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Black Sesame Seeds: Health benefits for better digestion, stronger bones, and longevity

Black Sesame Seeds: Health benefits for better digestion, stronger bones, and longevity. 13 Health benefits of black sesame seeds 1-Anti-ageing properties The Chinese believe that the nutrients in black sesame seeds can help in postponing or reversing, certain age-related side effects...

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Sesame seeds: health benefits, nutrional value, side effects, uses, culinary recipes

What is sesame seeds? Besides having a pleasant and striking flavor, is a great source of nutrients. They are oval and flattened seeds, extremely small, but with high powers for human health. Its flavor is smooth, very similar to that of walnut and is also slightly crunchy.

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How to keep healthy during Cancer treatment

How to keep healthy during Cancer treatment? How to prevent anemia, and loss of minerals during cancer therapy We have to be aware that a person with cancer usually suffers from a state of deficiency in their physical energy and mental state.

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What is keto diet?

The Keto or ketogenic diet is composed by a very low-carb, high-fat diet that is quite similar with the Atkins and low-carb diets. To follow properly this type of diet its necessary to drastically reduce carbohydrate intake and replacing it with high quality healthy fat.

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Benefits of Maca for men and woman

One other important note is that scientists have also discovered that due to Maca’s nutritional value, the food has the ability to regulate, support, and balance the hormonal systems of both men and women for optimal function. One of the very great things about Maca root is that it is not "gender specific” and works equally well for both men and women.

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What are super foods and why do we need them?

 Nowadays much has been heard about super foods, certain foods that have stood out due to their exoticism, due to their native places, as well as their super tonifying or super detoxifying properties.  Many of them came into fashion use, such as Maca from Peru, Goji berries from Tibet (China), or Chias seeds that originate in Mexico and Central America.

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Maca as an adaptogen

Maca root, like the Chinese herb ginseng, is also an adaptogen. Adaptogens are substances that raise the physical body’s state of resistance to diseases through physiological and emotional health improvements.

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What is the view of Chinese medicine on excessive consumption of dairy products

There are several opinions about the consumption of milk and its derivatives such as cheese, curd cheese, yogurts, etc... Some opinions recommend its consumption and others are simply based on the theory that man is the only animal on this planet that consumes milk from another animal and therefore contraindicate it.

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Considerations and Contraindications in taking Maca

According to an article published in 2012 in "Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine,” how maca is prepared may determine the benefits derived from it. Traditionally, maca is dried and boiled before being consumed.

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How to prepare an healthy diet for prostate problems

Reduce to a minimum the consumption of saturated fats (butter, animals fats, palm oil). Because the latest research shows that they increase the risk of prostate cancer...

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Blackstrap molasses: Benefits and Nutrional value

What is molasses? Molasses is a dense, viscous by-product obtained from the processing of sugarcane. The word molasses is derived from melaco (in Portuguese), derives from the Latin word "mel” which meant honey. Molasses does resemble honey in many ways, with its thick, viscous appearance, although the color is black, that’s why the origin of the name "blackstrap” to the front of the word which came from America, referencing a more bitter variety of molasses.

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Home Remedies for stomach Pain

Gastralgia is the medical term used for stomach pains. It usually shows symptoms of discomfort or a feeling of heaviness after meals. Burning or heartburn can also sometimes occur. Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomachs mucosa. It can be acute or chronic.

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What is the relationship between cancer and the PH of the body.

The relationship between cancer and the PH of the body. Did you know that in the year 1931, Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883-1970), received the Nobel Prize for discovering the primary cause of cancer? But if the cause was discovered, why have not they discovered the cure yet in 21st Century? Let's investigate now!

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Alternative treatments to prostate cancer

The alarming research that’s being published today is why I believe that getting the word out about safe, alternative treatments for prostate cancer is more important today than ever before in medical history.

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Learn how to prepare a healthy anti-cancer diet with Macrobiotics

The word "macrobiotic” is a Greek word that means "long life.” The macrobiotic diet was developed in the 1920s by George Ohsawa, a Japanese philosopher who taught that simplicity in diet was the key to good health. Ohsawa believed that by eating certain foods and avoiding others, you could cure yourself of cancer and many other serious illnesses.

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Chlorella: Benefits, Nutrional Value, Uses, Side Effects

Its scientific name is Chlorella Vulgaris and can be bought in natural products stores and in some handling pharmacies. It is a green alga, very popular in Japan, belonging to the group of chlorophytes, rich in chlorophyll. It is a very complete food because it contains proteins of high biological value, 18 amino acids (including eight essential amino acids), vitamins and minerals, enzymes, fiber and chlorophyll. It is also rich in antioxidants, such as beta-carotene and particularly vitamin B12.

