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High Purine Foods That Should Avoid For Uric Acid

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Uric acid is the result of excessive consumption of purine substances, therefore we must know the purine content of the foods we eat. Purine is processed by the body into uric acid, but if excess uric acid levels, so the kidneys are unable to remove uric acid crystals accumulate in the joints. As a result the joints become painful, swollen and inflamed.



Uric acid is a disease of purine metabolic waste substances from the rest of the food we eat. Purine itself is a substance contained in any food that comes from living bodies. In other words, in the living body there is this purine substances, and because we eat living things, then these purine substances move on to our bodies. A variety of vegetables and fruits also contained purine. Purine also resulted from the destruction of body cells that occurs normally or because certain diseases. Usually uric acid attack in the elderly, because the buildup of purines.

List of foods that high in purine
Suggestion for gout sufferers:

Consumption of …

Simple Natural Ways For Hair Loss Treatment

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Hair loss problems experienced by many people, in general due to the lack of sufficient nutrients and vitamins to the hair roots. The conclusion is the lack of hair treatment. Inadequate intake of nutrients and vitamins, making the hair roots become brittle and cause hair loss. Whereas if the hair loss occurs in women, it is caused by many things such as overuse of dryers and curling irons, frequent use of chemicals on the hair, a result of free radicals, often tying the hair too strong and other things that can disrupt healthy hair.



Some causes of hair loss: Rarely in shampooing hairOveruse of hair dryers and curling hair faster resulting in damagedHormone imbalance and hormone changes that lead to hair loss, especially for us who are over 30 years oldToo often hair coloring, which means that too often use chemicals on the hairStress that is too heavy, causing the nerves to force the hair root hair is getting weak and easily fall out.Few steps to treat hair lossDo not tie your hair too…

5 Benefits of Fasting For Health

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Apparently, fasting provides a myriad of health benefits. Fasting can be therapeutic and prevention of various diseases caused by eating and lifestyle habits that are not healthy. Fasting has been used as a healing, the spiritual, religious, and purification for hundreds of years in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Eastern religions. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hippocrates, believed fasting therapy provides health benefits.

The secret behind the healing with fasting is, detoxification of excessive eating and exposure of the body of unwanted chemicals. Detoxification is the process of reducing and eliminating toxins from the body or change it as well as excessive mucus to revitalize the natural functions of the body. The poison can be in the form of nicotine and harmful drugs, air pollution, fat, cholesterol, and free radicals.
Nutrition experts the world defines fasting or starvation, as abstinence consume nutrients either totally or partially in the long term or short term. While the …

10 Health Benefits and Nutritional Value of Onion

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We often find onions in a variety of dishes, but did you know the benefits and nutritional content of onions? Onions have a characteristic that is rich in thiosulfinat, sulfide, sulfur oxides and other sulfur-smelling mixture. Custeine ​​Sulfur Oxides which was instrumental in the onion flavor and produce substances that make pain in the eyes. Thiosulfinates produce anti-bacterial substance. Onion is effective against many bacteria including: Bacillus subtilis, Salmonella, and E. coli. Onions garlic is not as hard as her sulfur content is approximately a quarter rather than garlic.

Onions have a variety of benefits of treatment. The earliest inhabitants of the Americas, using wild onions to treat colds, coughs, and asthma, and to repel insects. In Chinese medicine, onions have been used to treat sore throats, coughs, bacterial infections and respiratory problems.
The World Health Organization (WHO) supports the use of onions to improve poor appetite and prevent constriction of blood ves…

Yogurt Calories, Nutrition And Amazing Benefits For Beauty

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Yogurt benefits for beauty is not as popular as the health benefits, but yogurt nutrition also has beauty benefits such as acne treatment, dark circle, dry skin and more. In addition, you should not worry about yogurt calories. Yogurt is low in calories, because calories in every 100 gr of yogurt (mostly) not more than 100 calories (depends on brands).

