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Cannabis — in Your Lotion?

Marijuana may ignite debate when it comes to legalization for medical consumption, but what about topical application? As it turns out, cannabis has tremendous potential in skincare. It is even the ey…

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Everything You Ever Need to Know About Kale

Eat More Kale! The fervent consumption of kale has recently grown into a cult-like following. Odds are you know someone who swears by kale’s immense health benefits and tastiness. Persuaded by their h…

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7 Reasons to Love Beets

Beets are among my favorite vegetables.  Not only are they delicious, they are nutritional powerhouses.  Here are 7 reasons to love beets: 1.  Lower blood pressure (when high). A recent study at Lo…

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What Can Blood Tell You About Your Health? (Infographic)

While you may think of a blood test as nothing more than an annoying annual formality, there's a lot more that you can learn from your blood, as long as you know the right questions to ask it. This…

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10 Health Benefits of Peas

Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana Herrington at Real Food For Life. Many people think peas are just a poor man's meat or a cheap restaurant side dish that puts 'green' on your plate. …

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Will Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Work?

Over-the-counter medication that relieves your awful joint pain? Seems too good to be true. Find out how anti-inflammatory medications work.…

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Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

When you take an ibuprofen, your joints feel better. But what kind of pill is it, really? Is it safe to take so often? Get answers now.…

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7 Super-Healing Summer Berries

Berries are a delicious addition to any diet.  But, taste is not the only reason to love them.  Here’s why you should add these seven super-healing summer berries to your diet: Blackberries Load…

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9 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Every June when strawberries burst into gardens and markets near my home, I am reminded of my strawberry-picking expeditions as a child with my dad and sister. My mom agreed to make dozens of pies o…

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7 Reasons to Eat More Beets

It seems that people either love beets or they hate them. I, personally, am in the LOVE BEETs camp. I still remember the first time I ate them as a child. I wanted them every day after that. Whether y…

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