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Health Benefits of Acai Berries
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Health Benefits of Acai Berries

Acai berries are slightly smaller than grapes, although look fairly similar. The trees that they grow on are found in the Amazon Basin, particularly in Brazil. Acai berries have been consumed by various indigenous peoples of South America for thousands of year...
Garlic Health Benefits
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Garlic Health Benefits

Garlic is famous for giving you pungent breath – bad enough, of course, to keep away vampires! It’s a versatile ingredient, added to stews, pasta dishes, soups, and used in spare quantities in salad. You can roast garlic and eat it. In some cities in the Balti...
Health Benefits of Almonds
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Health Benefits of Almonds

One of the world’s most popular nuts (though it’s botanically a seed), the almond is a well-loved snack in every corner of the globe. The seed itself comes from the deciduous almond tree, which is native to the Middle East and a few sections of Southern Asia. ...
Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice
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Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe Vera is very popular for using on the skin, and also because its fresh-smelling scent is great for air fresheners and a range of other uses. However, the consumption of liquid derived from the plant has, so far, been fairly limited – although aloe Vera ju...
Health Benefits of Blueberries
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Health Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries are a tasty addition to any breakfast cereal, and a handful at the end of any meal will go down a treat. They’re also a popular addition to muffins and other baking products, and go well in smoothies. They’re easy to store, too - freezing blueberri...
Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper
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Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper is a type of chili pepper. It is named after a city in French Guiana, and is also sometimes called the red pepper or cow-horn pepper. It is found in Tex Mex, Mexica, Szechuan and Cajun food. Fresh chillies can be sliced and added to dishes, alth...
Health Benefits of Celery
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Health Benefits of Celery

The humble celery is often used to provide a base flavor in sauces, soups and stews – it’s a workaday vegetable that most people would probably not associate with trendy superfoods. But celery has a surprising number of health benefits. Celery, like black c...
Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
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Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

The tropical coconut tree, native to tropical climates the world over, has been a diet staple in equatorial areas for hundreds of years. In fact, many of these cultures – especially those in South Asia – get most of their dietary saturated fat from coconut oil...
Health Benefits of Coriander Seeds
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Health Benefits of Coriander Seeds

Coriander seeds, which are called cilantro seeds in some parts of the world, are very different from the plant’s pungent leaves. Many people who find the leaves unpalatable can happily consume sauces containing the seeds, which are one of the most-used spices ...
Health Benefits of Fish Oil
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Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Fish oil does not sound too pleasant, and has echoes of ‘cod liver oil’. But actually, if you like fish, then it’s easy to cook delicious dishes with oily fish. Varieties that are particularly rich in oil are mackerel, sardines, tuna, salmon and anchovies. If ...