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  1. Three Natural Arthritis Treatments in Your Kitchen

    Three Natural Arthritis Treatments in Your Kitchen
    Arthritis is a very common disorder that causes pain, stiffness and limited mobility in the joints.  Inflammation is the source of discomfort and often requires strong non-prescription and prescription pain relievers. However, there are several natural arthritis treatments that can be found in your kitchen. Ginger Many cultures around the globe have been using ginger in variety of medicinal ways...
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  2. Garlic Roasted Potato Skins

    Garlic Roasted Potato Skins
    Did you know that when you peel your potatoes you’re throwing away (or maybe composting) the most nutritious part of the food? Don’t do it! In fact, based on an average 2000 calorie per-day diet, a potato skin provides 45% of your recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamin C, 18% of your RDA of potassium and 10% of your vitamin...
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  3. Three Herbs for Natural Fatigue Treatment

    Three Herbs for Natural Fatigue Treatment
    Fatigue is a common complaint in our over-booked society.  Hectic schedules and less-than-healthy lifestyles leave people feeling drained and sluggish.  While many reach for a cup of coffee or sugary energy drink when feeling tired, there may be a better fatigue treatment.  Three herbs offer natural, energy-boosting benefits without the jitters. 1.  Eleuthero Root A hectic lifestyle can lead to...
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  4. Best Vegan and Vegetarian Protein Sources

    Best Vegan and Vegetarian Protein Sources
    If you’re looking to increase your protein intake without consuming animal products, here’s a list of foods that are satisfying and offer up protein: Pumpkin Seeds. ‘Tis the season! Do you have any leftover seeds from your fall festivities? You can dry them and/or roast them for a tasty addition to a salad or a satisfying snack on their own...
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  5. Make Herbs Part of Your High Blood Pressure Diet Plan

    Make Herbs Part of Your High Blood Pressure Diet Plan
    High blood pressure (or hypertension) affects more than 3 million people in the U. S. each year. Because it doesn't typically produce symptoms, it is often called the "silent killer."  If left untreated, hypertension can lead to heart disease or stroke. While some prescribed medications reduce blood pressure, changes in the diet can help as well.  Adding certain herbs to...
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  6. Promote Healthy Aging with Coconut

    Promote Healthy Aging with Coconut
    With a unique blend of fatty acids, coconuts deserve their "superfood" status.  Nutrients found in coconuts offer a myriad of health benefits including the promotion of healthy aging.  From helping to minimize wrinkles to warding off viruses, coconuts and their derivatives make excellent products for the healthy grocery cart. Medium-Chain Fatty Acids Coconuts are a rich source of medium-chain fatty...
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  7. Vitamins A, C and E Can Enhance Sunburn Protection

    Vitamins A, C and E Can Enhance Sunburn Protection
    When it comes to sunburn protection what you put in your body may be just as important as what you slather on your skin. Studies show that vitamins A (as beta carotene), C and E provide added protection to prevent skin inflammation and dryness related to UV ray exposure. This trio of vitamins is so effective that some have referred...
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  8. Why Sulfur May Be the Answer for Chronic Back Pain

    Why Sulfur May Be the Answer for Chronic Back Pain
    It may smell a bit like rotten eggs, but sulphur is the eighth most common element in the human body, and is found in almost all of our tissues. Despite this fact, there is no recommended daily allowance of sulfur provided by the government or health agencies, which could be a contributing factor to chronic back pain.   About 70...
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  9. Can I Take Supplements with My Current Medications?

    Can I Take Supplements with My Current Medications?
    There is no doubt that the Internet has made finding the answer to a vast array of questions easier than at any time in human history, but there is a very big "however," that must be addressed. Many people attempt to answer the question, "can I take supplements with my current medications?" on their own or by reading various websites...
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  10. Are Supplements Regulated by the FDA?

    Are Supplements Regulated by the FDA?
    Natural supplements are not governed like drugs, as they are not drugs at all. However, they can be just as potent and those taking daily supplements should understand what checks are in place to maintain standards and support good health. You should be particularly careful of starting a new regime of natural supplements if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have chronic...
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