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In this category you’ll find articles on how you can benefit from healthy smoothies, the history of smoothies, the best smoothie tips ever, and other smoothie related subjects, such as a history and list of health benefits of exceptional smoothie ingredients like maca and cacao.

Lower High Blood Pressure with Smoothies

High Blood PressureAre you looking for some flavorful and nutritious smoothie recipes to help alleviate high blood pressure? Look no further.

By tapping into the abundance of fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, and superfoods that mother nature has to offer you can craft a variety of smoothies that do just that. Not only will these smoothies help lower blood pressure, they will support your overall health.

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Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Diet and Nutrition

Multiple SclerosisMultiple sclerosis, or MS, can be a devastating and progressive disease. While some people may only experience mild symptoms, others will suffer pain and immobility. Unfortunately we don’t yet know what causes this disease or how to cure it. There are medications to treat it, but they don’t work for everyone and they may produce side effects.

If you have MS, consider how your diet may affect your symptoms and the course of your disease and think about making some positive changes that could help you feel better.

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Alleviating Arthritis With Diet and Nutrition

Alleviate Arthritis with Diet and NutritionArthritis is a painful, chronic, and sometimes debilitating condition. According to the Arthritis Foundation, it is the most common cause of disability in the U.S. There are 53 million adults and nearly 300,000 children struggling with arthritis every day. While medications and other traditional approaches can bring relief, diet and supplements can also play an important role in alleviating the symptoms and the severity of the condition for many people. If you have arthritis, learn about some of the herbs, supplements, and foods you should be eating, many of which can be added to your favorite smoothie recipes.

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Natural Foods and Herbs to Combat Anxiety and Depression

Combat Anxiety Depression NaturallyDepression and anxiety disorders are mental health conditions and are both classified as mood disorders. They are more common than most people realize, with 40 million adults in the U.S. coping with an anxiety disorder and nearly as many dealing with major depression at some point in their lives.

When left undiagnosed and untreated, these disorders can cause symptoms that make the routines of daily life difficult to impossible. Living with anxiety or depression untreated is no way to live. Treatment with medications and therapy can help relieve symptoms, but so too can certain herbs, supplements, and foods, many of which blend well in smoothies.

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The Truth About Food Combining and Smoothies

Food Combining and SmoothiesThe idea of food combining is an ancient one, practiced for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and spirituality. However, the modern, Western conception of food combining is not spiritual and it is controversial.

Proponents believe that combining foods properly leads to good digestion and prevents infections and cancer. Opponents admit that it can’t do any harm, but that food combining is completely unnecessary.

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How You Can Kick Your Sugar Habit For Good

Sugar AddictionA lot of people joke around when claiming to have certain obsessions. You might say you’re hooked on chocolate or addicted to your favorite TV show. You might even say you’re addicted to sugar, but if you did, you might actually be right.

Recent studies have shown that sugar triggers activity in our brains that is similar to the effects of certain illegal and highly addictive drugs. Whether you have a full-blown sugar addiction, or you just battle the occasional cravings, there are ways to kick the habit and to ignore the cravings. Your body, your mind, and your overall health will thank you.

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