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How to Determine the Fruits and Vegetables You Buy Are Grown

The next time you are at a grocery store, here’s a tip you can use to find out how the produce you’re considering buying was grown: Look at the PLU code. The PLU code stands for Price Look Up number and is part of a coding system agreed upon by the Produce Marketing Association and the International Federation for Produce Coding to establish global standards for produce. By knowing what the PLU code means, you can quickly determine whether produce is organic or was commercially grown (using fertilizers and other chemicals) or genetically modified (a GMA food).
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If you want to keep your skin healthy and smooth, eat more dark green leafy vegetables. That's because such foods are rich in vitamin K, which scientists have found plays an important role in maintaining the skin's elasticity and smoothness.

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Scientists now know that the vast majority of stomach ulcers are caused by bacterial infections in the gastrointestinal tract, not stress or certain foods, as was previously believed. To kill off the offending bacteria, today most doctors prescribe antibiotic treatments. While effective, antibiotic drugs can also cause unhealthy side-effects and in some cases the offending bacteria can prove to be resistant to a single course of treatment, requiring multiple rounds of antibiotic use. Recently, scientists in New Zealand discovered that a certain type of honey can be just as effective for treating stomach ulcers caused by bacteria. It's known as manuka honey, and the researchers found that a spoonful of it a day can provide a similar degree of help for bacterial ulcers as that provided by antibiotics, without any side effects. In addition, manuka was also found to be helpful for stomach ulcers that are not caused by bacteria. You can find manuka honey at most health food stores. Read more health tips...
What Can be Done for Fibromyalgia
FMS (fibromyalgia) is deeply connected to sleep disorders. Make certain the quality of your sleep is excellent before embarking on a rigorous exercise program. Look for an exercise program that includes time in the water initially. Also, consider beginner's level yoga, which will address the pain and lack of energy you feel. continued inside...

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