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  1. Beat Poor Health With Beets?

    Beat Poor Health With Beets?
    A long time ago, when I was just a little girl, my Grandmother used to keep hidden treasures in the basement of her house.  In a cool, dark corner was a place with no floor; it was open to the cool earth, and filled with sand and buried treasure.  But this was no child’s sandbox.  In this magical place Grandma...
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  2. Eight Health Benefits of Fruit Powder Drinks

    Eight Health Benefits of Fruit Powder Drinks
    The health benefits of fruit powder drinks are numerous. The simple fact is that most people don't consume enough fruit. That means they are missing out on an array of not just vitamins and minerals, but also antioxidants and important disease fighting compounds. Finding ways to integrate more fruits into your diet is essential. One of the single best approaches...
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  3. Is your scalp making you sick?

    Is your scalp making you sick?
    Healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp and, like the rest of the body, it is dependent upon a healthy diet and lifestyle. Biotin is actually the key nutrient for preventing hair loss and, according to scientists; it promotes growth of strong nails and hair. A deficiency in biotin will lead to a dry scalp with the associated problems of...
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  4. Can Cranberry’s Protect Against UTI’s

    Can Cranberry’s Protect Against UTI’s
    Infections in the urinary tract, or UTIs, are a fairly common health problem that results in roughly eight million trips to the doctor’s office each year.  UTIs are more common among women than men with approximately one in five women experiencing a UTI within their lifetime. Symptoms of a urinary tract infection include: An ongoing urge to urinate – even...
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  5. Is Your Lack Of Proper Nutrition Killing You?

    Is Your Lack Of Proper Nutrition Killing You?
    Experts agree that obtaining your vitamins and minerals from whole foods is better than relying on a pill or powder, but a daily multivitamin is a good way to make sure you’re getting all the nutrients you need to be healthy. True, a healthy diet should provide nearly all the nutrients you need. But many people don't eat the healthiest...
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  6. Top 3 Vitamin Supplements for Overall Heart Health

    Top 3 Vitamin Supplements for Overall Heart Health
    As we reach middle age, maintaining a healthy heart becomes more of a concern. The aging process leads to a decline in lean muscle mass, including the heart muscle, so anything that supports a healthy heart and cardiovascular system becomes increasingly important. Three natural supplements have been found to protect the heart and support overall heart health. Let’s take a...
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  7. IVL’s Ultimate Supplement Checklist

    IVL’s Ultimate Supplement Checklist
    Is it possible to eat great food and still receive the nutrition that you need?  Even the best planned and executed diets could still leave you deficient in a range of different ways.  Why?  It might seem unlikely that a carefully constructed diet could still have “gaps,” but it is quite difficult to get all the nutrition that one needs...
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  8. Health Benefits Of The Carotenoid Antioxidant Astaxanthin

    Health Benefits Of The Carotenoid Antioxidant Astaxanthin
    Astaxanthin is an antioxidant compound that occurs naturally in sources like microalgae. Astaxanthin supplements are used as a nutritional supplement and is touted for its benefits in treating cardiovascular, immune, anti-inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. Microalgae may be - gram-for-gram - the most nutrient dense food on Earth. Microalgae use light to make energy more efficiently than higher plants. Health experts...
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  9. Get to Know Lingnonberry

    Get to Know Lingnonberry
    Lingnonberries are widely used in jams, juices and syrups throughout Europe and Canada and are particularly popular throughout Nordic countries. They are also known by the name cowberry and the alternative spelling, lingonberry. In traditional folk medicine, lingonberries have been used as a disinfectant and have been seen as a tonic for the nervous system and even a way to treat...
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  10. What is Quinoa?

    What is Quinoa?
    Quinoa: the non-grain grain. A few years ago, the odds were excellent that you would never have heard of the ancient “grain” quinoa.  But today, quinoa is becoming quite widespread.  There are many diverse reasons to explain quinoa’s burgeoning popularity.  As it turns out, quinoa isn’t just another grain alternative, but is in its own right a real nutritional powerhouse...
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