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How Salt Both Causes and Eases Puffy Eyes

You have, no doubt, heard enough about how salt plays villain with our health in multiple ways. Just to recap, the sodium in salt is the real culprit, causing water retention that bloats the kidneys, …

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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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4-Way ‘Circle of Life’ for Kidney Donation

What if you could save a friend or family member's life by donating a kidney, despite the fact that you're not a match for them? A new computer algorithm called Silverstone Matchgrid is making mult…

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Eat Less Salt: A Doctor Explains Why

  “Where would we be without salt?,” asked celebrated food writer James Beard. A cardiologist’s answer to that is likely to be a wry ,"in a healthier place." Is salt actually good for you, …

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Foods and Herbs for Better Sex

Sexual energy is extra energy. Low libido may be Nature's way of conserving vitality and a message that intimacy in the relationship needs improvement. Nutritional deficiencies, stress and exhau…

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15 Ways To Protect Your Kidneys

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the kidneys are known as the Minister of Power because they are considered to be our most important storehouse of essential energy. Another name for the kidn…

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