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Month: June 2018

Cantaloupes-The Tasty Keys to Better Eyes and Digestion

Juicing Cantaloupes: If It’s Orange, You Should Probably Eat More of It (Includes Recipe for Naturally Treating Chrons Disease)Next to watermelons, kids crave cantaloupes! Especially in the summertime. It’s no wonder: the rich orange-pastel and sometimes almost pale salmon-colors conjure visions of dreamsicle, but with distinctively bolder (and far more nutritious) flavors.  And you know that bright colors mean flavonoids and antioxidants (if you’ve been reading my blog)! What else do they give us? These bright-colored fruits contain zeaxanthin, lycopene, potassium, vitamin C and beta-carotene as a precursor to vitamin A-retinol. While cantaloupes may not be as vibrant as,...

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Happiness is a Cold Watermelon – 3 Reasons Why

On a hot afternoon in the dog days of summer, is there really anything better than cracking a knife through one of these ruby-red fleshed lovelies? I mean, c’mon! Look how beautiful the watermelon is! Watermelons are more than 92% water per 100g and only 6% sugar. In fact, this is verified according to the glycemic index, where white sugar sets the highest bar at 100, while watermelon teeters the scale at a lowly 5.  What’s more is that this melon has many powerful micronutrients that provide some super benefits.  Here are just three . . . . It’s...

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Bring on the Lemonade (or is it Lemon-Aid?)!

“We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.” –Alfred E. Newman There’s a powerful trend making its way into the morning routines of some of the most popular health-gurus. Maybe you’ve heard about it: drinking Lemon-water or lemonade first thing in the morning.  I’ve been doing this daily for over three years, and believe it’s one reason I’ve lost weight without the gout-attacks that used to plague me during weight loss. Drinking lemonade is a famous home remedy and common recommendation for giving a cleansing push...

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