Category: Ask Dr Farah

Try Turmeric

#DidYouKnow that #Tumeric is not just good in curry? Some of the many uses for Tumeric are: • Excellent as a natural liver detoxifier • A natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent (very useful in disinfecting cuts and burns) • Turmeric is a potent natural anti-inflammatory that works as well as many anti-inflammatory drugs (but without the side effects) • A natural painkiller • Lowers blood sugar...

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What is Matcha?

What is Matcha? The latest health craze, has actually been around for ages! Matcha is a special type of powdered green tea that is grown and produced in Japan. The green tea leaves are shaded from the sun for the last few weeks of their growth, increasing the chlorophyll content and creating a gorgeous green color. Then, the leaves are carefully ground with stone grinding wheels to produce a fine powder, which is whisked into water to make a frothy, creamy tea. 1. Matcha is rich in antioxidants. 2. An excellent form of detox. 3. Helps maintaining your immune...

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Eat Dates

Did you know that Dates are not only an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and fibre, but also a strong source of protein as well! Other benefits of eating dates are: • Increased energy • Weight loss • Relieving constipation, supporting regular bowel movements • Promoting heart health, reducing heart disease risk • Diarrhea • Iron-deficiency anemia • Reducing blood pressure • Impotence • Promoting respiratory and digestive health • Pregnancy deliveries • Hemorrhoid prevention • Chronic conditions such as arthritis • Reducing colitis risk • Preventing colon cancer You should definitely add them to your daily...

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Make some Honey Lemon & Ginger tea

Feel a bit of a cold or flu coming on? Try this easy to make Honey Lemon & Ginger Tea! The heat and the ginger will warm you right up, the steam and the lemon and the ginger helps clear those sinuses, and the ginger and the honey soothes that scratchy throat. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup water 3cm piece ginger root (or more, to taste), peeled and roughly chopped 1/2 whole lemon 1 teaspoon honey, or to taste INSTRUCTIONS: Pour 1 cup boiling water over the ginger and let it steep for 3 minutes. Meanwhile, put the lemon juice and...

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