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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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7 Food Sources for the Nutrients You Most Likely Lack

It's ironic but true. Even though†more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese†and this percentage is on the rise, at the same time many of us are undernourished. The U…

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

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 essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

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25 Vegan Sources for Calcium

When folks find out you don't eat dairy, after they tell you they'd die without cheese they often will ask how you get enough calcium in your diet without milk products. The dairy industry has done a …

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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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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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