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The benefits of Cannabis and CBD oil

The marijuana plant or Cannabis sativa contains two main active constituents, Cannabidiol (CBD) and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Unlike THC, the CBD is not psychoactive and therefore has not been found to cause any of the negative psychological affects associated with cannabis intake, such as anxiety, paranoia and memory issues. Some of the proposed benefits of CBD …

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Nutrient Robbers

Nutrient Robbers are processed foods that not only fail to provide any valuable nutrients or energy to the body, but also rob it of its nutritional reserves as it strives to break them down. Many degenerative diseases have been linked to the consumption of processed foods. These include: –        Refined sugars, biscuits and snacks –        …

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The key to good nutrition is balance, variety and moderation

To stay healthy, your body needs the right balance of carbohydrates, fats and protein, the three main components of nutrition. You also need vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that are contained in many different foods. Eating a variety of different foods is essential because no single food or food group contains all the nutrients that …

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Don’t underestimate the influence of what you eat

Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) can begin in early childhood, but the process can be halted or even reversed if you make healthy changes in your diet and lifestyle. The gradual bone thinning that results in osteoporosis may be slowed down if you consume enough calcium and magnesium, maintain adequate vitamin D levels and participate …

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Hydration

HydrationPlease be aware not to mistake thirst for hunger. Hydration is the key of life and dehydration can compromise every function of the body. It is important to understand that drinking water is essential for your health, at the same time as being aware that liquids such as tea, coffee, alcohol, fizzy and sugary drinks …

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