Health Benefits of Nuts

When most people think of “healthy” foods, they often think of fruits and vegetables. Many people do not realize that nuts also offer a variety of health benefits. Nuts are one of the most nutritionally dense foods available. They are high in protein, high in fiber and high in healthy fatty acids you need to […]

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10 Healing Plants and Their Use

Long before traditional medicines, plants and herbs were used for healing and personal empowerment. Many of these medicinal plants and herbs can be grown in your garden, and they make for a beautiful garden. Here are ten healing plants that you may consider for natural healing: Peppermint – Peppermint is available as leaves, capsules and […]

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How Diet and Nutrition Affect Our Oral Health

Taking care of your teeth and gums can help prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease, even help you keep your teeth as you grow older. Healthy choices and proper nutrition can also promote oral health. Here are four healthy tips to improve your oral health: Avoid sweets and acidic foods. The foods you […]

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The Truth About Plastic Containers

Plastic and plastic containers are an unavoidable part of modern living. Plastic containers are convenient, portable, lightweight and as plastic does not shatter, plastic is often considered safer than glass when used in baby bottles and drink containers. However, not all plastics are safe or healthy and many may release toxic chemicals including BPA, BPS, […]

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How the Health Insurance Industry is Controlling Our Health Care

Healthcare in the U.S. costs nearly twice that of any other developed country. To understand this imbalance, it is important to review the history of the health insurance industry. Between 1900 and the 1940s, rural physicians were rare, but competition between urban doctors was fierce. To reduce competition and increase profits, physicians banded together in […]

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Health Benefits Of Moringa

Moringa is the common name for the Moringa Oleifera, also known as the “Miracle Tree” or “Drumstick Tree.” Moringa is a rich, natural source of nutritious elements including vitamins, iron, minerals, potassium, antioxidants and coenzymes. Benefits of Moringa include: Complete Nutrition – The Moringa tree can provide nutritional support in areas of the World suffering […]

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Understanding Serving Sizes 

When reading a food’s nutritional label, the “serving size” indicates the amount of food for which the nutrition information is shown. For example, for a loaf of bread, the serving size is most often “one slice” and the number of calories, fat, carbs and proteins listed are for that ONE slice of bread. If you […]

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What Is Bone Mineral Density?

Osteoporosis, if undiscovered, can quickly take away your lifestyle. Loss of bone density and the resulting risk of bone fractures (breaks) can be difficult to predict and prevent. You may not realize you have osteoporosis until you start breaking bones far too easily. Within the first six years following menopause, a woman will lose up […]

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7 Health Benefits Of Aromatherapy

is an alternative medicine that involves the use of aromatic plant extracts known as essential oils that can be inhaled by patients with a wide variety of health conditions. Aromatherapy is most widely known for its ability to relax the patient and improve his or her mood. Additional benefits of this supplemental medicinal approach include […]

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Halitosis (bad breath) and your Diet

There are a variety of underlying causes of halitosis or bad breath. Bad breath can indicate a series of health issues from tooth decay to digestive complications. However, the root cause of your bad breath may be as simple as the foods that you eat. Food impacts many of the areas and processes in your […]

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