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Parasites: Little Bugs, Big Trouble

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Two weeks after kayaking on the Tennessee River, Kathryn Gage doubled over with a sharp, stabbing sensation in her gut. When the pain morphed into severe dia…

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14 Ways to Prevent Swine Flu

Don't know whether or not to get the H1N1 vaccination? You might want to read some of these precautions before you sign up for the shot. If you're opting for other ways to dodge the flu, here are 14 t…

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Are Airplanes Really Full of Germs?

Q: Is the air in an airplane really full of germs? A: If you don’t know this by now, you should. Germs are everywhere, and if you get a bunch of people in a small space for a prolonged period of ti…

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5 Cancer-Fighting Garden Herbs

Oh, the lovely bounty of nature. As the weather warms, home gardeners around the country are able to look no further than their backyard for flavorful herbs to add that farmstead layer of taste to the…

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Colors to Eat for Optimum Health

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Care2 Healthy and Green Living Want flawless skin, healthy bones, a youthful attitude and a mind like a steel trap? Say "bon voyage" to store bought vitamins--the …

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Natural Remedies for Under-Eye Bags and Circles

"You look tired..." Ah. Those dreaded three words. Thanks to the lovely dark circles and bags that appear for a laundry list of reasons; heredity, water retention, allergies, toxins, hormones, etc., a…

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Life Force Diet: Limit Meat Consumption

Most foods contain protein, including fruits and vegetables, yet many people still believe the myth that meat is the best or only source of protein. This myth and the dietary habits that support it ar…

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Life Force Diet: Drink More Water

Your body needs adequate water to form blood, lymph fluid, and bodily secretions, to name a few. Water also helps prevent inflammation—research now shows that inflammation is a precursor to many chron…

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Eliminate “Bad” Foods from Your Kitchen

Henry Ford said, "Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success." So, today, plan for success in creating a healthier and happier version of you. The link between the food choices y…

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Prepare to Live with Life Force

Our approach to food is often quite mindless even though the health of every cell, tissue, organ, as well as our emotional and even spiritual well-being is affected by our food choices. Jay Leno, the…

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Very insightful and helpful article, thanks.

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Important reminders. Thanks.