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Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) Health Benefits

The humble Zucchini is an ultra-versatile food which makes a multitude of delicious meals easily. It’s often overlooked as a health food and underestimated as a part of a weight management plan or detox program. For this reason, I thought we should mention briefly some of the benefits of this amazing vegetable. The real beauty […]

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Home Health Care in California

California has about 1588 Home Health care facilities and providers. Browse all home health agencies in California and compare the quality of care and services offered. State government agencies inspect health care providers, including home health agencies, hospitals, nursing homes, and dialysis facilities, as well as others. These providers are approved or “certified” by Medicare […]

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Health Benefits of Chaga Mushrooms

‘I have been doing this Annanda Chaga Tea for 2 months now since I completed immunotherapy cancer treatment for stage 4 cancer…I have renewed energy, sleep better and my condition is stable thanks to this great tea.. A must for all cancer patients!! ‘ – Jeanette  Ayurveda – Health Benefits of Wild Chaga Mushrooms Used as Herbal […]

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Healthy Eating — A Detailed Guide for Beginners

The foods you eat have big effects on your health and quality of life. Although eating healthy can be fairly simple, the rise in popular “diets” and dieting trends has caused confusion. In fact, these trends often distract from the basic nutrition principles that are most important. This is a detailed beginner’s guide to healthy […]

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Health Benefits of Zucchini

FOOD AS MEDICINE:Did you know: zucchini is the cousin to squash and melons? Zucchini is an excellent source of manganese, vitamins C, A, and B, and antioxidants, particularly lutein and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants are especially beneficial in protecting eye health, age-related macular degeneration, and cataracts. The manganese, zinc, and B vitamins in zucchini help maintain blood […]

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How to Eat Healthy for Weight Loss

Most health experts recommend that you eat a balanced, healthy diet to maintain or to lose weight. But exactly what is a healthy diet? It should include: Protein (found in fish, meat, poultry, dairy products, eggs, nuts, and beans) Fat (found in animal and dairy products, nuts, and oils) Carbohydrates (found in fruits, vegetables, whole […]

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Phellinus linteus: Science Based Benefits of the Mesima Mushroom

Phellinus linteus Identification and Description Cap: Hoof-shaped, asymmetrical, usually dark brown, but dries to black. Gills: This species has pores, rather than gills. The pore surface is pale reddish or yellowish brown when fresh and brown when dried. Stem: absent. The fruiting body grows shelf-like from its substrate. Taste: Bitter or astringent[ii]. Edibility: Not toxic, […]