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4 Eye Health Signs You Should Watch Out For

Eyes are the window to the soul, no doubt. But equally, they also give you a peek into your inner health. Check for the following clues, and you could glean vital information about your body: Red e…

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Sweet Potatoes are a Superfood for Africans

It’s not news that malnutrition is a major issue throughout the world, with children being the most innocent victims of this international crisis. While there’s not a perfect solution, yet, it’s enc…

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Carotenoids Show Promise for Cancer

Carotenoids are a group of phytonutrients that provide the yellow-orange-red pigments found in foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, mangoes, pumpkin, tomatoes, papaya, peaches, squash, and ot…

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Handmade Holidays: Soothing Skin Ointment

Handmade gifts are the best. This skin ointment makes a great holiday gift for friends or family but it is also a great gift for you. This natural, soothing and healing ointment is great for dry sk…

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Combat Dry Skin Naturally

The colder weather of autumn and winter is upon us.  While we can hide beneath layers of clothing, the elements still take their toll on our skin.  Cold weather and dry, windy conditions can wreak hav…

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Can Retinoids Help Treat Wrinkles?

Retinoids (or "natural Vitamin A") are one of the few ingredients in skincare products that can help treat your wrinkles. Watch this video to learn about how best to use them, whether you use a prescr…

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Healthy Skin Diet: Food for Firm, Young-Looking Skin

Your nibbles and noshes pump up your skin health, if you choose the right foods. Watch this video to get hungry and then head to your supermarket's produce section.…

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Mmmm. Kale and Scallop Soup for One

by Andrea D'Amore and Leslie Brand, Contributor to Healing Recipes on All Things Healing [adapted from bon appetit] This recipe combines two of my favorite things; soup and kale. First, I will alw…

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Secrets of a Top Skin Doctor

Women line up--and pay big bucks--to see her, but you can get her advice for free. No appointment necessary. You wouldn't take advice from a pudgy personal trainer, a chain-smoking M.D.…and certa…

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The Truth About Vitamin A Safety in Prenatal Vitamins

By Dr. Dean Raffelock The most common question that pregnant women ask me goes something like this: "My obstetrician says that it is very dangerous for me to take vitamin A while I am pregnant.…

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