government guidelines on dietary fat are not supported by independent evidence from randomized control trials.


First, there is no association between heart disease, blood cholesterol and dietary fat; and a meta-analysis of the RCTs available at the time the first guidelines were introduced confirmed that there was no relationship between dietary fat intake and deaths from CHD or all-causes, despite significant reduction in cholesterol levels in the intervention and control groups.  


Second, low fat diets (in accordance with government guidelines) are actually bad for health in comparison with low carbohydrate, low glycaemic diets of the same calorific content.


Third, independent population studies showed that while low cholesterol level is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular and non-cardiac mortality in healthy individuals, high cholesterol level is not.


Finally, the advice to specifically increase omega-6 PFUAs intake may actually increase the risks of CHD and death. 


In view of this evidence on the lack of association between heart disease, blood cholesterol and dietary fat, the mass medication of healthy people with cholesterol lowering statins has resulted in yet more harm than good (see  Statins for the Healthy are Harmful ).





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All those "low fat" and "diet" products on the supermarket shelves ... stay away from them. They are actually BAD for you!

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Vegan Diet Eases Nerve Pain of Diabetes - Live Science

Vegan Diet Eases Nerve Pain of Diabetes - Live Science | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
For people with diabetes, switching to a plant-based diet may ease nerve pain associated, according to a new study.

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Green Curry with Okra, Eggplant, Marinated Greens and Quinoa |

Green Curry with Okra, Eggplant, Marinated Greens and Quinoa | | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

Something different using eggplant.

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Most vegan recipes happen to be alkalising.

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29 Food Rules We Can Learn From The French

29 Food Rules We Can Learn From The French | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
In France, time-tested food wisdom, health and pleasure will never be overruled by modern fads that don\
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Yoga Facial Exercises : How to Lose Sagging Jowls :

Say goodbye to laugh lines, sagging face skin, wrinkles, double chin, and many other signs of aging on the face and neck, when you start performing yoga faci...
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Sugar High: How #sugar affects your brain like a drug (VIDEO)

Sugar High: How #sugar affects your brain like a drug (VIDEO) | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

This is why it’s so difficult to quit sugar and why it’s so important to avoid it.

 

 

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Not only does sugar increase your waistline, it also alters your brain function.

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How to Grow Microgreens

How to Grow Microgreens | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Learn how to grow microgreens in your indoor garden to add fresh, vibrant flavor to meals throughout the year.
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Your Body Fights for Your Life

Your Body Fights for Your Life | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Your body fights for your life everyday. Make sure you give it what it needs to protect you.
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Elle Macpherson's sexy body tips at 51: Low carb alkaline diet and yoga workouts

Elle Macpherson's sexy body tips at 51: Low carb alkaline diet and yoga workouts | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Supermodel Elle Macpherson said her anti-aging fitness and beauty secrets at 51 are a low-carb alkaline diet and daily workouts that include yoga and strength-t
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Further evidence of the benefits of low-carb diet for people with type 2 diabetes - Diabetes.co.uk

Further evidence of the benefits of low-carb diet for people with type 2 diabetes - Diabetes.co.uk | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
New research provides further indication of the health benefits of a low-carbohydrate diet for people with type 2 diabetes. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, assessed the impact of diet on weight gain.

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Are Your Nutrient Dense Foods Being Contaminated?

Are Your Nutrient Dense Foods Being Contaminated? | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
With Spring fast approaching and warm days just around the corner, our thoughts quickly turn to images of vegetable gardens showing the first signs of life, pasture land filling with vegetation for summer grazing and clean, pure life giving water...

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Natural Secrets For Boosting Personal Energy

Tweet If you’re feeling lethargic and fatigued, it’s time to shrug off the tiredness that plagues so many of us. Naturally nurturing your body’s energy systems can revive your vitality and rev up your personal energy. An added benefit: You also boost your longevity. Vitality Secrets While you may look at vitality as an isolated …
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13 Hacks To Help You Give Up Soda For Good

13 Hacks To Help You Give Up Soda For Good | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

By Amanda MacMillan You know soda's not exactly good for you -- but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz and energizing jolt often seems like just what you need to wash down your dinner, get you through an afternoon slump or quench your thirst at the movies.

 

But the more soda you consume (regular or diet), the more hazardous your habit can become. And whether you're a six-pack-a-day drinker or an occasional soft-drink sipper, cutting back can likely have benefits for your weight and your overall health.


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