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The MIND Diet for Reduced Risk of Alzheimer’s

Send to Kindle Currently, dementia affects 1 in 20 individuals over the age of 65 and 1 in 5 over the age of 80. Alzheimer’s Disease International, the global voice on dementia, predicts that the number of people with dementia will nearly triple worldwide by 2050.

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Nutrients for Children: 4 They Might Be Lacking

Send to Kindle Every good parent knows how important it is to make sure their child is eating a healthy, well-balanced diet. But sometimes this is easier said than done. Here are four essential nutrients that many children don’t get enough of.

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Could a Woman’s Lack of Sun Exposure be as Risky as Smoking?

Send to Kindle Nonsmokers who avoided sun exposure had a life expectancy similar to smokers in the highest sun exposure group, indicating that avoidance of sun exposure is a risk factor for death of a similar magnitude as smoking.

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Why Your “Diet” Foods are Making You Fatter

Send to Kindle They’re everywhere these days. Processed foods and beverages claiming to be “low-fat,” “gluten-free,” or “low-calorie,” and – let’s face it – many of us are eating them up (no pun intended). Are all of these foods that claim to be better for our health really healthy? The answer might surprise you.

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Athletes & Vitamin D Supplementation

Send to Kindle It’s no secret that vitamin D is one of the most important nutrients in the human body, but did you know that it may offer health benefits beyond immune system and bone strength support? Recent studies have claimed that the “sunshine vitamin” may help support athletic performance and cardiovascular health too, something […]

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Seaweed Health Benefits

Send to Kindle  Watch out kale and all you land-dwelling greens; there’s a new leafy superfood on the scene and it comes from the sea: Seaweed! Naturally full of vitamins and minerals, seaweed in its various varieties just might be the new food – and supplement – to beat. Let’s dive a little deeper into some […]

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5 Reasons to Get a Spiralizer

Send to Kindle Have you jumped on the spiralizer bandwagon yet? There are plenty of good – and especially healthy – reasons to join the vegetable noodle trend!

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How to Freshen Dog Breath Naturally

Send to Kindle   There’s no denying we love our dogs. They’re always happy to see us when we get home and can really be a best friend when you need one. But nobody is perfect and we don’t always find ourselves loving everything about our dogs – especially their breath. But don’t let doggy […]

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The Health Benefits of Cacao

Send to Kindle Cacao has become somewhat of a superstar in the raw food craze of today’s health food movement. Its high status is only deserving for a food that Mayan and Aztec cultures are said to have believed was a “gift from the gods,” after all. But the fanfare is not based on reputation […]

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Clean Living: Indoor Air Pollutants at Work & Home

Send to Kindle Last week, the first post in this clean living series was published, and it offered an explanation of the clean living movement and why now more than ever, people are taking steps toward living a clean, healthier lifestyle. In the second post, we’re going to talk about clean living as it pertains […]

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