August 2018

CHICKPEAS: AN INEXPENSIVE WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR NUTRITION

Chickpeas: An Inexpensive Way To Improve Your Nutrition

The history of Chickpeas dates back to 3000 B.C when they were first cultivated in the Mediterranean area. Also known as Garbanzo Beans, chickpeas have remained popular with the Romans, the Greeks, and the Egyptians. While this legume remains popular in the Middle East and Asian regions, Western people add little of this food to […]

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eVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IODINE DEFICIENCY

Everything You Need To Know About Iodine Deficiency

Iodine deficiency can lead to a variety of health conditions; if encountered during pregnancy, it can even result in stillbirths and abortions. It is an easily preventable issue, and used to be a global health problem in the early 2000’s. With the introduction of iodized salts, there was a significant decline in the number of […]

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High Uric Acid - Dietary Guidelines & Restrictions

High Uric Acid: Dietary Guidelines & Restrictions    

What’s the condition that affects more than four percent of the American population and was also among the first recognized clinical entities in the history of medicine? Gout. It is a form of arthritis – an extremely painful, inflammatory condition that affects joints. Resulting from hyperuricemia – high levels of uric acid in the blood […]

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8 Effective Home Remedies For Menstrual Cramps

8 Effective Home Remedies For Menstrual Cramps

Every one in four women complaints of menstrual cramps, lower back pain, mood swings, and bloating on every 28th day of her womanhood. Each month, while being curled up in our beds, we as women are faced with the same question: what do I do about these menstrual cramps (period pain)? Menstrual cramps, also known […]

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7 common childhood diseases every parent should know about

7 Common Childhood Diseases Every Parent Should Know About

With the advent of vaccines and improvement in healthcare, epidemics of acute, highly-infective childhood diseases have become significantly declined in most parts of the world; all thanks to effective vaccines. In spite of that, childhood illnesses may still come in the form of common flu and cold. They also exist in the form of mysterious […]

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