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Tips to Reduce Inflammation

 Inflammation is a natural and beneficial response of your immune system to fight infections, injuries, and foreign substances. However, when inflammation becomes chronic or excessive, it can cause serious health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer. Chronic inflammation can be triggered by factors such as obesity, stress, and unhealthy dietary choices. Fortunately, you can reduce inflammation and lower your risk of chronic diseases by following an anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle. Here are some tips to help you fight inflammation naturally. 1. Eat more anti-inflammatory foods. These are foods that contain antioxidants, phytochemicals, and omega-3 fatty acids that can help reduce inflammation and protect your cells from damage. Some examples of anti-inflammatory foods are tomatoes, olive oil, green leafy vegetables, nuts, fatty fish, and fruits such as berries, cherries, and oranges. Aim to eat a variety of colorful fruits, vegetables, and whole grains e
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Healthy Alternatives to Seed Oils

 Hey, friends! Do you want to ditch the unhealthy seed oils from your diet but don't know what to use instead? Don't worry, I've got you covered. In this blog post, I'll share with you some of the best healthy alternatives to seed oil that you can easily find and use in your cooking. Let's get started! What's wrong with seed oil anyway? Seed oils are highly processed oils that are extracted from seeds like soybean, corn, canola, sunflower, and cottonseed. They are often marketed as "heart-healthy" and "low in saturated fat", but the truth is they are loaded with omega-6 fatty acids, which can cause inflammation, oxidative stress, and chronic diseases. Seed oils also have a low smoke point, which means they can easily turn rancid and toxic when heated. What are some healthy alternatives to seed oil? The good news is that there are plenty of healthy alternatives to seed oil that you can use in your cooking. Here are some of my favorites: - Oliv

The Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Being and staying healthy is one of the biggest trends, and lifelong decisions, that people are making for themselves, right now. People around the world, specifically the United States of America and China, have been using the spice not just in cooking, but therapeutically for many years. Cayenne pepper began to receive major glorification when it was discovered to help detoxify your body and cleanse your dieterich systems. There have even been diets that are centered around cayenne because of it’s ability to raise the levels in your circulatory system.

Tips to Reduce Stress

Stress can be harmful to the health especially over a long period of time. In other to reduce stress, you have to learn how to manage it. Here are some useful tips to reduce stress and help you feel better and live a stress free life every day:

Lose Weight with Green Tea

One of the easiest ways to lose weight without really doing anything is to completely cut soda out of your diet.  But you can also put the weight loss on overdrive by replacing your daily soda consumption with green tea.  Today we present a Supplement of the Week and a Substitute That ! combo meal, suggesting that readers remove every non-water beverage that they currently drinking from their diet, and replace it with the magic that is green tea! World-renowned author, computer scientist, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil has stated that he drinks between 8 to 10 cups of green tea every single day in an effort to reprogram his biochemistry and improve his longevity.  Nutrition specialist Oz Garcia, who works with several A list celebrities, helps his clients prepare for the Oscars by having them drink at least 4 cups of green tea daily .  What do they know that the rest of us do not?  Read on to find out!

Ditch The Reduced Fat Peanut Butter

Often times when we are trying to go healthy, we get sucked into the "reduced fat" scheme and ultimately end up making choices that are even less healthy than the food we are trying to avoid.  In today's edition of Substitute That! , we are going to be returning to the basics, ditching your "healthy" reduced fat peanut butter, and replacing it with nothing other than the real thing! mmmm, get some! So, you're a peanut butter lover, but you just can't stomach the 15g  of fat ( 3g saturated ) and 200 calories  per standard 2 tablespoon serving that is found in the real thing.  Besides, you have been taught your whole life that fat, and particularly saturated fat, is evil, right (a topic for another day...)?  So you do the "smart" thing and you pick up the innocent and healthy alternative, fresh factory made reduced fat peanut butter!  Now you can slather up your apples with confidence, knowing that you are making the right choice for you

Welcome to the New Ape Health!

Welcome to the new Ape Health!   Regular readers will probably notice quite a few changes to the site today.  Ape Health has now ditched its old WordPress roots and transitioned to a Blogger powered website.  We have switched to a new layout and logo as well, moving more in line with the general style and theme used by the rest of Ape Apps .  The move to Blogger should facilitate more user engagement by tying the commenting system into Google+.  I also intend to provide more regular updates to the site, and there may even be a mobile app in the pipeline! So go ahead and take a look around the new site.  All of the old posts have been migrated over from the old server, so all of the content and recipes that you love are still here waiting for you.  So stay tuned, bookmark the site, and enjoy Ape Health!