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​The remarkable health benefits of grapefruit

Not only does it taste delicious, this popular citrus fruit has a number of stellar health benefits.Is there anyone who doesn’t like the refreshing flavour of grapefruit at breakfast?Now enjoyed all over the world, grapefruit appears to be the result of a happy accident that took place in Barbados d
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Magnesium: the amazing mineral

Magnesium is an essential mineral required by every organ in the body for a range of activities including bone production, protein metabolism and fatty acid formation. It is also essential in activating vitamins B and D, relaxing and activating muscles (including the beating of your heart), regulati
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Blastocystis hominis – a persistent parasite

Blastocystis hominis is a single-celled parasite which is commonly found in both humans and animals. The symptoms and illness Blastocystis causes vary from person-to-person and there is still a lot of debate whether some of the illnesses sufferers report are from the Blastocystis or something else n
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Fish oil – not all are created equal

Fish oils are very popular supplements in the developed world. With increased incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and mental health in the general population, more people are looking at fish oils as a natural solution to support their health. But the fish oil market can be rather overwhelm
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Common nutrient deficiencies

As we know, many nutrients are essential for good health and wellbeing, with our body needing these nutrients to carry out the everyday functions that keep us alive.It is possible to get most of our requirements from a balanced, real food-based diet, but with so much pre-packaged and processed food
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The marvelous vinegar

Apple cider vinegar – the list of what it can’t help with is probably shorter than the one of the numerous things it can do – it’s a truly marvelous medicine! It has little science to back it up, but there are thousands of years of anecdotal reports claiming it’s many ‘powers’.Some add it to warm wa
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