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  1. Even Healthy Eating and Supplements Aren’t Enough

    Even Healthy Eating and Supplements Aren’t Enough
    According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, large national surveys show that even healthy eating habits combined with some supplements, Americans are still not getting the average daily requirements of many key nutrients. In fact, nearly everyone falls short on two critical vitamins—vitamin D and vitamin A. More than one third of us are low in calcium, magnesium, and vitamin...
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  2. Women’s Top Five Health Concerns

    Women’s Top Five Health Concerns
    Advancing years, the sudden onset of illness, or the death of someone close can all make us think about our own health. According to Saralyn Mark, M.D. there are five main medical conditions that top the list of women’s health issues. We look at the risk factors for each and see how experts suggest we can be proactive in reducing...
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  3. Five Natural Supplements for Brain Health

    Five Natural Supplements for Brain Health
    Some people believe that cognitive decline is an inevitable part of aging, but people stay sharp well into their golden years with the correct dietary supplements.  Studies show that nourishment directly affects brain performance, and brain decline can be delayed, or even reversed with the consumption of natural supplements for brain health.  Discover five supplements that help support a sharp...
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  4. Best Health Supplements for Supporting Prostate Health: Saw Palmetto Extract and Beta-Sitosterol

    Medications to treat an enlarged prostate can be very costly and at times unsuccessful.  Natural health solutions like Saw Palmetto and Beta-sitosterol are two health products for the relief of prostate problems. They have also been shown to be effective and much less expensive than their pharmaceutical counterparts. Natural Health Solution: Saw Palmetto Saw palmetto is extracted from the fruit...
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  5. HGH Dietary Supplements – Benefits v. Safety Concerns

    HGH stands for human growth hormone which is a master hormone that controls the body’s growth, particularly during adolescence. In the growing years, up to the age of 20, the body naturally produces around 500 mcg of HGH daily in the pituitary gland, but this declines to 200 mcg by the age of 40 and just 25 mcg for octogenarians...
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  6. The Health Dangers of Omega-3 Deficiency

    The Health Dangers of Omega-3 Deficiency
    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids – commonly referred to as omega-3s – have been the subject of years of study and are well known as positive components of a healthy diet. Both forms of omega-3s, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), effectively reduce the level of cyt...
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  7. Women’s Health Alert: Take Some Time For You

    Women’s Health Alert: Take Some Time For You
    Women’s health concerns often take a back seat to the other demands in their lives. That’s because women are biologically, socially and emotionally programmed to be nurturers. We juggle careers, husbands, children, aging parents, friends, co-workers, household chores and volunteer activities. ...
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  8. Grapefruit for Hair Health

    Grapefruit for Hair Health
    Goldilocks would definitely have approved of eating grapefruit to keep her hair shiny while acting as a natural remedy for hair loss. Grapefruit is often cited for clear skin and weight loss, but grapefruit oil is a wonderful tonic for healthy hair. Hair loss can be countered by consuming grapefruit, which is full of vitamin C, antioxidants, minerals and nutrients...
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  9. Tips for Dog Health: Feed Fido Raw Bones

    Tips for Dog Health: Feed Fido Raw Bones
    When it comes to keeping dogs happy, a few healthy habits go a long way.  Most dogs enjoy chewing on bones, but some bones are better than others.  Cooking removes much of the nutrition in dog bones including protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and enzymes.  Cooking also makes bones harder and more brittle, and shards can splinter off and get caught...
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  10. Improve Your Balance with Four Healthy Habits

    Improve Your Balance with Four Healthy Habits
    Balance is the awareness of body position and the ability to distribute weight in order to remain upright.  Young people have few problems maintaining balance on the playground or the athletic field, but as people age, balance weakens.  This can result in falls and injuries in later life.  In fact, 30 to 50 percent of people over the age of...
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