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Diet Herbs: Alfalfa, Aloe, Astragalus, Bladderwrack And Buchu
Alfalfa is a nourishing legume used worldwide to feed animals. Many people eat alfalfa sprouts on salads or in sandwiches. Nutritionally, alfalfa is rich in protein; vitamins A, B, D, and K; and several minerals, including iron and copper.
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Buckthorn, Burdock, Capsicum And Cascara Sagrada
Buckthorn - The bark of the thorny buckthorn shrub is used to make various herbal preparations, including tea. Its berries go into the manufacturing of dyes and syrups. Like aloe, this herb contains powerful laxative chemicals called...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Cornsilk, Cranberry, Dandelion And Ephedra - Ephedrine
The long, fibrous filaments on an ear of corn are cornsilk. As an herbal preparation, it is dried into powder and placed in capsules. Cornsilk does not affect fat loss but is a natural diuretic to help rid the body of excess water.
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Fennel, Flax, Ginger Root, Ginseng
Fennel is a member of the same plant family as carrots and parsley. Its seeds, roots, and stems are made into herbal preparations. Herbalists recommend fennel for treating a variety of ailments, including asthma, upset stomach, angina, and...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Gotu Kola, Green Tea Extract, Guarana And Gymnema Silvestre
Gotu Kola - A member of the parsley family, gotu kola is a common weed that grows in drainage ditches in Asia and orchards in Hawaii Folk tradition says that if you eat a leaf of gotu kola every day, you'll live to be 1,000
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Hawthorn, Herbalists, Juniper Berry And Kelp
Hawthorn preparations are made from the flowers, leaves, or berries of a thorny plant grown in Europe. In Germany and other parts of Europe, hawthorn extracts are widely prescribed to treat heart problems, high blood pressure, and arthritis.
By Georgy Kharchenko
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)
Discovered in 1978 at the University of Wisconsin, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a naturally occurring fatty acid present in meat, dairy products (particularly cheddar and colby cheeses), sunflower oil, and safflower oil. It is formed when the...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Kava Kava Weight Loss And Side Effects
Kava kava's therapeutic effects are due to at least fifteen different biological compounds, collectively known as kavapyrones or kavalactones. All are physiologically active, and six are psychoactive. Most of these produce physical and mental...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Best Proteins For Fat and Weight Loss
Low fat cottage cheese is a great and inexpensive protein sources for maintaining your muscle because it is a slow releasing casein protein. A 500 ml container contains 60 grams of quality protein and is also very affordable and portable.
By Gizewski Bogumil
How to Burn Fat Fast Weight Training Tips
You are probably aware that building lean muscle does wonders for your body and helps you burn body fat, as well as giving you other great health benefits. Unfortunately, many people today spend a lot of time performing resistance training...
By Gizewski Bogumil
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