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Cancer fighting minerals: Prevent cancer and improve overall health

Many people know that vitamins and some herbs can help fight cancer, but some minerals help prevent cancer as well as just keeping you feeling your best all around. What are they? We're so glad you asked! Copper is a trace mineral, and although it's known for strengthening the blood vessels, tendons, nerves and bones as well as promoting blood clotting, some health experts believe that it may also be…

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Serums and creams and lotions…oh my! What’s the difference?

Trying to make an educated and informed decision when it comes to skin care products can be hard when you are faced with an assortment of choices. Though you need to pick the right products designed for your skin care type and specific needs, you may find it difficult to choose between the top three forms of skin care products that are intended for moisturizing, hydrating, restoring and repairing skin.…

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Sweat much? FDA-approved treatments for hyperhidrosis

The medical condition known as hyperhidrosis is marred by having unsightly and uncomfortable underarm sweating that occurs profusely and is typically not controlled through the use of antiperspirants. This condition can be bothersome, as some people with hyperhidrosis sweat so frequently and so much that they sweat right through their clothing and even through underarm shields that are made to absorb excess sweat. Various underlying medical conditions, ranging from stress…

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What does ‘organic’ mean exactly?

How many times have you been told that eating organic foods or using only organic products is essential to maintain a healthy body? The desire and increased awareness surrounding the importance and inherent benefits of living a more natural and healthy life has brought about some confusion in terms of the terminology thrown around. One term, organic, can be confusing to some people as the true definition of organic may…

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Which country has the best skin in the world?

Who has the healthiest skin in the world? Before you ask: it's not Americans. In fact, it's not in the Western World.  It's in Asia. Why do most Asian people have amazing skin?  Let us count the ways: Diet and Skincare Diet plays a large role in keeping skin beautiful and fresh.  Japan, China and other countries located in Asia have a rich diet of vitamins (specifically A and C,…

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Three things you can do to sleep better tonight

Are you part of the 74% of adults who have regular sleeping problems? Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep at night? If so, it's time to invest in quality sleep by making a few lifestyle modifications. Get your workout on! Exercise helps your body rid itself of pent-up energy in the muscles and nerves. The body is meant to move and work during the day and rest…

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Tips for dining healthy when you are on the road

On the road again?  I don't know about you, but when I travel, I often eat terribly (going through the drive-thru or eating at restaurants) and gain lots of weight. It's hard to stick to a healthy diet without a kitchen to prepare meals in.  However, while you're traveling and dining in restaurants, delis and coffee shops, it's still possible to make healthier food choices to help stay fit and…

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Things you can do to stop sagging skin today

It's not that getting older is so bad, with age comes wisdom; however we don't necessarily need our sagging skin to reveal how much wisdom we actually have. Well, that can be changed without needing to spend a lot of money or go under the knife. Sagging Skin is Thirsty Hydration is life. If we drank as much water as we are supposed to, many of our tiny aches and…

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Health benefits of a baked potato

The potato has become a staple of the American diet and even though it has a high carbohydrate content, a baked potato should not be overlooked as a nutritious option. Due to a low calorie count and high nutrient content, baked potatoes make a great low-fat snack or meal providing nearly 12% - 15% of your daily value of protein. In addition to being packed with protein, baked potatoes offer…

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A TSA-friendly power-packed snack pack for your next flight

Travel can be hard on not only your body, but your overall health and well-being. Flights are taxing on the body through the change in air pressure, confined space and the lack of fresh air found inside of airplanes. You can better protect yourself by taking along a power packed snack for your next flight which will help keep you healthy, energized, well-nourished and ready to face the challenges of…

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