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This Is Your Brain On Junk Food

This Is Your Brain On Junk Food | zestful living | Scoop.it
Food companies are spending millions of dollars to design foods with addictive sensations. What can you and I do about it? Is there any way to counteract the money, the science, and the advertising behind the junk food industry?

Via The BioSync Team
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Read how the food companies trick you into craving junk food by making certain foods more addictive and tasty than others.

 

Steven Witherly, a food scientist has spent the last 20 years studying the why of addictive junk food. Read the entire article to get links to his excellent report, "Why Humans Like Junk Food".

 

Witherly says there are 2 factors that make eating pleasurable: one is the sensation of eating the food. This includes tastes, smell, and mouthfeel - which is very important. Food companies spend millions of dollars to discover the satisfying level of crunch in a potato chip or the perfect amount of fizzle in a soda. These factors all combine to create the food your brain craves.

 

The second factor is the actual macronutrient makeup of the food - blend of proteins, carbs, and fats it contains. And in the case of junk food, the manufacturers are looking for the perfect combination of salt, sugar, and fat that excites your brain, and gets you coming back for more.

 

So what can you do about this craving because as you probably know by now, junk food is unhealthy and causes a myriad of chronic diseases, weight gain, obesity, and even death in certain individuals. 

 

As you begin eating less and less processed foods, you begin to go through a transition period known as "gene reprogramming".

 

Best strategy is to avoid buying these products. If you can't do that then try to reduce the amount you buy/eat by using his strategies.

 

"Outer ring" and "5 ingredient rule". 

Shop on the outer ring of the grocery store where the produce section is located and the eggs, meats, fish etc. Remember you're really wanting real whole food, food that you're body recognizes, and food that serves your body.

 

.If the product has more than 5 ingredients, then put it back on the shelf. It most likely is trying to trick you into buying.

 

Eat a variety of foods and eat Rainbow Foods. These are the foods that contain the antioxidants, the phytonutrients, the minerals, and vitamins that your body craves.

 

Instead of eating a chip with a dip of unknown ingredients. try eating carrots, celery, red, orange peppers with hummus or nut butters. You'll still get the crunch and your body will thank you by keeping you healthy. Just remember to chew slowly and you'll get a great mouthfeel. Plus your digestive system will be happy.

 

And there are better alternatives to handling stress than eating junk foods which really do not comfort you in the long run. Listen to music you like, get up and dance with your special ones, breathe deeply and let out a pleasurable sound, try yoga, meditation, take a nature walk, sing in the shower, laugh for no reason - a great stress reducer, help someone else and you'll forget your problems.

 

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Learn how food scientists and manufacturers have created food addictions by design and read tips to counter the cravings including the "outer ring strategy" and "5 ingredient rule".


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Why & How to Eat More Beets

Why & How to Eat More Beets | zestful living | Scoop.it
Beet season is here! These healthy root veggies are in season from June through November. Here are some tips on choosing, cooking, and storing your summer beets.
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Are  you a beet lover as is this curator? Beets are one of Mother Nature's superfoods and not just the beets, but the beet greens as well.

 

Beets are heart healthy as they are antihypertensive  They are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains which provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support.  Beet greens are a top beta-carotene food. Beets are high in folate, potassium, manganese, and copper.

 

Read this article for more health reasons to eat beets, how to shop for beets, and for the recipes.

 

Steaming beets under 15 minutes is recommended to retain the nutritional value. For roasting, less time is better.

 

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A List of Foods Rich in Fiber: From Chia Seeds to Legumes

A List of Foods Rich in Fiber: From Chia Seeds to Legumes | zestful living | Scoop.it
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Are you aware that your body requires fiber for the digestive process to function optimally? Water is also needed as fiber absorbs a lot of liquid in the intestines. Moisture is needed to lubricate stools. Drink lots of water (preferably filtered) throughout the day and don't on rely on thirst as an indicator.

 

Fiber also has other health benefits. Did you know that it binds itself to cancer causing toxins in the colon? Read this comprehensive article to discover how fiber benefits your body and which foods are rich in fiber.

