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Alternative Therapies

7 Common Stressors That Could Harm Your Health

There's no debate -- when your body is stressed, it just doesn't function properly. The trouble is, a surprising amount of everyday activities have the tendency to rack up your stress levels --sometim…

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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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How to Fight Gout Pain With Your Diet

The Washington State Fruit Commission, our largest cherry producer, can fund reviews that cherry-pick studies on the anti-inflammatory effects of cherries in a petri dish and animal models. But what w…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life.†I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my motherís guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now thereís a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland, is a savory pudding of heart, liver, lungs, and oatmeal traditionally stuffed inside of a stomach. When that stomach goes into our own stomach, our digestive enz…

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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. Johnís Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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Would You Take a Pill to Extend Your Life Expectancy?

What would you do to lengthen your life? Eat only fruits and vegetables? Adopt a daily workout routine? Take prescription drugs every day? Nearly one-third of adults would not be willing to take a …

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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7 Myths About Omega Fatty Acids

Considering all the talk of Omega 3, 6, 7, and 9 fatty acids, you may be left a bit confused as to which ones you should be eating and which ones to avoid. To help you decipher the truth from the myth…

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