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Cinnamon

Cinnamon has properties that help those with insulin resistance. It is therefore very popular with Type 2 diabetics who take it to control their blood sugar variations. Cinnamon has shown an amazing ability to stop medication-resistant yeast infections. As a digestive cinnamon dramatically reduces the uncomfortable feelings associated with IBS especially the bloating. It does …

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Rose Hips

Rose hips are a great source of vitamin C; they contain 50% more vitamin C than oranges. Because of the high vitamin C content, they are an excellent immune system booster and are often used as a supplement to prevent or treat a cold. The fruit acids and pectin in rosehip tea is a mild …

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Grape Seed

Grape seed extract can heal dermal wounds. Including grape seed extract in your diet with calcium has a beneficial effect on bone formation and bone strength for the treatment of bone debility caused by a low level of calcium. Grape seeds contain proanthocyanidins which can prevent the development of cancer. The antioxidants in grape seed …

Healthy Living Tips

Healthy Living Tip #219

For that most unpleasant of stomach upsets, diarrhea, blackberry root tincture can help. This herb contains tannins, substances that have astringent effects on the intestinal lining. Look for the tincture at health-food stores or online (try herb-pharm.com) and take 1 teaspoon of it in water every two to four hours until symptoms subside.

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Green Tea

Polyphenols in green tea have been associated with slight increases in resting metabolism, potentially leading to weight loss. The typical dosage is about two to three cups of tea containing about 240 to 320mg of polyphenols. In a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers found that green tea extract, a combination …

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Citrus Bioflavonoids

The major bioflavonoids found in citrus fruits are diosmin, hesperidin, rutin, naringin, tangeretin, diosmetin, narirutin, neohesperidin, nobiletin, and quercetin. Citrus bioflavonoids and related substances are widely used in Europe to treat diseases of the blood vessels and lymph system, including hemorrhoids, chronic venous insufficiency, leg ulcers, easy bruising, nosebleeds, and lymphedema following breast cancer surgery. …