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Everything you wanted to know about Heart Disease. (Part I)

Statistically speaking, heart disease is the most common cause of death in the U.S. today! More than 450,000 Americans died last year from heart disease, and over 1.2 million people experience a heart attack each year. Heart disease is any illness or disorder that affects the heart, and causes to act abnormally. There are different […]

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10 Ways To Slow Down The Aging Process

Can we really slow down the aging process? Some folks in their sixties still look as if they are in their forties, or some of those who are in their fifties look as if they are in their thirties.What are their secrets? Is there such a thing as the fountain of youth? Here are ten […]

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Absorption and Potency of Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamins and minerals help to support a healthy immune system, promote the conversion of food into energy, support a healthy cardiovascular system, support strong bones, promote mental clarity, maintain normal metabolic functioning, promote healthy growth and repair of tissues, help maintain normal blood pressure and help maintain water and electrolyte balance in the body. There […]

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SLEEP DISORDERS/ FDA REPORT

Most adults need at least eight hours of sleep every night to be well rested. Not everyone gets the sleep they need. About 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from sleep problems every year. Not getting enough sleep for a long time can cause health problems. For example, it can make problems like diabetes […]

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“The Versatile Antioxidant Vitamin”

If you slice an apple in half, eventually it will turn brown. A copper penny suddenly becomes green, or an iron nail when left outside becomes rusty. What do all these events have in common? These are examples of a process called oxidation. Dip the sliced apple in lemon juice and the rate the apple […]

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Fighting Atherosclerosis with Good Nutrition

Imagine hundreds of cars zooming down an eight-lane highway. One lane disappears, and then another, until the same cars crawl bumper-to-bumper along a one-lane country ride. That’s sort of what happens when you have atherosclerosis. Your highways for your blood, harden and narrow, and the same amount blood has to make it’s way through a […]

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The Truth About Multivitamins…

What most people don’t know…      During a graduate nutrition course at a major university, a professor posed a challenge to the class: Construct a 2000 calorie-per-day diet that at least met the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for vitamins and minerals without the use of supplements. Most of the graduate students thought that this was going […]

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10 Reasons to keep the grandkids off soda!!!

It’s no secret that soda is a major contributor to childhood obesity. Here are 10 very strong reasons to get our children off the bubbly. 1. Soda contains no nutrients, and is high in calories and sugar. Studies show a strong link between soda consumption and childhood obesity. For example: Each 12-ounce soda may contain […]

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The Secret About Apricots

This delectable yellow-orange drupe is a source of glee to its avid fans. Whether you like it straight from your hand or in a sweet dessert, this pubescent-surfaced fruit surely delivers lots of benefits to the body. As tasty as it is, an apricot is as well helpful to boosting your youthfulness. A healthier life […]

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How Somebody’s Medicines May Be Making You Sicker…

   (Originally posted on the Alliance for Natural Health’s blog:)  June 22, 2010 This week we discuss several ways prescription drugs may be making us all sicker—whether through illnesses brought on because these medicines deplete critical nutrients in our body, or because we’re unwittingly consuming pharmaceuticals in the municipal water we drink. Drug-induced nutrient depletions […]

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