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Garlic Can Fight Chronic Infections (Checked For You)

Garlic Can Fight Chronic

In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen use a compound from garlic to destroy biofilm of resistant bacteria and make antibiotics work again. The study shows that the compound inhibits small regulatory RNA molecules. An active sulphurous compound found in garlic can be used to fight robust bacteria in patients with chronic infections, a new study from ...

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Beware plastic containers carrying these numbers…

Beware plastic containers

Studies have evidenced the presence of harmful constituents in many plastic containers and bottles, such as Bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates, benzophenones and others. In fact, a certain percentage of such harmful constituents is transferred into the food or drink that we consume, especially during the process of heating food or under the influence of any source of heat, case of ...

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Pomegranate, pulp and pips, raw: Food composition for 100 grams

Pomegranate

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Pomegranate, pulp and pips, raw Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 75.9 Energy (kJ) – 321 Water (g) – 80 Protein (g) – 1.29 Protein, crude (g) – 1.29 Carbohydrate (g) – 14.2 Fat (g) – 0.74 Sugars (g) – 13.7 Starch (g) – ...

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Is cheese healthy? (Checked For You)

Is cheese healthy?

“Cheese does contain some important nutrients, including calcium and protein, along with vitamin B12 and zinc. However, the calories can add up quickly if you aren’t mindful,” said Kelly Pritchett, a registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Softer cheeses tend to have fewer calories than hard cheeses: an ounce of whole-milk ricotta (approximately 2 tablespoons) ...

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Here are 5 common dietary beliefs that are… wrong!

Here are 5 common

1- White spots on nails are linked to calcium deficiency Although our mother or grandmother always associated the presence of white spots on nails to calcium deficiency, this is not true. Indeed, these little white spots reflect in most cases a deformity in the nail keratin layers which are irregularly superimposed and thus cause some lack of transparency in that ...

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Cabbage… Its amazing benefits and how to make it easily digested

Cabbage... Its amazing

– Cabbage is known to be rich in vitamins A, E and C which, all combined within this food, make it one of the richest foods with antioxidants that protect the body from various diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, certain types of cancers, age-related diseases. – Cabbage also contains B group vitamins, of which the most important is vitamin B9 known ...

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