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7 Potent Benefits of Papaya Seeds: Uses, Side Effects & Best Powder


Uses for papaw seedsWhile most people throw them away, papaya seeds are not only edible, small amounts of them in your diet can be very beneficial.

Keep in mind though that chewing half a teaspoon of the seeds is not like eating papaya fruit. They have a strong flavor — like a cross between mustard and black peppercorns.

If you can handle that, ahead are 7 papaya seeds benefits, potential precautions and the best ways to use them as a natural remedy.

1. Papaya Seed Liver Treatment

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Avocado Oil Versus Olive Oil: Which is Better for Healthy Cooking?


Superior avocado oil for kitchenIs avocado oil better than olive oil to use for cooking in your kitchen? And should you even be frying with extra virgin olive oil or can this be harmful?

Here are the key differences between these two culinary oils and which one is superior for cooking.

What is Avocado Oil?

Extra virgin avocado oil is one of the few cooking oils extracted directly from the fruit, rather than chemically derived from seeds.

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Where to Get Avocado Oil: Organic, Bulk, USA Grown and Best Value


Avohass organic avocado oil for saleAvocado oil a healthy and heat stable cooking oil with a very high smoke point of 480 degrees Fahrenheit.

It is superior to olive oil, both for high temperature cooking and nutritionally.

Rich in monounsaturated fats, phytosterols such as beta-sitosterol and antioxidants like vitamin E, lutein and alpha and beta-carotene.

Here’s where to find the best value, USA grown, bulk and organic avocado oils to buy online in 2022.

Best Organic Avocado Oils

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The Best Avocado Oil Brand for Cooking in 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, maintaining your ideal weight and long-term optimal wellness.

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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Stevia Benefits, Side Effects, Best Brand & 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 wellbeing.

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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Papaya Seeds as Natural Male Birth Control: Research, Method & Results


Male Contraceptive Papaya SeedsScientists are still working on male birth control designed to block the release of fertile sperm and prevent unwanted pregnancy.

So far many of the attempted methods appear to lead to testosterone problems and decreased libido.

There are, however, some potential natural methods of birth control without such side effects. One of the most interesting is using papaya seeds for male contraception.

Ahead is what we know about using the seeds of papaya as a contraceptive for men, potential precautions and the simplest and best tasting way to add the seeds to your diet.

Papaya Seeds as Birth Control in Traditional Cultures

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Pumpkin Seeds for Parasites: A Natural Intestinal Worms Cleanse


Pepita worm remedyIntestinal human parasites are a far more common problem than most people realize.

Here’s how they can enter your body and some of the main symptoms of parasitic infections.

Also ahead is a natural remedy for intestinal worms, based on a traditional German treatment using raw pumpkin seeds.

These seeds contain high levels of a substance called cucurbitin that paralyzes tapeworms, hookworms, ascariasis, pinworms and other parasites so they can be expelled from your body.

Using Raw Pumpkin Seeds to Get Rid of Parasitic Worms

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Storing, Drying and Eating Papaya Seeds for Digestive Health


Carica papaya seedYou can eat papaya seeds and they are beneficial for detoxification, reducing inflammation and controlling bad bacteria, yeasts and parasitic organisms. They are also particularly good for improving your digestive system.

This page will focus on how to use fresh papaya seeds, as well as dried papaya seed powder, with dosage instructions for each and a special way to take them to minimize side effects.

Also ahead, the easiest way to get and store papaya seeds for regular use, how to dry them and preparation suggestions for using the seeds from papaya fruit as a natural remedy.

Where to Get Papaya Seeds and How to Store Them

Choosing a Papaya

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Top 10 Nutritional Benefits of Arugula: Why Salad Rocket Is So Good For You


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

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

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

Flaxseed Oil Versus Flax Meal — Which is Healthier?


Flax Oil or Ground FlaxBoth flax oil and ground flaxseeds have significant nutritional benefits but which one is better for your health?

Here is a comparison of flaxseed oil versus flax meal for omega-3s, lignans, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.

Omega-3 Content Comparison

The majority of people eating ground flax or taking the oil are doing so because of their very high omega-3 fatty acid content.

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Pumpkin Versus Potatoes — Calories, Fiber, Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants


Squash Nutrients Many people only eat pumpkin at Thanksgiving in sugary pumpkin pies. What a waste.

Pumpkins and winter squash are some of the healthiest of all vegetables and rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.

Not only do they taste great, pumpkins are low in calories yet surprisingly filling.

Here’s why it’s worth replacing fattening potatoes with healthier pumpkin on your dinner plate. Your body will thank you for it.

Pumpkin Nutritional Properties Versus Potatoes

Fiber

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