Red Beet: A Versatile Vegetable With Numerous Health Benefits (Two Recipes!)

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Most people are familiar with red beet…the root, anyway. However, what a lot of people don’t know is that the leaves and stems are not only edible but can be a healthy edition to a variety delicious dishes. Try this Healthy Red Beet Bruschetta made from the usually-discarded red beet leaves and stems for an interesting twist on this much-loved Italian meal!   Ingredients 2-3 Bulbs of garlic 2 Medium-sized, whole organic red beets with leaves 1 Red onion 1-2
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The Top 5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

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Eating healthily is all well and good and is certainly encouraged by medical professionals, but in some cases, what we eat can have a major effect on specific conditions. The stuff we put into our bodies is broken down in the stomach and absorbed into the bloodstream. The stomach and digestive system are sometimes called ‘the second brain’ because of their importance to the body’s overall health, and the way they regulate how we respond to certain diseases and disorders
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5 Nutrition Tips For Anyone Fighting Chronic Disease

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Chronic diseases come in many forms. They can leave the body weakened and fatigued on a day-to-day basis, and treatment paths can often be long and difficult. However, one of the best ways to fight back against the symptoms of chronic disease is through a healthy diet. Simple changes in our eating habits can produce dramatic effects, and while they won’t provide a cure in and of itself, they can support the body in its constant fight against the disorder.
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6 Healthy Recipes That Are Perfect For Lyme Patients

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Eating well is an important part of Lyme disease treatment, and one that many people underestimate. Fighting back against this incredibly debilitating disorder is a daily struggle, and we need to give our bodies the best chance at overcoming the infection. There is, unfortunately, no one-size-fits-all cure for chronic Lyme, and although antibiotics can be an important element of treatment, they’re not the magic bullet that many people (and some doctors) believe them to be. The good news is that
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How to Look After Your Immune System

Having a healthy immune system makes a world of difference to your overall health and well-being. Your immune system does one of the most important jobs in your body – helping you fight off any disease-causing microorganisms – so you want to make sure that you’re looking after your immune system in the most effective way. Researchers are always exploring the effects of a variety of factors (diet, exercise, age, mental health) on the immune response to best determine how
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5 Reasons You Should Look After Your Gut Biome

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Your gut is an extremely important part of your body. As well as being the destination where food and drink are digested and absorbed, providing the energy you need to live, recent research has shown that the state of our gut also has an effect on our immune system, longevity, disease prevention and even mental health. In fact, the gut microbiome affects almost every function of our overall health, much more than previously thought, so it’s vital to keep them
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5 Nutritional Diet Tips for Lyme Patients

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When people think about clearing up infections, the first thing they immediately look to are antibiotics. They are a tried-and-tested method of removing a whole host of dangerous infections, and in most cases are usually startlingly effective. When it comes to chronic Lyme disease however, the approach to treatment needs to be a little broader. Lyme is an insidious infection which can lodge itself in the sufferer’s system for years, becoming thoroughly entrenched and very difficult to eliminate cleanly. Lyme
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