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  1. Healthy Foods That Taste Better Than Junk Foods

    Healthy Foods That Taste Better Than Junk Foods
    Ice cream sundae or sugar-free jelly?  Chocolate brownie or granola bar?  Kettle chips or green salad?   It's often very difficult to stick to choices from your healthy foods list, since junk food, snacks and sweet treats invariably look and taste better than a healthier low-calorie option.  But just to prove that wrong, here are 10 foods that somehow manage...
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  2. Considering Acne Treatments at Home? Maybe it’s Time to See the Light

    Considering Acne Treatments at Home? Maybe it’s Time to See the Light
    If you suffer from frequent acne outbreaks, maybe it’s time you saw the light. Studies have shown that exposure to certain types of light can help clear up acne-prone skin. In fact, many skin care specialists recommend light therapy as one of the best acne treatments at home.  For years moderate exposure to sunlight has been recommended as a way...
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  3. Seeing Green for Anti-Aging

    Seeing Green for Anti-Aging
    An anti-aging diet must contain a lot of greens.  Immediately you might think about broccoli, lettuce, peas, green beans, etc. Well, these are all great green foods to have in your diet, but there are a few others you might be interested in that are nutritional powerhouses and should also be a part of your regular diet. Alfalfa Called the...
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  4. Fish-Free Wrinkle Free: The Vegetarian Answer to Omega-3s

    Fish-Free Wrinkle Free: The Vegetarian Answer to Omega-3s
    With supplements and a few additions to your shopping list, you can find fish-free omega-3 foods that will enhance your anti-aging diet, yet still honor your choice to live a vegetarian lifestyle. There are a lot of plant sources with essential nutrients to help keep you young, vibrant, and vegetarian!     Power Plants Mother Nature offers so many healthy...
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  5. Detox for Clear Skin

    Detox for Clear Skin
    If acne, wrinkles or cellulite have you feeling self-conscious and miserable, don’t despair! You can clear up your blemishes, smooth out fine lines and wrinkles and send cellulite packing with some herbs and supplements that can help you detox for clear skin.   First, here are some of the obvious things you should be doing to keep your skin clear...
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  6. How Lavender Can Stop You From Losing Your Hair

    How Lavender Can Stop You From Losing Your Hair
    Native to the Mediterranean region, the lavender plant has been used since ancient times as a bath additive and an antiseptic.  The name "lavender" comes from the Latin "lavare," meaning "to wash."  These days, people use lavender's essential oil for aromatherapy.  When inhaled, the calming floral scent helps to relieve anxiety, depression, headache, insomnia, and upset stomach.  In addition to...
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  7. Why Chronic Inflammation is a Risk for Developing Diseases as You Age

    Why Chronic Inflammation is a Risk for Developing Diseases as You Age
    What do hypertension, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, stroke and cancer have in common? Health experts have linked chronic inflammation as one of many hypertension causes – and not only that, chronic inflammation is linked to all the other diseases mentioned above too. Health experts are looking at how high-fat foods and excess body weight, among others, may increase risk.   Inflammation is...
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  8. Are Synthetic Fragrances Toxic?

    Are Synthetic Fragrances Toxic?
    Many people find that products that have fragrance can give them an allergic reaction, such as itching and rashes. We'll explain what the word "fragrance" actually means on packaging, and why you should opt for essential oils instead. What’s in Fragrance, really? Although the word "fragrance" suggests rose petals, lavender and other naturally perfumed ingredients, the truth is shocking. The...
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  9. The Stress Menopause Connection

    The Stress Menopause Connection
    The link between stress and menopause is well documented. It can become a vicious cycle of worsening menopausal symptoms leading to increased stress.  Jump off that debilitating merry-go-round and find natural menopause relief with a few simple changes to your diet, activity levels and outlook on life.     The journal Menopause found in a study of over 400 women between...
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  10. The Probiotic Menopause Connection

    The Probiotic Menopause Connection
    Women may find menopause relief in the form of probiotics.  These industrious bacteria are necessary for healthy functioning of the digestive tract and critical to our immune system. Probiotics for menopause is a relatively new field of study that is showing great promise in making the unpleasant symptoms of going through the change more tolerable.  All women will go through...
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