 

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Weird Fact: Scientists Find Eating Nuts Lowers Risk Of Death By 20%! - Blog

Weird Fact: Scientists Find Eating Nuts Lowers Risk Of Death By 20%! - Blog | zestful living | Scoop.it
A study published in the New England Journal Of Medicine investigated the mortality rates of over 100,000 adults and found a strong correlation between eating nuts and decreased mortality. Check our full report and please share!
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Aren't nuts just about the best food you can eat? They help you lose weight, they make a great easy snack, they're high in key minerals like magnesium which helps to relax muscles and helps to produce serotoniin for sleep, and helps to control blood glucose. Nuts are also rich in omega-3 fats, provide slow release energy, rich in vitamin E, boost brain power and now a new study shows that eating nuts lowers risk of death by 20% 

 

What are you waiting for? Eat a handful of nuts every day (raw preferable) and feel great. Read the full article for all the nutty details.

 

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Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins | NutritionFacts.org

Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins | NutritionFacts.org | zestful living | Scoop.it
Sweet potatoes are not just one of the healthiest and cheapest sources of nutrition; the predominant protein is a type of protease inhibitor that may have cancer-fighting properties.
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Sweet potatoes, one of the healthiest and least expensive sources of nutrition according to Dr Michael Greger, NutritionFacts.org. And they may have special cancer fighting properties.

 

Use sweet potatoes in place of white potatoes in your recipes Slice them very thin,brush with extra virgin coconut oil,  top with sea salt and/or nutritional yeast and bake for anywhere from 10-20 min and you have sweet potato chips. Or you can steam them and mash into a sweet or savory pudding. The possibilities are endless. Use your creativity while protecting your health.

 

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10 Reasons to Eat Green Smoothies

10 Reasons to Eat Green Smoothies | zestful living | Scoop.it
Green smoothies really are a great way to begin your day with a 100% raw alkaline meal filled with powerfoods. Plus, they're filled with the fruit you love.
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Green smoothies are a healthy and tasty way to get your greens. You can create any number of delicious  nutritious smoothies using any kind of a blender. Smoothies help to energize, cleanse,, and boost your metabolism. 

 

Green smoothies make it convenient to eat healthy on a busy schedule. They help keep your body functioning at its best, provided you eat healthy for your other meals. Green smoothies can help heal with your digestive issues.

 

Here are 10 reasons for you to eat Green Smoothies. Plus recipes and tips on food combining.

 

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10 Healing herbs and spices for optimum health

10 Healing herbs and spices for optimum health | zestful living | Scoop.it
10 Healing herbs and spices for optimum health
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Spices  and herbs from Mother Nature help detoxify your body from today's environmental toxins with no side effects.

 

Read about this 10 potent herbs and why they will help you to have optimal health.

 

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Be Good To Your Gut: Exercise!

Be Good To Your Gut: Exercise! | zestful living | Scoop.it
You exercise for heart health, lean muscle strengthening, fat loss and happy hormones. Now it turns out that all those workouts may also benefit your gut bacteria -- a (hopefully) diverse ecosystem of trillions of microorganisms that live in your int...
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Moving your body, exercising isn't just for your heart health, your weight loss, your muscles, and your hormones. In a new study from Ireland on athletes, exercise was shown to be beneficial to your gut. Of course this makes perfect sense since athletes would be eating healthier which supports gut bacteria.

 

Read the full article and be good to your gut.

 

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Why Is Dark Chocolate Healthy?

Why Is Dark Chocolate Healthy? | zestful living | Scoop.it
You've probably heard that dark chocolate is full of antioxidants, even a superfood, but just how healthy is the chocolate you've been eating—and why?
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Dark chocolate healthy? Yes, this is organic dark chocolate, not commercial sugar laden chocolate or milk chocolate. Dark chocolate  is sometimes to referred to as raw cacao. The higher the amount of dark chocolate by percentage points, the better for your health.

 

Dr Michael Greger, NutritionFacts.org explains why dark chocolate is heart healthy in his interesting video.

 

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Five surprising health benefits of cauliflower

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Five surprising health benefits of cauliflower
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Cauliflower, one of the amazing cruciferous veggies is a powerhouse of nutrition and proves to be a versatile veggie for use in recipes where substitutions are made.

 

Read the full article for the five surprising health benefits for cauliflower.

 

Did you know that you can substitute shredded cauliflower and nutritional yeast for parmesan cheese? Cauliflower and almond flour can be substituted for crust in pizza. Cauliflower makes a great mashed "potato" dish. How do you use cauliflower in place of another food in your recipes?

