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What is Fish Oil Good For?

$1.2 billion. That’s what the fish oil industry is worth each year in the U.S. alone. But what is fish oil good for when it comes to chronic disease, skin conditions and weight loss? Are the …

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Why Don’t More Doctors Practice Prevention?

Why don’t more doctors practice preventive cardiology? Time availability is a reason frequently cited by physicians, but if you probe a little deeper, the number one reason given, was their perception…

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5 Powerful Green Foods To Boost Your Metabolic Health

It’s true. You can’t out-run or out-exercise a bad diet. That’s because the foods you regularly eat have a lasting impact on your metabolic health, from your heart to your brain. Everybody knows th…

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11 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat unsung, but once you read its incredible--and nearly endless--list of he…

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Add This Fat-Burning Spice to Yogurt and Lower Your Cholesterol

In India, we love to eat yogurt — and not just for breakfast. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to add some vegetables, herbs and spices. The resulting dish is called “raita,” and there are dozens of de…

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Truth or Myth? Your Mother’s Eating Advice

Your mother always claims to be right about everything, but how about her nutritional advice? See if your mom had it right all along. Check out the validity of these 8 ‘mom nutrition tips’ below. C…

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The Nut That Boosts Metabolism and Busts Belly Fat

With its rich, creamy taste, I for one would never have suspected the decadent pistachio of aiding weight loss. But turns out that this is a metabolism-boosting nut, and science has proof of it. A …

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7 Things You Need to Know When Your Cholesterol is Too High

Getting a blood result with a high total cholesterol, for most people, unfortunately means that their doc’s about to follow it with “Here’s a prescription for Lipitor.”  This is because the medical…

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10 Delicious High Fiber Foods

Fiber is an essential nutrient that the majority of people, more than 90%, are deficient in. Fiber is not actually digested, yet it serves a vital role in healthy digestion. It works as a cleanser of …

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Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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