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What makes a food medicinal? A therapeutic dose is one that has shown in research to have a beneficial effect in the body. In this case we are looking at probiotics. These yoghurt’s contain therapeutic doses of specific strain probiotics. Vaalia yoghurt contains a particular probiotic called lactobacillus rhamnosus GG ( L. casei GG). It…

A latest meta-analysis has reviewed 20 studies on the daily intake of cocoa between 2 and 8 weeks. It showed that daily cocoa for 2 weeks as had a reducing effect on blood pressure. It is not known whether daily intake long term shows the same positive results. Ried K, Sullivan TR, Fakler P, Frank…

The most effective herbs for bad breath include: Garlic (white and purple) Tea tree oil Echinacea Lavender These herbs have shown to be effective against oral bacteria and decreasing bad breath. Look for toothpaste and mouthwash containing these herbs. References available. Image courtesy of: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spices_22078028.jpg

Water Water is the canvas of all other body chemistry. Without it- we would not exist and metabolic processes would halt. Water is the body’s lubricant and helps remove waste from the body. We are 60- 70 % water .  Water runs through our body’s muscles and organ filters keeping them hydrated. Keeping these areas hydrated…

      Try this tip if you are looking to break the carbohydrate binge cycle, want to lose weight, or are a little flat and want to master your moods. Eating protein every 2 -3 hours will start power charging your metabolism to think in a new way. Your metabolism wants to build muscle,…

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