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Foods that help digestion of proteins

Foods rich in protein like meat, cheese and beans take much longer to digest compared to fruit, vegetables, grains or fat. That’s because long chains of amino acids have to be converted into single building blocks. You can improve the protein digestion process significantly if you’re eating the right foods after having a protein rich meal. That way you’ll help your body and avoid feeling heavy and sluggish. Find out more about foods that help digestion of protein.

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Why there isn’t a best time to eat fruit

A very widespread myth about fruit is still cruising around the popular media. It’s the fruit should be eaten on an empty stomach myth. It’s amazing how this kind of advise gets around so fast and even becomes a common known truth. But are there any evidence based facts that can back up this popular claim? Is there really a best time to eat fruit?

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13 ways to bring a daily turmeric dosage into your life

Studies performed with curcumin have shown such incredible results that you definitively should incorporate a daily turmeric dosage into your diet. Including this exotic spice in your meals can be done with ease. Check out these practical tips on how to put more turmeric into your diet without stressing out about it.

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The real problem with turmeric and curcumin health benefits

Turmeric is yet another ancient spice that was rediscovered by western science. Promising research results are linked to this golden spice, but there is a hurdle on the way to enjoying all the incredible turmeric and curcumin health benefits. Our body processes turmeric very efficiently and only minimal curcumin concentrations end up in the bloodstream. Find out how you can boost curcumin bioavailability of this incredible spice to get the most out of it.

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How to sweeten coffee without sugar

The average coffee drinker consumes about 3 cups of coffee every day. If you add one or two teaspoons of sugar to every cup this quickly adds up to 1.5 pounds of sugar per month in coffee alone. Also if you indulge yourself regularly with hot flavored drinks from coffee stores like Starbucks the sugar content increases up to 25 teaspoons of sugar per coffee as research of  Action for Sugar shows. If you care about your health it’s definitively worth to cut back on sugar in your everyday coffee. But how to sweeten coffee without sugar and still get the satisfaction out of a cup? Find out how you can replace sugar in coffee without losing the flavor.

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Why you should eat an apple a day

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Everybody has heard this, but out of all the different varieties in the shops which apples are the best to choose from? Here’s a guide for how to choose the best apples for different uses and how to recognize the healthiest apple in the aisle.

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Why is spinach not a food rich in iron anymore?

Spinach is traditionally believed to be a food rich in iron. The bigger, older leaves even have a slight metal taste. While it is true that spinach has high levels of iron it seems to be another story if your body actually can use that iron and how much of it really ends up in your blood stream for hemoglobin production. Find out how to increase the iron absorption from spinach to prevent iron deficiency anemia.

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