Choosing the Best Avocado Oil


Californian avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil.

Cold pressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about the importance of the smoke point of the oil you cook with and why avocado oil is the best and perhaps only oil that should be used for high temperature frying.

There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens may be damaging their health and why a good avocado oil is the best replacement.

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Brazil Nuts for Selenium and Testosterone


Brazil Nuts health benefitsBrazil nuts are an unusually powerful superfood. As the richest known natural source of selenium, they have many health benefits, but also need to be eaten with caution as having too many can have side effects.

Here’s how to use these potent and nutritious nuts for selenium and why they are superior to the kind of selenium found in standard multivitamins.

Also ahead is how many to eat a day and why Brazil nuts can increase your testosterone levels naturally – good news for both men and women.

The Importance of Selenium in Your Diet

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Gymnema Sylvestre for Diabetes and Other Health Benefits


Gurmar teaScience, medicine and politics are all failing to come to grips with the ever rising number of diabetics in America. But using the blood sugar controlling herb gymnema sylvestre for diabetes may help with its treatment.

It’s possible taking gymnema, with its active ingredient gymnemic acid, may even assist in preventing those at risk from becoming diabetic in the first place.

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Using Black Walnut for Parasites and Intestinal Worms


Human parasitic wormsBlack walnuts are best known as a parasite treatment, but they have many other potential health benefits and uses.

Special compounds in these powerful nuts, and particularly green black walnut hulls, make them not only an effective anti-parasitic, but also a potent anti-bacterial, anti-viral, fungicide and intestinal cleanser.

This page though will focus on using this high potency black walnut hull tincture, and two other special herbs, to get rid of intestinal worms and other parasites living within your body.

The Parasite Problem

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10 Black Walnut Benefits for Better Health


Antifungal black walnutsBlack walnuts are a surprising superfood with many health benefits. They have been used traditionally by Native Americans, Chinese, Indian and Russian cultures for centuries for a wide variety of ailments.

Modern science and research is only just starting to uncover some of the unique nutritional elements in these potent nuts that make them so effective for so many different conditions.

Here are 10 different ways that eating black walnuts or using black walnut hulls may help treat different diseases and benefit your health in general.

10 Health Benefits of Black Walnuts

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Super Skin Bok Choy Smoothie Recipe


Green Smoothie with Bok ChoyHere’s a quick recipe for better skin using bok choy and other healthy foods in a smoothie.

It taste great and contains some exceptional nutrition for your skin.

If you could make up this bok choy smoothie once or twice a week I’d be very surprised if you didn’t see a significant improvement in your skin’s appearance in a few weeks.

Feel free to vary it according to your own tastes but I would recommend trying the complete smoothie recipe at least once.

Here’s the ingredients and instructions for how to make this recipe for healthier skin.

Smoothie Ingredients 

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Bok Choy Juice for Healthier Skin


Juiced bok choyHere’s a recipe for juicing bok choy that is loaded with vegetables and fruits that are particularly good for improving your skin tone and supporting internal cleansing and liver health.

Bok choy is rich in skin nutrients like antioxidant carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin K , folic acid, potassium and selenium. Combined with the other skin superfoods listed ahead, this juice mixture is a powerful way to improve your appearance.

It tastes great too so why not give it a try and start giving your skin more of the nutrition it needs to look its best.

A Quick Note on Organic

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How to Use Bok Choy in Your Meals


Cooking with bok choyHere are two simple and healthy ways to use bok choy in your meals. If you’ve never cooked with it before you’ll find it’s a great base for many recipes.

Best of all, bok choy is extremely good for you and, when made up like one of these easy Asian inspired recipes, very tasty as well.

Simple Steamed Bok Choy with Ginger and Sesame Oil

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The Top 3 Bok Choy Health Benefits


Nutritional Properties of Bok ChoyBok choy is one of, if not the most popular vegetable to cook with in China, yet still not widely used in America. Very low in calories but high in nutrients with many health benefits, bok choy is a green superfood well worth using more of in your daily cooking.

What Is Bok Choy?

Originally from China where it has been cultivated for centuries, bok choy is now grown for the US market, predominantly in California and Alberta in Canada.

While it is a member of the cabbage family, it doesn’t really look like one. The shape is closer to a celery, with thick white stalks and dark green rounded leaves.

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A Different Kind of Weight Loss with Triphala


Triphala teaMost weight-loss programs focus on calories and dietary fat, eating less food and doing more exercise. What if there was a different way to lose weight with triphala?

Modern processed foods are often difficult to digest properly and can sometimes become stuck within the digestive system as compacted waste matter, trapped in the folds of the lower intestine.

This compacted waste is also a prime breeding ground for parasites (which is a whole other health issue) and can be the pathway for toxins entering your bloodstream.

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How to Make a Triphala Eye Wash


Triphala EyebathIt’s often reported that regularly taking triphala churna internally can have benefits for your eyes and help improve your vision. On this page though, I wanted to share something different – a triphala eye wash treatment that has really helped my eyes from the outside.

I tend to be working in front of screens for many hours each morning and, while I try to remember to take breaks, it doesn’t always happen when the writing is flowing. In the past I’d find some mornings my eyes were starting to get strained and even a little red.

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How to Take Triphala Churna for Digestive Health


Triphala churna dosageHere’s how to use the benefits of triphala churna to enhance your digestion, reduce intestinal problems and improve your health in general. Also ahead is how to make triphala and dosage information for best results.

Triphala churna is an Ayurvedic preparation that is a combination of the powdered fruit of three different trees – haritaki, bibhitaki and amalaki (commonly known as amla powder).

It is prized in Ayurveda for its ability to balance the doshas (the elements of body and mind) and enhance the process of digestion and elimination. Triphala is known to be beneficial for removing toxins from the digestive tract, cleansing the liver, gallbladder and kidneys and purifying the blood.

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