5 Foods that Reduce Insomnia

Do you often have trouble falling asleep? If it happens over an extended period, you may be suffering from insomnia or habitual sleeplessness. Over time, insomnia becomes frustrating and may lead to impairment of motor skills and your normal daytime activities. Insomnia is often related to stress or excess consumption of coffee or tea (caffeine). […]

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6 Foods to Avoid if you Suffer from Acne

For years we were led to believe that greasy foods like chocolate, pizza and french fries cause acne. Foods do not directly cause acne, certain foods can, however, aggravate the condition. These foods trigger hormone swings and inflammation that can worsen the outbreak. Here are six foods that you should avoid if you wish to […]

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Choosing the Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful swelling of the fascia, the tissue that runs along the bottom or plantar portion of the foot. This condition is often the result of overuse and overtraining while running, exercising and jumping and is a primary cause of heel pain. One of the most common symptoms of plantar fasciitis is […]

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5 Signs you May be Suffering from Gout

Gout is a specific type of arthritis which was once associated with overindulgence and “high living”. This condition is actually caused by high uric acid levels resulting from poor diet choices and diets very high in protein. Gout is best known for painful joints caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals. Uric acid is […]

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6 Reasons to Use Aloe Vera Everyday and its Many Benefits

  Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. It grows wild in tropical climates around the world and is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. Aloe is also used for decorative purposes and grows successfully indoors as a potted plant. Aloe vera juice and gels have been used for centuries to treat […]

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Why you Should be Using Coconut Oil

For many years (the low-fat years) coconuts and coconut oil were shunned as a high fat, artery clogging tropical novelty suitable only as sunblock, skin treatment or a garnish on pies and cakes. More recent research shows us there is little direct correlation between saturated fat in our food and the cholesterol or triglycerides in […]

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Benefits of Carrots, Carrot Seed Oil and Carrot Root Oil

Bugs Bunny was right, carrots are a rich source of beta-carotene and the resulting Vitamin A which promotes healthy eyesight. These nutrients protect the surface of the eye, the cornea, but also work to prevent macular degeneration. Adding carrots to salads, or as a side dish may be a valuable step to naturally improving or […]

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Omega 3 Fish Oils and Their Benefits

Heart disease is still number 1! Cardiovascular disease and heart attacks lead the way in cause of death, and Harvard Medical studies [1] have identified 12 modifiable dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic risk factors that influence your heart health. The list includes obvious risks like smoking, high blood pressure and obesity, but also includes “low dietary […]

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Colon Detox can Improve your Colon Health

  Should You Colon Detox (Cleanse) Your Colon? Those who support colon cleansing and colon health believe that undigested food residue, especially meat, become trapped in the mucosal lining of the colon. Over time, this undigested food residue builds up and produces toxins which are then absorbed by the porous lining and carried into the bloodstream […]

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The Obesity Epidemic in the U.S.

In a 2015 report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies 38 percent of U.S. adults as obese and 17 percent of teenagers. These individuals are now at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, arthritis and many other chronic conditions. That translates to slightly more than 1 in 3. Why is one […]

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