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How Your Diet is Making You Depressed

Your daily dietary choices may be upping your risk of depression by more than 40 percent, according to a new study. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a long-term analys…

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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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5 Health Hazards of Excess Sugar

As kids, we were taught that too much sugar would rot our teeth, but today we know that the ramifications of a lifelong sugar splurge are scarier than a finger-wagging dentist. Yes, sugar can cause …

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Boost Immunity & Reduce Inflammation With Mushrooms

There're lots of products that promise to boost your immune system—who wouldn't want that? Well, millions of people suffer from autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, and allergies.  Their immune…

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7 Tricks to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

  The average American now consumes some 22 teaspoons of sugar a day. And our sweet tooth isn't just making us fat -- it's triggering all kinds of inflammation, fueling chronic diseases and ev…

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How Your Diet Can Fight Pain

When we experience pain, the first thing most of us do is reach for a bottle of pills. Aspirin and ibuprofen drugs are able to counter our aches and pains, because they are anti-inflammatory. While…

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10 Amazing Benefits of Amla

Last week, I ran out of Amla. I went to my regular health food store to get more, and they were out of it. In fact, they were reducing the size of their inventory, and Amla was one of the things they …

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7 Reasons to Love Beets

Beets are among my favorite vegetables.  Not only are they delicious, they are nutritional powerhouses.  Here are 7 reasons to love beets: 1.  Lower blood pressure (when high). A recent study at Lo…

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Plant-Based Diets for Psoriasis

Plant-based diets appear to decrease inflammation via a variety of mechanisms, including boosting our adrenal gland function. Glucocorticoids are circulating steroid hormones in our bodies that suppre…

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Should You Try Intermittent Fasting?

One of the well-known rules of weight loss asserts that when you eat is as important as what you eat. Which is why many of us have long held to certain food-timing conventions we believe will help kee…

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