(Natural News) Oats (Avena sativa) are a widely consumed whole grain. This versatile breakfast favorite can be enjoyed in a lot of ways, and not just for breakfast.
Oats are popular among fitness buffs as an excellent source of soluble fiber, which is responsible for most of the grain’s health benefits. Oats also provide more plant protein than many other grains.
Oats can offer a wide range of nutrients. One cup (81 g) of raw oats contains: →
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(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a folk remedy that has been used for centuries. Because it is a rich source of antioxidant chemicals, ACV is capable of providing a number of remarkable health benefits, such as improving your digestion, supporting your immune system and helping you shed a few pounds. ACV is also incredibly easy to add to your diet. You can use it to make a homemade salad dressing, add it to your favorite smoothie or mix it with raw honey and turmeric to make a potent immune-boosting shot. Here are 10 health benefits you can enjoy when you add ACV to your diet. →
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(Natural News) As it turns out, dietary fiber isn’t just good for the digestive system — it’s also good for the heart.
This is according to Cristiane Mayerhofer of Oslo University Hospital in Norway, who proposed that heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria. A healthy gut microbiota is associated with a reduced risk of death or need for a heart transplant →
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(Natural News) As its name suggests, detox drinks help purge toxins from the body. They also help in improving health and losing weight. A green smoothie made from whole food and natural plant-based ingredients will prove a very healthful addition to any diet. →
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(Natural News) There is now an even better reason for you to add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet. According to a new study in Cell Reports, the combination of these two — termed “synbiotics” — can be used to modulate the human gut microbiota and treat serious diseases like colorectal cancer. Prebiotics and probiotics: sources and health benefits →
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September 28, 2019 by: Kristine Payne
(Natural News) Many people consider turmeric (Curcuma longa) to be the most powerful herb on the planet. Others may even argue that it could potentially be the most effective nutritional supplement to ever exist. Such claims are not unfounded. This ancient super spice has been used in India for thousands of years not only for its exotic flavor, but also for its medicinal properties. →
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September 27, 2019 by: Zoey Sky
(Natural News) Hobbies do more than help you relax after a long, stressful day at work. Certain kinds of hobbies, such as doing puzzles or playing a musical instrument, can also boost your creativity. →
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(Natural News) Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica) are full of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, making them the perfect ingredients for this nutritious breakfast. Berry chia pudding also contains blackberries that boost your brain health.
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(Natural News) The human stomach, the saliva, and the large and small intestines are like a rain forest, teeming with more than five thousand living species of bacteria. These bacteria cells outnumber human cells 10:1. Every moment of every day, several trillion bacteria cells interact with one another and coordinate vital functions inside the body. Together, these bacterium regulate the gastrointestinal tract and create metabolites for proper digestion and hormone regulation. They help eliminate waste and protect the blood from toxins. They respond to outside threats and initiate immune responses.
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(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is often used in various home remedies. Why exactly is it good for you? ACV contains acetic acid, probiotics, and other nutrients Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, its key ingredient which has a pH of 2.5. Acetic acid is useful for the transportation of minerals (e.g. calcium), the digestion of protein, and the stimulation of thyroid function.
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