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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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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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