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Asian Oyster Mushroom & Daikon Salad

Asian Oyster Mushroom & Daikon Salad | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

This is such a fresh and zesty salad that is packed full of flavour and is seriously alkaline. Make a big batch for lunch and be the envy of the office.

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Ionized Alkaline Water UK: Alkaline Water for Reflux

Ionized Alkaline Water UK: Alkaline Water for Reflux | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

Do you have reflux?


Reflux can cause:

• hoarseness

• sore throats

• a feeling of a lump in the throat (known as globus)

• difficulty swallowing

• too much mucus in the throat

• choking episodes, especially at night

• irritable cough

• throat clearing

• burning/dryness in the throat

• bad/bitter taste in the mouth (especially in the morning)

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Ionized alkaline water shows great promise in the treatment of reflux, GERD, and LPR, the silent reflux.

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How to make your water alkaline

How to make your water alkaline | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

Acidic waste builds up in the body due to poor diet and unhealthy lifestyles. Alkaline water can bring you back into balance.

 

Here are a few ways to start alkalizing your water and your body right now at home!

 

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7 Reasons To Love the Beetroot

7 Reasons To Love the Beetroot | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
It is not only delicious, but the beetroot is storage of healthy nutrient as well. Take a couple of slices of beetroot with some olive oil and garlic and your immune system will be able to fight against all harmful microorganisms.

Via Cathryn Wellner, Demarcio Washington
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What's your favorite way to eat beets?

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, September 10, 12:15 PM

This is the time of year when beetroot is on offer at the farmers' market, and flavors are at their peak. But this humble vegetable also stores well and is available throughout the year. 

Montebello Kitchens's curator insight, September 11, 10:53 AM

Visit your local farmer's market.  These babies are flying off the shelf.  Great with Montebello Kitchens chia dressings.

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3 Easy Steps To Keep Your Office Chair From Killing You (Video)

3 Easy Steps To Keep Your Office Chair From Killing You (Video) | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Are you stuck in a chair all day long? Probably your back, neck and shoulders don't feel so great. You always need a good massage, and if you get a friend to start, you won't let them stop! Are
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For all of you stuck at the computer all day.

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9 Ayurvedic secrets to great digestion

9 Ayurvedic secrets to great digestion | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

"The world's oldest healing science holds the secrets to better digestion. And guess what? Most of us aren't practicing them."

 

Sure, you make good-for-you smoothies in your NutriBullet, frequent Hu Kitchen and The Butcher's Daughter, and generally go for natural desserts over fake ones, but you've stillgot digestive drama.

And that, according to Larissa Hall Carlson, an expert in Ayurveda—the five-thousand-year-old Indian medicinal practice—is because what you put in your body is only half the story.

"In Ayurveda, the mindfulness of eating is more important than what we eat," she says. "Changing the way people approach food really affects gas, bloating, and indigestion."


Via PAT NOVAK
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Did you actually smell and taste your last meal?

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Donovan Baldwin's curator insight, September 10, 7:46 AM

Keeping the body fit takes more than just good genes and medicine. The choices you make have a lot to do with it as well, and the wisdom of the East contains a great many gems of truth.

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What Does Water Do For The Body?

What Does Water Do For The Body? | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
An infographic that demostrates the benefits of water for the body.
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The lesson to be learned?

 

Drink more water!

 

How much water should you be drinking? Consult this water by weight chart.

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BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous

BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Animal studies find that a replacement compound for the estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol A may also be harmful to human health

Via Ingrid Long
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It's probably safest to stick with stainless steel.

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The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As Pure As Organic?

The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As Pure As Organic? | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
If you wash conventional fruits and vegetables can you clean the pesticide residue to make as pure as expensive organic organics fruit wash

Via Cathryn Wellner, Demarcio Washington
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Is it possible to remove all pesticide from produce?

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, August 30, 10:48 PM

Interesting - thanks for the advice

Jason & ChoyLeng's curator insight, September 4, 3:48 AM

Washing and peeling conventional produce may not remove its pesticide residues...

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Natural Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Natural Homemade Deodorant Recipe | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Natural Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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Store-bought deodorants contain harmful chemicals.

