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5 Important Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vital water-soluble nutrient that helps the body fight environmental damage, helps wounds heal, and can protect us from certain cancers. Here are some useful facts that will help you ge…

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Skeptical of Walmart’s New Organic Line?

If you've not yet heard, Walmart has announced plans to release an affordable line of organic goods in partnership with Wild Oats. It sounds like every organic-lover's dream -- affordable organic food…

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Will Emergency Contraception Work if You’re Overweight?

A French company that makes an emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) called Norlevo caught headlines recently for  adding a new warning to their package: "Studies suggest that Norlevo is less effective i…

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How Fast Food Signs Can Make You Overeat

When "fast foods" were first introduced to the world, the idea was simple: quick and cheap foods would allow people to eat a meal on-the-go and move on to complete their work. This, it was believed, w…

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Nori Wraps

This is a simple way to make sushi at home! Serve it a la carte which makes it easier and a fun event for a party or for a family dinner where people can assemble their wraps themselves. There are …

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One Thing You Should Avoid Doing an Hour Before Bedtime

“Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing; Beloved from pole to pole,” said British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. But sometimes, the gentle beloved eludes our eyes, leaving our body and mind feeling tired wh…

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The Worst Place to Get Stung By a Bee

Where would it hurt more to get stung by a bee: on a testicle or on a nostril? It was this burning question that led Michael Smith, a graduate student at Cornell University studying honeybees, to his …

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Prioritize These 3 Key Things In Your Life

SIMPLICITY Enjoy and embrace simplicity. No, that doesn’t mean poverty. Nor is that the polar opposite of wealth. Living simply is experiencing and appreciating the small things in life that are…

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Why 5 Servings of Fruit & Veggies Aren’t Enough

Even if you're a proud consumer of five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, you're not getting enough, an extensive British study suggests. And steer clear of the canned stuff. University College…

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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