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Basil Seeds Have Health Benefits. Who Knew?

Recently I was wandering through an Asian market and came across Dried Basil Seeds. In my haste, I thought it just said basil seeds. Hmmm, maybe they were for sprouting, or at the very least I could p…

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7 Surprising Facts About Colds & Flus

  Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Are you ready? Read on to check out some of the most surprising facts about colds and flus. You can monitor outbreaks in your area through t…

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Top 9 Super Immune-Boosting Breakfasts

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's possible to kick up the immune-boosting power of this daily meal to make it even more valuable against any cold and flu viruses g…

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11 Detox Tips for a Super Spring Cleanse

Spring is almost here. It is the perfect time to do a detox, particularly after we've been breathing in poor indoor air quality, had less sunlight, and perhaps gotten less activity than usual.  Detoxi…

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Dangerous Vitamin D Supplement Mistake

Photo Courtesy Of:  BananaStock/Thinkstock Drisdol is the synthetic form of vitamin D2; the form of vitamin D typically prescribed by doctors. But this is not the type produced by your body in r…

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13 Healing Powers of Lemons

If you're not getting fresh lemons into your diet, you may want to reconsider after reading the many health benefits of lemons, lemon juice, pith (the white part), or zest (skin). Here are 13 amazi…

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Tips & Tricks to Cure a Cold

Each year Americans catch more than one billion colds, making the cold virus the most common infectious disease in the United States. It accounts for more school absences and missed work than a…

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Dog Colds: When They Require a Vet

Can dogs get colds? Surprisingly, weepy eyes and sniffles can strike both an owner and dog alike. By the Editors of MyPetHealthGuide.com Although people can power through uncomfortable sympt…

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What’s Lurking On Your Purse?

A recent post, “I Like It on the Kitchen Table,” got me to thinking about my purse and all the places it has been. One thing lead to another and soon I was immersed in a world of germs. The Germs o…

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Are You Deficient in Healthy Fats?

You’ve probably read about or heard about fatty acids or healthy fats.  Essential fatty acids have many important roles in the body.  Here are some of the main ones: Quell inflammation Strengt…

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