Monthly Archives: October 2020

How Good Is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is a traditional diet, historically eaten by the populations that inhabit the area around the Mediterranean sea, including those in Southern France, Southern Italy, Greece and North Africa. The diet varies slightly by region, but generally contain … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Versus Vegan Versus Omnivorous Diet

Studies have compared the nutritional quality of plant based and animal based diets. Generally vegan diets are highly restrictive as they exclude a large number of foods that are normally eaten. Vegan diets therefore tend to have the lowest energy … Continue reading

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Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)

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Saffron for Weight Loss

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How Healthy Are Vegan Diets?

Vegetarian diets are plant based diets that do not contain any animal flesh (meat), but which can contain animal products such as eggs and milk. Vegetarian diets are associated with improved health outcomes because they contain high amounts of nutrients … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled By Clever Marketing

Nutrition is a complex subject and can appear confusing to the untrained. However, the central pillar of nutrition is that for food to be nutritious, it should be unrefined and in its original plant or animal form. Manufacturers of processed … Continue reading

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Polygonum multiflorum: An Anti-Inflammatory Herb

Polygonum multiflorum may have a number of therapeutic effects. Some of these effects relate to effects that phytochemicals within the plant can have on brain and central nervous system tissue. The plant tissues of Polygonum multiflorum are high in antioxidants … Continue reading

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Polygonum multiflorum: Brain Friendly Plant

Polygonum multiflorum is a medicinal plant that is used in traditional Chinese medicine. Extracts of the plant are high in antioxidants, and this may explain some of the therapeutic effects of the plant. An anti-ageing effect has been reported for … Continue reading

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Polygonum multiflorum: Medicinal Plant

Polygonum multiflorum is a plant that is used in traditional Chinese medicine. The plant is widely grown and harvested in mountainous parts of China, where it grows as a shrub on hillsides, forests and rocky areas. It is also grown … Continue reading

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Green Tea Mechanisms of Weight Loss

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