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Seeds which can lower a high blood pressure.

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Seeds which can lower a high blood pressure.

  The symptoms of high blood pressure are rarely noticeable, but when signs do show, they may include chest pain and difficulty breathing. Simple changes to your diet are recommended for lowering your reading, such as cutting your salt intake, and some health experts believe particular foods on their own can have a big impact. But a significant majority of people with high blood pressure don’t have any symptoms, according to Bupa. High blood pressure also known as hypertension, is common and affects more than one in four adults in the UK. In rare circumstances when people do experience symptoms, they may have...

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9 high-protein foods to lower blood sugar levels (Type-2 diabetes diet)

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9 high-protein foods to lower blood sugar levels (Type-2 diabetes diet)

DIABETES symptoms include frequent urination and unexplained weight loss. However, sufferers can alleviate symptoms by making simple diet changes. Diabetes is a common, lifelong condition affecting approximately 5% of the adult population.Around 3.7 million people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes and experts believe this could rise to 5.5 million by 2030.The condition causes a person's blood sugar levels to become too high. It occurs when the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin or the body’s cells don't react to insulin. The hormone insulin – produced by the pancreas – is responsible for controlling the amount of glucose in...

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7 questions about the Whole30 Diet

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7 questions about the Whole30 Diet

Have you been hearing a lot about the Whole30 diet? This 30-day elimination diet involves giving up alcohol, sugar, artificial sweeteners, grains, dairy, and legumes. Then, you slowly bring these foods back into your diet while watching for signs of discomfort or food sensitivity. There are many health claims about this diet, so we asked dietitian Rachel Stockle, RD, LD, to answer some questions.  Picture Pixabay.com 1. Do you recommend the Whole30 diet? Yes, for some people. This diet can be a good place to start if someone is frustrated and fed up with food, especially if they feel like they’ve tried everything and...

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Olive oil in help to lighten the skin.

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Olive oil in help to lighten the skin.

Olive oil can be not only used in the kitchen as a nutritious ingredient in meals but also is a vital addition to skin care and hair care.   The nutrients and vitamins present in olive oil promote regeneration of the dead cells and improve the skin tone. The antioxidants help fight free radicals and rejuvenate the skin.  Find a high-quality olive oil in our shop here.  Cucumber and olive oil Vitamins in cucumber help in improving the skin tone and also lighten the appearance of scars. Take 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tsp milk and a cucumber. Peel off the cucumber and cut it...

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11 'healthy' eating habits that are actually bad for you

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11 'healthy' eating habits that are actually bad for you

Not all diets are healthy — some can actually do your body more harm than good.And it's not just diets either. General eating habits that seem healthy, or that celebrities swear by, are often just plain bad for you.What is the view of a registered dietitian-nutritionist Karen Ansel on 11 ways you're eating food — or not eating it — that aren't doing you any favours? Cutting out too many calories too quickly MabelAmber /Pixabay It can be tempting to want to shed pounds fast when you're looking to lose some weight. And while slashing hundreds of calories from your daily...

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