Gut health – Why Kombucha is good for you?

Gut health – Why Kombucha is good for you?

Known as the `Immortal Health Elixir` by the Chinese and originating in the Far East around 2,000 years ago, kombucha is a beverage with tremendous health benefits extending to your heart, your brain and (especially) your gut. Due to the fermentation process involved in creating kombucha, it contains a large number of living healthy bacteria known as probiotics. These bacteria line your digestive tract and support your immune system, as they absorb nutrients and fight infection and illness. Since 80 percent of your immune system is located in your gut, and the digestive system is the second largest part of your neurological system, it is no surprise that the gut is considered our `second brain` If you already eat a whole foods based diet, drinking kombucha regularly is a great…
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Foods That Cleanse the Liver

Foods That Cleanse the Liver

By Dr. Edward F. Group Guest Writer for Wake Up World Modern society is a sad state that produces many over-processed livers. When we overeat or eat processed or fried foods, and, anytime we are exposed to environmental pollutants or stress, the liver becomes overworked and overloaded. When the liver is taxed, it can’t process toxins and fat in an efficient way. There are many foods that can help cleanse the liver naturally by stimulating its natural ability to clean toxic waste from the body. In the past, I have discussed my favorite cleansing foods. This list is a little more specific and focuses mainly on foods that can help cleanse your liver. In addition to taking a liver-cleansing supplement, and performing at least two liver and gallbladder cleanses per…
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Whats is Pneumonia Facts

Whats is Pneumonia Facts

What is Pneumonia? Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that is most commonly caused by viruses or bacteria that affects the lungs. The lungs are made up of small sacs called alveoli, which fill with air when a healthy person breathes. When an individual has pneumonia, the alveoli are filled with pus and fluid, which makes breathing painful and limits oxygen intake. Pneumonia is generally spread by direct contact with infected people. Facts Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that is usually caused by bacteria or viruses. Globally, pneumonia causes more deaths than any other infectious disease. Pneumonia can be prevented by immunization, adequate nutrition, and by addressing environmental factors. Pneumonia caused by bacteria can be treated with antibiotics, but only one third of children with pneumonia…
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7 Things You Didn’t Know Will Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

7 Things You Didn’t Know Will Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

7 Things You Didn't Know Will Happen When You Stop Eating Meat Have you ever considered going on a non-meat diet? We've uncovered all the benefits of going vegetarian, and the health impact that might have.   1. You'll reduce inflammation in your body. If you are eating meat, cheese, and highly processed foods, chances are you have elevated levels of inflammation in your body. While short-term inflammation (such as after an injury) is normal and necessary, inflammation that lasts for months or years is not. 2. Your blood cholesterol levels will plummet. Elevated blood cholesterol is a key risk factor for heart disease and strokes, two of the leading killers in the United States. Saturated fat–primarily found in meat, poultry, cheese, and other animal products–is a major driver of…
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