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[Recipe] Immune Boosting Turmeric Tea

  This brightly colored, mildly fragranced tea recipe from Skinnyms (the recipe is at the end of the post) does wonders for the immune system. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, and has high levels of antioxidants. It is anti-viral, anti-fungal and can help protect against cancer. Louisa Shafia at…

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The Secret Ingredients That Reverse the Signs of Aging

It seems mankind has long been looking for a magic pill that will make us live longer. Is it really possible to reverse the aging process? Well, apparently it may well be and these secret ingredients could help you on your way. We bring you loads of delicious smoothie recipes but every now and again we…

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5 Steps to Kill the Bad Bugs in Your Gut

There is increasing evidence that chronic illnesses are caused by our poor diet. I’ve just read a fascinating article by Dr Mark Hyman at his blog where he talks about the link between bad gut bacteria and many chronic illnesses, including inflammation, autism and obesity. And the links are growing daily, he says. As a…

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[Recipe] Hot Peppers for a Cool Strawberry Chili Smoothie!

I love spicy food but hadn't thought beyond adding cinnamon and ginger to my smoothies, but have you tried jalapeño peppers or cayenne pepper?  No? Then read on to find out why you might want to try it. Hot peppers and chilli peppers contain capsaicin which is the compound that gives them their peppery, hot,…

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The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar Revealed

One of our most popular posts is the Secret Detox Drink Revealed. It has far more comments, questions and - more importantly - success stories than most. The post focuses on the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory health giving properties of cinnamon... But another main ingredient of great interest is apple cider vinegar. You'll find all sorts of dramatic claims about it's…

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