 

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How Common Household Molds Impact Your Health (Infographic)

How Common Household Molds Impact Your Health (Infographic) | zestful living | Scoop.it
Mold can be one sneaky toxin. Most of your mold memories probably consist of cutting the moldy crust off your week-old bread or salvaging sad-looking cheese.
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Mold whether in your food or in your home can affect your health. It's critical that you locate the source and remove it or for more serious issues such as water damage, hire professionals who use holistic solutions. (speaking from experience).

 

Here's a great infographic on common household molds that could be impacting your health.

 

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10 Health Benefits of Cucumbers - Blog

10 Health Benefits of Cucumbers - Blog | zestful living | Scoop.it
One of the most popular and widely grown of all vegetables, cucumbers are considered beneficial to health for numerous reasons. We've picked out 10 benefits of cucumbers for you to learn about. Note - as with other salad vegetables, it's important to wash them properly first. Organic produce is recommended so as to avoid intake of pesticide sprays.
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Cucumbers not only have a high water content, they are also hugely beneficial for your health.

 

Here's 10 health benefits of cucumbers.

 

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4 Easy & Effective Ways to Care for Your Colon

4 Easy & Effective Ways to Care for Your Colon | zestful living | Scoop.it
An active lifestyle and a fiber-and-fluid-rich diet can keep your colon in good health.
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Taking care of your digestion through healthy lifestyle changes and being more aware of your body organs and how they work together will ensure better health. Your colon isn't on the top of your list is it? 

 

Read this important article to learn more about your colon and what easy steps you can take to keep it healthy for a lifetime.

 

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'Rosemary Is For Remembrance' ~ Science Confirms Wisdom of the Ancients

'Rosemary Is For Remembrance' ~ Science Confirms Wisdom of the Ancients | zestful living | Scoop.it
The ancients knew rosemary as a memory booster among other things, but only now is science catching up with, remembering and confirming their ancient healing wisdom.
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Rosemary is an aromatic evergreen shrub that grows to a height of three feet. It bears thick, narrow, parallel green leaves and pale blue to blue violet flowers. The leaves and essential oil distilled in the leaves are used for herbal medicine. 

 

Rosemary is a potent antioxidant, antiseptic, and antispasmotic. The ancients knew of the medicinal benefits of rosemary. Today evidence based science is catching up.

 

Read this interesting article on Rosemary for Remembrance. You can grow rosemary in your yard and harvest the leaves to flavor your food. A seed grinder works well for this task.

 

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6 Super Snacks to Grab During the Work Week

6 Super Snacks to Grab During the Work Week | zestful living | Scoop.it
Need snack ideas for a busy work week--check out this blog by international best-selling author of WEEKEND WONDER DETOX and 60 SECONDS TO SLIM, Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD.
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In our fast paced busy world today, you need to give your body healthy nutrients to keep it energized and help you to be  optimally nourished. These 6 super snacks are easy to prepare, convenient, inexpensive, and just what your body will love.

 

You can also make green smoothies, pack in a glass jar and put in your iced cooler to take with you. They're great also for school lunches. Remember glass jars are easy to fill and take with you. Who says an avocado isn't easy to transport?

 

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know | zestful living | Scoop.it
Confused about probiotics and prebiotics? Discover the facts--by the international best-selling author of 60 Seconds to Slim, Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, ROHP.
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You've heard the words and maybe have some confusion regarding Probiotics and Prebiotics. What are they and what do they do for your health and what's the best kind to purchase?

 

Here's the definitive skinny on all things probiotic and prebiotic.

 

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7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young | zestful living | Scoop.it
5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s. Another 10,000,000 suffer with severe dementia and Parkinson’s. Even more struggle with age-related mild cognitive impairment. Here are 7 natural ways to defend your brain.
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Alzheimer's Disease impacts millions of people and it doesn't discriminate by gender or race. Dementia and Parkinson's Disease are close behind. Yet more people still struggle with age-related cognitive impairment.

 

Some of the health problems are due to genetics, some to natural aging of our brains. Many more are due to unhealthy nutrition and exposure to environmental toxins.

 

There are healthy proven holistic ways to keep your brain young. Here are 7 of those proven ways.

 

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The 10 Superfoods That Pack the Healthiest Punch

The 10 Superfoods That Pack the Healthiest Punch | zestful living | Scoop.it
A new report ranks the most nutrient-dense fruits and veggies.
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All produce (organic preferable) are superfoods. However some pack more of a nutritional punch than others in regard to fighting disease.

