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Matcha Green Tea: Essential for Your Health

Send to Kindle Matcha green tea is making headlines for its impact on the health and beauty markets. You’ve heard about the potential benefits of drinking green tea, which people have celebrated in Japanese tea ceremonies for centuries. It’s not surprising that after water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. For some, matcha matters […]

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What Is the Human Microbiome and How Is It Tied to Obesity?

Send to Kindle Does it bother you to think about the fact that you have trillions of bacteria living in and on your body right now? If you’ve ever seen some of them under a microscope, the thought probably just sent shivers down your spine. But, it’s true! In fact, it is estimated that the […]

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Liposomal. Lypo-Spheric. What do they mean?

Send to Kindle You may have heard the terms liposomal and Lypo-Spheric™ mentioned in conversations or seen them referenced on websites related to dietary supplements and thought: “What??” Well, we’re going to answer that question for you here! These words are somewhat common today thanks to the work of scientists in addressing an important biological problem: some […]

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Lemon Eucalyptus ID’d as Effective against Zika

Send to Kindle I don’t know about you, but this Zika virus scare has made me a bit uneasy! When the World Health Organization declares an international public health emergency, who can help but be concerned? As experts talk about how the Zika virus is coming to the United States and question our preparedness, my […]

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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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