1. The Dangerous World of Free Radicals

    Think of them as internal terrorists roaming your body, looking for cells to destroy, depriving tissues of blood flow, preventing the removal of plaque and fats from your system. They’re unstable oxygen molecules that come with every breath you take and, like terrorists, they can be hard to find and even harder to destroy. Free radicals damage the body’s DNA (the...
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  2. Top 5 Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements for Men

    Top 5 Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements for Men
    Though all humans require vitamins, minerals and supplements for good health, the types and amounts may vary between men and women due to differing hormone levels, pregnancy and menopause. Here are five men’s vitamin health supplements that are important for a healthy body. Niacin - is a form of vitamin B3 that is essential for the maintenance of energy in the body. It...
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  3. Is It OK to take Medicines and Vitamins Together?

    Is It OK to take Medicines and Vitamins Together?
    Taking medicines and vitamins together is likely to cause interactions. These may be beneficial or harmful, depending on the supplements in question. Medications are usually prescribed to replace something which is lacking, to block a symptom or to fight disease. When additional drugs, vitamins or herbs are taken as well, there may be an interaction which can be either good...
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  4. Vitamins Essential for All Bodily Functions

    Vitamins Essential for All Bodily Functions
    Although opinions may vary widely among medical researchers on many topics, they all agree on one thing: The human body requires the proper amounts and combinations of vitamins in order to survive and thrive. Vitamins are organic substances that are crucial for the proper growth and functioning of the human body. Vitamins cannot be produced by the body so they...
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  5. Job Stress and Women’s Heart Health

    Job Stress and Women’s Heart Health
    Growing up, I was always under the impression that heart disease was more of a man’s problem than it was for women - gender notions of stress in the workplace, alcohol abuse, and other stereotypes probably rounded off this presumption. But did you know that since 1991, more women die each year of heart disease than do men? In fact...
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  6. Anti-Aging: Separating the Myths from the Facts

    According to The National Institute on Aging there are more than three million Americans who are older than 65 and that number is expected to triple in the next decade. One way to help discern fact from fiction where aging is concerned is to look to Mother Nature for the answers. Natural health products and healthy habits are your best...
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  7. Why Yoga Can Ease Arthritis Symptoms

    Why Yoga Can Ease Arthritis Symptoms
    Can something as simple as yoga really have an effect upon chronic joint pain? Those who practice the breathing techniques, the simple but powerful postures, and the mind-calming meditation of this age-old discipline have found that yoga has a powerful effect in the natural relief of joint, knee, and back pain and recent scientific tests are also reaching the same conclusion.    ...
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