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  1. Healthy Licorice

    Healthy Licorice
    Candy for what ails you?  Forget the sweet stuff!  Licorice root is known to be helpful for treating an impressively long list of health problems, including as an effective chronic diarrhea treatment.   Licorice root, also known as Glycyrrhiza Glabra, grows wild across Europe. It is an herbal remedy that has been used for thousands of years by the ancient...
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  2. Kale and Spinach Help Prevent Vision Problems

    Kale and Spinach Help Prevent Vision Problems
    Although carrots have traditionally been hailed as the “go-to” vegetable to prevent vision problems, research suggests that green and yellow vegetables may be better options. According to the American Optometric Association, kale and spinach are particularly high in the nutrients associated with a decreased risk for age-related eye problems such as cataracts and macular degeneration. Green and yellow vegetables are...
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  3. Menopause Natural Remedies You Didn't Know About: Saffron

    Menopause Natural Remedies You Didn't Know About: Saffron
    Saffron is a burnt-orange colored spice that comes from the stigmas of the purple saffron crocus flower.  Primarily used for coloring and cooking, saffron also offers a number of important health benefits.  One that people may not know about is its benefit for aging women in transition.  Integrated into an otherwise healthy lifestyle, saffron makes one of the better menopause...
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  4. Lack of Energy? Restore Vitality with Acai and Suma

    Lack of Energy? Restore Vitality with Acai and Suma
    If the lack of energy is dragging you down you might want to consider two Brazilian superfoods to rev up your engine. Studies show that the acai berry and suma root provides energy-boosting nutrients that restore vitality and boost the immune system.  (FYI, Acai is pronounced ah-sah-EE.)   Demanding careers, inadequate sleep, poor nutrition, excessive stress, sedentary lifestyles and constant...
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  5. 5 Green Veggies You Need to Eat on a Gluten-Free Diet

    5 Green Veggies You Need to Eat on a Gluten-Free Diet
    Gluten-free diets have garnered a lot of attention in recent years as more and more people have been diagnosed with wheat allergies and celiac disease. Statistics indicate that three million Americans have celiac disease and nearly 18 million Americans have some level of gluten sensitivity. Unfortunately a large percentage of people with gluten intolerance don’t know they have it because...
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  6. Chlorophyll: Nature’s Remedy for Fatigue, Bad Breath & More

    Chlorophyll: Nature’s Remedy for Fatigue, Bad Breath & More
    If you struggle with fatigue, bad breath and excessive sweating your body might need to detox with chlorophyll. Foods containing chlorophyll can help neutralize and remove the toxins that cause tiredness and body odors. Chlorophyll is the green pigment in plants that collects energy from sunlight. Eating foods rich in these green pigments helps to cleanse the blood.    ...
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  7. Three Vitamins to Improve Bone Density

    Three Vitamins to Improve Bone Density
    Most people are aware that as we age, our bone density decreases. Unfortunately the decline typically begins in our early thirties. It's important to know how to increase bone density from an early age, in order to preserve what you have and give yourself the best bone health in older age.   Family history, diet, and the amount of bone...
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  8. Why Aloe is So Amazing for the Reflux Diet

    Why Aloe is So Amazing for the Reflux Diet
    Aloe vera has been one of nature’s medicinal remedies for centuries. As well as being effective in healing wounds, calming nerves, purifying the blood, reducing inflammation and promoting a healthy complexion, aloe vera now appears to be a key component in a reflux diet. What is Aloe Vera? Aloes are spiky succulent plants with fleshy grey-green leaves. They grow wild...
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  9. Three Benefits of Green Tea for Those who Can’t Lose Weight

    Three Benefits of Green Tea for Those who Can’t Lose Weight
    It is frustrating when you feel like you can’t lose weight no matter what you do. Try adding new healthy habits to your day, like sipping a cup of green tea with lunch and dinner. This helps you adjust to the unusual flavor of green tea, and will help you shed those pounds faster.     Green Tea Helps Those...
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  10. Just the Flax for Menopause Symptoms

    Just the Flax for Menopause Symptoms
    The worrying health risks of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) during menopause have led many women to look for a natural treatment for menopause symptoms. Studies showed that flaxseed appeared to reduce hot flashes and improve other symptoms. A clinical study was organized on a test group of 21 menopausal women. At the end of the six-week flaxseed-based natural treatment for...
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