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Are You Aging Faster Than You Think?

In our youth-obsessed world, the thought of aging quickly probably scares more than a few people. And, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the…

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Help Prevent Kidney Stones With This Refreshing Summer Drink

Summer is a time for outdoor adventures, barbeques, fireworks, and sun. Of course, it is important to stay hydrated no matter the season or your activity level, but the soaring temperatures outside ma…

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Warning Signs You Have a Potassium Deficiency (+ Best Sources of Potassium)

Without adequate potassium in your diet, your body cannot preserve the health of your blood, heart, muscles, nerves, skin or kidneys. Potassium is one of the essential minerals that helps to regula…

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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of media reports declaring that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A meta-analysis pu…

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Signs Your Kidneys Need Some TLC

We rarely give our kidneys or urinary tract a second thought until something goes wrong, but the consumption of high animal-protein diets like the Standard American Diet (SAD), Atkins, and others make…

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The Fruit That Protects Your Kidneys

In our day to day life, we don't often think about our vital organs. And sometimes that's a good thing, because when they start drawing attention to themselves, it usually means we are dealing with a …

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I'm so excited and honored to become a more active member of the Care2 community. I'm a physician, author, and researcher specializing in nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. One of my sm…

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