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Constipation as a key factor in traditional medicine

Constipation as a key factor in traditional medicine - ParsiTeb :: Herbal Medicine

What is Constipation? Constipation is one of the most frequent gastrointestinal complaints in the world. Based on the culture, lifestyle, food habits, it may have different definitions and frequency of defecation is varies from three defecation a day to three a week. Many articles define that it is straining during …

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How Do Laxatives Work?

How Do Laxatives Work? The English word “laxative” comes from Old French laxative, which came from the Latin laxatus. The Latin word Laxare means “to loosen”, while the Latin word Laxus means “loose, lax”. Reference books indicate that the noun meaning “a laxative medicine” in the English language emerged around …

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) Weight that is higher than what is considered as a healthy weight for a given height is described as overweight or obese. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used as a screening tool for overweight or obesity. Adult Body Mass Index (BMI) Body Mass Index (BMI) …

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liver cleansing foods

liver cleansing foods Modern society is a sad state that produces many over-processed livers. When we overeat or eat processed or fried foods, and, anytime we are exposed to environmental pollutants or stress, the liver becomes overworked and overloaded. When the liver is taxed, it can’t process toxins and fat …

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Different sprouts

What are sprouts? Sprouts are edible seeds that could be eaten after germination. Generally these seeds are belonged to cereals family like rice and barley or legumes like lentil and sunflower. All sprouts are full of vitamins. In 18th century, sailors used sprouts to be safe from the infection of …

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10 Benefits of carrots

10 benefits of carrots | parsiteb

1. Improves vision Western culture’s understanding of carrots being “good for the eyes” is one of the few we got right. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is transformed in the retina, to rhodopsin, a purple pigment necessary for night …

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