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  1. How Free Radical Damage Affects Your Health

    How Free Radical Damage Affects Your Health
    We hear a lot about free radicals and their harmful effect on our health and aging. It’s important to understand free radical dangers so that you can take steps to counter their effect. Here’s a simple explanation of how free radical dangers can be reduced to slow the aging process and reduce the risk of cancer. Understanding Free Radical Dangers...
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  2. Fighting Fatigue with Green Tea – A Natural Fatigue Treatment

    Fighting Fatigue with Green Tea – A Natural Fatigue Treatment
    Many new studies have made exciting discoveries about the positive effects of green tea on energy and fatigue. High in antioxidants, green tea has many health benefits including fatigue treatment. Green tea is known to raise the metabolic rate, which helps boost fat burning and weight loss, and this could also explain why it helps counter fatigue. Exercise and Oxidative...
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  3. What Should You Know About Diet and Yeast Infections

    What Should You Know About Diet and Yeast Infections
    Too much sugar in one’s diet can contribute to the development of a yeast infection. Yeast infections are the result of candida, a fungus. Usually, the growth of this fungus is naturally limited by the body’s own immune system, but under some conditions candida can grow and yeast infection can occur. Yeast infection causes can be diverse. Wearing damp underwear...
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  4. Your Sugar Cravings Explained

    Your Sugar Cravings Explained
    In a recent episode of the CBS TV show 60 Minutes, Dr. Robert Lustig stated that sugar is as addictive as cocaine.  Sugar cravings certainly have all the same attributes, as the more you consume, the more your body craves another “fix.” The only way to beat the cycle of sugar addiction is by eating less and therefore craving less...
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  5. How to Reduce Sugar Intake in a Healthy Way

    How to Reduce Sugar Intake in a Healthy Way
    Imagine eating your own body weight in sugar!  Even those with a sweet tooth or a secret sugar addiction may cringe at that thought, but the truth is that most Americans consume at least 128 pounds of sugar every year and need to reduce sugar intake for their health’s sake. Take the Sugar Addiction Test If you reach for just...
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  6. How Sugar Negatively Affects Your Body

    How Sugar Negatively Affects Your Body
    Although we need protein, fat and carbohydrates, sugar is one category of food we would actually be healthier without. It contains no nutrients or enzymes, does not satisfy hunger yet is laden with empty calories. The negative effects of sugar go on and on.   Digesting sugar actually saps minerals from the body and triggers a cascade of hormones to...
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  7. What Is the Difference Between Sucrose, Glucose, and Fructose?

    What Is the Difference Between Sucrose, Glucose, and Fructose?
    With a trend toward better health and fitness in the United States, many Americans have concerns about sugar consumption.  Sugar is the universal name for short-chain, soluble carbohydrates with a sweet flavor. While most think of sugar as the stuff used to sweeten coffee or cereal, there are actually three key types of sugar — sucrose, glucose, and fructose.  Learning...
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  8. Fluoride Debate Resurfaces in Canada

    Fluoride Debate Resurfaces in Canada
    Studies over the last five years show that Calgary’s decision to stop adding sodium fluoride to the city’s drinking water back in 2011 had a significant negative effect on the dental health of the city residents, particularly children. Now the fluoride debate has switched, and many dentists and health professionals are urging the city council to reintroduce fluoride to the...
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  9. The Best Seeds for Health: Super Seeds to Boost Your Salads

    The Best Seeds for Health: Super Seeds to Boost Your Salads
    Everyone knows having a salad on a regular basis is good for you. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vegetables for the average adult is three to five servings, after all.  If you are going to eat your greens why not add a little something extra to them now and then to boost their flavor and your health? Seeds make...
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  10. How Fish Oil Increases Joint Mobility

    How Fish Oil Increases Joint Mobility
    Many Americans take fish oil supplements because they are known to help prevent heart disease, enhance the look and health of skin and hair and even bring relief from the symptoms of depression.  Another good reason to pop those pills is the benefits of omega-3 fish oils for joints. What Is Omega-3? Omega-3 fatty acids are called essential fats because...
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