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  1. Do Statins Raise the Risk of Diabetes?

    Do Statins Raise the Risk of Diabetes?
    If you are taking statins to reduce cholesterol levels and improve your overall cardiovascular health , the last thing you want to know is that statins may increase the risk of diabetes. However, experts are quick to point out that the risk is far outweighed by the benefits – here’s why. A r...
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  2. Why Fruits Used to be Healthier

    Why Fruits Used to be Healthier
    Most health organizations are united in recommending we eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables per day, but researchers from the University of Texas found there has been a decline in the nutritional content of produce over the last 50 years. The study compared modern-day fruit and vegetables with p...
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  3. Preventing Chronic Health Problems with Exercise

    Preventing Chronic Health Problems with Exercise
    Did you know that the US spends more than $1.9 trillion every year on health care? In fact more money is spent treating people with chronic diseases that are preventable than is spent on treating cancer. The shocking truth is that more than 45% of Americans suffer from chronic diseases that are pre...
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  4. The Dangers of GMO’s

    As define GMO’s: A genetically modified organism (GMO) or genetically engineered organism (GEO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. DNA molecules are taken from different sources and are combined into ...
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  5. How Turmeric Improves Your Health

    How Turmeric Improves Your Health
    The Indian spice turmeric has earned quite an impressive reputation in recent years. Curcumin is the main curcuminoid found in turmeric, and it is responsible for both its color and partially for its anti inflammatory properties. Prized for its unique and unmistakable taste for thousand...
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  6. Are There Health Risks to Exercising Outside in Cold Weather

    Are There Health Risks to Exercising Outside in Cold Weather
    Exercising is, of course, vitally important for good health. However, many people worry that exercising outdoors when it is cold could come with negative health benefits. This is a complex issue with a variety of variables, and we will look at this topic from several different direction...
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  7. Improve Your Health Step By Step

    Improve Your Health Step By Step
    According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 50 million American adults have arthritis or another rheumatic condition. Arthritis is characterized by inflammation in one or more joints which leads to chronic pain, stiffness, swelling and decreased range of motion. The condition can ...
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  8. Disturbing Facts about Drug Sales by Big Pharmaceuticals

    Disturbing Facts about Drug Sales by Big Pharmaceuticals
    Over 180,000 people die each year from side effects attributed to legal pharmaceuticals, a disturbing fact that has many concerned about the prevalence of prescription drug use in the United States. According to Gwen Olsen, a former sales rep in the pharmaceutical industry and author of Con...
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  9. How Harmful to our Health is the Indoor Air We Breathe?

    How Harmful to our Health is the Indoor Air We Breathe?
    How much time to you spend indoors each day? The average person spends 90% of their time indoors, breathing in what they believe is clean air, but research shows that may be far from the truth. New research undertaken by the Environmental Science and Technology journal states that indoor air can...
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  10. How to Boost Your Metabolism Every Day

    How to Boost Your Metabolism Every Day
    You might be wondering why you would potentially want to boost your metabolism, and the answer couldn't be more interesting for those looking to lose weight. By boosting your metabolism, you will burn more calories, even at rest. Clearly this is good, interesting and intriguing news for...
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