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The Health Benefits of Pears by Jan Posted Fri 18 Jun 2010 12:00am Pere by Sabian on Polyvore.com Pears provide a very good source of fiber and are also a good source of vitamin B2, C, E, copper, and potassium. They also contain a significant amount of pectin, which is a water soluble fiber. Pears are actually higher in pectin than apples. This makes them effective in helping to lower ... Read on »
Pickin’ Pears is Priceless! by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 7:50pm Copyright 2008 Healing with (Raw) Juices Photos and Article By Michele L. Tune aka Juice Girl Imagine not having to drive to the store and spend a small fortune for organic pears… Isn’t that a nice thought? Well, for me, it’s more than a thought! My kind neighbors have a pear tree and they didn’t plan on doing anything with the ... Read on »
Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit by Ingrid .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 2:51pm Prickly pear might be considered an “exotic” fruit to some folks, but where I live, it is commonly available. This plant, Opuntia ficus-indica grows wild throughout the American southwest and I’m also a stones throw away from Mexico, where it has been a staple of their diet for thousands of years. I find prickly pear, especially at this tim ... Read on »
Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit by Ingrid .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 3:23pm PLEASE NOTE :: This post was whipped out when updating this site. I’ve re-posted it today, February 22nd. The original post was February 18th. Unfortunately, the comments you left were whipped out too. My apologies for any inconvenience. Prickly pear might be considered an “exotic ... Read on »
Health Headlines - July 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Cholesterol-Lowering Meds Fight Pneumonia Cholesterol-busting drugs called statins can also reduce the risk of death by pneumonia in hospitalized patients, according to a study in the journal Respiratory Research. Researchers found that pneumonia patients who were taking a statin (which include drugs such as Lipitor, Pravachol, and Zocor ... Read on »
BENEFITS OF A RAW VEGAN DIET: with an eye to how to make it actually work for you by PrettySmartOne .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 9:37pm POST #822 BENEFITS OF RAW FOOD DIET my post here is derived from a post I received from fitonraw.com That post was interesting and useful, but, as I am given to giving specifications, rather than allowing my clients to run wild with a few ideas, I have some things to add here. I received a post from Swayzie Foster, of fitonraw.com ... Read on »
Avocado And Its Health Benefits by COLA FOODS WORLDWIDE Facebook Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 3:15pm Avocado is a pear shape with dark green or blackish skin with a large seed. It is a fruit belonging to the genus Persea in the Lauraceae family. Avocado is often on the hate-list of those people who want to lose weight, but avocado should be every woman's best friend. They are rich in vitamin E which is ... Read on »
Papaya And Its Health Benefits by COLA FOODS WORLDWIDE Facebook Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 3:26pm Papayas is a pear shaped tropical fruit and than be as long as 7 to 20 inches. This fruit is available in the market throughout the year, but most abundant during the summer. Nutritive values : Per 100 gm. Vitamin A : 1,750 I.U Vitamin C : 56 mg. Calcium : 20 mg. Phosphoru ... Read on »
Health Headlines - July 19 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Health Tip: Pain in the Pearly Whites at Night It's the middle of the night and your tooth is throbbing. What can you do to relieve the pain until you can get to a dentist? John Hopkins Health After 50 recommends you: * Rinse your mouth with warm water. * Apply an over-the-counter medication containing benzocaine or take aspirin ... Read on »
The Health Benefits of Avocado by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 10:49pm When summer is in full swing, it is hard to resist the temptation of fresh made guacamole.  I’m a sucker for it.  The wonderful combination of avocado, tomato, onion, salt and lime is like heaven in a dip.  And, with avocado as its main ingredient, there are a lot of healthy reasons to dig in. Avocados are native to climates where the tempera ... Read on »