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Homemade treatments and nutrition-based cures to help prevent diseases, reduce inflammation, lose weight naturally and bring your body back into balance.

Are Avocados Fattening or Can They Help You Lose Weight?


Are avocados fatteningIs avocado fattening or should it be considered a beneficial food for losing weight?

New research is revealing that old advice to avoid high fat foods is dead wrong, particularly when it comes to avocados.

Read ahead to see why avocado is actually a premier weight loss food and how faulty low fat advice has been putting your health at risk.

Healthy Fats for Weight Loss

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Pumpkin Vs 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.

High in Antioxidants

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Garlic and Parsley Oil Health Benefits


Parsley Oil BenefitsParsley and garlic oil are a particularly potent combination for better health. They both contain substances that may help prevent cancer, improve cardiovascular health and strengthen our immune systems against viral infections like the common cold.

Parsley oil has many benefits for your health and is also an exceptional natural deodorizer and will actually make the usually pungent garlic oil odorless.

Very good news if you want to enjoy garlic while still being able to talk to people without having them backing away.

Garlic, Parsley Oil and Cancer

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How to Use Parsley for Dark Circles Under the Eyes


Dark Circles under the eyes ParsleyMost people have some discoloration of the delicate skin under their eyes to varying degrees, particularly after a long day or big night out. But for many of us this is a more persistent problem.

There are many potential causes of dark circles under the eyes. While some people may have a genetic disposition, more commonly they are caused by lack of sleep, stress, eating unhealthy junk food, excess alcohol, menstruation for women, smoking, sinusitis and poor circulation to this area of the face.

Dark circles under the eyes and not a great thing to wake up to in the mirror in the morning but there is a natural treatment can help.

Crushed parsley, applied topically, is a simple remedy for skin discoloration and puffiness, that you can easily make and use at home.

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Parsley Juice for Kidney Cleansing and Liver Detoxification


Green juiceParsley juice is a potent and concentrated version of all the nutrition in the herb, including a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, chlorophyll and volatile oils.

Some of the best known parsley juice benefits include kidney cleansing and liver detoxification. Ahead are 2 special recipes for using parsley as a natural kidney treatment and liver healer.

The first is a powerful parsley juice with a combination of natural ingredients for effective detox and cleansing.

The second is a great tasting parsley, cucumber and watermelon smoothie that is especially good for flushing your kidneys of toxins.

First, a couple of precautions before using the amounts of parsley recommended in these recipes.

Parsley Side Effects

Importantly, despite it’s many health benefits, parsley juice should not be used in large amounts by pregnant women or those taking blood thinning medication.

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11 Parsley Benefits for Better Health, Less Disease and Improving Your Appearance


Parsley Benefits

The health benefits of parsley are quite amazing and it’s a superfood well worth eating a lot more of, particularly if you’d like to live longer and lower your risk of serious diseases like cancer, arthritis and heart disease.

If you’re young and care more about your appearance, parsley can help here too, with powerful nutrients for better skin, preventing acne and encouraging healthy hair growth.

Parsley is also a very beneficial digestive aid, detoxifier and internal cleanser, immune booster and can even make you smell better. Both curly and Italian parsley have very similar nutritional properties and there’s definitely a lot more to this herb than just garnish.

Here are 11 important health benefits that show just how good parsley is for you and why you should have it in your meals more often.

1. Aids Digestion and Improves Your Breath

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Parsley During Pregnancy and Other Precautions


Pregnancy and Parsley While there are many health benefits in eating parsley regularly, pregnant women, people taking blood thinning medications and those suffering from kidney or gallbladder diseases are often advised to not have large amounts of parsley in their diet. Here’s why.

Parsley Pregnancy Concerns

Amongst its many other properties, parsley is considered a emmenagogue in herbal medicine, meaning it can stimulate the uterus and potentially lead to uterine contractions.

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Could Papaya Leaf be a Cancer Treatment?


Cancer Papaya LeavesWhile the antioxidants, digestive enzymes and other nutritional factors in papaya can provide protection against developing cancer, recent research studies are showing papaya leaves may have potential as a treatment for those already suffering from the disease.

Here’s the research on using papaya leaf for cancer, a homemade remedy using the leaves and just what is in papaya that helps it fight cancerous cellular changes.

Papaya Leaf Cancer Studies

Research by Doctor Nam Dang at the University of Florida found an extract made from dried papaya leaves killed cancer cells directly and slowed the growth of tumor cells in cultures.

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How to Use Papaya Seeds for Parasites


Pawpaw parasitesIntestinal parasites are a far more common problem than most people realize. They are also notoriously difficult to diagnose due to the wide variety of symptoms that can result from a parasitic infection.

Some, but by no means all of these symptoms can include bloating and excessive gas, frequent diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, extreme fatigue, an increasing number of allergies and poor general immunity combined with a lack of energy and regular sickness.

The seeds from papaya fruit have strong anthelmintic and antiamoebic properties. This means they kill intestinal worms and other parasitic organisms in your digestive system and using papaya seeds for parasites has proven to be very effective.

Papaya Seeds and Honey Parasite Cleanse

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Eating Papaya Seeds for Digestive Health


Papaya Seeds for Digestive HealthYou can eat papaya seeds and they are highly beneficial for detoxification, reducing inflammation, controlling bad bacteria, yeasts and parasitic organisms and particularly for improving your digestive system.

This page will focus on how to use papaya seeds, as well as new 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 for better health.

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Papaya Seeds


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

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

If you can handle that, ahead are 7 powerful papaya seed benefits, potential precautions you need to know and recommended ways to add them to your diet for disease prevention and better health.

1. Papaya Seeds for Worms and Other Parasitic Infections

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7 Papaya Enzyme Side Effects & Warnings


Green papayaWhile there are many health benefits to eating papaya fruit, there are also important potential papaya enzyme side effects and warnings to be aware of.

This is particularly the case with regards to the green unripe fruit, papaya seeds, papaya leaf and papain enzyme digestive supplements.

Let’s have a look at 7 of the most common side effects of papain papaya enzyme and in what situations and conditions it would be best to avoid using it. Continue Reading