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8 Reasons to Include Citrus Fruits in Your Diet

In addition to its well-known contribution of vitamin C, citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, tangerine or grapefruit are the source of many other health benefits. In this article we have selected eight of the most valuable nutritional qualities of these delicious fruits.

1. They are anti-ageing allies

One of the most outstanding properties of citrus is its ability to enhance skin care thanks to its vitamin C content. Its daily consumption contributes to the cleaning and hydration of the epidermis.

We suggest you accompany your usual breakfast with a delicious glass of lime juice every morning.

About the Author: Jane Thompson

My name is Jane and I am a health fanatic! I love to eat healthy as well as live a healthy lifestyle. I live in Los Angeles, California with my two amazing yorkies Tasha and Alexander. Being a So-Cal girl means that I love spending time outside running, riding my bike, and going to the beach.

9 Scientific Questions and Answers About Gluten

It has gained infamy – cut protein from the diet. Countless books condemn the ingredient. But what is the truth to the story that gluten will make you fat? In this article, we will ask 9 most common questions about gluten.

1. What is gluten?

It is a naturally occurring protein in many cereals, such as wheat, rye, and barley. That is, it is not an invention of modern industry, for example, as was the case with trans fat, just to make a comparison. Gluten gives elasticity to various foods, such as breads: when the pasta is ground, the baker creates the gluten nets, structures capable of imprisoning the carbon dioxide expelled by yeast.

So, the bun rises and stays soft. "And bread, you know, is one of the oldest foods, which has multiplied and evolved with little problem consuming it," recalls nutritionist Mauro Fisberg.

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About the Author: Mackenzie Brown

My name is Mackenzie and I hail from London, England. I am passionate about healthy food and exercise. I find myself at the gym 4 to 5 nights each week after work and on weekends when I am not busy volunteering at my local animal shelter. I love to travel, read, and listen to music. I am a huge fan of pop music.