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  1. How the Antioxidants in Superfruits Keep You Healthy

    How the Antioxidants in Superfruits Keep You Healthy
    We all know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of a daily diet. However, if you’re looking for a little extra boost of good health and nutritional support, supplement your diet with superfruits. They contain uniquely high concentrations of nutrients and antioxidants making them a worthwhile addition to a healthy lifestyle.   Here is a list of several exciting...
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  2. 9 Benefits of Bee Pollen

    9 Benefits of Bee Pollen
    The natural health solution bee pollen has been touted for its health benefits. Ancient Greeks and Romans called it “ambrosia” and “life-giving dust,” and there are some today who believe that humans could live on bee pollen alone. Pollen is the seed or grain of a flower blossom. There are two kinds of pollen grains - anemophile and entomophile grains...
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  3. Natural Health Solutions: Blood Sugar Levels

    Do you know what blood sugar levels mean for your health? Blood sugar level or blood glucose level is the level of glucose in your bloodstream. Glucose is the primary energy source for the body's cells. When we eat, sugar (glucose) from the food is transported from the intestines or liver to body cells through the bloodstream and is made...
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  4. Anti-Aging Benefits of Antioxidant Supplements

    Antioxidant supplements are powerful free-radical fighting compounds. They help protect our bodies at the cellular level and have been lauded for their ability to keep our cells, and therefore our organs, healthy and functioning optimally for much longer than they would without them. No matter what, we are exposed to damaging free radicals all the time. Second-hand smoke, smog, high-fat...
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  5. Beetroot Juice: A Natural Performance Enhancer?

    Beetroot Juice: A Natural Performance Enhancer?
    Could a completely natural juice be the next silver bullet for competitive cyclists? According to a recent study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, by the University of Exeter, beetroot juice might be just that. According to the study’s results, competitive-level cyclists who drank beetroot juice before a race were 2.8% quicker than the control...
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  6. Natural Heart Health: Link between Alzheimer’s and High Cholesterol

    An additional risk of elevated cholesterol levels is the association between Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and high cholesterol.  A study at the University of Kuopio in Finland published in 2001 revealed that participants in an extensive health study conducted over a number of years were twice as likely to develop AD if they showed evidence of high cholesterol levels in middle...
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  7. Vitamins: Natural Health Benefits of Vitamin D

    Vitamins: Natural Health Benefits of Vitamin D
    You’ve seen it mentioned on your milk carton: “with Vitamin D”, “Vitamin D enriched”. In fact almost all milk you purchase at the supermarket or health food store contains dietary supplemental Vitamin D. But have you ever really thought about WHY this vitamin is added to your milk? Until recently, there hasn’t been much attention given to the importance of Vitamin...
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  8. Natural Health Solutions: Saw Palmetto

    Saw Palmetto is a fruit with great medicinal potential. Saw Palmetto extract is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols (the structural components of plant’s cell membranes) and offers many potential health benefits.   For the past two decades, the extract of Saw Palmetto has been popular for its ability to ease prostate symptoms, specifically those associated with an enlarged prostate, such...
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  9. Natural Remedies: Oranges

    Natural Remedies: Oranges
    Oranges are an excellent source of Vitamin C, fiber and folate, but new studies are finding that this tasty citrus fruit contains many other health-promoting compounds and offers more natural health benefits than we once thought. Take the flavinoid antioxidant herperidin, for example. Herperidin, which is found in its highest concentrations in the pith and skin of oranges, has been shown to combat...
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  10. Chronic Joint Pain - Natural Supplments Treatment Options

    The treatment options for chronic joint pain vary greatly. The reason behind this is that the cause of the pain and the extent of the pain will both play a part in determining treatment options. Surgery is a common avenue taken for many injuries, but it is far from being the only factor contributing to healing. Many people are surprised to learn that there...
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