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Bad posture is a result of weak core. The more you work on you stomach muscells the better posture and leaner middle you will have. A weak core can be one reason for a bad posture. If your hips have a posterior tilt then you will need to strengthen your lower abs and obliques. However [...]

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Bermuda grass naturally grows in most places. The leaves are slender, sword-like, growing to a length of about 10 to 15 centimeters. This grass spreads along the ground and take roots wherever the nodes touch the ground. A juice made from arugampul also called "Bermuda Grass" in English has wonderful health benefits. Arugampul juice is [...]

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There are many different types of plants whose leaves are referred to as “bay leaves”, but the true bay leaf is scientifically known as Laurus nobilis, and this is the nutrient-rich variety that we are discussing here. Many other leaves have a similar appearance and aroma to true bay leaves, but not the same nutrient [...]

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Most people are familiar with corn silk as the glossy strands that stubbornly cling to a fresh ear of corn. Although most people toss this material, dried cornsilk makes a tasty tea since it contains the same compounds found in mint and in thyme. Cornsilk is drawn from the stigmas of female corn plants. It [...]

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Ube yams have the distinction of having of a purple or lavender color. In the Philippines, the natural sweetness of the ube yam is often used in desserts such as cakes, pastries and ice cream. Also called purple yam, the ube yam appears in cuisines around the world. The nutrition profile of a ube yam [...]

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Pandan is a tropical plant in the Pandanus genus, which is commonly known as pandan leaves, and is used widely in Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring. They are great for getting rid of pain and for detoxing the body and for healing GI spasms. It also works as natural mosquito repellant. Pandan leaves have [...]

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Breadnut is a round green fruit that has short, dull regular spikes covering the skin. Inside, the white nuts covered by brown shells (when ripe) are surrounded by white pulp, which is eaten when shredded like cabbage and braised. One particular health advantage of breadnut would be that the fruit is fiber rich. A single [...]

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Lupo is a weed that is commonly found in ricefields and roadside in provinces. It is most prevalent in Ilonggo cooking compared to others as it is mostly the Ilonggos who can recognize lupo, though maybe called differently in other places. Most commonly used in laswa or monggo dishes to add greens like kamote tops, [...]

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High blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures. High blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures. This increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. This is also known as "the [...]

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Are you having a long time in waiting for your nail polish to dry? Now, the long wait is over! The only thing that you need is an olive oil or a palm oil. Trying this procedure, will help your nail polish dry in just a split seconds. There's no need for you to wait [...]