What is yogurt?Some of people know what yogurt is, but mostly they never know what is yogurt made from. Yogurt is milk made through bacterial fermentation. Yogurt can be made from any milk, including soy milk. Modern production is currently dominated by dairy cows. Fermentation of the milk sugar (lactose) produces lactic acid that plays a role in milk protein to produce a gel-like texture and a unique flavor to yogurt. Yogurt is available in a wide range of flavors, natural flavors, fruit flavors, vanilla, or chocolate flavors are also popular.
Yogurt calories each types(calories in yogurt below are in the same weight, 100 gr) Calories in …

Calories In Tomato & Beneficial Nutrition Facts

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Tomato rich in nutrient, especially vitamins like vitamin A and C which reach 28% and 21.5% of our RDA. In addition, tomato also low in calories, so for you who on diet, tomatoes are safe to consume. Most of the calories contained in tomatoes, derived from carbohydrates contained therein. In a medium-size tomatoes stored about 7 grams of carbohydrates and 2.2 grams of fiber. Below you can read calories content in each type of tomato, but first lets talk about nutritional value of tomato and short benefits of it.
Tomatoes are known to have a very high content of lycopene, which is an anti-oxidant that very good for the prevention of cancer, especially prostate cancer. Lycopene is also believed to protect the body from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, increase fertility in men, and help your body remain nimble, younger, and healthier.

However, you are advised to not eat tomatoes in large amounts continuously. In the UK, there was the case of a woman that routinely consume tomato juice up…

Easiest Ways To Make Natural Laxatives At Home

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If there are few easy ways to make natural laxatives to get rid of constipation, would you try it? Indeed there are few drugs that you can buy to cure it, but too often treat constipation with chemical drugs also have side effects that are not good. In addition, natural laxative has relatively lesser side effects than chemical laxatives.

So, what are laxatives? Laxatives, also known as clyster is a form of medicine, or food compounds that have the ability to induce bowel movements, especially in the case of constipation. They can also be used for the purpose of cleaning the colon cleansing and digestive tract. Some foods that displays laxative properties can also be combined to speed up or improve their effectiveness.

Laxatives can be consumed or available in the form of suppositories (inserted into the body through the rectum). Natural laxative comes in the form of vegetables, fruits and other compounds. They work by loosening dirt and if taken in high doses can also cause diarrhea. 
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Surprising Benefits Of Peanuts For Health, Especially To Reduce Cancer Risk

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Do not ever underestimate benefits of peanuts for health, because peanuts nutrition has ability to reduce and stabilize cholesterol levels in the blood, lowering the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, and prevent potential protection from cancer and inhibit tumor growth. There is a myth about peanut that fattening, but after you read this, the myth is just a myth. Research have shown that peanuts can prevent weight gain if consumed regularly every day. So snacking peanuts certainly a smart choice when on a diet!


Nuts are foods that contain high levels of satiety, so as stated in a study published in The Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. Dr. Richard Mattes, Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Purdue University, said the satiety value of peanuts is not solely a result of fat, fiber, or protein, but the synergy of all the components.
Peanuts rich in fat, which contains high protein, iron, vitamin E and calcium, phosphorus and vitamin B complex, vitamins A and K, lecithin, …

15 Effects Of Smoking That Should Know

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Everyone knows about effects of smoking, there are also so many public service ads that gives advice to quit smoking. But for smokers, they sometimes assume, breathing disorders is a reference of the effects of smoking. So if they do not cough and shortness of breath, they still continue to smoke. Though the side effects of smoking not only affects the respiratory tract. It seems they have to "give up" before quitting.

Actually, the war against cigarettes has been done by many people individually as well as institutional and organizational. And on each of May 31 whole world celebrates or the World No Tobacco Day campaign. Keep in mind, that the World No Tobacco Day is a member of the World Health Organization-WHO. So, we can be sure the dangers of smoking is indeed true and not a joke.



Well, before we talk about the effects of smoking, let's see the reasons why smoking is harmful to health. The point is, let's look at cigarettes harmful substances that cause health pro…