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How To Prepare Fermented Poi - Hawaiian Superfood

Our resident Health Coach, Victor Muh, shows us how he makes prepares fermented poi. Recent scientific research has concluded that poi may be beneficial for many medical conditions due to its unique blend of beneficial compounds and its probiotic activity.•High in vitamins, minerals and enzymes. The nutrition in poi is better utilized than other foods due to fermentation (similar to yogurt) and small starch granules.•High amounts of alkaline-forming elements in poi reduce gastrointestinal disturbances and are better tolerated.•Helps prevent dental caries.•Provides valuable nutritional support for individuals who suffer from indigestion, malnourishment, special health problems and those recovering from illnesses.•Poi, if contaminated by pathogenic organisms, may purify itself with naturally occurring lactic acid- producing bacteria.•Easily digestible and hypoallergenic.https://bit.ly/poibenefits4 HEALTH BENEFITS OF FERMENTED...

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Why You Should Eat Moringa

In general, America is unfamiliar with the Moringa plant. While some ancient practices have long since utilized Moringa for medicinal remedies, we have remained ignorant to its potential. Packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and medicinal properties, it seems that it would not be an overstatement to say that incorporating Moringa into your diet might just save your life!

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Fish Factor: Alaska sea cucumber may have medicinal benefits

Sea cucumber meat and skins have long been considered a delicacy in Asian cuisines; they also are hailed for having healing properties that soothe sore joints and arthritis. Most recently the soft, tubular bottom dwellers are being added to the list of foods acclaimed to kill cancer cells. Dried sea cucumber or extract is anti-viral; anti-bacterial, and an anti-inflammatory, said Ty Bollinger, author of Cancer: Step Outside the Box. 

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Sea Cucumber Found to Kill 95% of Cancer Cells, Shrink Tumors

Sea cucumber has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for hundreds of years, but they are relatively obscure in the U.S. This may be soon changing, however, as evidence mounts that sea cucumber extracts can kill cancer cells while stimulating the immune system. As reported by Ethan Evers, author of "The Eden Prescription," previous research on sea cucumber has demonstrated its ability to kill lung, breast, prostate, skin, colon, pancreatic, and liver cancer cells. These extracts have also proven effective in killing leukemia and gioblastoma cells. Looks like we can add yet another food to the list of anti-cancer foods.

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