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Why should I eat Flaxseeds?


  Is Flaxseed the new wonder food? Though you might think that we have discovered the benefits of Flaxseed only a couple of decades back, you will be surprised to know that it was cultivated as early as in 30,000 BC and in the 8th century King Charlemagne is believed to have passed a law requiring his subjects to consume flaxseeds. So, what exactly do flaxseeds offer?  Omega 3 Fatty Acids which is vital for metabolism and is effective for a […]

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Artificial Sweeteners – Friend or Foe?


For a lot of people suffering from diabetic related ailments, artificial sweeteners are a God-sent. They can help you enjoy the sweetness in your food without compromising on your health. But, are they really healthy? One of the Harvard report quotes the following – Non-nutritive sweeteners are far more potent than table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. A miniscule amount produces a sweet taste comparable to that of sugar, without comparable calories. Overstimulation of sugar receptors from frequent use of […]

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