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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Protein Supplements – Which One Is Right For You?

If one of your dietary goals is to support building and maintaining new muscle, your body needs a constant supply of easily digestible protein for muscle fiber repair and growth. Protein supplements are a simple and convenient option for increasing available protein throughout the day. But, Which Protein Powders? There are several sources of protein […]

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Natural Relief for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence, the inability to control urination, is a common disorder often caused by aging, childbirth or changes to the urinary system. Urologists separate incontinence into three categories: Urge – related to an overactive or hyperactive bladder leading to involuntary urination. Stress – related to jumping, coughing, laughing or sneezing which place pressure on the […]

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Garcinia Cambogia Health Benefits 

Garcinia Cambogia, a citrus fruit that grows primarily in Southeast Asia, has become increasingly popular for its reported ability to increase weight loss. The benefits of Garcinia Cambogia supplementation may also include: Faster Metabolism One of the reported health benefits of Garcinia is its ability to boost your metabolism. The hydroxycitric acid (HCA) found in […]

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Probiotics and Gut Health

Your digestive system is home to millions of bacteria, nearly 400 varieties. While a few of these bacteria can be harmful, most support a variety of healthy functions from digestion and absorption of food to supporting your internal immune system. These beneficial bacteria are called probiotics. While we are rarely aware of these probiotics unless […]

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Leptin and Weight Control

Hormones vs. Calories – For many who struggle with diet, weight loss and weight control, the problem is one of hormones rather than a simple calories in – calories out. Hormones control metabolism and one in particular, leptin, directly affects body fat storage and obesity. The more of this hormone your body produces, the more fat […]

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Menopause

Millions of women experience or “reach” menopause every year, but few completely understand the physiological changes involved. Menopause is not a disease or condition, but a normal part of a woman’s life cycle. Menopause may occur as early as age 40, although it usually occurs at 45–55 years. What is Menopause? Menopause, quite literally, is […]

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Are the Drug Companies Making Us Sick?

Drug companies, actually drug corporations, are in the business of selling drugs to make money. They may tell you they are in business to cure disease, but sickness and disease drive their sales. The more sick people there are, the more drugs they sell. These companies market their drugs primarily through Physicians who write multiple […]

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5 Best Oils for Cooking

If you would like to improve the quality of your diet, to make it more heart-healthy, look first to the cooking oil you use. Oils high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat help to lower blood cholesterol and are associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. It’s important to choose the best cooking oil for […]

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How the Food Industry is Making Us Sick

The food industry is marketing to us consumers for their own profit. They are not concerned about our health and well-being.  We eat what we like, and we like greasy, sweet and salty. When we’re busy, we eat what is fast and convenient; 70 percent of the food consumed by the average American is processed, packaged […]

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