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Foods That Fight Inflammation

Foods That Fight Inflammation

It is no surprise that you constantly hear about eating your fruits and veggies as sources of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients. So Yes! Eat them. But let’s also look at the other foods that are important for a healthy body. They are: VegetablesGreen Leafy...

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The Role of Food and Why it Matters

The Role of Food and Why it Matters

There is no doubt that what we consume plays a major role in maintaining a well-tended gut. A similar analogy would be tending our garden. If we plant the seeds in composted, well amended soil that is abundant with soil bacteria, your garden will flourish. Your gut...

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This Is Your Body On Not Enough Sleep

This Is Your Body On Not Enough Sleep

BrainThe longer you’re awake, the more a chemical called adenosine builds up, making you feel increasingly drowsy. If you don’t snooze, your brain will become less active, causing lapses in attention and focus. The Brain’s CortexWhen you sleep, your brain clears out...

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Three Tests Tell You How Long You Will Live

Three Tests Tell You How Long You Will Live

Most people have a desire to live life to the fullest with a combination of quantity and quality. There are many parameters that may determine how long you live, however, the findings of five researchers who identified three simple tests you can do at home to measure...

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Advice About Calcium Supplements

Advice About Calcium Supplements

The primary reason I recommend calcium supplements is to support bone health. However, calcium also helps support the function of nerves, muscles, and the heart. While it’s important to take calcium, it’s also important to know about how much calcium to get from your...

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Worrisome Antibiotic for Thyroid Patients

Worrisome Antibiotic for Thyroid Patients

When it comes to life-threatening infections, antibiotics have been a Godsend, however for minor infections the following antibiotics are troublesome and are known to cause some nasty side effects. These antibiotics are fluoroquinolones. You may also see it referred...

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