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How to Successfully Transition to a Raw Food Diet

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How to Successfully Transition to a Raw Food Diet

You may have heard about the countless benefits of a raw food diet, and you may even have thought about trying it yourself, but do not know where to start. Whether you’re a total newbie or a raw food dieter who constantly falls into old patterns, here are some tips to use for a smooth transition. Start Slowly Some people decide to switch to a raw food diet overnight, and while it may work for a few people, most find it extremely challenging. Either they fall off the wagon from time to time or ditch the idea of going raw...

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Lose Weight Easily with Coconut Oil

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Lose Weight Easily with Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is widely known for its health and beauty benefits. Uses of coconut oil for hair and skin care have tremendously risen in popularity in recent years, but unknown to some, coconut oil can also assist you in your weight loss goals. Here’s how coconut oil can help trim off some of your excess body fat. Coconut Oil Increases Energy Levels The main component of coconut oil is the medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) lauric acid, an essential fatty acid that is easier to digest and metabolised as compared to other types of saturated fats. Rather than being stored as fat,...

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Are You Gluten Intolerant?

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Are You Gluten Intolerant?

Gluten intolerance is much more common than many of us really know. In fact, you might have an intolerance or sensitivity yourself and you probably don’t even know it. It is typically characterized by having adverse reactions to the protein and gluten found in wheat. Many people develop coeliac disease, which is one of the most severe forms of intolerance to gluten. Here are some of the main symptoms and signs of being gluten intolerant. 1. Consistent bloating. When your belly feels swollen and full of gas after eating, it might be due to being gluten intolerant. However, there could...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Nuts

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Nuts come in a variety of forms and are a very popular food. They can also be a very convenient and tasty snack, no matter your diet. Many people worry about the fat content found in nuts, but the fat contained in nuts is actually a healthy fat. We need good fat, just not too much of it of course. On top of their healthy content, nuts also have also have many amazing health benefits. What Are Nuts? In a nutshell (no pun intended), nuts are actually considered to be type of fruit. Instead of being sweet, they are quite...

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Got Acne? Coconut Oil Might Be Able to Help!

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Got Acne? Coconut Oil Might Be Able to Help!

Acne is one of the most common skin diseases and actually affects close to 80% of people at some point in their lifetime. However, it is more common among teenagers but does affect many different adults of all ages. Due to the many wonderful health properties of coconut oil, some people are now using it to treat acne and other skin conditions, through both consuming it and applying it directly to the skin. Causes of Acne 101 When dead skin cells and oil begin to build up under the skin, it causes our pores to clog up, which then leads...

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