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Supercharge Cinco de Mayo with Superfoods

I LOVE Mexican food. All that beany, cheesy, spicy goodness is the definition of perfection, and I will take any excuse available to gorge myself. But here’s the problem: all that beany, cheesy, spicy goodness can really fill you up with some not-so-good stuff, like fat, cholesterol, and lots of calories. So with Cinco de […]

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8 Nutrients That Can Help Protect You From The Sun’s UV Radiation

We love the sun for a lot of reasons. It cheers us up, it keeps us warm and it gives us the vitamin D3 our bodies majorly depend on. On the other hand, the sun’s UV radiation in excess can produce genetic mutations that lead to skin cancer. Government organizations have even identified UV as […]

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Natural Healthy Concepts Took the Lyme Disease Challenge – Now You Should Too!

There’s a new internet challenge going around that’s raising awareness for a serious illness and raising money for a worthy cause. It’s called the Lyme Disease Challenge. People all over the nation and the world are “Taking a Bite Out of Lyme.” That includes the team here at Natural Healthy Concepts. The Lyme Disease Challenge […]

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Meal Planning & Nutrition for Athletes

  Whether you’re an athlete, fitness fanatic, or you just want to be healthier, you should already know one of the most important factors in maintaining your lifestyle—a nutrition plan that includes a healthy daily diet. Becoming an exceptional athlete requires a lot of time and effort, but if you’re neglecting good nutrition, that time and […]

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Your Dog & the 2015 Canine Flu Outbreak

If you’ve been watching or reading the news at all since mid-March, you’ve no doubt heard about the new strain of canine flu that’s been infecting dogs throughout the Midwestern states of Illinois, Ohio, and Wisconsin. There have been headlines that stated that thousands of dogs have been sickened, that dogs have died from this […]

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Help Mom Fight Wrinkles – Join Our Photo Contest and Enter to Win Anti-Aging Skin Care from Derma-E

Motherhood. They call it the toughest job in the world. And even if that might be a bit of an exaggeration, the truth is, most moms work their butts off on a daily basis. Whether you are a mother or just have one of the best moms in the world, you need to enter our […]

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Iron Rich Recipes For Energy and Healthy Blood

Iron is an essential mineral for the human body. It is found in all of our cells and has many functions. How Iron Functions in the Body Iron, as part of the protein hemoglobin, transports oxygen from our lungs to all of the tissues in the body. Iron helps our muscles store and use oxygen. […]

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Workout Wednesday: The 7-Minute AMRAP Workout

While fitness trends will come and go on a regular basis, one that has remained a constant over the last few years is the AMRAP workout. AMRAP stands for “As Many Reps As Possible,” and the general ideal is to go all-out and do as many rounds (or reps) as you can. Because being able […]

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Heartworm Preventatives: Do Dogs Need Them?

Every pet parent knows there are a lot of choices you have to make for your pet’s health. What kind of dog food should I buy? Should I have a fenced yard? Am I giving him too many treats? With prime mosquito season on the way, the big questions on many dog owners’ minds are […]

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6 Homemade Baby Food Recipes That Are Ideal For Starting Solids

I wish I would have researched different ways to feed my babies before I started feeding them solid foods. Now I want a do-over! I think every expecting mama or new parent should read this book – Super Nutrition for Babies. It’s about how to feed your baby for optimal health, and was written by […]

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