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Health Benefits of Lentils

Lentils are a great low-calorie food full of vitamins and nutrients creating benefits for the entire body. One cup of cooked lentils has only 230 calories, plus they are low in fat and provide a filling snack for anyone trying to lose weight. Lentils provide a good source of fiber and protein. They contain high levels of protein, 26 percent … Continue reading »

Your Heart and Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are just one of many types of blood vessel blockages.  Blood collects in the veins and is not returned to the heart because of vascular weakness or an obstruction.  Pregnancy, obesity, inactivity, constipation and a weak vascular system are all common causes of hemorrhoids.  Sometimes, in the case of pregnancy for example, the symptoms will eventually subside and the … Continue reading »