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Licorice

Identification: English name: Licorice (liquorice), root of European species Glycyrrhiza glabra L. Mandarin: Gan cao is the root of the Chinese species of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fischer et DC, and Glycyrrhiza glabra L. Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra L. (Liquiritia officinalis) Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Pharmaceutical name: Liquitariae radix Part used: dried husked roots and stolons

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Acupuncture: benefits, uses, contraindications, facts

What is acupuncture? It is a very ancient therapeutic practice, a heritage of Chinese culture and one of the disciplines of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which consists of the introduction of very fine needles into specific points of the body to regulate energy circulation.

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Serenoa Repens or Saw Palmetto: Benefits, Dosages, traditional uses, and Scientific evidences

Serenoa Repens is used by traditional medicine doctors for many health problems. According to traditional medicine doctors there is two main action groups for saw palmetto: tonic and anti-inflammatory/anticatarrhal.

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Knee pain: Natural treatments and physical exercises

If you wish, you could call it a "Gods lapse”. From the 187 articulations of the body, none of them brings so much pain to humans, as the knee pain.

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Syndrome of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) (or prostatodynia)

Male chronic pelvic pain syndrome is defined as chronic pain, pressure or discomfort located in the pelvis, perineum, or genital organs, lasting more than three months, and is not caused by easily explainable causes (infection, neoplasia, or structural abnormality).

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Nutritional Value of Maca

Maca is has authentic powerful nutritional value. Contains 13-16% protein, 8.5% fiber, 19 essential amino acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and D, minerals iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, sodium, potassium, calcium, several glucosinolates, 20 free fatty acids, and unique compounds called macaenes and macamides.  Beyond that, Maca is one of only a handful of foods considered to be an "adaptogen," meaning it´s a food that raises overall life force energy.

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What is the Budwig Protocol and why is so good to treat cancer?

That’s right, flaxseed oil and cottage cheese! That combination might not get your taste buds’ attention, but it certainly gets the attention of cancer cells. German biochemist Dr. Johanna Budwig was the first to discover this, after noticing that people with chronic illnesses such as cancer and arthritis have very low levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood

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Thyme

Identification: Botanical Name: Thymus Vulgaris L., Thyrnus zygis L. Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Pharmaceutical name: Thymi herba et yarns Used parts: dried leaves and flowers. English: comon thyme, garden thyme German: Gerneiner Thymian, Garten-Thymian

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Angelica Sinensis Dong Quai

This drug is the root of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, a perennial herbal plant of the Umbelliferae family, growing or cultivated in Gansu, Sichuan, Yunnan, Shaanxi and Hubei provinces, in China.

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Acupuncture treats Artritis

Can acupuncture help to treat arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis? According to acupuncture what are the causes and treatments for arthritis? According to acupuncture rheumatological diseases are the result of the decrease of the "energy of defense" called Wei Qi, compared to the immune system in western medicine, opening the door to the successive attack of external pathogens called wind-cold, wind-heat and wind humidity that will gradually being installed in the joints. Over time, there is a permanent housing of this "wind" and the crises can be triggered without predisposing external factors. The energy circulation (Qi) is mainly blocked at the joint level generating pain and stiffness. On the other hand, there is an increasingly pronounced immunity change leading ultimately to a devitalization of the bones of joints.

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Shitake mushrooms: Benefits; scientific evidences; contraindications, uses

What are Shiitake mushrooms? Shiitake, whose scientific name is Lentinula edodes, is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, being the second most consumed edible mushroom in the world. Its name have Japanese origins, the tree similar to oak is called Shii and take means mushroom in Japanese.

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Rosemary

Identification: Name in English: Rosemary Botanical Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis L. Pharmaceutical Name: Rosmarini Folium Name in Mandarin: Mi Die Xiang (they are the aerial parts of Rosmarinus. Officinalis L.) Parts used: leaves, flowers, essential oil.

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What is High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) and how can treat prostate cancer

This breakthrough is a new treatment for prostate cancer called High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound or HIFU. Instead of a scalpel, this treatment uses acoustic sound waves to generate thermal (heat) energy that destroys the degenerated cells of the prostate cancer. The acoustic sound waves super-heat the prostate to a whopping 194 degrees Fahrenheit, killing prostate cancer cells.

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