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Mineral Inhibitor Phytic Acid In Nuts, Seeds, Grains, And Beans

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Mineral Inhibitor Phytic Acid In Nuts, Seeds, Grains, And Beans

Mineral Inhibitor Phytic Acid In Nuts, Seeds, Grains, And Beans

Grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds contain a mineral inhibitor named phytic acid which clings to the minerals in your food and keeps your body from absorbing them. Remember that when you examine the packaging on your food and see large amounts of zinc, iron, calcium, or magnesium. You should know that you will not be able to benefit from the high mineral content unless you prepare your food with purpose.As luck would have it, however, there are straightforward kitchen processes that work to reduce phytic acid in your food...

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Post-exposure Prophylaxis (pep)

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Post-exposure Prophylaxis (pep)

Post-exposure Prophylaxis (pep)

PEP is any prophylactic (preventive) treatment started immediately after exposure to blood or bodily fluid contaminated with a pathogen (such as a disease-causing virus), in order to prevent infection and the development of disease.
Although multiple diseases can be transmitted from exposure to blood, the most serious infections are hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and HIV. Fortunately, the risk of acquiring any of these infections is low.
In order to be exposed to a blood borne pathogen, you must have contact with blood, a visibly bloody fluid (i.e...

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Tips for Keeping the Vegetables Fresh for Much Longer

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Tips for Keeping the Vegetables Fresh for Much Longer

Tips for Keeping the Vegetables Fresh for Much Longer

One of the most frustrating things ever is when vegetables go bad before you can get to eat them. We live such fast paced, hectic lives, visiting the supermarket daily for fresh produce is just not on the cards, so we buy extra and then it spoils! This article was designed with the frustrated in mind and the tips provided here will help you optimize the shelf life of your vegetables.

Storing vegetables will require a certain amount of time and patience so read on to find out what you need to do to get the best out of your veggies. You can not only extend shelf life but also preserve ...

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Stock Up With Healthy Convenient Pantry Foods

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Stock Up With Healthy Convenient Pantry Foods

Stock Up With Healthy Convenient Pantry Foods

Easy healthy diet plan basics include stocking up on healthy pantry foods. I’m going to give you a list of some great healthy pantry foods that are essential ingredients for many healthy recipes and snacks. You may be familiar with most of these. If not, I invite you to give them a try. They are excellent healthy staple ingredients.

Couscous – A great food with a funny name. The best way I can describe couscous is that it is a flavor combination of rice and pasta. It resembles tiny round balls of pasta. Couscous is a whole grain that takes on the flavor of whatever you are cooking...

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Pool Care Instructions

Pool Care Instructions

Pool Care Instructions

Pool Care Instructions

If you’ve got problems with your swimming pool, the first instruction is not to panic. Whether your pool has gone green, your grouting has gone black, or your inlet jets are gurgling, there’s nearly always a simple reason, and a equally simple solution. Your first reaction after ‘Help! What do I do?’ will be to phone the pool service company. Do you really want to pay their hefty call-out fee for something you could fix yourself? Or you could search through that really heavy pool maintenance guide you once bought – isn’t it in the spare room somewhere? No what you need is some straightforward, crystal clear advice. Such as this:

What can you do...

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How To Use Some Common Sea Vegetables

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How To Use Some Common Sea Vegetables

How To Use Some Common Sea Vegetables

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Arame: Wash well to eliminate any sand. The dried product has to be soaked in warm water for 5 to 10 minutes before cooking. It is excellent in soups, in stir fries made with tofu, or in salads. Take note that it does double in volume when cooked.

Wakame: When soaked this sea vegetable will expand to about 7 times its original size. Soak it in water before cooking and once cooked the long strands will melt in your mouth. Wakame can be eaten raw, added to stir fries and soups. When the product is roasted, it can be sprinkled on salads and stews.

Nori: Everyone who has ever eaten sushi has eaten Nori...

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Obesity – The Big Health Issue Of Today

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Obesity – The Big Health Issue Of Today

Obesity – The Big Health Issue Of Today

Obesity – The big health issue of today. It is well known that a growing number people in western countries are overweight, some grossly so. It seems that many people are puzzled as to why this is happening and what they can do about it.

In general terms a person will tend to become gradually overweight if he or she takes in more calories per day than are expended during the daily activities of life. The excess calories are converted to fat which is stored in the body and gradually accumulates over time...

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What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

What Post-Op Care for SmartLipo

SmartLipo is far more advantageous than traditional liposuction not only in terms of procedure but also in recovery time and post-op care. Post-op care begins as soon as the procedure is over. Normally, the patient is awake the entire time that the operation is performed but without feeling pain because of the anesthesia. After the procedure is finished, a post-surgery review will be conducted as the surgeon reviews the process and provides guidelines on how post-op care should be done.

The discussion includes instructions on how to take care of the wounds and the surgeon will provide compression bandages that can greatly speed...

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Post-Operative Care For Right Recovery From a Nose Job

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Post-Operative Care For Right Recovery From a Nose Job

Post-Operative Care For Right Recovery From a Nose Job

Post-operative care after a nose job is important to make sure it heals just the way it should. With the right recovery, your operation will be a success, and you can enjoy your new and improved face for the rest of your life!

