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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

It’s not difficult to eat healthier.  Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients you’re getting.  And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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8 Heart-Healthy Food Secrets from a Cardiologist

Dr. K.K. Aggarwal is an award-winning cardiologist based in New Delhi, India. Over the years, he has successfully integrated his practice of Western medicine with natural, holistic systems such as Ayu…

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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…

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Nutrient Slashes Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis

According to research in the journal Nutrition Reviews, low magnesium intake increases the risk of many serious health conditions, including: “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reacti…

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Are You Deficient in Calcium?

Most people equate calcium with bones, which is no surprise considering that the average person’s bones contain about three pounds of calcium.  That’s about 99 percent of the body’s calcium supplies. …

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6 Little-Known Heart Health Boosters

When it comes to heart health, many people are already familiar with the old standbys like exercise, garlic, magnesium and flax.  But these aren’t the only ways to prevent heart disease or to boost yo…

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9 Common Foods That Contain Bad Fat

Trans fat, a shudder-causing ingredient for health experts, is formed when natural vegetable oil is hardened through hydrogenation to prolong the taste or shelf life of certain foods. Studies show …

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5 Strategies for Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time

As the country prepares to “spring forward” an hour for daylight saving time this Sunday, it’s important to keep in mind how even a tiny time change can affect your health. Studies have shown that …

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Can You Die from a Broken Heart?

If it feels like a heart attack and acts like a heart attack, does that mean that it is a heart attack? Not necessarily. Chest pain and tightness, arm pain and shortness of breath are all hallma…

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Natural Ways to Reverse Heart Disease

With health care costs rising to stratospheric levels, more and more people are turning to so-called "alternative therapies" to deal with a variety of ailments, from heart disease to Alzheimer’s. A…

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