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Can there be a natural energy food?

Can there be a natural energy food?

Many: Many, many foods give you natural energy. You can look up top ten superfoods such as salmon, blueberries, walnuts, and others. The key to energy is to get a wide variety of real whole plants each with various rich colors that grow naturally. A food like supplement cannot replace whole foods. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Is there a food that naturally relieves stress?

Is there a food that naturally relieves stress?

Can be many.: There are many possible foods, especially herbs and spices, that can help. Ginger, for example, might be very helpful in relief of stress, like digestive stress. Garlic is also very helpful as it might kill many organisms that can cause sickness, another kind of stress. Water, fruits, and vegetables are very important in diet and well being. In fact, a balanced diet is likely best for this. ...Read more

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What foods naturally increase the volume of semen?

What foods naturally increase the volume of semen?

None, sorry: Outside of good general nutrition, nothing specific in diet to modify this. See urologist if fertility problem. ...Read more

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Whar are some natural foods that will increase my metabolics?

Whar are some natural foods that will increase my metabolics?

Burn fat faster? Nah: There are few magic foods that "burn" calories no matter how many claims you hear or read. There is no substitute for exercise, portion control, & calorie restriction. That being said, you increase metabolism if you eat breakfast (versus not), avoid empty calories like alcohol & junk food, speed stomach emptying with small volume low fat meals. Avoid stimulants (caffeine), laxatives, fad diets. ...Read more

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What natural foods or herbs are the best for male reproduction?

What natural foods or herbs are the best for male reproduction?

Herbs & supplements: At least 3 herbs have been proven in published studies to improve sperm count and motility: maca, tongkat ali & mucuna pruriens. There is also evidence that ginseng, ashwagandha and tribulus may be helpful. Reliable standardized extracts are available. Other nutrients like zinc & l-carntine/acetly-l-carnitine can help too. See http://www. Raysahelian. Com/fertility.Html for a summary of research. ...Read more

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Is eating and drinking natural food and drinks better than artificail?

Is eating and drinking natural food and drinks better than artificail?

Probably not: Definitions of "natural food" vary. There's a huge amount of cultism and misguided emotion here. There's less tendency to overeat health food than processed food (though I often can't stop eating raising-and-peanuts). We couldn't feed our world without pesticides & fertilizers & these don't make food unhealthy -- I'm not going to argue here. Do your own thinking & decide who to trust. ...Read more

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Why can my son ea foods he's allergic to only if its prcessed but not natural?

Why can my son ea foods he's allergic to only if its prcessed but not natural?

Food processing: When foods are processed, oftentime by heating, the proteins are frequently altered and rendered less allergenic. Such is the case in the oral allergy syndrome where various fresh fruits that when eaten raw cause oropharyngeal pruritus and/or swelling, if cooked or processed they are well tolerated without causing symptoms. ...Read more

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What natural foods are the best to eat for cancer?

What natural foods are the best to eat for cancer?

Fruits and vegies: Almost all fruits and veggies- especially with dark res and purples.
Stay away from smoke and processed foods. ...Read more

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What is better natural protein from food or protein from powders?

What is better natural protein from food or protein from powders?

Best protein sources: Proteins best used by the body are plant based proteins such as lentils, beans, legumes, nuts/seeds, tofu, avocado, and plant based protein powders such as chia, maca and pea powder. Then followed by cold water fish, poultry (skinless and white meat), then wild game, other seafood as well as veal/lamb, followed by beef and pork due to how we raise them. Stick with organic meats and drink water. ...Read more

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What are the Natural food & things that helps reduce Depression.

What are the Natural food & things that helps reduce Depression.

Many approaches: There are many natural treatments for depression, including counseling, healthy diet, exercise, fish oil, B complex, vit. D, 5-HTP and SAMe, herbs like St. John's wort, rhodiola and curcumin, homeopathic medicines & magnetic therapy. Treatment is best individualized. If one is hypothyroid then thyroid hormone helps. If one is allergic to gluten then avoid it, etc. I advise seeing an integrative doc. ...Read more

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Which are better--foods, natural source vitamins or synthetic vitamins?

Which are better--foods, natural source vitamins or synthetic vitamins?

Bioavailability vs..: Bioavailability may vary depending on the source of your vitamin supplement. Potency and purity however play significant roles in the efficacy of the supplement, regardless of source. Find the cheapest vitamin that approaches 100% rdu (recommended daily allowance) and save money over "natural source" ones. There are of course significant benefits from eating healthy foods in general. ...Read more

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What foods are high in folic acid naturally?

What foods are high in folic acid naturally?

Folic acid: Folate (folic acid) is present in green, leafy vegetables, fruits, cereals, nuts, grains, and meats. Folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin that is included in supplements and food fortification. It has many of the same biologic effects as folate (folic acid) but is more bioavailable and therefore is relatively more effective. ...Read more

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What are some natural foods for stomach ulcers?

What are some natural foods for stomach ulcers?

Cabbage: Cabbage has a substance called vitamin u will help ulcers called - gastrazyme from biotics. I also like bio-hpf a common cause is h pylori infection for stomach ulcers and bio hpf resolves this. ...Read more

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What is recommended to help to find nutrition content of natural foods?

What is recommended to help to find nutrition content of natural foods?

See below: Nutritiondata. Self. Com is one web site where you can find the nutritional content of natural foods. You can google nutritional content of. .... (the name of the food) and go to this web site. For example- if you want the nutritional content of apples....http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/1809/2 ...Read more

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Are there any foods or other natural edible remedies that repel ticks and/or mosquitos?

Are there any foods or other natural edible remedies that repel ticks and/or mosquitos?

Sulfur powder: Sulfur powder dusted on the ankles is effective for repelling ticks and chiggers while walking in grass. Dryer sheets (like bounce) worn under the clothes can repel mosquitoes. ...Read more

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How to increase your memorizing skills? And are there some natural food (easy ones) to help in such?

How to increase your memorizing skills? And are there some natural food (easy ones) to help in such?

Memorizing: Sleep and studying prior to sleep will assistyou in memorizing
also studying at the same place will help
this is an age old question
obviously alcohol does not help! ...Read more

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Is xylitol a natural substance? I see it as an ingredient on some foods and am wondering if it is natural/safe. Thanks

Is xylitol a natural substance? I see it as an ingredient on some foods and am wondering if it is natural/safe. Thanks

Natural: It is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol found in some plants in small amounts. It is generally manufactured to use as a sweetener. It has some beneficial effects when used in place of other sugars in sweets and chewing gum, and has been shown to reduce cavities in several studies. ...Read more