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tag: The Vitality Diet

11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  We also made a long distance move.  Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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Surprising Nutrient Deficiency Linked to Osteoporosis

When most people think of osteoporosis, they assume it is caused by a calcium deficiency.  While there’s no doubt that calcium plays a role in the disease, the incidence of osteoporosis is highest in …

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9 Surprising Reasons to Love Tomatoes

‘Tis the season for tomatoes—lots of them.  If you have a garden, you may already be enjoying the harvest of your tomato plants.  If not, there are many reasons to stop at your local market and pick s…

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The Fruit That Works Like Viagra

Here's a stimulating study: researchers at Texas A&M University found that watermelon may have similar effects as Viagra.  The scientists credit a variety of ingredients that collectively stimulat…

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10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts

Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, it’s time to consider adding sprouts to your diet. Here…

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Nutrient May Be a Cure for Cancer

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have identified a compound in fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells and could lead to a cure for the disease.  Called delta-12prostaglandin J…

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Vitamin D Levels May Predict Diabetes

Researchers followed almost 500 obese and non-overweight children to determine the factors that are involved with diabetes in later years. They found a surprising connection between low vitamin D leve…

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Berries and Cherries Beat Pain and Inflammation

While many people opt for aspirin as their first course of action when they feel pain, Muraleedharan Nair, PhD, professor of natural products and chemistry at Michigan State University, found that ta…

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Cut Your Diabetes Risk in Half

German scientists discovered that magnesium supplementation improves the body’s sensitivity to insulin and significantly reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.  In the study published in Diab…

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20 Reasons to Love Bacteria

It may come as a surprise to learn that there are any reasons to love bacteria, but after poring through medical journals, I found that there are at least 20 reasons to love probiotic (health-supp…

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