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Charissee Thomas's curator insight, September 6, 2:48 PM

This Natural Homemade Deodorant is the best deodorant. My family has never had any issues with it once we switched from the store bought deodorants.

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The correct way to meditate | Benefits of Meditation

The correct way to meditate | Benefits of Meditation | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
 How to Meditate? Meditation has been around for ever and we know that it has a number of benefits. But finally, science is catching up to this fact too!

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Meditation is highly alkalizing. Have you tried meditation yet?

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aranyask's curator insight, September 5, 1:35 AM

 Benefits of Meditation

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5 Tips for Happiness by Libby Limon, Yoga Teacher and Nutritionist.

5 Tips for Happiness by Libby Limon, Yoga Teacher and Nutritionist. | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Health and happiness have always gone hand in hand. Without one it is hard to have the other. Nutritionist & yogi Libby Limon has some tips for maintaining the
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You might be surprised at the third one on this list.

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Richard Haddad's curator insight, September 4, 3:44 PM

Voila une bonne RAISON

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Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets: A Randomized TrialEffects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets | Annals of Internal Medicine

Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets: A Randomized TrialEffects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets | Annals of Internal Medicine | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

Conclusion: The low-carbohydrate diet was more effective for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than the low-fat diet. Restricting carbohydrate may be an option for persons seeking to lose weight and reduce cardiovascular risk factors.



Via Dr Veronica Anderson
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Low carb vs. low fat diets

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Dr Veronica Anderson's curator insight, September 2, 4:36 PM

And LOW CARB wins by a landslide. Notice it did not say NO CARB. So eat fat and the healthy fats and reduce the carbs.

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20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Here are 20 foods that offer the most benefits pound for pound than any other foods on the planet. They not only show up on our massive list of Superfoods they also make it onto plenty of top tens across the Internet, and several have long been known to provide plenty of nutrients and good...

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Which is your favourite?

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askdrmaxwell's curator insight, September 1, 2:28 PM

A comprehensive list of 20 healthy foods, including a breakdown of nutritional content. 

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"10 Ways to Cook a Sweet Potato"

"10 Ways to Cook a Sweet Potato" | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Are you looking for some delicious ways to cook a sweet potato? Check out this article and get 10 ways to cook a sweet potato.

Via AlGonzalezinfo, Chris D, Demarcio Washington
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Sweet potatoes rate low on the glycemic index and are also alkaline. They're sweet and filling. Get creative with them!

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, July 2, 9:36 AM

OK, so the sweet potato rules as slow digesting carb, low on the GI Scale.  


Here are some good ways to cook it.  Skip the fried however...  

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Motivation Monday Menu

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Has it been one of those weekends?? Or have you had a few days/weeks/months where that healthy lifestyle has rather gone out the window?? Fanfare - we are here
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Yeah! #Alkaline motivation!

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2 Reasons Diet Soda Makes You Fat - Care2.com

2 Reasons Diet Soda Makes You Fat - Care2.com | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
2 Reasons Diet Soda Makes You Fat
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Think you're saving calories by ordering a diet soda? Maybe in the short-term… but new research says that non-caloric sweeteners may cause you to gain weight in the long run.

Via RobKellerMD
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More on the risks of artificial sweeteners here. http://ow.ly/BsGkm ;

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8 Tips To Stay Healthy When You're Crazy Busy

8 Tips To Stay Healthy When You're Crazy Busy | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
I've been an adult college student for the last four years, so I know what it's like to be a responsible adult student trying to keep up with kids half her age while staying healthy at the same
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So, how can a person succeed at school, balance family life, work life, and still stay healthy?

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Does Organic Make Food Better For You?

Does Organic Make Food Better For You? | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
A new study shows that organically-grown produce has a higher nutritional value than conventionally-grown produce. (Does #Organic Make Food Better For You?

Via RobKellerMD
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"Organic crops contain an average of 17 percent more antioxidants than conventionally grown crops."

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Sleeping more helps you eat less

Sleeping more helps you eat less | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

"CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how sleeping more can actually help you feel less hungry. Could this lead to weight loss magic?..."


