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The Brew That Fights Joint Pain, Sun Damage, Cancer & More

White tea is fast brewing its way up as a star beverage, thanks to its tremendous health benefits. Study after study is establishing its role in controlling obesity, preventing heart disease, and even…

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Surprise: Your Face Could Hold the Clue to How Long you Might Live

Often, when I happen to tell people how old I am, it is amusing—and I must admit, flattering—to see their disbelieving reactions. I am blessed with what people call a "baby face," and until now, I lik…

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How Healthy Is Your Skin? (5 Reasons to Know Your ABCDE’s)

Skin is the human body's largest organ. Stretched out, your skin would measure about 21 square feet and account for 15 percent of your body weight. Yeah, skin is kind of a big deal. Our skin is the…

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10 Terrific Reasons to Love Lemons

After a heavy dinner last night, I resolved to start my day light and fresh. So I poured warm water in a tall glass, and squeezed the juice of a lemon into it. Washed and chopped basil leaves went in …

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7 Surprising — and Safe — Uses for Sugar

Health experts sometimes call it "white poison," or "sweet killer." And while I have an impossible-to-control sweet tooth, I do realize that sugar is best avoided if you want to stay trim, keep your b…

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6 Natural Sunburn Remedies

While I do know the basics of skin protection to get me through summer without too much exposure to harmful sun rays — avoid being outside during the sun’s peak hours, wear a wide-brim hat and long sl…

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5 Fruits That Keep Skin Youthful

With the passage of time, skin needs more time and care. But getting a spa facial can be an expensive affair.  Why not harness Nature’s own bounty of fruits, waiting for you to discover their skin-pam…

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Skin Care: Why Go Natural?

Go to your local pharmacy and pick up the first cleanser, toner, moisturizer, deodorant, cosmetic, or plain ol’ liquid soap you can find and check out the ingredients. Odds are, there are a myriad of …

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7 Habits of People with Radiant Skin

While good genes do play a part in determining how our skin looks, it is really nurture that makes all the difference. Those who pay attention to the small daily needs of their skin are rewarded with …

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5 Big Beauty Myths–Busted

Some of these beauty lies have been going around for too long. Time to separate fiction from fact. Myth 1: If you don’t get enough sleep, you get dark circles. Fact: Dark circles happen because …

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