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Hawthorn for The Heart

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Hawthorn Tea (Crataegus monogyna) Hawthorn flowers, leaves, and berries have long been used to prepare medicinal teas and tinctures, and in recent years hawthorn has become popular with natural healers for treating heart ailments. Hawthorn has the ability to strengthen the heart muscle, promote blood flow and lower blood pressure. In fact, hawthorn may be…

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World Thyroid Day – May 25th

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World Thyroid Day – May 25th   Every cell in the body depends upon thyroid hormones for regulation of their metabolism.  The function of the thyroid gland is to take iodine and convert it into thyroid hormones which control various functions in your body.   These hormones include: Triiodothyronine (T3) – active form, critically important…

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ND Talks: Interview with Dr. Palacios – Fasting During Ramadan

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ND Talks Interview with Dr. Palacios on Fasting During Ramadan One of my friends and colleagues who is nonMuslim, Dr. Palacios, will be joining us with the fasts. Please take a look at the video below to see my interview with Dr. Palacios and his journey with fasting during the Ramadan. (Just a little insight on…

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Apple, Pear, Ginger Detox Juice 😋🥤

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  Apple, Pear, Ginger Juice 😋🥤 Ingredients- 1 medium piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 2 large apples, washed and chopped 3 pears, washed and chopped Instructions 1️⃣ Wash all produce well 2️⃣ In a low-rpm juicer, alternate pressing pears, apples, and ginger. 3️⃣ Stir and serve immediately If you don’t have a juicer, you can…

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Let’s Talk About Sleep

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All of us know we should get 7-9hours of sleep every night, yet, majority of us don’t reach that goal. And if we do, we might not be fully refreshed. This could be due to hormone imbalances or stress, such as pulling an all-nighter to cram for a test/paper. These lead to continuous release of…

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Dr. Humaira’s Health & Wellness Tips for College Students

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Students are busy with exam, papers, and maintaining an active social life that they often neglect their health. It is important to create a plan/routine that you can use throughout the semester to keep your health in check. Here are a few tips to help ensure you stay healthy and illness free throughout the school…

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Signs & Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

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Approximately 80% of adults are magnesium deficient. The Recommended Dietary Allowance(RDA) for men is 400mg and women is 310mg.    Magnesium is required for Protein synthesis Blood sugar regulation Energy metabolism Blood pressure regulation Nerve function Neurotransmitter release Decrease constipation   Deficiency Can Result In: Insomnia – magnesium is important in the function of GABA, a neurotransmitter that…

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Tips to Improve Digestion

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During this fast paced day and age, one is always eating on the run and scoffing down food. This leads to improper digestion, decrease in absorption of nutrients, and health concerns such as constipation, bloating, headaches, acne, malnutrition and the list goes on. The following are tips to help you improve digestion. Ways to improve…

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Fitness Tips

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Fitness Tips During Ramadan by Rami Allan    Unsure how to optimize your fitness during Ramadan? Let me help make it easier for you.   If your goal is to lose a few pounds and burn body fat, then you’re in luck, well, that’s only if you can control yourself from the buffet of sweets…

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Basil Seeds Benefits & Recipes

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Basil Seeds (Ocimum basilicum) – native to Asia and the Mediterranean regions. Other common names – sabja, tukmaria, falooda Basil seeds are cousins to Chia Seeds. Basil seeds are black, tiny and round. Whereas, Chia seeds are little bit larger and more oval in shape and can be in a variety of colors. Chia seeds…

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