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Nutrition and Natural Health Care

This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, September 04, 2015

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It's September and the theme of this month is Senior health, this should be a very interesting topic and we are excited to be talking about some of the many issues and concerns that fall under this category. But before we get into that, here is a quick recap of all the posts we shared this past week. Your Stool Can Tell You A lot About Your Health by eatlocalgrown.com Did you know the average person generates about 5 ton of stool in
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This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, August 28th 2015

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Here is a quick recap of the great posts we shared this past week:   Do You Have a Fatty Liver? 90 Million Americans Do! by Dr. Hyman  Though its one of the most common diseases in America, most people are not aware of the dangers of having a fatty liver even though it affects 90 Million Americans and is a major risk factor for diabetes, heart attack and even cancer. In this article Dr. Hyman discusses how the cause of fatty liver, it's
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This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, August 7th 2015

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I t’s August!!! The theme for this month is Digestion. Before we get to that, let’s recap the great posts we shared this last week: 5 Natural Ways to Heal Cuts and Scrapes by Kasandra Brabaw Face it, it's a dangerous world out there. A slip of the knife when you're chopping vegetables, a particularly sharp piece of paper, a cat that's determined to make you trip—these are all hazards even the least adventurous of us faces on a daily
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9 Common Myths About Your Digestive Health

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You might think that living in The Information Age would mean that our incredible access to knowledge would easily dispel myths that abound about our health. But in fact, it seems that so far, the internet has only helped propagate some of them. Hopefully, reading this will help set you straight on a couple doozies you might not have been aware were actually untrue. 1. The Ulcer-Causer. This is a big one for untrue myths: that spicy foods and stress
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6 Natural Remedies for Indigestion

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Nearly all of us suffer from a little indigestion now and then, and more and more of us these days are eschewing medical remedies because of potential side effects, and their tendency to treat the symptoms but not the source. Luckily, you don't need to just suffer through your pain either! Here are some excellent natural methods that you can use to help relieve you of your upset, reflux, pain, nausea, or whatever other indigestion symptom you may be feeling.
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3 Tips on Eating Out With Diabetes

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When you have diabetes, managing your diet can be strenuous. Managing your diet when you're diabetic and eating away from home is even more challenging. When restaurants and fast food are the only options, how do you know what to choose? Certainly eating nothing is not an option, since that's dangerous to any diabetic. But what's the best choice with limited options? Here are a few tips to follow when eating out on a diabetic diet: 1. Ask What. Whenever
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4 Tips on Dieting with Diabetes

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If you have diabetes, you may be finding that, well, it's a lot of work! And if you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, you're going to want to know what the consequences of the full-blown illness are. You'll have to monitor your blood sugar levels, time your meals, maybe take insulin, definitely exercise, and generally be aware of everything that you're doing (and about to do!) at any given time of day. That can add up to a lot of time
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6 Tips for Losing Weight and Eating Healthy

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Losing weight is easy, right? Just eat less and exercise more! If only it were that simple. Sadly, it's not, as you only have so much time in the day to exercise, and certainly just the thought of looking up the caloric input of everything you consume can be daunting, to say the least. It seems that the best you can do is to get the exercise you can manage to squeeze in, and just do your best to be
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6 Calming Foods for Stress

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You might respond to stress by eating more, eating less, or eating the same but poorly. Next time you're feeling stressed, try to incorporate these foods, and see how they make you feel! 1. Avocados. Incidentally very low in pesticides, these creamy beauties are a great source for good fats as well as a good source for fighting stress. Avocados are high in vitamin E, folate, and glutathione, an antioxidant. Good advice is sticking to smaller amounts because they do
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