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Moringa Benefits: Here Are the Facts on This Trendy Leafy Green – Health

The moringa tree is indigenous to India, and also grown in Central and South America, Africa, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Its leaves are rich in vitamins A, C, and E; some B vitamins; and the minerals calcium, potassium, zinc, magnesium, and iron. They even boast antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds.

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Moringa Brain Greens | Support cognitive function | Healthspan

We all know that green leafy vegetables are a key part of a healthy, balanced diet, but many don’t realise that not all greens are created equal! Like kale and other “super-greens” before it, Moringa oleifera has been lauded in the news as having one of the best nutritional profiles around; rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Much sought, the leaves of this North African tree are not something that are easily added to our everyday diets however.

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Prescription drugs keep popping up in dietary supplements – BGR

A new study published in JAMA Network Open offers an all-encompassing look at instances of prescription drugs being found in many different supplements, and it happens with startling regularity. A shocking 20% of supplements tested by the Food and Drug Administration was found to contain prescription medications that had no business being included.

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Stress and Your Gut | Gastrointestinal Society

Unreasonable deadlines. Being stuck in traffic. Having too much to do and not enough time to do it in. Most of us are familiar with these kinds of daily stresses that get our heart racing, our breath quickening, and our stomach churning. Of course, just having a digestive condition can be a source of anxiety in itself. Studies show that a major stressful event long-since passed could still be affecting your gut even now. Being stressed-out also causes many of us to overeat and drink too much alcohol, both of which affect our gut.

What is the real effect of stress on our gut? Many studies show that stressful life events are associated with the onset of symptoms, or worsening of symptoms, in several digestive conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and peptic ulcer disease.1

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Vegetarian meals for kids

37 Healthy Kid Friendly Vegetarian Dinner Recipes
  • Crispy Baked Tacos with Summer Vegetables.
  • 5 Ingredient Gnocchi, Broccoli and White Bean Bake.
  • Easy Spaghetti Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas.
  • Sweet Potato and Black Bean Vegetarian Meatball Enchilada Bake.
  • Loaded Greek Chickpea Pasta Salad.
  • BBQ Shepherds Pie with Chickpeas and Lentils.