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Apple Benefits for Body & Health

apples benefits for health

There’s no easier way to add a dose of nutrition to your day than by crunching on a tasty apple. Apple’s benefits for the body are vast, and you probably first experienced its delightful flavor as a baby, when apple sauce introduced you to real food. And now, whether it’s a Granny Smith, a McIntosh, […]

Benefits of eating an apple a day

eating an apple

A common question that is brought up in our monthly visits to the doctor is “How to support our immune system in being more effective?”   And this is a legitimately great question, especially now with so much concern over communicable diseases.  The immune system is a system, and because of that, we indeed have to […]

Allergic reaction to protein powder? Allergic to Whey Protein

allergic to whey protein

Allergic reaction to protein powder? Allergic to Whey Protein – You may need some help There are some people who develop allergies to dairy and therefore to any product containing milk or milk proteins or sugars. This may include allergic reactions to whey protein and allergic reactions to protein powder. Cow’s milk allergy is a […]

Addictive Foods and their Harmful Consequences

Addictive Foods

Most of us are fond of at least one product that has the effect of a stimulant and that eventually becomes an addiction. These products include exercise stimulant drinks (they come in cans and look like cola), fizzy aerated drinks, tobacco, betel nut, betel leaf, strong coffee, strong tea, ma huang (an ephedrine-like compound consumed […]

Types of Antihistamines and how they work

antihistamines allergy

We are spending more time outdoors, now spring is here, and our gardens are bursting into bloom, summer is on the way. But, that means for many of us, antihistamines allergy responses. In this article, we’re going to discuss probably the most common type of antihistamines treatment for allergy sufferers; the use of antihistamines allergy, […]