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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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Top Vegan Sources of Immune-Boosting Zinc

Zinc is one of the most critical nutrients needed for maintaining a strong immune system. It's also imperative for digestion and utilization of carbohydrates like grains, vegetables, fruits, and sugar…

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Which Foods Can Prevent PMS?

New research published on Tuesday in the American Journal of Epidemiology from the Nurses Health Study II at the University of Massachusetts Amherst found a correlation between diet and PMS.  The Nurs…

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Boost Your Immune System with Zinc

Need to fight a cold? Heal a persistent wound? You might want to check out the powerful mineral zinc!…

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Zinc May Help Ward Off Pneumonia in Elderly

A research study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found nursing facility residents with normal levels of zinc were about fifty percent less likely to develop pneumonia. Those with norma…

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3 Supplements to Fight a Fall Cold

By Dr. Sarah Khan for DietsInReview.com Fall and winter are the time of year when people seem to be more susceptible to colds. It might be the change in temperature or it may be all the bugs that y…

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An Aspirin A Day: 5 Things You Need to Know

Many people are taking an aspirin a day to keep the doctor away, instead of the proverbial apple.  If you are among those taking aspirin daily, you should consider the drug’s effects on your body an…

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Cure for the Common Cold

I know "cure" is a strong word...but when it comes to the common cold, anything close to helping would be appreciated, thank you very much. So let's not call it a cure, but a new study has found that …

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Got Heavy Metals in Your Soil?

Urban gardens have become a popular pastime for city dwellers looking to add a touch of beauty and homegrown vegetables into their lives. However, the chances of toxins lurking below your homegr…

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Sexy Zinc-Filled Granola

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options Zinc is an essential mineral that carries out numerous functions in your body, including promoting a healthy immune system, protecting the liver from damage a…

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