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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isnít just a matter of popping calcium supplements.† Itís important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:† boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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A-Z Crucial Vitamins & Why Your Body Needs Them

Our bodies need various vitamins and minerals to achieve optimum health and prevent illness. The following are some of the most crucial vitamins for our health.†Certain nutrients are beneficial when p…

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How Medicine Can Affect Your Mouth, and What to Do About It

In general, medicines are supposed to make you feel better. But while they may bring relief from the specific symptoms you are suffering, several over-the-counter and prescription medicines can have a…

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What the Dairy Industry is NOT Telling You

Why are so many people convinced that dairy is the best source of calcium? A strategic marketing campaign from the dairy industry would have us believe that by drinking milk, we will be protected from…

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

By Matthew Kadey, MSC, RD, Experience Life Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and…

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8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You donít need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.† With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

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Are You Deficient in Calcium?

Most people equate calcium with bones, which is no surprise considering that the average personís bones contain about three pounds of calcium.† Thatís about 99 percent of the bodyís calcium supplies.†…

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7 Essential Facts About Calcium

Most of us associate calcium with healthy bones, and rightly so. But did you know that calcium is also vital for maintaining the health of your nervous system? It also helps blood clot and muscles con…

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The Big Bone Lie – Don’t Believe the Hype!

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with osteopenia and it may not be true. Our bones, designed to carry us upright for our entire lifetime, naturally build-up and break-down along the way. …

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Two Glasses of Milk Per Day, Like it or Not

My kid doesnít really go for milk. Sure he will humor me from time to time with a few sips from a glass, but all in all, he shows very little interest. This would normally be fine, but since milk is t…

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