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Benefits of Chamomile Tea

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The benefits of chamomile tea have been studied by man for centuries. In the Middle Ages, when it was first used as a tea, it was often drunk with bread or pastry. It is believed that during the medieval times women who used this tea would become more fertile because of the estrogenic substances found in it. It was also believed to help with blood circulation and headaches.   What are the health benefits of chamomile tea? Studies have shown that it has certain anti inflammatory properties, has an anti-cancerous effect, has an antispasmodic effect, has an antibacterial effect and...

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Foods that weaken your Immune System

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|Many of us have heard about or are familiar with the saying "you are what you eat", but often forgotten the most important part of the equation, which is how your body's Immune System reacts to what you put into it. There are many foods that weakening your Immune system, but one of the worst culprits is an ever-so-common protein called gluten. Gluten is the protein group of wheat, rye, and barley. It's in so many foods, including breads, pastas, sauces, ice-creams, mayonnaise, and many others, that it's hard for most people to imagine that it could possibly be a...

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Signs of a Strong Immune system

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Signs of a strong immune system often come hand-in-hand with other factors that protect us from getting sick. Signs of a weak or unhealthy immune system often come hand-in-hand with a lack of exercise, a poor diet, and not getting enough rest. Health care professionals in the health field are particularly scrambling to maintain patients' well-being during a flu season and possible additional scares regarding another deadly virus. If you're unsure whether or not your body is strong and effective at fighting off disease, you can find out through a few signs of a strong immune system:   It's important...

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