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Natural ways to get rid of uric acid crystals

ACIDIC and high protein foods increase the acidity in the body, raising the levels of uric acid thus resulting in gout, joint pain, and uric acid crystallization. A sharp and throbbing pain in the left foot is the usual symptom…

Heart healthy cholesterol foods

YOU’VE probably heard about the health effects of good and bad cholesterol. Almost all comfort foods including at fastfoods contribute to increasing your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. We all know that eating hamburger, French fries, oily and fatty foods…

Lower your GL with cabbage

CABBAGE, one of the cruciferous vegetables, is often ignored, if not avoided by many because of its having some medication interactions. But generally, cabbage has more positive health benefits with its disease- fighting features than its side effects. Take for…

Healthy baon pack for school children

SCHOOL time would also mean plenty of junk foods around – in school cafeteria and ambulant vendors. Children are easily tempted to eat junk and processed foods, overtime you will notice their health decline, getting lazy and become less active…

Versatile dishes you can create with yogurt

HAVE you tried using yogurt to marinate your chicken or other meat or relish your burger with lettuce and yogurt instead of mayonnaise? Well, it tastes great and creamy. There are plenty of ways you can use yogurt in cooking…

Cooking with apples

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MOST apples are great for eating fresh. If you wish to include them in baking, Fuji and Granny Smith apples are the best. No matter what kind of apple you choose, you’ll be getting a nutritional powerhouse. Studies have shown…

How to enjoy Kale

EATING leafy green vegetables the best but only few enjoy the flare. To many, vegetables are bland and not exciting to eat. But if you can only stomach so much green in your life, which leafy green should you choose…

Why cheese is good…. and sometimes bad for you

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IF you’re concerned about calcium deficiency, milk, cheese and yoghurt are among the major sources of calcium, as well as essential nutrients including protein, iodine, and vitamin B12. One issue with dairy foods is that they contain high levels of…

Fruit, veggie scraps that add zest to cooking, salads

ABOUT one-third of all food is wasted globally. From raw to cooked food, over 1.3 billion tons of food is lost each year. Chef Steven Satterfield’s cookbook “Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons” illustrated several tips…

Tips on how to avoid uneven roasting of chicken

ROASTING chicken is the healthier method of cooking the meat than deep frying. However, the common problem in roasting the chicken is the difficulty to cook the meat very well and evenly. Flipping the chicken during roasting oftentimes result in…

Ways to make fish more appetizing

FISH is a versatile dish that can take on various flavors. Fish is a good source of protein without additional saturated fats you find in meat. It is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can have positive…

Healing wonders of carrots

CARROTS have gained a reputation that they help maintain and improve eyesight. But did you know that other than this, they have many medicinal properties? Carrots are rich in alkaline elements which revitalize and purify your blood. They nourish the…

Chinese New Year lucky foods to eat

IT’S been a tradition to eat “lucky” foods during New Year. Chinese celebration of New Year is very particular on foods which symbolize prosperity and long life. Unlike Filipino’s New Year observance which involves 12 kinds of fruits, sweets (salad…
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