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Top Vegan Foods For Healthy Hair

It's a scientific fact that the foods you eat will have either a positive or a negative impact on your body.

How could they not?

When you feed your body whole foods with their nutrients intact, your body reacts positively. Strong, healthy, beautiful hair is just one of the many benefits.

Here are the top vegan foods for healthy hair and the reasons behind each.

Juicing For Your Health

Juicing is an excellent way to get plant based nutrients, especially if you tend to shy away from fruits and veggies. It can also be a great way to incorporate a wider variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet because let’s face it, when is the last time you enjoyed kale? Or fresh ginger? Or chomped down on a handful of fresh parsley for that matter?

Juicing those not-so-popular veggies and herbs along with apples, carrots, and celery make it an easy, delicious, and tremendously healthy way to get the nutrients your body needs.

People often ask “what can I do with all the pulp left over from juicing?”

Read more for our suggestions:

9 Foods That Fight Inflammation

For years chronic inflammation has been linked to diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Asthma... but researchers now realize chronic inflammation may be at the very root of such diseases as Heart Attack, Stroke, Diabetes, Cancer, and even Alzheimer’s.

Inflammation is the body's first-aid response in healing itself from some type of damage. This is a good thing. With a cut or a sprain it is our body's way of coming to the rescue by sending lots of white blood cells to start the healing process. Chronic inflammation in the body is different. It's a condition that occurs when the body's inflammatory process fails to shut down once the healing process is complete.

Read more to learn which foods that can help fight inflammation in your body.

What is Nutrient Density?

Nutrient density measures the benefits you get from a food compared to the number of calories it contains. Nutrient-dense foods give you the most nutrients possible for the least amount of calories. For example, some energy bars provide you with 15 % of your daily folate requirement for about 200 calories. But a cup of raw spinach will give you the same amount of folate for only 7 calories.

The Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, otherwise known as the ANDI scale was developed by Joel Fuhrman, MD. It measures the amount of key nutrients in a food, relative to its calories.

The nutrients included in the ANDI scale are...

Pairing Power Foods

Certain foods seem to naturally go together like milk and cookies. And then there are foods - power foods that really are meant to be consumed together

"Pairing certain foods can help the body absorb, store, and utilize nutrients," says Michelle Davenport, a nutritionist and researcher at NYU School of Medicine.

You're most likely eating some of these combinations already. Here, we show five pairings that add up to more than just good food.

Avocados: Always In Season

It seems like no matter where you live, avocados are readily available, which is great news for all of us avocado lovers.

But, if you've ever brought an avocado home from the grocer and found it to be less than perfectly ripe, then listen up, because if there's one thing you don't want to do, it's cut into an avocado before it's ready.

If you find yourself in this predicament, don't worry. Simply. . .

Tomato - Tomahto

Tomato lovers everywhere are asking the question; "Why do tomatoes, especially those at the grocery store, have so little flavor?"

Many people can remember the days when tomatoes were bursting with flavor.

So what happened?

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