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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…three decades ago, he discovered that ancient healers used natural substances such as garlic and hot peppers, as well as chicken soup to address the problem. In fact, he routinely prescribed chicken soup with garlic and hot peppers as a complement to modern drug treatments. Treating the bronchospasms…

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Cooking Healthy: Peppered Rosemary Chicken

…antioxidant carnosol. Plus, the garlic helps to enhance blood thinning (preventing blood clots); lower blood pressure levels; and reduce triglycerides. Peppered Rosemary Chicken * 1 whole chicken (preferably organic or free range) * ½ c chopped fresh rosemary * ¼ c chopped garlic * ½ tsp ground pepper *…

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A Delicious Way to Boost Your Heart Health

…Spelt Pasta with Asparagus and Tomatoes. Not only is it delicious, it contains four of my top “super foods”: asparagus, tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic. Asparagus is one of the best foods to help boost your body’s production of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that has been shown to protect the…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…option for those with high blood pressure levels, while the oatmeal is a critical part of any cholesterol-lowering diet. In the soup recipe, the garlic is a great natural blood thinner and has been shown to help prevent blood clots when used in high doses. Mushrooms, on the other hand, have been proven…

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On the Menu: Mediterranean Chicken

…good HDL cholesterol, along with garlic, roasted peppers, and more. Mediterranean Chicken (Makes 2 servings) Ingredients: 8 oz. organic or free range chicken breast, cubed or sliced 4 Tbsp. flour (gluten-free preferred) 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 roasted red peppers, from…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…seasonings, most of which you'll probably find in your kitchen cabinet right now. 10 Seasonings that Boost Your Heart Health 1. Garlic — This is number one on my hit parade. Garlic's benefits are numerous. It's antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral. It lowers homocysteine, cholesterol, and blood pressure…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…, both of which are excellent natural means to prevent inflammation, allergies, and histamine release. I also take garlic (500—1,000 mg as a supplement, or one clove of fresh garlic), and drink ginger tea. 6. Drink red wine (1–2 glasses once or twice a week), green tea (1-3 cups a day), and water…

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In a Healthy Heart Diet Beware of Hidden Salt

garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 medium onions, diced 2 lbs. fresh plum or cherry tomatoes (preferably organic) 2 Tbsp. red or white wine 1 Tbsp. chopped basil 1 tsp. fresh oregano leaves, crushed Celtic sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Directions: Pour the olive oil into a pan and sauté garlic

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8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

…Probiotics: Which populate your colon with healthy bacteria—and help to crowd out unwanted bacteria. 5. Eat Garlic: Research has shown that high consumption (1-2 cloves daily) of raw or cooked garlic decreases the chance of colon cancer by 30 percent, and stomach cancer by 50 percent. 6. Take B Vitamins…

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Four Things You May Not Know About Salt Consumption

…salt in your diet by cooking with fresh herbs and spices such as basil, garlic, oregano, rosemary, chives, parsley, and onion. What’s more, all of these flavorings contain natural substances that are good for your health. Garlic, in particular, has been shown to have a positive effect on blood pressure…

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A Spring Favorite in My House: Grilled Mediterranean Halibut

…steaks Juice of 1 lemon 2 Tbsp. olive oil 3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ tsp. grated lemon peel 3 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped and divided 2 tsp. capers, drained Fresh ground pepper to taste Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and lemon peel. Stir in capers and 2 tablespoons…

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

…your kitchen, contains curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory. Also use garlic and onions. They can lower blood pressure, thin the blood, and protect your cholesterol from oxidation. A bottle of turmeric can last for months. Garlic and onions can be very affordable. Healthy Living Budget Tip #3: Drink…

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Treating High Blood Pressure Naturally With Asparagus

…washed asparagus spears at about 400 degrees for 2-5 minutes, then seasons it on the plate before serving with a drizzle of olive oil, chopped garlic or garlic salt, and a few squeezes of fresh lemon juice. You can even travel with the ingredients on ice in your cooler, and make this side dish fresh on…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…healthy diet plan—and not a single one comes with food dyes or preservatives, or comes packaged in a box. Heart Healthy Diet Plan Foods * Onions and garlic contain allicin, which helps lower cholesterol levels. Onions also contain quercetin, which is a powerful bioflavonoid that prevents the "bad" LDL…

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Could Popcorn Replace Fruits and Vegetables?

…flavor. * Instead of dousing your popcorn with salt, get creative with your seasonings. My wife Jan and I season our popcorn with herbs, cinnamon, garlic powder, and even nutritional yeast. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat popcorn? You May Also Be Interested In: * 11 Quick & Healthy…

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…heart health. * Drink healing tea: If you feel run down and susceptible to getting sick, create an antimicrobial tea by crushing 3–4 cloves of garlic, grating a piece of thumb-sized ginger and squeezing the juice from half a lemon into 6–8 cups boiling water. Simmer for 5–10 minutes. Add 1 tsp…

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