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    Fiber for Intestinal Health, Immune Support and Healthy Bowel Function

    Find out about various fiber such as insoluble, soluble, prebiotic and immune supporting. View their sources and their function with improving intestinal health, controlling cholesterol and healthy bowel function on an easy to understand...
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    Pancakes turned out great

    In a food processor, add a cup of whole oat flour, 1/4 cup coconut oil and a cup of whole wheat flour. Cut up an apple and add along with 2 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon salt, a 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda. Add some milk, start blending and add milk to...
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    Sauerkraut Health Benefits

    Some health benefits of sauerkraut including probiotic, lowering cholesterol, helpful with heartburn/GERD, high in fiber and vitamin C, etc.
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    Flax Seed Nutritional Benefits

    I've been adding a tablespoonful of Flax Seeds to my morning (plain) greek yogurt, along with organic lemon juice (Italian Volcano) and raw, unfiltered wildflower honey. Currently I'm using "Flax USA" organic golden, cold milled flax seed (from Costco). Serving size is 2 tbls. which equal 2800mg...
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    Great article on the benefits of cherries, including as a sleep aid.
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    Kiwi Revelations

    I love kiwis and buy them often for a healthy snack, here's a good article about their benefits... (more about kiwis...
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    Health Benefits of the Kiwi Fruit

    I've been enjoying Kiwis for a long time now, great for a healthy snack and easy to eat. Sometimes I slice them in half and eat with a spoon, and other times I'll make enough for both myself and my husband by peeling them and slicing into bite size pieces. Been getting them mostly from Costco at...
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    Flax Seed Eases Menstrual Pain

    Flax seed may be a natural alternative to cope with menstrual pain.
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    Chia Seeds for Omega 3s, Fiber and Protein

    I recently tried some Kombucha drinks with chia seeds suspended in them, and decided to buy a pound bag of whole chia seeds (Bob's Red Mill) from my local vitamin store. A one tablespoon serving contains Omega3 2282mg, Omega6 752mg, Fiber 5g and Protein 3g. So far I've just used them to...
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    Diverticular Disease (Diverticulosis)

    Demystifying Diverticulosis About 10 percent of Americans over the age of 40 have diverticulosis. This is a condition where the colon (large intestines) develops small pockets that bulge outward through weak spots, similar to a hernia. About half of all people over the age of 60 have...
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    Tips For Lowering Cholesterol

    Tips for Lowering Cholesterol 1. Substitute 2 egg whites for 1 whole egg in baking 2. Try lean ham, Canadian bacon, turkey bacon and reduced fat sausage and bacon instead of regular sausage and bacon. 3. Season vegetables with lemon, garlic, onion, chives or pepper instead of animal fat...
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    Psyllium Revival

    Psyllium Revival October 29, 2010 Written by JP The dietary supplement Metamucil has been commercially available for over seventy-five years. For the most part, this familiar product is known the world round as an old fashioned constipation aid. There’s good reason for this...
  13. R

    psyllium seed husk alternative

    Anyone know of a cheaper alternative to psyllium husk powder? I am currently mixing it with organic oat bran as a bulking agent. The per pound price is up around 9 bux a pound. Ron