Carving Pumpkins? Save Those Seeds and Pulp to Make Some Amazingly Delicious and Healthy Treats (includes 10 pumpkin recipes)

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Oh, yes, it’s that time of year again. Pumpkin carving is a great way to add a touch of autumn decor to the inside and outside of your home, but how often do you just toss away all that delicious inside? Pumpkin pulp can be used to make delicious pumpkin bread, pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin smoothies and even pumpkin coffee. Pumpkin seeds make a delicious treat, and both pumpkin pulp and pumpkin seeds are absolutely brimming with nutritional benefits. Keep reading to find out the amazing health and nutritional benefits of pumpkin, along with a small collection of easy to make pumpkin eats and treats.

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Got Thyroid Issues? Stay Away from This Common Food Ingredient

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The number of people, especially women, who suffer from some form of mild to severe thyroid issue is staggering. Like many health maladies, the corruption of our food supply has had a direct hand in instigating a huge and very unnecessary amount of these life altering health conditions. Recently, studies have isolated a food substance that should be avoided by those suffering from thyroid conditions, as it appears to be one of the top instigators of thyroid disruption in the body.

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Avoid this Ingredient if You Want to Stay Youthful and Prevent Premature Aging

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Premature aging can start as early as in your 20’s, especially if your diet is rich in this particular ingredient. An ingredient that not only becomes more and more addictive every time you eat it, but it is also almost 100% certain that many versions of this ingredient are also genetically modified, laced with a plethora of pesticides and/or other toxic chemical additions and is used as a filler ingredient in many “low fat” foods that line grocery store shelves.

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Celery: An Unassuming Vegetable with Amazing Health Benefits

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The wonderful world of vegetables is a plethora of rainbow colored goodness, brimming with deliciousness and nutrient and health benefits. However, some veggies seem to get all the attention and much of the credit, such as kale, spinach and other leafy greens; beets, pomegranates and other red colored veggies, and so forth. But, what about some of those unassuming veggies, you know; the ones that we typically reach for in our grocery stores and natural food markets without even thinking twice….like celery! Celery has a subdued light green color which may not stand out as brightly in contrast to the other veggies, but it is packed with versatility AND nutrient and health benefits.

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Protect Your Heart and Boost Your Mood with These 5 Healthy Foods

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Whether you’re of baby boomer age or not, protecting your heart and brain are two major areas of your health that you should always be concerned with. Weakening and clogging your arteries will not only surely result in a shorter lifespan, it will also likely result in your having to deal with heart issues and heart disease that will greatly diminish your quality of life. Additionally, sabotaging your brain and mood with food that really isn’t even food at all, along with other unhealthy lifestyle choices, will put you at high risk for mood disorders, diminished memory, the inability to focus as well as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Taking care of our heart and brains is vital for a healthy existence. Keep reading to find out how 5 delicious and very healthy food choices can help keep your heart and brain in tip top condition.

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Fast Food Employees Confess: Fast Food You Should Never Order

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Fast food and processed foods are really never or rarely made with any real food ingredients, let alone fresh or organic. If you struggle with releasing your fast food addiction, sometimes hearing the reality of how it’s made and what your favorite fast food addiction is made from can help break you free from your unhealthy addiction. Ready for a dose of fast food reality?

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Miraculous Combination: Lemon and Baking Soda Found to be 10,000X Stronger Than Chemotherapy!

lemon juice and baking soda work better than chemotherapy
(article by Higher Perspective)
There are several corporations, organizations, and industries that continually profit from disease. Do you know how many people die each year solely for the name of profit? This is exactly why this combination has remained a secret! Lemon has already been shown to be extremely anti-carcinogenic, along with being able to treat cysts and tumors!Recent studies have found that consuming citrus, specifically lemons, has prevented and even treated cancer in some cases! The addition of baking soda is in order to normalize the pH of the body, disabling the cancer from spreading. Lemon also has very powerful antimicrobial properties, capable of combating even the strongest of bacterial and fungal infections. Lemon is also very effective against worms and parasites! Lemon also assists in lowering blood pressure, reducing stress, and acts as an antidepressant!

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3 Go-To Foods to Detox Your Liver During the Upcoming Holiday Season

 

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With the holiday season approaching us, this often means that a lot of our healthy eating habits can get sabotaged by holiday sweets; greasy foods (usually at holiday parties) and an over-indulgence of alcohol. To help offset the toxic effects of consuming these, I recommend the following 3 “go-to” foods be regularly incorporated in your diet.

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3 Healthy Homemade Condiment Recipes (chemical and artificial ingredient-free)

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Most household fridges contain an assortment of condiments; ketchups, mustards, mayos, dressings and sauces of various kinds. While convenient, they are unfortunately loaded with chemicals to sustain their shelf life and a plethora of artificial ingredients. But, making your own homemade condiments is not only easy peasy, it’s also so much healthier than their store bought counterparts, and in my opinion, much tastier too.

Below you’ll find 3 easy DIY condiment recipes that you can whip up in just minutes.

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