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Sally Perkins

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3 Superfoods To Boost Traditional Hispanic Garnishes

29/06/2018 06:00am | 7776 views

The rise in sales of superfoods across America is exponential and astounding; with some of the most popular foods such as quinoa and kale going up by 15% in the last year alone. The US is finding new ways every day to incorporate some of the world's healthiest and most nutritious foods intotheir traditional meals, but which ones are easy additions to classic South American cuisine? Here are three superfoods with some of the biggest health boosts around, which can all be incorporated into traditional Hispanicgarnishes hassle-free.

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Hernia - Living With The Pain Or Surgery?

28/05/2018 06:00am | 5932 views

A hernia is a painful sac containing a part of displaced organ (usually the bowel) ora fatty tissue. Hernia surgery is one of the most common treatments carried out in the USA with around 1 million surgeries each year.

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The Facts About Fad Diets

25/03/2018 06:00am | 8277 views

We’ve all seen the ads online. Diets that promise unbelievable results in the span of just a few short weeks, helping you to shed the pounds just in time for bikini season. While these miracle weight-loss remedies may be tempting to try, the unfortunate truth of the matter is that any diet promising effortless results is probably too good to be true.

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The Hidden Health Benefits in Your Cup of Coffee

06/02/2018 06:00am | 7781 views

According to a report published by Reuters in 2014, Hispanic-Americans are leading the way in growing coffee consumption in the USA. Of the Hispanic-Americans who participated in a market study conducted by the National Coffee Association (NCA), 76% stated that they enjoyed a cup of coffee the previous day, an increase of 13% from the previous year. This compares with 7% of African-Americans and 64% of Caucasian-Americans saying they consumed coffee the day before.

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Top Food and Beverage Items to Consume to Prevent Liver Disease

28/11/2017 06:00am | 8916 views

Hispanics in the United States are 50% more likely to die from liver disease than white Americans. Also, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, liver disease is the “third leading cause of death for Hispanic men, ages 55-64.” Despite the discouraging statistics, maintaining a healthy diet plays a large role in the prevention of liver disease.

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Sally Perkins

Freelance contributing writer

Sally Perkins is a professional freelance writer with many years experience across many different areas. She made the move to freelancing from a stressful corporate job and loves the work-life balance it offers her. When not at work, Sally enjoys reading, hiking, spending time with her family and travelling as much as possible.