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Another reason not to skip your z's.

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Steps2Strength's curator insight, September 14, 2:57 AM

There are so many systems in our body that must integrate effectively to keep us fit and healthy and manage our weight. Sleep is one of the most overlooked. 

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Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer

Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
For years the medical community has side stepped the issue of sugar and cancer. Look at the menu of any hospital today and you'll see the problem. Now, a new study shows that sugar not only feeds cancer, but can cause it.

Via Sandi Cornez, Demarcio Washington
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"Hidden Sugar, Crouching Cancer"
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Sandi Cornez's curator insight, August 31, 1:27 PM

You'd have to be hiding under a rock not to know that sugar is a major toxin for your body and health. A new study shows that sugar indeed feeds cancer and can cause it.

 

Did you know that's it's not only the known sugar you consume, but the hidden sugars in foods like bread, pastries, tomato sauce, ketchup, salad dressings, grains like rice, and the sugars in processed foods that are part of this sugar/carbohydrate problem?

 

Read this well written detailed article to learn How Sugar Causes Cancer. Then make a pro-active choice to limit or avoid sugar from the foods you eat. Your health matters. Make wise choices.

 

This www.scoop.it/t/dangers-of-sugar-consumption site is being curated by Sandi Cornez. Follow Sandi for healthy food/water tips @http://www.facebook.com/wisdomfromthewell ;

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With Colors Against Breast Cancer

With Colors Against Breast Cancer | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States, and the scientists recommend a colorful diet as a way to fight this type of cancer.

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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Carrots are excellent for prevention of breast cancer.

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The Art of Active Sitting

The Art of Active Sitting | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Spending 8-plus hours at your desk doesn't have to ruin your body. Add these 5 daily movements to your routine.

 

You’ve heard the news by now: Sitting is the new smoking. It’s been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and early death. Not to mention possible potato-like proportions. But with most of us logging hours at desk jobs (and recovering from hard workouts with Netflix binges), can it really be that bad?

 

Yes, indeed, says Vladimir Friedman, DC, CCSP, of Accelicare Sports Chiropractic in Manhattan. “When you’re in an improper slouched or seated posture for extended periods of time, there is physiological change in the body," he says. "In addition to the proven disease risks, things start to lock up. Tissues can weaken and the effects can be degenerative.” (In fact, Friedman often shows clients how to apply kinesio tape in a crisscross pattern at the low back to teach them how to stay in proper alignment when sitting.) 

 

Friedman likens the idea to time spent in a cast: When muscle tissue is continually immobile, it shortens and shrinks over time and weakens. But give your body a load using your own body weight—from standing to squatting to taking a walk—and the measure of stress provided helps strengthen it.


Via PAT NOVAK
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This is not really about 'active sitting,' but a list of good exercises you can do at the office. It's important to get up and move around at least once an hour.

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UCanRow2's curator insight, September 12, 10:53 AM

If you must sit to work, at least do this. 

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Exercise and Supplements

Exercise and Supplements | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Do you need more than a multivitamin if you exercise a lot? Which vitamins are best?

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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How varied is your diet?

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Collagen Vs. Gelatin:: Nutrition Faceoff

Collagen Vs. Gelatin:: Nutrition Faceoff | The Basic Life | Scoop.it

Via The Detox Diva
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For hair, skin, and nails.

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Coffee + 20-Minute Nap = Almost Superhuman Brain Function (Apparently)

Coffee + 20-Minute Nap = Almost Superhuman Brain Function (Apparently) | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
Maximize the benefits of caffeine when you take a nap immediately after consumption.

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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"...napping for 20 minutes right after a cup of coffee can greatly reduce...drowsy molecules...before the caffeine even kicks in." 

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For the Newbie Plant-Based Eater: Your Vegan Starter Shopping List

For the Newbie Plant-Based Eater: Your Vegan Starter Shopping List | The Basic Life | Scoop.it
If you’re new to plant-based eating, there are several food items you should take note of and make into a regular part of your diet.

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Even if you don't want to become #vegan, these are all nutritious foods that can take place of junk food.

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