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Might Turmeric Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?

There are plenty of anti-inflammatory drugs out there that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease, but stomach, liver and kidney toxicity precludes their widespread use. So maybe using an anti-inf…

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Study Finds Common Cleaning Products Fail Safety Testing

Before you wash another load of laundry or scrub a pile of dishes, keep reading. Women’s Voices for the Earth launched a new report called “Deep Clean” in which the non-profit organization graded four…

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How to Gain Weight Safely

About two thirds of people in the US are either overweight or obese (1). However, there are also many people with the opposite problem of being too skinny (2). This is a concern, because being u…

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What Every Woman Ought To Know About Menopause

Menopause. It may not be what you think it is. Some people call it the "change of life," and it certainly is a change, but it's probably not nearly as bad as you've been led to believe. For some women…

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Lifting Weights for Toning vs. Bulking

If you're someone who engages in strength training, it only makes sense to consider what you ultimately want to achieve as you push yourself at the gym. One thing I learned from my early weight liftin…

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5 Exercise Myths That Are Holding You Back

Getting into a consistent exercise routine is a constant struggle for many people with sedentary lifestyles. There is a lot of false information out there, which can make starting a new workout incred…

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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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What You Can Eat to Fight Climate Change

Unless we reduce man-made emissions, the average temperature of our planet will rise, making both floods and droughts more severe. Many foods will begin to disappear, as farmers abandon variety for la…

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3 Ways You Are Unknowingly Stressing Your Back

In most cases of back pain, poor posture is to blame. For those who maintain good posture while standing, it's important to remember that you need to maintain good posture in any position you put your…

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One of the Best Weeds to Eat

‘Little star in the mist’ is the translation of this weed's scientific name, Stellaria Media, though "chickweed" is the most common name. It's no surprise it's called chickweed since chickens love it …

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I always use up my left over veggies etc. in this way. Everybody loves these and you will never have…

Very interesting article. I would add personal hygiene - as yeasts can infect the mouth, nails, feet…

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