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What to eat and what to avoid for menstrual cramps

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Menstrual cramps are a dreaded part of each month for many women. The pain can be throbbing, sharp or a cramping sensation in the lower abdomen. Some women also experience pain in their lower back and the tops of their thighs. Pain is usually worst just as menstrual bleeding begins, and tapers off by the second day of bleeding. The ...

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Diabetes medication is harming the fish in Lake Michigan

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A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found that the type 2 diabetes drug Metformin is causing hormonal changes in fish exposed to it in Lake Michigan. At this stage it is not known how these changes will affect the long term health and fertility of the fish. This is not the first time that pharmaceuticals or personal care ...

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Hepatitis B – Promising new breakthrough for potential cure

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There is really just no way to sugar-coat the impact hepatitis B virus has on humankind. It can be a debilitating and potentially fatal viral infection, a take-over of the human host’s liver cells, affecting men, women, children and babies. Statistically, this scourge affects more than 2 billion people (1 out of 3 people) worldwide. Approximately 400 million of those ...

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Cigarettes may be harming your bowels

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New research shows that smoking can worsen inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the most common inflammatory bowel diseases. They are both autoimmune conditions, which means a person’s immune system is responsible for the inflammatory damage to the intestines. Ulcerative colitis only affects the large intestine, whereas Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract; ...

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Recent Recipes

Warm broccoli salad

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Serves 4 2 heads broccoli, steamed until just softened and cut into bite sized pieces 1 red apple, chopped 1 large carrot, coarsely grated 1/3 cup pecans, toasted 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Mix all ingredients gently in a bowl and serve. You May Be Interested In: Warm broccoli salad Asparagus and ...

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Healthy gallbladder juice

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Beet leaves are wonderful for your gallbladder. Don’t throw them out the next time you buy a bunch of beets. Juice them, put them in salads or cook them like spinach. Serves 1 8 beet leaves 1/2 beet, peeled 2 stalks celery 1 handful arugula leaves 2 red radishes 1 lime, peeled Pass all through a juice extractor and drink. ...

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Turmeric roasted cauliflower

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This is a delicious side dish, full of antioxidants Serves 4 1 medium head cauliflower 2 tablespoons olive oil or ghee 2 teaspoons ground turmeric Salt and pepper, to taste Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line or grease an oven tray. Cut the cauliflower up into small florets. Brush the florets with olive oil, making sure they are all covered. ...

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