Citrus Fruits

Acid Reflux? Here Are 10 Foods You Should Avoid

The entrance to your stomach is usually closed by a valve called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The LES opens when you eat food and closes immediately after. If your stomach produces too much of acid, the acid can back up through the valve and into your esophagus. You can[.....]

The Pineapple Diet - Why It Isn't The Healthiest Way To Lose Weight

A pineapple detox is not all it is cut out to be. As part of a balanced food plan, these tropical fruits are a good digestive aid and can help burn fat. But on the flip side, they are high in sugar, may cause acidity, can stoke your appetite, and also lack vital nutrients like protein, iron, and zinc. Thus, a pineapple-only diet may actually do you more harm than good!

Using Orange Peel For Acne: Know Why And How

If you want to heal your acne flare-up naturally, blend orange peel in a blender, mix with milk, and apply on the acne. Or squeeze the juice from the peel onto the pimple. The peels are rich with antioxidant and antibacterial compounds that can kill acne-causing bacteria and reduce pain and swelling. Nobiletin in orange peel also reduces sebum production.

What Are The Side Effects Of Citric Acid Overdose?

Citric acid, the most widely used food preservative and additive, is generally harmless. However, its frequent or excessive intake weakens the tooth enamel and dentin, making your tooth decay. It also increases aluminum toxicity in the body which may lead to kidney problems, anemia, or nerve damage. Studies have also pointed out that it can increase the risk of free radical damage and cancer.

The Best Time To Buy And Eat Pineapples

Are you a fan of these prickly fruits? If your heart jumps at the sight of a pineapple, pat yourself on the back. Pineapples are a great source to add nutrients and sweetness into your diet. But did you know there is a right time of the year to buy[.....]

14 Health Benefits Of Pineapple Juice: All Hail Bromelain!

Most of the benefits of pineapple juice can be attributed to its unique proetin-digesting, anti-inflammatory enzyme bromelain. As a result, pineapple juice helps treat all inflammatory conditions like arthritis, asthma, sinusitis, ulcerative colitis, and even cancer. Its antioxidants, vitamin C and beta-carotene, and minerals like magnesium and manganese help improve immunity, skin health, and bone health. Go easy if you’re allergic to bromelain.

Why Lemon And Baking Soda For Cancer Don't Work Together

Baking soda and lemon have potential in the treatment of the dreaded 'C.' Although further studies are required, get some of this good stuff in your system.

Lemon Eucalyptus Oil For Wellness

The fragrant lemon eucalyptus oil, derived from the leaves and twigs of the lemon eucalyptus tree, comes with a horde of benefits. It is a powerful natural insecticide and mosquito repellent, anti-inflammatory pain reliever (especially in case of arthritic pain!), nasal decongestant. Do remember never to use pure extract directly on the skin. Always mix it in a base oil.

5 Benefits Of Orange Peel: Heal With The Peel

Hold on to that orange peel! It is just as (or maybe even more) precious as the juicy fruit it holds. Its rich flavonoid content can ward off inflammation and lower your risk of various diseases including Alzheimer's, cancer, and heart disease. Orange peels help clear up acne and their oils are great digestive aids and can also be used as teeth whiteners and face masks.

7 Therapeutic Wonders Of Lemon Cinnamon Mix

Mix 2 tsp of cinnamon powder, a tsp of honey and a little lime juice in a cup of water. Drinking this before breakfast combats arthritis and joint pains. Vitamin C in lemon helps strengthen the immune system and reduces infections while cinnamon kills bacteria. A mixture of lemon and cinnamon powder massaged onto skin also eliminates wrinkles and lines.

How To Whiten Underarms Naturally?

Dark underarms are caused by shaving, regular use of hair removing creams, excessive sweating, poor ventilation, accumulation of dead skin cells, and use of alcohol-based deodorants. You can use potatoes, cucumber, lemon, baking soda, and orange peels to whiten your dark underarms. They all have a natural bleaching agents in them.

Health Benefits Of Drinking Orange Pekoe Black Tea

Orange pekoe is a grade of black tea brewed from the dried leaves and buds of the Camellia sinensis plant. Along with other varieties of Camellia sinensis teas, including green, oolong and white, orange pekoe and other black teas are widely consumed throughout the world. Scientific studies and anecdotal evidence[.....]

Lemon Juice In The Morning Helps In Weight Loss!

Starting your day with the Morning Lemon Elixir will increase digestive enzymes, stimulate digestion, release toxins from the liver and flush away fat. To make it, use 1 cup room temperature water, juice of 1 lemon, 1 tsp Bragg’s raw apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp raw honey or couple drops of stevia and 1/2 inch of fresh ginger root or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger.

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Intestinal Parasites Naturally

Some estimates have shown that around 85% of Americans suffer from parasitic infestations. Most parasites can be avoided by thoroughly cooking foods and by never drinking unfiltered water. Commonly occurring parasites are round worms, heart worms, tape worms, hook worms and pin worms. Symptoms manifest as severe diarrhea or constipation,[.....]

The Nutritional Benefits Of Honey And Lemon In The Morning On An Empty Stomach

The magical combination of a glass of warm (not hot) water, juice of 1/2 a lime and one tea spoon of honey, early in the morning on an empty stomach is an ancient remedy for a plethora of maladies. Make sure to drink it fresh and not to drink coffee or[.....]