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  1. Is Your Bone-Building Rx Killing You?

    Is Your Bone-Building Rx Killing You?
    Years of research into osteoporosis led to the development of "bone-building" bisphosphonate drugs which were hailed a huge step forward in the fight against brittle bones. However, Boniva® side effects and the dangers of Fosamax®, two of the leading prescription medications, are now becoming apparent. How do Bone-Building Drugs work? Time has shown that Boniva, Fosamax and other bisphosphonates may...
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  2. Four Spices to Help Boost Sex Drive

    Four Spices to Help Boost Sex Drive
    The phrase "spice up your sex life" could be taken literally. Several natural spices have been found to boost sex drive, reducing stress on marital relationships, and they work on both men and women. Enjoy some of these spices in a tasty dish as part of romantic candlelit meal that may stimulate more than just your appetite! Cloves Cloves and...
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  3. The Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day

    The Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day
    Who among us hasn’t heard the expression “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Not only have these words been uttered for years, but they are, in fact, attributed to none other than Benjamin Franklin himself. Seems like good advice. After all, whole foods are good for you. Fruit is good for you. And apples themselves are rich in...
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  4. Natural Ways To Treat Lower Back Pain

    Natural Ways To Treat Lower Back Pain
    Almost everybody suffers from a bout with back pain at some point in their lives, but for some people it is daily fact of life. Millions of Americans spend their lives coping with back pain and the quest for relief often sends them to traditional medical practitioners who may view prescription drugs or even surgery as the first choices for...
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  5. Strains and Sprains Prevention: Why Stretching Is Best

    Strains and Sprains Prevention: Why Stretching Is Best
    We all know regular vigorous exercise is good for our mind and body.  However the risk of muscle strains and sprains increases as you get physical. Warming up your muscles before physical activity can help avoid this. To further help avoid injury, a good prevention plan is to stretch after you are done exercising, too. What Is The Difference Between...
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  6. 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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  7. How to Roll Out Lower Back Pain

    How to Roll Out Lower Back Pain
    You may already understand that the cause of lower back pain is often how we sit hunched over our desk or slouch in a chair when watching TV. Easing that misalignment with foam rolling exercises can be a good way to help ease nagging lower back pain. However, the exercises must be done correctly to avoid inflicting further damage on...
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  8. Easy Mocktails

    Easy Mocktails
    One of the easiest habits is to have a stash of delicious “mocktails” to enjoy when you want to relax and unwind without undoing all your healthy choices. Virgin Bloody Mary 1 cup low-sodium spicy V8 juice 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce 2 dashes celery salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice dash hot sauce 1.    Mix well and serve over ice. Garnish...
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  9. Why Young Men are at Highest Risk of Skin Cancer

    Why Young Men are at Highest Risk of Skin Cancer
    Why do some people develop skin cancer, while others seemingly do not? The apparently selective nature of cancer, particularly melanoma, may not be as discriminatory and random as it may appear. A study by the Department of Dermatology in Australia looked at what gender and age specific conditions might account for why young men in particular suffer from a higher...
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  10. Avoid Computer Eye Strain: Healthy Decisions Protect your Vision

    Avoid Computer Eye Strain: Healthy Decisions Protect your Vision
    According to a recent study conducted by the American Vision Council, 30 percent of adults spend more than nine hours a day on a computer or other digital device. Those who spend excessive time in front of computers are all too familiar with vision problems such as eye strain, itchy eyes, dry eyes, blurred vision and headaches. Over time, repeated...
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