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Doctors Prescribe Plant-Based Diets for Heart Disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in many countries around the world.† The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease annu…

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10 Yoga Poses to Improve Your Digestion

Remember how you feel after a good body massage? Well, your digestive system feels much the same after a sequence of yoga postures. Your mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large i…

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10 Things I Learned from Healing an Incurable Disease

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure. I was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of my life, still without the…

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8 ‘Superfoods’ for Weight Loss

Losing weight should be just as much about being healthy as it is about looking good in a swimsuit. Though nearly all superfoods -- as part of a healthy, balanced diet -- will help support weight loss…

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The Weed that Beats Superbugs

Looking out my office window, I see a beautiful natural setting and a small lawn covered in bright yellow flowers and I wonder:† "Why do so many people despise dandelions?"† While they think up new an…

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6 Remedies to Keep You Regular

Bowel health is not what you would call a water cooler topic of conversation. Waste elimination is a private matter and often a private struggle for many people.† Professional opinions vary on how man…

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Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, Iíve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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5 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

Have you tried "everything" to lose weight but no amount of calorie counting and healthy eating is making the scale budge?† You're not alone.† This is the situation for many people, especially women o…

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Your Cravings: Decoded

What do you crave?† The saltiness of potato chips, the cool creaminess of ice cream, or the rich flavor of chocolate?† Whatever youíre longing for, it may be your bodyís way of letting you know youíre…

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Thank you, Becky. I do computer work all day and definitely get eye strain and headaches.

Stop drinking soda...? -I did some 3 decades ago...

Thanks for sharing

Eye strain is worse than drinking and is a great excuse for accusations that am drinking.