How You Will Feel

Right after you operation, you won’t feel 100% for a while. Your nose will be sore, with some swelling and bruising. There might be a little pain and bleeding. This is normal just after your surgery. Most people also suffer from headaches and swelling around the eyes.

The First 24 Hours

The first day stay in bed. Keep your head elevated...

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Healthy Eating Menu – Nude Foods

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Healthy Eating Menu – Nude Foods

Healthy Eating Menu – Nude Foods

Eat ‘Nude’ foods: Food in their natural state.We all know how important it is to get the right amount of fresh foods daily, particularly fruit and vegetables. There is such a wide and abundant selection of all sorts of fresh produce that you can choose from.

Every day we are reminded to stock up on all the good stuff i.e. our veggie and fruit intake we need to consume 5-7 serves a day. This is to ensure that we have adequate vitamins and minerals in our diets...

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Foods That Are Healthy for the Heart

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Foods That Are Healthy for the Heart

Foods That Are Healthy for the Heart

Here are some foods that are healthy for the heart and body.

First, almond: it prevents platelet aggregation. Research found that eating nuts only once a week can reduce 1/4 risk of getting heart disease, especially eating almonds. You can pulverize it and put it into salad or dishes. In this way, dishes become more delicious and nutritive.

Second, pearl barley: it can reduce the cholesterol. It belongs to soluble fibers that accelerate the liver to discharge the cholesterol out of the body. You can directly stew it.

Third, black sesame: it prevents angiosclerosis...

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Foods and Fruits to Blood Purify Your Body

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Foods and Fruits to Blood Purify

Foods and Fruits to Blood Purify Your Body

Foods and fruits to blood purify your body and keep you healthy. Many traditional schools of medicine are of the opinion that the body accumulates toxins that are absorbed from the food we eat, the air we breathe, and in general, from our environment. It is thought that these accumulated toxins lead to a range of health problems, from minor conditions such as indigestion to major illnesses such as cancer. According to these schools of thought, regular blood purification and detoxification treatments are necessary to cleanse the body of these toxins and keep it healthy.

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Tonsillitis Causes and Homemade Treatments for Acute Sore Throat

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Tonsillitis Causes and Homemade Treatments for Acute Sore Throat

Tonsillitis Causes and Homemade Treatments for Acute Sore Throat

Tonsillitis causes and homemade treatments for acute sore throat will be provided in this article. Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. Tonsils are structures situated on either side of the tongue at the back of the throat. They form part of the body’s defense system. They become inflamed when they are infected by either viruses or bacteria.

When tonsils become inflamed they enlarge, produce pain on swallowing, produce fever, bad breath and can make the neck lymph glands to become tender...

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Health Issues When Traveling By Plane

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Health Issues When Traveling By Plane

Health Issues When Traveling By Plane

Air travel is a big challenge for a lot of people due to the health issues that can be associated or exacererated by it.

* People who suffer from respiratory ailments, such as asthma or bronchitis may experience an exacerbation of symptoms from a pressured airline cabin. Contact your physician prior to your trip to ascertain if additional medication or oxygen use may alleviate your distress. If you will be bringing an oxygen tank on board, you will need to notify the airline in advance.

* Often migraine sufferers and people prone to inner ear problems will find that long flights can bring on a painful episode...

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Making Long-term Fitness Changes

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Making Long-term Fitness Changes

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 Making Long-term Fitness Changes

Making long-term fitness changes is the only real solution to weight loss. There are plenty of infomercials and products that promise to help you lose weight quickly without having to do a lot of exercising or altering your diet. Though some of these may work in the short term, they are not proven to keep the pounds of long term.

Dieting can be a continuous process of shedding and gaining pounds, especially for those that are middle aged and struggle more with their bodies. This process will continue if individuals keep attempting to use fads and products.

The best way to stay fit and thin is to change your lifestyle, ov...

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Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Or Take a Pill

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Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Or Take a Pill

Eat Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Or Take a Pill

The question is to eat fresh fruit and vegetables or take a pill to get our vitamins. I remember when my kids were small, the doctor recommended I give my kids vitamin pills. In those days, there were nicely colored pills shaped and flavored like different fruits and vegetables. I’m sure they are still available today. The point is, you should be able to get all of the nutrients you need from the food you eat. Why does one have to take little chew-able pills full of artificial flavors and colors, in addition to loads of sugar or artificial sweeteners to get our vitamins and minerals?

It’s well known...

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Good Vegetables For Planter Boxes

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Good Vegetables For Planter Boxes

Good Vegetables For Planter Boxes

Good vegetables for planter boxes for home use. Planter boxes give you the benefit of raising organic vegetables right outside your door or window. Rising costs of produce have caused some budget-conscious people to reconsider the money they spend on fresh fruits and vegetables. But at what cost to their health? And the price of organic produce is even higher. You can grow your own vegetables, even without much space. Roots, leafy vegetables, and fleshy vegetables can all grow well in planter boxes, if you choose the right varieties and provide the attention they need.

Root vegetables are edible roots of plants...

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