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Nutritional benefits of vegan diet

Vitamin E-This is a powerful vitamin that has benefits for the heart, skin, eyes, brain, and even help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. A diet high in grains, nuts, and dark leafy greens is full of Vitamin E.

Banana beneficial in Colitis treatment

Ripe banana are highly beneficial in the treatment of ulcerative colitis. Being bland, smooth, easily digestible and slightly laxative, they relieve acute symptoms and promote the healing process.

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Skipping meals can help to lose weight
Many people think that by skipping a meal, they will be eating less food and therefore lose weight. People who think skipping meals means weight loss do not understand how our body works. If you skip a meal, your body will think that you are in starvation mode and therefore slow down the metabolism to compensate. You then tend to overeat at the next meal. Often, skipping a meal and then eating too much at the next one means that you have a higher total calorie intake than if you eat more frequently throughout the day. A better approach is to eat smaller frequent healthy meals and snacks to keep the blood sugar level balanced.
Fasting can cure any/all diseases
Fasting is a powerful medicine, to be taken in the right dose, as needed. However, please note that most (not all) people can do short fasts (one day) without any problems.

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Daily intake of food
According to dietary guidelines by USDA at the 2,000 calorie level, daily intake of food: Fruit Group should provide 4 daily servings, or 2 cups. Vegetable Group should provide 5 servings, or 2.5 cups. Grain Group should provide 6 ounce-equivalents (1 ounce-equivalent means 1 serving), half of which should be whole grains. Meat and Beans Group should provide 5.5 ounce-equivalents or servings. Milk Group should provide 3 cups/servings. Oils should provide 24g or 6 teaspoons.
Everyday Heart Health Tips
Substitute lower-fat foods for higher-fat ones. Some examples include skim or 1% milk for whole milk. Saturated fats are typically solid at room temperature. Try the squeeze test: the firmer the fat, the more it is saturated.

The sense of taste plays a critical role in the life and nutritional status of humans and other organisms. Taste is a sensory function of the central nervous system. The sensation that results when t ..more

Celiac disease has no cure, and for the person suffering from this disorder, the only treatment is lifelong avoidance of gluten. Many people learn to manage their illness by following a gluten-free ..more

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It is a small tree, growing 4-6 m tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter. The leaves are pinnate, with 11-21 leaflets, each leaflet 2-4 cm long and 1-2 cm broad. They are highly aromatic. The flowers ..more

The New Zealand spinach is a leafy vegetable that is widely grown as a tender annual in many parts of the world. It has weak and fragile stems. The scientific name of New Zealand Spinach is Tetragonia ..more

Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat. Neal Barnard
If we decide to go on fast and we don’t eat anything for a week, then we would probably feel hungry, little thinner and maybe weak. But if we deprive ourself of a sleep for seven days, we won’t be able to function at all...If we try to guess which activity is so important for us that we devote almost one-third of our time for it, probably the first things that come to our mind are...
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Kitchen secrets/Cooking tips

Smoke Mustard oil first before using for preparing vegetables etc.By heating to a point till light white smoke emerges from it.This would remove the potency from the oil.

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Types of vegetarian diets

Some people follow a semi vegetarian diet — also called a flexitarian diet — which is primarily a plant-based diet but includes meat, dairy, eggs, poultry and fish on occasion or in small quantities.

A miracle!

A group of Rabbits were having lunch in “Isaacs White House” kosher restaurant. Unfortunately, Isaac served them watermelon spiked with whisky that he had prepared for another table and he realized his mistake too late to do anything about it. All Isaac could do was waiting in his kitchen and expect the worst.As soon as the waiter came back into the kitchen with the empty plates, Isaac grabbed hold of him and asked, "What did they say, please tell me, what did they say?" "Nothing at all, Mr. Isaac," replied the waiter. "They were all too busy searching for the watermelon seeds and putting them into their pockets."

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