9 Health Benefits of Nettle

The nettle (urtica dioica) is a flowering plant of the family urticaceae used for millennia by herbalists, breeders and farmers alike. Making nettle tea may seem surprising to some people. Yet the entire stinging nettle is a source of health benefits. From seeds, to leaves, to flowers, stems,...

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The Health Benefits of Green Tea: An Indept Research Data

Fresh green tea plant(Camellia sinensis) leaves The tea plant has been used in the traditional Asian medicine  for its therapeutic qualities for thousands of years. Today, clinical and basic science research confirms and specifies its preventive and curative properties . Consumed...

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Is Coffee Consumption Recommended and What Health Effects It Has on You

A recent medical study announced that regular consumers of coffee have a relative risk of death higher than the others. Saying this, however, we shouldn't ignore the fact that the lovers of the black drink, smoke more, drink more alcohol, eat more calories and red meat, and engage in physical activity...

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Endometriosis – What is It, Causes, Symptoms, Possible Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

image source: blausen What is Endometriosis? The endometrium is the tissue that lines the inner wall of the uterus. It is this tissue, which is expelled in each month during menstruation. Each month, it thickens rapidly in anticipation of a pregnancy, and if pregnancy does not occur, the excess tissue...

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Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea and How to Make Your Own At Home

Kombucha starting fermentation image source: emerson The healthy food and living fans probably already know about kombucha and are aware more or less of its many health benefits and healing properties. Used for centuries to protect and strengthen the immune system of our body, the kombucha is a type...

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How to Avoid Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Stretch marks sometimes appear during pregnancy. And you may wonder where do these small pink streaks come from and how to avoid them? Then read the article bellow to find out. What are these stretch marks, actually? The skin consists of 3 layers: the epidermis, the dermis and the hypodermis....

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Stem Cells – What are Stem Cells, Types and Advantages of Stem Cell Treatment.

embryonic stem cells microscopic view What are stem cells Stem cells are the source of all types of blood cells in our immune system, and they are the cells that make up almost every organ and tissue in our body. At birth the blood in the umbilical cord contains large quantities of stem cells. More...

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5 Best Lifts and Foods to Boost Human Growth Hormone Naturally

somatotropin (Growth Hormone) 3D structure You’re staring in the mirror after weeks of going to the gym and shaking your head. After hours of working out, jogging on the treadmill, showing up to spin class, and sticking to a low-calorie diet, you’re disappointed with the results. You wonder if you should...

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Vitamin K Health Benefits – Food Sources, Recommended Doses and Some Precautions

[caption id="attachment_1161" align="alignleft" width="358"] Green leafy vegetables are a common source of vitamin K Photo by wikioticsIan[/caption] Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin stored in the fat tissue and in the liver. The name “K” comes from the German word "Koagulationsvitamin". This...

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Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

image source: jiaoyan.net.cn What is aromatherapy?  Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses essential oils derived from plants for healing diseases. From the name “aroma” itself, we can see that it relates to some kind of inhalation of smell. However, the truth is that aromatherapy...

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