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Eat Your Way to Younger-Looking Skin

Ever noticed that when you reach for that second cookie after dinner, you wake up with skin that looks dull, blotchy, and maybe even has a few more wrinkles? There's a reason for that. In the curio…

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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 healthy—but are you actually getting too much of a good thing? If you're …

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Natural Ways to Protect Yourself Against Growing Skin Cancer Rates

According to a statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most serious form of skin cancer, known as melanoma, has more than doubled between 1982 and 2011. The CDC indicate…

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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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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

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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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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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5 Important Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vital water-soluble nutrient that helps the body fight environmental damage, helps wounds heal, and can protect us from certain cancers. Here are some useful facts that will help you ge…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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