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6 Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

You hear a deep, husky voice nearby, and start to wonder if Gotham City's very own Batman is in the room with you, but alas, no. It's your roommate, or family member, or spouse, or someone standing ne…

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Two Glasses of Milk Per Day, Like it or Not

My kid doesn’t really go for milk. Sure he will humor me from time to time with a few sips from a glass, but all in all, he shows very little interest. This would normally be fine, but since milk is t…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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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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6 Advantages to Buying Your Food at the Farmers’ Market

With all the dirt being dug up about some of my favorite health food companies supporting No on Prop. 37, I was starting to feel betrayed. "No, Santa Cruz Organic! Not you too," I thought, when I firs…

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4 Supplements You Can Replace With Real Food

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Of all the dietary debates, none is more heated than the one surrounding the issue of supplements. Should I take supplements? Are they safe? How much do…

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What Can Blood Tell You About Your Health? (Infographic)

While you may think of a blood test as nothing more than an annoying annual formality, there's a lot more that you can learn from your blood, as long as you know the right questions to ask it. This…

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4 Food Strategies to Boost Brain Function

By Michael J. Gelb, Experience Life While there are many positive aspects to aging, we’re more familiar with the things that can go wrong. For all the wisdom we gain from experience, we’re more a…

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3 Reasons Going to the Beach Is Good for Your Health

It's summertime, and if you're anything like me, the warm weather and longer days of sunlight have you yearning to spend some quality time at the beach. But not only is going to the beach loads of fun…

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