Richard's Health Topics & Recipes

The Many Functions of Prebiotics

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Prebiotics for Digestion Consumer interest in ingredients such as probiotics and fiber have grown as people look for ways to alleviate symptoms of digestive health problems. Dealing with digestive and gastrointestinal disorders can be painful and uncomfortable; due to this, consumers seek to ease their symptoms with natural ingredients, contributing to market growth for digestive…

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Everything About Picking a Probiotic!

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  If you’re looking for the ideal probiotic supplement, you’ve probably noticed the broad array of brand-specific focused information and ingredients available in forms that include capsules, powders, and liquids. Trying to make comparisons between brands can be confusing, unless you know what to look for. That’s what Richard’s expert associates are here for! But…

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Richard’s Plant Based Protein

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What are the Benefits of Plant Based Protein? One of the most common misconceptions about plant-based diets is that they are lacking in protein. Not only is this completely untrue, but plant-based proteins provide some amazing health benefits. Keep reading to learn more about plant-based protein including where to find it, how it benefits your…

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Savory Lentils

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RICHARD’S SAVORY LENTILS 1 tbsp minced onion (Richard’s Bulk Seasoning) 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan Sea Salt, plus more for seasoning (Richard’s Bulk Seasoning) Freshly ground black pepper (Richard’s Bulk Seasoning) 1 cup dried organic lentils (Richard’s Bulk Aisle) 1 cup Jarrow Chicken Bone Broth- regular or curry (see Richard’s October Sale) 1 cup water 1/2 cup Sundried Tomatoes (Richard’s pre-packed brand) 1/2 cup bulgur (Richard’s Bulk Aisle) 1 tablespoon Red…

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Fasting

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Fasting for Health and Healing Fasting refers to complete abstinence from food for a short or long period for a specific purpose. The word is derived from the old English, ‘feastan’, meaning to fast, observe, be strict. Fasting is nature’s oldest, most effective and yet least expensive method of restoring health and is recognized as…

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Honey

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Eight Health Benefits of Raw Honey What is raw honey? Most Americans love their sugar. In fact, many consume double the recommended intake. Plus, the amount of fructose corn syrup in prepared foods is astounding. Not only does sugar foster bad bacteria, it is the number one cause of heart disease. Switching your intake from…

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Acai

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Botanical Information Açai (pronounced ah-sigh-EE) is a palm tree native to Central and South America. It produces a reddish-purple berry that is related to the blueberry and cranberry. Promoted as a “superfood” due to its high antioxidant content and is marketed for weight-loss and anti-aging purposes. It is available as juices, powders, tablets and capsules.Features…

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Amino Acids

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The body uses chemical substances called amino acids to build the exact type of protein it needs. There are two types of amino acids: essential and nonessential. While the body must get the essential amino acids from foods, it can manufacture the nonessential amino acids on its own if the diet is lacking them. Of…

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Natural Sweeteners

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Types of Sweeteners NOTE FOR DIABETICS: It is important for diabetics to work closely with their healthcare practitioners and understand limitations with regard to sweeteners/sugars in their diet. Diabetics can safely use stevia and usually small amounts of licorice root and fructooligosaccharides. Some diabetics who are allowed to use small amounts of sugar can use…

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Cooking Oils

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Types of Cooking Oil Below is a chart containing most commonly used oils and their qualities and characteristics. It also contains their “smoke point”, the temperature at which the oil begins to break down and change its chemical structure, making it unfit for consumption. Cooking Oil Type Smoke Point Qualities/Characteristics Avocado Below 520°F Mono and…

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