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Virgin coconut oil: Potential health benefits and controversies

Virgin coconut oil (VCO) is growing in popularity. It can now be found on the shelves of most health food stores and in the health foods section of major supermarkets. Coconut oil was once a popular cooking oil in many tropical countries, including countries in the South East Asia. However, since the 1980s, with research […]

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Zinc – The element of good health

Are you feeling tired, low mood, loss of appetite, indigestion, and catch a cold easily? Chances are, your body may be low in zinc. Zinc is such a critical element in human health that even a small deficiency can have a detrimental effect. Lack of zinc can lead to a wide range of nonspecific symptoms […]

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Protecting the kidney function with alkaline foods

Human kidneys are extremely hardworking. They are water filtering plants in the body that work non-stop for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help the body to remove metabolic waste and regulate the amount and composition of body fluids. The kidneys also help to maintain the acid-base balance of the blood and […]