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Food as medicine

Herbs & Spices and their unlimited health benefits

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. — Hippocrates (father of medicine, 431 B.C) Potential side effects of common drugs range from skin rash or itching, weight gain, kidney complications, upset stomach, tiredness or dizziness, metal taste, bloating and diarrhea. One cannot though avoid medicines in order to get well again. But if we keep our lifestyle ...

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Have a Date with Dates: Sweet dose of health from the Middle East:

According to history, date palm is known to have come from Iraq. It’s the most important ingredient in Middle Eastern cuisine, and that’s for a reason. Dates come with tremendous nutritional values and are a good source of various vitamins and minerals, energy, sugar, and fiber. It also contains calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and zinc. It’s one fruit that ...

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Cinnamon: Fragrant and Healthy Spice

One of the most fragrant and delicious spices on the planet, Cinnamon is also one of the healthiest. There was a time in history when cinnamon was more valuable than gold. The potential health benefits of cinnamon are many. It can lower blood sugar levels, reduce heart disease risk factors, and has an overabundance of other impressive health benefits. Many ...

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