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Health Advantages of Consuming Barley Water

Barley water is a well-liked health drink around the world, particularly in Britain. Here’s more about the advantages this beverage. Are you aware that barley water may be the official drink offered to gamers in the Wimbledon since 1935!

Benefits of driniking Barley WaterThis fact proves the brilliance of the drink over other drinks. Barley water is ready in the barley cereal, by using a simple recipe. Barley that comes from pure barley grass is hugely popular in lots of nations because of its dietary content it’s all of the elements that the healthy and ideal food product must have.

Materials, vitamins, and minerals in barley allow it to be a great food for that body. Barley water, a good way to include barley in what you eat, benefits your body in lots of ways.

It cuts down on facial lines, enhances digestion, and offers respite from many illnesses and disorders. Continue reading

4 Secrets To A Healthy Diet For Over 50s

Eating right and being active is critical during ‘graying years’, especially when you are entering the golden ‘50’ years old benchmark. Through following appropriate lifestyle alterations and correct dietary modifications, the 50-year-old and beyond can now lose their excess weight quickly. Also, they could remain active and alert as well as achieve the ability to reduce to the risk of acquiring varied age-related issues.

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While there is no 100% guarantee that a healthy diet and lifestyle will drive all diseases away, these tips on dieting will definitely improve the emotional and physical well-being of those that belong to the ‘golden’ age. Continue reading

Study says Eating slowly may reduce hunger

Good FoodEating at a slow speed may help reduce hunger, U.S. researchers said Monday.

Previous research suggests that the ability to control energy intake may be affected by the speed at which we eat, and a high eating rate may impair the relationship between the sensory signals and processes that regulate how much we eat.

In order to learn more about the link between eating speed and energy intake, researchers at the Texas Christian University examined how eating speed affects calories consumed during a meal in both normal weight subjects as well as overweight or obese subjects.

In the new study, a group of normal-weight subjects and a group of overweight or obese subjects were asked to consume two meals in a controlled environment.

All subjects ate one meal slowly, instructed to imagine that they had no time constraints, take small bites, chew thoroughly, and pause and put the spoon down between bites, and a second meal quickly, instructed to imagine that they had a time constraint, take large bites, chew quickly, and not pause and put the spoon down. Continue reading

Taiwan unveils new orchid species for use as chinese medicine

The Council of Agriculture (COA) on Wednesday unveiled a new orchid species for use in traditional Chinese medicine, saying it took eight years to breed and contains high levels of polysaccharides that are good for people in chemotherapy.

The Golden Emperor Number 1, a crossbreed between Dendrobium tosaense and Dendrobium stem, contains more polysaccharides than the premium orchid species Dendrobium huoshanense that originated in China’s Anhui Province, the council said.

Polysaccharides play a role in stimulating the immune system and can aid the recovery of patients in chemotherapy, said Wen Chi-luan, a research assistant at the council’s Taiwan Seed Improvement and Propagation Station. Continue reading

Yakon, a sweet vegetable root that’s natural cure for ailments

Yakon is a sweet root vegetable that is thought to be a natural cure for a lot of physical ailments.

Ruben Villanueva, the man who introduced yakon in Quezon City, said in an interview that way back in 2002, he doubted if it would sell because it was virtually an unknown commodity.

But many people also claim it is rich in medicinal ingredients that are very effective in healing diabetes, high blood, constipation and intestinal pains.

One real heartwarming story behind yakon is the miraculous turn of events that happened to Villanueva’s son. Continue reading

Dragon fruit, an all-cure natural healer?

Ever heard of a fruit that enhances metabolism, improves memory, digestion and immune system?

Although not popularly known to Filipinos before its introduction in the 90s, dragon fruit, commonly known as “saniata” or “pitahaya” from Central and South America has several uses, according to original Dragon Lady propagator Editha Dacuycuy’s daughter, Nini.

Dacuycuy, an outstanding rural woman and an awardee for high value crops, said during the recent “National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development Summit”, organized by the Department of Agriculture, Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Department of Interior and Local Government spoke of dragon fruit’s several benefits. Continue reading