 

Here's 10 Superfoods that pack the healthiest punch according to this new study.

 

If you're eating 10 or more veggies and some fruits every day (organic preferable), then you are giving your body the nutrients it needs to keep you healthy as long as you are moving throughout the day and avoiding processed foods/sugar.Drinking water (filtered, not tap or bottled), managing stress, and being in a space of gratitude are key as well.

 

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Top 10 Home Remedies For Wrinkles - Blog

Top 10 Home Remedies For Wrinkles - Blog | zestful living | Scoop.it
Please Share This Page: If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Photo – © malwa – Fotolia.com What Causes Wrinkles? Wrinkles are every woman’s worst enemy – and many men don’t want them either! Collagen [...]
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As as been repeated many times what you eat, digest, and absorb has a direct correlation to what happens in and on your body. Aging does play a role as does an unhealthy lifestyle of smoking, drinking, eating junk food, not exercising all through your life, as well as stress, dehydration, and unhealthy skin care.

 

Does this mean you're doomed to get wrinkles?  Instead of spending gobs of money on dangerous Botox treatments and even skin care creams/lotions; use Mother Nature's remedies first. 

 

Here are 10 sensible home remedies and skin care tips for your wrinkles.

 

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7 Things That Vegans and Paleo Dieters Agree on

7 Things That Vegans and Paleo Dieters Agree on | zestful living | Scoop.it
Even diets that seem to be polar opposites of one another can have many things in common. Here are 7 things that the vegans and paleo folks agree on.
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Eating healthy is a way of life - a lifestyle if you will. It involves eating healthy real whole food, practicing some form of movement/exercise every day, and it involves your mindset, attitude, and way of being.

 

Of course there are major differences between following a whole plant based "live-it" and following a Paleo way of life. It's a choice and it's OK because every person is different and everyone's body requires different nutrients at different times in their lives. The main principle is that  eating real whole food and having a compassionate way of caring for all animals is respected and followed. For this curator, she prefers to  not eat animal food at this time in her life. Again it's a choice.

 

Read the article to find out which type of foods will help your body to be healthy and which do not. Again it's a choice. Do be compassionate, not only with the food you consume, but with each other as well..

 

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20 Foods that Detox Your Body & Mind

20 Foods that Detox Your Body & Mind | zestful living | Scoop.it
The connection between the body and the mind is a very real one, with the way your body feels playing a big part in how your brain functions and whether or not you experience a state of well-being. Keeping it free of toxins, free radicals, and other nasty things that can end up in our insides is...
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The body/mind connection is real. What you eat, digest, and absorb has a direct correlation to how you feel, behave, and function. One of the best things you can do to help your body is to keep it free of toxins, free radicals, and all the other chemical, pharmaceutical nasties that are part of the environment today.

 

Your liver and to some extent your kidneys are the main detoxification sources in your body. Here's 20 foods (organic preferable) that help your liver to detox your body and mind. Eat as many as you can daily/weekly. Once you get in the habit of eating these superfoods, you'll love the way you feel.

 

Also included is a short list of foods to avoid as much as possible.

 

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We all know about lemon, water but there are some real surprises in here .20 Foods that Detox Your Body & Mind

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Warning Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency and How to Correct It

Warning Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency and How to Correct It | zestful living | Scoop.it
Warning Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency and How to Correct It - This vitamin is dubbed the energy vitamin and its shortage can result in an array of health problems, including some potentially very serious conditions.
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B-12, one of the B complex vitamins is an essential anti-fatigue vitamin because its function is essential to energy production. from cell formation, to helping produce adrenal hormones.  B-12 works with folic acid to control the production of oxygen-carrying red blood cells and keeps your nervous system healthy by helping your body use iron.

 

Vegetarians and vegans who don't eat animal products are at risk of being B-12 deficient as are some people who do eat animal products and don't get enough of the B-12 as they may not be able to absorb it. For people in these categories and for people over 50 it's recommended to take a B-12 supplement and/or take a B complex every day which will cover your B requirements.

 

Foods that contain B-12 - animal products, seafood, and spirulina (blue-green algae which is a high protein superfood), and nutritional yeast (high in B complex)

 

Read this comprehensive article to learn everything about B-12 from  symptoms to how to treat it.

