How to Use Papaya Leaf Juice for Dengue Fever


Papaya leaf dengue curePapaya leaf is an effective natural treatment for recovering from dengue fever, a debilitating mosquito borne viral infection that affects millions of people worldwide.

Ahead is supporting research studies, how to prepare papaya leaves for dengue, important precautions and my personal experience with using papaya leaf juice to treat dengue fever.

What is Dengue?

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A Smoothie Recipe for Arthritis and Painful Joints


Arthritic pain treatmentThis great tasting anti inflammatory smoothie for arthritis combines powerful natural ingredients that can help reduce joint pain and other arthritic symptoms.

It contains nutrients like bromelain from pineapple, curcumin from turmeric, and gingerols from ginger that have been demonstrated in research studies to combat inflammatory conditions throughout your body.

There are quite a few ingredients in this arthritis smoothie recipe and you may not be able to get all of them with a visit to your regular supermarket.

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The Clear Skin Smoothie for Acne, Eczema and Anti-Aging


Smoothie-for-better-skinThis smoothie for better skin is designed to provide plenty of the nutrition your skin needs to look its best.

The recipe is full to bursting with antioxidants, healthy fats and specific nutrients to help prevent and treat acne, eczema and other forms of skin inflammation.

Used regularly it may even help slow down the signs of skin aging caused by collagen breakdown, poor moisture balance and free radical damage to your skin cells.

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Digestive Smoothie for Better Gut Health


Gut healing smoothiesThis digestion smoothie recipe is made with ingredients chosen to improve your intestinal environment.

Many people experience gastrointestinal problems eating processed food diets.

Lactose in milk, processed meats, acids in soda, gluten in wheat, sugar alcohols and many other additives are linked to digestive issues affecting so many in today’s Western societies.

In the long-term, switching to a natural food diet can greatly improve your intestinal environment and help treat symptoms like bloating, IBS, acid reflux and excessive gas.

For more immediate relief, this smoothie for digestion has a combination of superfoods for quickly relieving intestinal troubles and getting your gut health back on track.

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Banana Cinnamon Matcha Breakfast Smoothie Recipe for Extra Energy


Matcha morning shakeThis matcha, cinnamon and banana smoothie is simple to make, full of nutritious ingredients and is a delicious way to start your day.

It can be used as a  replacement for coffee in the morning and provides a more long-lasting energy than the quick hit and crash of caffeine.

Why This Green Smoothie is So Energizing

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It’s no surprise the athletes like tennis players often snack on bananas during their matches. The fruit gives a fast and satisfying energy boost and is full of beneficial nutrients.

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A Healthy Smoothie for Hair Growth


Smoothies for hairThis powerful smoothie recipe blends natural foods with specifically important nutritional elements for healthy hair into a great tasting drink.

It’s a simple and delicious way to give your hair follicles the valuable fatty acids, protein, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients they need to produce strong and beautiful hair.

Hair Smoothie Ingredients and Their Benefits

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Stevia Benefits, Side Effects, Best Brand and Why It’s So Good as a Sugar Substitute


Natural sugar alternativeStarting to use stevia regularly may well be one of the most beneficial things you ever do for your wellness and well-being.

Not for the nutrition it gives you, but rather for what it helps you substitute in your diet — sugar.

Here’s why stevia is so much better as a sweetener than sugar, the many benefits of making the change, potential side effects and the best tasting brand I’ve found to sweeten food and drinks.

What is Stevia?

Stevia, known scientifically as Stevia rebaudiana, is a small herb that originated in South America. Its leaves contain unusual compounds, like steviol glycoside and rebaudioside-A, that mimic the sweetness of sugar without any of its negative effects.

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Black Currant Oil for Hair Loss and Other Benefits


Black currant seed oil propertiesBlack currant oil is an unusually powerful nutritional oil with many beneficial properties.

Here’s how the gamma linoleic acid and other nutrition in black currant seed oil can help treat thinning hair.

Also ahead, the best dosage for hair loss and other potential benefits of using black currant oil.

Hormones, Hair Loss and Fatty Acids

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How to Make Healthier Salads in 4 Simple Steps


Better SaladsSalads can make for a healthy lunch or light, yet nutritious dinner. The key to making a great salad is to move beyond the old iceberg lettuce, tomato and olive oil combination and get more adventurous with stronger tasting greens like arugula and more interesting ingredients.

Here’s a simple formula to create delicious tasting and healthier salads that are also extremely good for you.

How to Make Healthy and Delicious Salads

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Top 10 Nutritional Benefits of Arugula


Healthy RocketArugula is a highly nutritious cruciferous vegetable that’s well worth eating as often as possible.

Also called salad rocket or roquette, it has a distinctive and delicious peppery flavor to its soft green leaves and goes particularly well in fresh salads.

Arugula has many beneficial properties for energy production, disease prevention, natural weight loss and a healthier appearance. Here’s just what makes rocket so good for you. Continue Reading

Mucuna Pruriens Benefits for Testosterone, HGH, Dopamine and Better Sleep


Velvet bean Mucuna pruriens is one of the more potent mood enhancing and libido stimulating superfoods available, with noticeable benefits and a long list of uses.

This powerful herb can have a direct influence on your brain’s neurotransmitters and potentially have beneficial effects on your mental state, energy levels, ability to relax and even body composition and testosterone levels.

Mucuna isn’t for everyone though and it’s important to read the dosage information and potential precautions before taking it.

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The Best Avocado Oil Brand for Your Kitchen


High quality 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, losing weight, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about why avocado oil’s high smoke point makes it the best oil for high temperature frying.

There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens are unhealthy and why a good avocado oil is the ideal replacement.

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