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Nutrition

What are Mitochondria and What do They do?

Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell. They produce approximately 90% of the energy in your body. Some cells have more mitochondria than others. Muscle cells, for example, have several mitochondria. Where as neurons have significantly less. They also serve a very...
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Uncooked Is The Best Way To Eat These Foods

Uncooked, these foods will retain their important antioxidant properties. However, cooking these foods will cause them to lose their health benefit. Last time we spoke about which foods will increase their health value when cooked, but today we will discuss which foods to leave...
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Cooking These Foods Will Make Them Healthier

Cooking with certain foods or ingredients can increase their health value. Other foods will lose their health benefit if cooked. So how are you to know whether or not to cook certain foods? Here is a quick guide as to which foods will become healthier when cooked. Lycopene is an...
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Dairy Products Block The Absorption of Antioxidants

Dairy includes food items such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. Antioxidants are found in foods such as dark berries, tea, coffee, and nuts. Antioxidants help fight against oxidative stress in our bodies. Combining these two food sources together, though, changes the...
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Simple Ways To Increase Your Curcumin Absorption

Curcumin, the active ingredient in Turmeric, has tremendous health benefits. Some of those benefits are the ability to decrease inflammation, prevent various forms of cancer, and aid in treating depression. Another study showed how curcumin protected against liver injury induced...
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