 

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Are you getting enough vitamin B12 in your diet? 

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Vitamin B12 deficiency is more common for vegetarians and vegans. However, above the age of 50, we are all more at risk since we don't absorb as much nutrition from what we eat. Meat, dairy, fish and eggs, tempeh, spirulena, seaweeds and blue algae are all great sources of B12. 

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Learn more about about B-12 deficiency, the symptoms and how to treat it in the article above. Some vegetarians and vegans may become B-12 deficient. Taking B-12 supplements or spirulina (blue-green algae which is a high protein superfood) or nutritional yeast (high in B complex) can help. What are...more http://lnkd.in/dRJ5v7r site is being curated by Natalie Palmer for The Pink Paper. For more health, hope and happiness tips check out:http://lnkd.in/dkhQEAi Paper

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The Invisible Nuclear Threat Within Non-Organic Food

The Invisible Nuclear Threat Within Non-Organic Food | zestful living | Scoop.it
The FDA presently supports and actively promotes the use of Cobalt-60 culled from Nuclear Reactors as a form of "electronic pasteurization" on all domestically produced conventional food. The use of euphemisms like "food additive" and "pasteurization" to describe the process of blasting food with high levels of gamma-radiation can not obviate the fact that the very same death-rays generated by thermonuclear warfare to destroy life are now being applied to food to "make it safer."
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Do you trust the FDA? Did you know that conventional food is irradiated by order of the FDA which deems irradiation safe and helps to extend shelf life?  Link to FDA.gov site provided.

 

Interested in being healthy? Your best bet is to buy organic or certified organic and look for labels that say non-GMO.. Buying organic, according to this article, is not so much about what it does contain (nutrients, vitamins, minerals), but more about what it doesn't contain (irradiation, GMOs).

 

It's also about "paying now" for healthy food which helps to keep you healthy or "paying later" as in getting chronic diseases and paying doctor/hospital bills. It's always about choices and not always easy when you have a large family. Be wise, be safe., be healthy.

 

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Your Magnesium Deficiency & Foods to Fix It (Infographic)

Your Magnesium Deficiency & Foods to Fix It (Infographic) | zestful living | Scoop.it
Anywhere from 50 to 80 percent of Americans are magnesium deficient. Browsing nutrition labels will only get you so far because food packaging covers the
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Magnesium is a key mineral for your body and health. Research shows that magnesium affects over 300 biological functions in your body such as decreasing blood pressure, reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, and increasing insulin production.

 

Here's a fabulous Inforgraphic on all things related to Magnesium.

 

Eat your beans, seeds, greens, nuts, ancient grains as in buckwheat flour, dark chocolate, and other foods rich in magnesium. (organic preferable).

 

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7 Simple Ways to Unclog Your Arteries Naturally

7 Simple Ways to Unclog Your Arteries Naturally | zestful living | Scoop.it
We all want to live a long life, but did you know eating these simple foods has been proven scientifically to prevent and in some cases reverse the #1 cause of death in the modern world?
Sandi Cornez's insight:

You and i want easy, simple ways to stay and be healthy. Conventional medicine often complicates health by resorting to pharmaceutical drugs when other avenues are available. Why  because in many cases these doctors don't know about nutrition as they didn't learn about it in medical school. Instead of using herbs and food, they learn about using drugs which cause side effects and more health issues. Of course drugs have their place when health becomes very serious. Yet herbs work alongside of drugs many times as complementary medicine.

 

Here's peer -reviewed published research proving that food, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbs prevent and in some cases reverse atherosclerosis.  What you eat, digest, and absorb has a direct bearing on what occurs within your body as to your health.

 

This www.scoop.it/t/zestful-living site is being curated by Sandi Cornez. Follow Sandi for healthy food tips and wisdom @http://www.facebook.com/wisdomfromthewell

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9 Mobile Tools to Help You Find and Share Food

9 Mobile Tools to Help You Find and Share Food | zestful living | Scoop.it
Finding and sharing food with friends, neighbors and even strangers is getting a modern makeover using mobile technologies.
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Our mobile world makes it easier for everyone to find and share food with friends, family, neighbors, and others.

 

Here's 9 mobile tools - something for everyone of you who loves all things food. This curator likes the Wild Edibles. How about you? What's your favorite?

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