Liver-Boosting Artichoke Smoothie

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Artichokes contain high levels of cynarin and silymarin – two compounds that have been shown to improve the overall health of the liver by stimulating bile flow (a process which helps to carry toxins from your liver out of your body). Try this delicious Liver-Boosting Artichoke Smoothie to get your daily dose of artichoke!   Ingredients (makes 500ml) 2 Artichokes (ideally fresh from the market and self-prepared but if this isn’t possible, jarred is fine) 1 handful of dandelion (you can find
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6 Ways Detoxing Can Benefit the Immune System

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Everyone knows you need a healthy immune system in order to avoid getting sick. However, you might not realise that there are steps you can take to cleanse your body of harmful toxins, resulting in a stronger immune system that’s ready to take on any germs it comes across. Does detoxing boost the immune system? Yes, it does – and here are some ways it can benefit you. What is a detox? You’ve probably heard about a lot of ways
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Is Fasting An Effective (And Safe) Detox Method?

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Having access to the internet has made everybody an expert on the latest health crazes and trends. With the plethora of information available on how to eat right and practise self-care, it’s hard to wade through it all and know for sure what is factual and what is plain hype. When it comes to fasting, one of the latest weight-loss crazes making the rounds, knowing whether or not it’s worth the hunger pangs is important. Fasting may be used for
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8 Ways To Boost Your Energy Levels And Fight Spring Fatigue

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Most of us look forward to spring approaching. We can appreciate the new season as a time to slough off the winter blues or the malaise that often comes with colder weather. But there is a segment of the population that actually experiences the reverse: they associate spring with feeling extra run-down or listless. If you’re one of these people, you might dread spring and wish there was something you could do to feel more energised. So, here are some
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Is There A Link Between Lyme Disease And Allergies?

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Lyme disease is an illness caused by the Borrelia bacteria. The bacteria gets into the bloodstream via tick bite and can spread to all areas of the body, especially if treatment is delayed. Lyme disease is called ‘The Great Imitator’ because its symptoms can mimic countless other diseases. Due to this, Lyme disease wasn’t documented until the late 1900s, but fossils dating back 15 million years have tested positive for the bacteria. Lyme disease presents with different symptoms depending on
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3 Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes To Help Protect You From Coronavirus

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The latest coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19, has been dominating the news cycles since it first surfaced in December, 2019. At the time of writing, COVID-19 has infected just over 110,000 people around the globe, with roughly 3800 people dying from the disease. However, the mortality rate of the illness is very low, and the majority of people who have contracted COVID-19 have experienced only mild to moderate symptoms and have made a full recovery. Nonetheless, if you’re feeling worried, read on
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Cutting Through The Hype: How To Prepare For The Coronavirus If You’re Chronically Ill

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Since January, the news has been hyper-focused on one thing: COVID-19. The viral infection is a new disease in the coronavirus family – a large group of diseases that differ from strain to strain. COVID-19 is also referred to as the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. The first documented instance of COVID-19 occurred in late December of 2019; the virus then spread rapidly across China. Since then, documented cases have been reported in many countries throughout the world. Doctors and researchers
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Correlation Between Lyme Disease And Psychological Disorders

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As Lyme disease continues to affect more and more people every year, researchers are beginning to look more closely at the correlation between Lyme disease and psychological disorders. The connection seems like it could be twofold: Lyme bacteria can potentially cause neurological symptoms that mimic psychological ones, and Lyme disease can also cause mental health symptoms because of its life-altering and debilitating nature. Here’s a breakdown of the correlation between Lyme disease and psychological conditions. What is Lyme disease? Lyme
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10 High Histamine Foods To Avoid For Those With A Suspected Histamine Sensitivity

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Histamines are naturally occurring chemicals that the body uses to get rid of certain allergens. When the body detects an allergy trigger, the defence system activates; that’s why, when a person is allergic to something, they often sneeze, break out in hives, get itchy, or suffer from watery and itchy eyes. These symptoms may seem like a bad thing, but they’re actually caused by the histamines doing their job to get the allergen out of your system. They are released
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5 Natural Remedies That Help Relieve Pain Caused By Lyme Arthritis

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Lyme disease is renowned for having a confusing set of disparate symptoms, especially in its chronic form. One of the most debilitating of these is arthritis. Unfortunately for Lyme patients, arthritis (or pain and aches in the joints) is an extremely generalised symptom suggestive of many different conditions. As Lyme is usually far down the list of potential disorders, misdiagnosis rates surrounding the condition are high. However, it is still possible to treat Lyme arthritis independently of the disease itself.
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