Benefits of Buckwheat (Including Bread and Scones Recipe)

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Buckwheat seeds have great nutritional value, help to balance circulation and can also help reduce blood pressure. Buckwheat helps maintain a healthy gut too, as discussed in my recent post on How to improve Gut Health. They are unique for containing rutin (vitamin P). Here is a bit more about the flavonoid rutin.

Rutin is a healing “partner” to quercetin since they both work hand in hand to protect sensory neurons. They are both strong antioxidants that can have an anti-inflammatory effect as well. Rutin in particular has been the focus of several studies for the reduction of painful inflammation that accompanies rheumatoid arthritis. A study from December 2016 on the cancer benefit of the stocky Vietnamese healing plant Xao tam phan (Paramignya trimera) found that the high antioxidant and cytotoxic (cancer-killing) properties of flavonoids rutin and catechin had a noticeable effect on pancreatic, ovarian, lung, skin, prostate, brain, and breast tumors. From The Truth About Cancer read more

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Benefits of Chemical Free Natural Skin Care

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Hi Everyone,

Today I am going to outline the fantastic benefits of chemical free natural skin care. Firstly, I will highlight the dangers of toxins found in regular, everyday cosmetics. Not many people know this, but there is a lot of leniency given to cosmetic brands as regards to what they put into the products in todays market. The skin absorbs up to 60% of whatever we apply so we need to make a conscious decision as to what chemicals, if any, we are applying.

“With the exception of color additives and a few prohibited ingredients, a cosmetic manufacturer may use almost any raw material as a cosmetic ingredient and market the product without an approval from FDA,”  quoted by The Federal Food and Drug Administration. read more

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