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6 Recipes to Help you Survive Cold & Flu Season

Send to Kindle It’s nearly March, but for much of the country, winter is still going strong – and so are all the colds and flu. To avoid getting sick there are the obvious things like washing your hands and trying to limit your contact with sick individuals, but a major part of your ability […]

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Vitamin D, the Powerful “Sunshine” Nutrient

Send to Kindle Most of us are familiar with the basic benefits of vitamin D, such as healthy bones and good overall health. But vitamin D also helps with some processes of the body, including muscle function, the respiratory system, cardiovascular function, brain development and the immune system. What’s more exciting is that scientists are […]

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Do You Know Your Cardiac Risk Factor?

Send to Kindle Do you know the important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and what you can do about them? While there are a few that you can’t do anything about like your age or gender, there are several factors that are modifiable by making healthy choices and managing health conditions. And don’t let the […]

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9 Meatless Ways to Get Protein

Send to Kindle American culture is stuffed with meat. It’s our starting point when cooking dinner and it’s in the overwhelming majority of menu items at most restaurants. For decades, we’ve been among the top meat-consuming countries in the world (and not just by a hair). There’s no single explanation for this phenomenon. There are […]

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Workout Wednesday: Why Changing Your Routine is Important

Send to Kindle We’ve all be there. That dreaded spot in our fitness life where we start to believe things aren’t going to work out like we had planned. We’re not going to hit a new PR on the treadmill, building more lean muscle seems like an unattainable goal, or we think there’s no chance […]

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Celebrate Presidents’ Day with Interesting Health Facts

Each of our nation’s presidents has his own unique legacy and history. Here at Natural Healthy Concepts, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at their health histories. From chronic conditions to strange health rituals, the presidents were an interesting – often resilient – group. Their struggles show that even the President isn’t […]

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Can Cavities Really Heal On Their Own?

Send to Kindle The American Dental Association (ADA) explains that tooth decay is a result of sugary and starchy foods that get left on the teeth. Foods like milk, pop, raisins, cakes and candy feed the bacteria in our mouths and create acids that destroy enamel over time. Because of this modern explanation, the popular […]

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Workout Wednesday: Why the Right Stretches are Important

Send to Kindle For years, we’ve always been told that it’s important to stretch before working out. After all, it’s always good to give your muscles a bit of a chance to warm up before diving into a run, weight routine, or whatever it is you’ve got planned. We’ve heard that stretching is thought to […]

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Can Wearing a Bra Really Be Bad For Your Health?

Send to Kindle Well here’s an idea some men might really enjoy… But all jokes aside – going bra-less may actually be better for you! Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world killing at least 40,000 of us each year. On the bright side, there are plenty of things we […]

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Why Meditation is Great for Your Health

Send to Kindle St. Francis de Sales once said, “Half an hour’s meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.” Meditation has been growing steadily in popularity over the last 10 years or so, but there are still plenty of people who dismiss the simple practice of […]

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