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3 Things Everyone Should Know About Vitamin D

1. Vitamin D is inextricably linked to your overall health. “Low vitamin D status is linked to a number of different conditions. These include certain cancers, muscle weakness and types I and II diabetes—possibly even schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis,” says Professor James Fleet, of Purdue University. Vitamin D isn’t just about strong bones It plays […]




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Getting Old Doesn’t Have to Mean Losing Your Mind

Anti-aging is the new “niche” in medicine and treatments, including supplements and “superfoods.” It’s a big market: 90% of our health care funds are spent on the last 2-3 years of life and 50% of all health care monies are spent on the degenerative and chronic conditions associated with aging. Doctors are still arguing about what […]




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The World’s Longest Living Cultures

The life expectancy in the United States is currently 77 years of age. Yet the quality of life for senior citizens in this country is one of the poorest in the world. There are a host of different reasons why this is so, but I believe there is something to be learned from the example […]




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Cancer’s Link to Your Diet

Although you may have heard about many different anti-cancer diets, most of them share common elements. Cancer is a systemic disease with various causes. One extremely important way to prevent and/or treat cancer is nutritionally. Cancer Diet A cancer (or anti-cancer) diet consists of: Lowering toxin intake Supporting the body’s cleansing and detoxifying processes Eating […]




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4 Secrets to Olympic Level Eating

Whether your goal is to win an Olympic gold medal or to have 120 years of incredible health running triathlons at 90 years old, eating healthy is key to living a maximized life. Most people think they are eating healthy, but truthfully are deficient in most aspects of their diet. If you want to live […]




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Prevent Prostate Cancer with Your Diet

This topic seems to be in the back of every man’s mind these days. With cases of prostate cancer on the rise, it’s great to know that what you eat will decrease your risk of ever getting prostate cancer. Helping You Prevent Prostate Cancer The two paragraphs below from the Journal of Human Nutrition and […]




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Is Your Shampoo Killing You?

What brand of shaving cream do you use? Makeup? If its on the shelf it must be safe, right? Think again. According to the Environmental Working Group, “there are currently 10,500 ingredients documented by the FDA as being used in personal care products. Only 11% (or 1,155) have been assessed for safety by the cosmetic industry.” Those 1,155 assessed […]




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“Natural” Doesn’t Always Mean “Non-Toxic”

Do you drive the extra mile or spend the extra buck to buy natural personal products? Organic toothpaste?Botanical shampoos? People have a tendency to believe that “natural” means “safe,” but this isn’t always true. The Food and Drug Administration says labels that say “natural,” “safe,” “recommended” or “tested” are marketing terms that can “mean anything or nothing […]




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Sugar Shock: 4-Year-Olds on a High

A new study in the Journal of Pediatrics 2005 uncovered another contributing factor to the rising childhood obesity rates: The amount of added sugars in your child’s diet. The well-being of preschoolers is being seriously compromised as those who consumed higher amounts of added sugars in their diets were reported to receive less calories from […]




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Nutrition for Babies

When it comes to feeding your baby, there is nothing more important to your child’s health than breastfeeding. Mother’s breast milk has the perfect combination of vitamins and minerals ideal for the health of your child. For years, doctor’s and manufacturers have tried to design a product equal to breast milk, but studies have shown […]