Why Are Artichokes Beneficial When Detoxing?

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Even if you’re a fairly healthy eater, you might still find that your body can get sluggish every so often. If you want to give your system a boost, you might have considered doing a detox. There are, of course, some benefits to doing a detox, but you might not have heard of one secret weapon you can eat to purify your system: artichokes! To answer the question ‘Are artichokes beneficial when detoxing?’, read on. What does it mean to
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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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What Is Choline? (And Where To Find It In Everyday Nutrition)

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It seems like every day there is a new health supplement hitting shelves that promises to fix all ailments and make you the healthiest version of yourself. With many trendy gimmicks mixed in with herbal remedies that actually work, it can be hard to tell what is good for you in the long run. Choline isn’t one of those new ‘magic’ health tricks. Although it was only fairly recently discovered (around 1998), it’s the real deal when it comes to
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5-Step Guide For A Successful Winter Detox

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Winter can be a stressful season for many people. The holidays can bring about their own kind of madness (gift-buying, party-throwing, travelling, etc.), so it makes sense that your body potentially needs a little more nurturing during this period. Not only do you need to make time for self-care activities, you also want to make sure that you’re supporting your entire body, especially if you’re dealing with a chronic illness such as Lyme disease. One solution is to do a
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