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High Magnesium Foods and 10 Meal Ideas to Eat More of Them

Magnesium is one of the top nutrients to try for supporting better mental health. So let’s make our shopping list and start planning some high magnesium meals! Here are a couple of handy lists to get you started. Foods Rich in Magnesium Feeling pumped to get more magnesium in your diet? Add foods from each …

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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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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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Prepper Pantry: A Dietitian-Approved Food Checklist for Emergency Food Pantry Preparedness

Ever do a grocery store run before a big snow storm, hurricane, or, ahem, pandemic lockdown? Well you may have noticed store shelves missing many of the most basic food staples we’ve come to take for granted. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I’m the first to agree that fresh and minimally processed whole foods are …

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