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11 Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating

Bloating is the condition of your belly feeling swollen after eating (1). It is usually caused by excess gas production, and/or disturbances in the movement of the muscles of the digestive system (2).…

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Is Your Produce Trying to Kill You?

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but maybe not for the reason you think. Everyone seems to be smitten with the thought that fresh produce is loaded with antioxidants -- which reduce oxidative stre…

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Do Raspberry Ketones Really Work?

If you need to lose weight, you are not alone. More than a third of Americans are overweight, and another third are obese (1). Only 30% of people are now at a healthy weight… being overweight ha…

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How Medicine Can Affect Your Mouth, and What to Do About It

In general, medicines are supposed to make you feel better. But while they may bring relief from the specific symptoms you are suffering, several over-the-counter and prescription medicines can have a…

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Enjoying a Plant Based Diet? Here Are 3 Supplements to Consider

There are tons of supplements available to those who have chosen a whole-food, plant-based diet. But which are really necessary? No matter how or why you decide to go vegetarian or vegan - for heal…

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Do You Know What’s in Your Fish Oil Supplement?

Millions of Americans and Canadians take fish oil supplements on a daily basis, in hopes of maintaining good cardiovascular health. In 2013 these supplements generated $1.2 billion in sales in the U.S…

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Harsh Truth: Vitamins May Not Do Anything for Your Health

If you judged by sheer amount of advertising and options in the grocery store, you'd think multivitamins were the cure for every ill. There are vitamins for kids, adults, girls, boys, men, women and s…

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Do We Still Need Food?

Eating food is a complete waste of time, money and effort according to some people. Consumers are opting for drinking something all day or popping lots of pills. Why? Because it is fast, fast fo…

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Do Health Supplements Really Work? (Infographic)

Spending time and money on your health can be frustrating if you're not seeing results. Many of us intend to fill in dietary gaps or boost our energy with a vitamin here, some probiotics there and a m…

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Dangers of Statin Drugs

Sadly, a quarter of the U.S. population over age 45 takes statin drugs, the pharmaceutical industry’s Number One money maker, largely due to relentless advertising, which a recent study found may be d…

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Yep! I think I've said this before...A Great Auntie of mine said a glass of ginger wine every night…

Doesn't say whether the ginger was fresh or dried. One gram of fresh ginger isn't much.