December 2023

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Lead In Metamucil: Health Concerns and Alternatives

Metamucil is a brand of psyllium husk fiber that even the least health conscious consumers know of. This is one of many fiber supplement products that may be used for sought after health benefits including management of constipation, blood sugar levels, appetite control, and weight loss. However, while third party tests show that Metamucil does …

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Adulterants In Turmeric Powder & How To Avoid Them

Adulterated turmeric powder is a concern in the spice industry, and various types of contaminants can be found. As the beneficial properties of turmeric and its numerous health benefits have become more well known, the market for this spice with medicinal qualities is in higher demand. Manufacturers of turmeric powder products may not always have …

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How To Make Turmeric Powder

Making turmeric powder at home is a straightforward process that allows you to ensure its purity and freshness. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide: Ingredients and Materials: Instructions: Tips: By making your own turmeric powder at home, you can enjoy the benefits of fresh and unadulterated turmeric in your culinary creations. References Parvathy VA, Swetha VP, …

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Turmeric Chickpea Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe

This delightfully crunchy, gluten free, and oil free biscotti is packed with healthy anti-inflammatory ingredients, protein, fiber, and has the warm spicy flavor of the season! Don’t knock it till you try it, or suffer FOMO (‘fear of missing out’ for those not in the know). They aren’t very high in sugar and are packed …

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Collagen vs Gelatin or Jello: What’s The Difference?

Collagen has gained a lot of popularity in recent years, filling out the shelves in health food stores and making a lot of claims about anti-aging and supporting connective tissue health. Research has demonstrated that both hydrolyzed collagen (gelatin) and collagen peptides yield measurable results in terms of absorption and benefits, and require the help …

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Omega 3 for Mental Health & Resilience

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