Is 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 better and safer for cooking.
Cold pressed avocado oil is one of the few cooking oils extracted directly from the fruit, rather than chemically derived from seeds.
There are 2 ways to take pumpkin seed oil. In capsules, which are more convenient and portable.
Or by the teaspoon from the bottle, which is usually better value and more enjoyable if you like the taste. Remember to keep it in the fridge if you go for this option.
Pumpkin seed oil is best taken just after a meal, rather than on an empty stomach, to improve absorption of both its nutrients and those present in other foods as well.
After breakfast and after dinner would be the ideal time to take pumpkin seed oil. It has a unique and delicious flavor that most people really enjoy.
Intestinal 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.
Raw pumpkin seeds are an excellent food for treating acne problems and improving your skin’s appearance.
Here’s why the specific nutrients in pepitas are so good for enhancing skin tone, maintaining facial firmness, moderating oil production, reducing blackheads and controlling acne.
Here is the nutritional properties of raw pumpkin seeds, including calories, carbohydrates, fat, protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other beneficial nutrients they contain.
Also find out their glycemic index and why snacking on these tasty green seeds, also known as pepitas, is a simple way to lose weight.
Many people only eat pumpkins at Thanksgiving in sugary pumpkin pies. What a waste.
They are some of the healthiest of all vegetables and rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.
Not only do they taste great, they are also low in calories, yet very filling.
Here’s why it’s worth replacing fattening potatoes with healthier pumpkin on your dinner plate. Your body will thank you for it.
Most weight loss programs focus on cutting calories and dietary fat, eating less food and doing more exercise.
With obesity rates at record levels and climbing it’s clear that these approaches aren’t working for many people.
What if there was a completely different way to lose weight with the Ayurvedic preparation triphala? One that focused first on clearing out the digestive system to perform at it’s best.
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.
It is also beneficial for removing waste products from the digestive tract, cleansing the liver, gallbladder and kidneys and purifying the bloodstream.
As a precaution, it should not be used by pregnant women and consult your GP first if taking prescriptions. On the whole though, triphala churna in an excellent detoxification supplement well worth taking regularly.
Here’s how to use triphala powder to enhance digestion, reduce intestinal problems and improve general wellness. Also ahead is how to make it up to take and dosage recommendations for best results.
Here’s why the Ayurvedic herb haritaki is so good for digestive wellness, detoxification, dropping unwanted body fat, better skin and hair and much more.
As well as its extensive benefits, also ahead is how to and when to use haritaki powder, the best type to take and some important side effects and precautions to be aware of.
Keep reading to learn why this ancient herb is such a powerful detoxifier and rejuvenator for your body and is considered the ‘Mother of herbs’ in in Ayurveda.
Amla fruit, also known as Indian gooseberry or amalaki, is a potent and rejuvenating superfood.
It is particularly high in antioxidants and other beneficial compounds for cellular protection and inflammation reduction.
This page will look at how to take amla, how much to have, the correct times to take it and the ideal dosage.
Black currant oil is a lesser known nutritional oil with many beneficial properties.
Here’s how the gamma linoleic acid and other nutrients in this oil can help treat thinning hair and encourage new growth.
Also ahead, the best dosage for hair loss, skin improvement and other potential benefits of using black currant oil.
Starting 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 one I’ve found to sweeten food and drinks.
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.