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Which Foods Can Prevent PMS?

New research published on Tuesday in the American Journal of Epidemiology from the Nurses Health Study II at the University of Massachusetts Amherst found a correlation between diet and PMS.  The Nurs…

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10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts

Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, it’s time to consider adding sprouts to your diet. Here…

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Does Your Brain Need an Oil Change?

Humans really are fat heads.  About sixty percent of the human brain is fat.  To maintain proper brain health, you need to get adequate fat from your diet.  But, not just any fat will do.  Some fats…

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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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Top 3 Skin Stressors

By Eliza Thomas, Experience Life Considering that each of us is covered in a dozen or more pounds of the stuff, it's surprising how little thought we give to our skin's essential role in the dr…

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Weight Loss: Week Four

Love Your Fat. Welcome back for the fourth week of learning about your body and losing a few pounds in the process. If you have been following the dietary information in the last three posts you s…

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