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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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The Natural Breast Cancer Breakthrough

Good news for sufferers of breast cancer and anyone looking to prevent the disease. Researchers may add medicinal mushrooms to the list of valuable cancer therapies, particularly when it comes to brea…

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Tasty Ways to Get More Vitamin D

Are you getting enough Vitamin D? Vitamin D helps bodies absorb calcium and phosphorous, vital for building and maintaining strong bones. Vitamin D also has been linked to shoring up immune, nerve …

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Are You Taking Too Much Vitamin D?

A University of Copenhagen study linked too much vitamin D in our blood to increased risk of death from a stroke or heart attack. I've been talking a lot about vitamin D lately. There is more and m…

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This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (and chances are, you’re deficient)

A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes tend to go hand-in-hand. In fact, type 2 diab…

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4 Good Reasons to Take a Vitamin D Supplement

Vitamin D supplements aren't just for kids. There are some solid reasons to make sure that you're getting enough vitamin D. There's more and more evidence that vitamin D supports immune health, and…

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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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Vitamin D from Sun, Supplements or Mushrooms?

Years ago, it was shown that vitamin D isn't just the sunshine vitamin for us, but for mushrooms as well. You take some mushrooms, put them under a sun lamp for an hour, and they'll make vitamin D jus…

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10 Amazing Benefits of Amla

Last week, I ran out of Amla. I went to my regular health food store to get more, and they were out of it. In fact, they were reducing the size of their inventory, and Amla was one of the things they …

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