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Are Vitamin Drinks Overdoing It?

Most of us donít get all of the nutrients we need from food alone. So we take supplements, buy fortified foods and drinks, and stock up on as many vitamins as we can. Why not? Vitamins are a good thin…

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6 Liver-Boosting Superfoods to Add to Your Diet

When was the last time you thought about your liver and the amazing job itís doing to filter toxins, hormones, cholesterol, and more out of your blood.† Your liver is one of the most powerful organs i…

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What’s Lurking in Your Toothpaste?

We all want to fight cavities and have a megawatt movie-star smile. But some toothpaste may be going too far, adding ingredients that could be bad for our overall health. Here are a few of the more in…

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Can Green Tea Ever Be Bad for Your Liver?

Before you begin reading further, let me clarify: green tea as a beverage is not the subject here. In fact,†drinking green tea every day is a good health habit that provides antioxidants and immunity-…

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5 Remedies that Minimize the Effects of Environmental Pollution

Over 80,000 synthetic chemicals are currently in use in industry, and they find their way into our air, water, food, cleaning products, personal care products, cosmetics, and other substances we regul…

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7 Food Habits that Can Strengthen your Liver

Your largest internal organ is also one of the most important. The liver metabolizes everything that enters your body, so if you keep it in good health, you can stay disease-free and happy. Here ar…

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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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Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Melons

Cantaloupe for Healthy Eyes The orange color gives away some of this fruitís healing ability. One cup of cantaloupe contains enough beta-carotene to provide your full daily intake of vitamin A. Bet…

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7 Reasons to Eat More Beets

It seems that people either love beets or they hate them. I, personally, am in the LOVE BEETs camp. I still remember the first time I ate them as a child. I wanted them every day after that. Whether y…

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