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Stop Varicose Veins in Their Tracks

Varicose veins are a problem for tens of millions of people. For some, it's simply an aesthetic issue while for others it can be painful. The cause of varicosities is within the veins themselves. Your…


It’s Finally Time to Stop Counting Calories

Do you know someone who gobbles up 100-calorie snack packs? Weíve all been there. The allure of eating whatever you want as long as itís only 100 calories is great ó but, as we all should know, itís t…


Should You Get a Food Allergy Blood Test?

My husband recently got a food allergy blood test to help figure out why he had periodic rashes on his hands. The test gave him a lengthy list of foods he should avoid, and after he cut these out of h…


3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but donít get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…


6 Supergreens to Fuel Your Muscles

Exercise, eat right, get enough sleep. These are but a few of the pillars of good health. But, did you know that what you eat can actually affect how your muscles respond to exercise? Here are 6 super…


The 6 Worst Foods for Sleep

Quality sleep is one of the pillars of good health, along with physical activity, proper hydration, low stress, and healthy eating habits. If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep througho…


6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your foodís effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…


5 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Mood

While your mood sometimes dictates what foods you eat -- hello ice cream†-- what you choose to eat can conversely affect your moods. While it may seem harmless enough, what you choose to eat for lunch…


The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…


17 Ways to Build Better Blood

Your blood feeds every cell, tissue, gland, organ, and organ system in your body. Without strong, oxygen-rich blood these systems can become compromised. Here are 17 ways to build stronger, richer, he…


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