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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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7 Negative Effects of Refined Flour

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Flour is hard to sidestep come mealtime. Breakfast brims with toast, bagels, cereal, pancakes. Lunch is built around sandwiches, wraps, pasta, pizza. And din…

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Harvard Study Links Seed to 37% Increase in Weight Loss

We’ve long known that flax seeds are packed with health-promoting properties.  But new research at Harvard University indicates that these seeds give weight loss efforts a serious boost.  The scientis…

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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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Preventing PMS-Related Weight Gain

On her website OwningPink.com, Dr. Lissa Rankin hosts a medical blog in the spirit of her upcoming book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend. Mu…

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Is Your Adrenal Gland as Fatigued as You Are?

Adrenal fatigue? Say what? I hear you. It’s certainly nothing they ever taught me in medical school, and chances are that if you go to your doctor at Kaiser and ask to get tested for it, they’ll r…

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Cinnamon’s Secret Health Benefit

With holiday favorites like pumpkin bread and spiced cider on the menu, recent research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides welcome news: Cinnamon may help you better regulate your …

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Banish Metabolic Syndrome

Q: I'm a little overweight and am becoming concerned about metabolic syndrome. Can acupuncture help? A: As a risk factor for type-2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, metabolic syndrome is a seri…

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Little Known Mineral for Blood Sugar Control

Many of us have heard of chromium for blood sugar control, but how many think of vanadium? Like chrominum it has been found to help regulate sugar in the body naturally by acting in a similar way to …

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