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Maca Health Benefits

 Maca is an adaptogen root that is recognized for its ability to increase energy, reduce stress, and even boost libido. The only maca you should buy is from Peru, it is a good source of fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium and amino acids. You can enjoy maca in smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt and more. Mace has a mildly sweet and pleasant butterscotch flavor, which makes it easy to mix into everyday drinks and food. Start out by using 1/2 teaspoon of maca powder per day. Gradually increase the dosage to 1-2 teaspoons per day. Maca powder is a great complement to oatmeal and other hot morning cereals, and powdered maca is even sweet enough to blend into milkshakes or stir into hot chocolate....

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What are the health benefits of moringa

Moringa is believed to have many benefits and its uses range from health and beauty to helping prevent and cure diseases. The benefits of moringa include:1. Protecting and nourishing skin and hairMoringa seed oil is beneficial for protecting hair against free radicals and keeps it clean and healthy. Moringa also contains protein, which means it is helpful in protecting skin cells from damage. It also contains hydrating and detoxifying elements, which also boost the skin and hair.It can be successful in curing skin infections and sores.2. Treating edemaEdema is a painful condition where fluid builds up in specific tissues in the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of moringa may be effective in preventing edema from developing.3. Protecting the liverMoringa appears to...

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Iodine, breast cancer and your thyroid

The Hamsa Herbalist June 8 · Iodine-What is it? A chemical element with the atomic number 53 and symbol I, iodine occurs as a purple-black solid or a purple vapor when a gas. It has 37 known isotopes, and all are radioactive except I-127, the form found in food and supplements.      Iodine is a trace element because of its rarity. The human body requires iodine but does not produce it; hence it is also called an essential nutrient. This means people must eat foods high in iodine or take supplements to avoid iodine deficiency. The body uses iodine to create thyroid hormones, which affect brain development and function, metabolism, and other body processes.      I cannot give emphasis enough...

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