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Jacques Dippenaar

Jacques is an influential health blogger and researcher helping readers explore interesting facts and information.

Mushrooms, are they good or bad for you?

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Humans have been eating mushrooms for over a thousand years. Not just been consuming these fungi for culinary reasons, but also as medicinal uses. Mushrooms add taste to meals, and are a good alterative to meat a they are packed with protein. But there are toxic mushrooms that have given …

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10 Amazing benefits of sage

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Most of us know sage as perennial woody herb and some of us might even have it growing in our gardens. Sage, or if you prefer the scientific name, salvia officinalis, is a sister herb of rosemary. Both sage and rosemary have the organic compound rosmarinic acid that can offer …

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Green Potatoes Are They Poisonous?

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You must have heard your mom say that green potatoes are bad and you cannot use them, rather toss them in the bin. Then other people will just cut the green parts off the potato. Either way, green potatoes are not more desirable than the normal brown colored ones. Mostly …

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The big differences between vitamin K1 & K2

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Have you read reports where they talk about vitamin K, but have you every queried by asking which vitamin K they are referring to? This article will focus on vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Both are vital for good health, but both act differently. Nonetheless, in this article different foods …

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Salt – is good or bad?

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The question is whether reducing sodium will make you healthier. You hear this everywhere – reduce the amount of salt you use, as it is not healthy. Well, it is not a new debate whether salt is healthy or not, all what is happening is that the debate has increased. …

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