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Skip the Multivitamin – Here Are the Supplements You Really Need

If you wash down your daily multivitamin with a green juice every morning, you might be patting yourself on the back for being healthyóbut are you actually getting too much of a good thing? If you're …

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7 Food Sources for the Nutrients You Most Likely Lack

It's ironic but true. Even though†more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese†and this percentage is on the rise, at the same time many of us are undernourished. The U…

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A-Z Crucial Vitamins & Why Your Body Needs Them

Our bodies need various vitamins and minerals to achieve optimum health and prevent illness. The following are some of the most crucial vitamins for our health.†Certain nutrients are beneficial when p…

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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

Itís not news that malnutrition is a major issue throughout the world, with children being the most innocent victims of this international crisis. While thereís not a perfect solution, yet, itís 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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Sounds good! I'd also add some finely chopped onion. Thank you.