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The Healing Power of Ginger

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE I've always loved ginger. It's a delicious spice that can be added to many different dishes. But did you know that ginger also has powerful healing qualities? First off, ginger is a potent blood thinner, which means it’s good for you if you want to take…

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5 Easy, Natural Cures for the Health Hazards of Summer

…or boat trip and get nauseous, try ginger. The active ingredients in its essential oils counteract nausea and vomiting. I drank ginger tea while deep-sea fishing in the Kodiak Straits of Alaska and did not experience my usual seasickness. In a pinch, sip ginger ale or another carbonated drink. Saltine…

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A New Weapon To Fight Heart Disease

…plant reduces inflammation and acts as an antibiotic. Take 100–500 mg daily. Note: Allergic reactions, although rare, can occur. * Ginger root/ginger tea. Ginger promotes an anti-inflammatory response and is a great substitute for aspirin, which many people can’t tolerate. * Fish oil helps prevent…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…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 (8–10 glasses per day). 7. Practice detoxification…

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Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

ginger. Here is one if his favorites. Combine one or all from each category: * Berries: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries * Other fruit: apple, banana, kiwi (no citrus) * Vegetable: Beets are our breakfast favorite (but mixed veggie juices are great for lunch and dinner) * Ginger:…

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Improper Grilling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

…mild fish such as halibut. 1/2 cup organic almond butter 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon raw honey 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper * Warm almond butter in small saucepan over medium low heat. * When slightly softened, add soy sauce and remaining ingredients…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…contains luteolin and apigenin, two powerful flavonoids, and chlorophyll for anti-inflammation. * GingerGinger is also known as the "poor man's aspirin." It thins blood. It's anti-inflammatory. Ginger tea was used in the coronary care units of Manchester Memorial Hospital several years ago to help…

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Drinking Cold Water With Meals? Think Again.

…never drink ice cold drinks with my meals and prefer to sip on hot ginger tea both at meals and throughout the day. Ginger enhances digestion and is a great remedy for nausea. The recipe is simple: Chop up a small piece of ginger root into smaller pieces and drop them into a cup of boiled water, let…

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Get Your Grill On!

…sherry * ½ cup unsweetened canned pineapple juice * 1 tsp. ginger, grated * 2 slices canned pineapple * 1 scallion, slivered Place chicken breast in a shallow glass or ceramic pan. Combine soy sauce, honey, sherry, pineapple juice, and ginger, and pour over chicken breast. Cover with plastic wrap and…

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Check Your Fibrinogen Level

…a few times a week and/or take 1–2 grams of fish oil daily * Take 500–1,000 mg of garlic (in capsule form) and/or 600 mg of bromelain * Drink ginger and/or green tea * Take 100 mg of nattokinase daily And, of course, adhere to a healthy cardiovascular nutrition program to keep your fibrinogen level…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…at health food stores, is a good sugar substitute. Cancer-Prevention Tip #8. Use natural COX-2 inhibitors, such as green tea, rosemary, turmeric, ginger, oregano, and omega-3 essential fatty acids. Cancer-Prevention Tip #9. Engage in regular exercise—research shows that exercise is directly connected…

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

…#3: Drink plenty of clean water and, as an alternative, drink green tea and pomegranate juice, both of which protect against plaque. For variety, ginger tea is a good choice. It acts like a poor man’s aspirin, and helps thin the blood. Healthy Living Budget Tip #4: Regular physical activity. Start…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…Or, season with a drizzle of low-sodium soy sauce and sesame seeds for an Oriental flavor. Or, for a third flavor combination, season with sesame-ginger sauce. Heart Healthy Recipe #3: Boil butternut squash until tender, add dried unsweetened cranberries, a drizzle of maple syrup, and a hefty sprinkle…

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Garlic Is Great For Your Heart Health

Garlic is a fabulous anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agent with a long history in folk medicine. It is an excellent natural blood thinner, which makes it vital for people who are trying to improve poor blood circulation or prevent blood clots. It’s so effective that I often instruct some…

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The Cardiovascular Virtues of Green Tea

…which translates to an anti-inflammatory effect. Other natural COX-2 inhibitors that you can easily add to your diet include healthy spices like ginger, curcumin, oregano, onion, and garlic. These remarkable spices make for good overall cardiovascular nutrition. For more information on good cardiovascular…

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…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 of honey and stir. You can drink up to…

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