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11 Easy Ways to Cut Your Sugar Intake During the Holidays

Just because the holidays are here doesnít mean that your healthy eating habits should take a holiday. Adapted from my book 60 Seconds to Slim, here are 11 simple ways to cut your sugar intake and sti…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.† While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression

Who doesnít love the taste of ground nutmeg over a holiday hot chocolate or latte? Itís not only the classic eggnog spice, itís perfect in spice cookies and other holiday fare. While delicious holiday…

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Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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Top Vegan Sources of Immune-Boosting Zinc

Zinc is one of the most critical nutrients needed for maintaining a strong immune system. It's also imperative for digestion and utilization of carbohydrates like grains, vegetables, fruits, and sugar…

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11 Worst Germ Hot Spots in Your Home

We all know that bathrooms, and toilets in particular, are serious germ zones, but there are many other places that are equally packed with bacteria and other harmful microbes. Before I share the wors…

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8 Natural Ways to Help Prevent Cancer

If youíre worried about cancer you donít need to stand idly by with fingers crossed that it wonít strike you. There are many natural proven ways to help prevent cancer. Here are 8: Eat Organic-- A …

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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesnít love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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Natural Remedy Offers Hope for Fertility

A growing number of couples struggle to conceive children. According to research by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CD), approximately six percent of women in the US are now infertile.…

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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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