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What You Need to Know About Electrolytes

Send to Kindle You’ve probably seen or heard the word “electrolytes” just about everywhere. Those Gatorade commercials you’re always seeing on TV? Electrolytes. The Mio Sport commercials that are little fewer and farther between? Electrolytes. And what about the Powerade commercials? Yes. Electrolytes. Sports drinks contain electrolytes. But what exactly are electrolytes, and why are […]

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Foods That Cross-React with Gluten: 24 Possibilities

Send to Kindle Whether you’re new to the gluten-free lifestyle, or have lived it for many years, you’ve likely seen at least one article on the Web that states there are foods that can cross-react with gluten while you were trying to educate yourself. I came across five while getting ready to write this post. Yes, five. […]

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Varicose Veins – Why You Get Them & What Can Help

Send to Kindle When you have varicose veins, summer is not your friend. I have varicose veins. I’m always glad to see fall arrive. Not only because I love autumn, but because I hate my legs. Yeah, I know all the psycho-babble about loving my body, but seriously, do my legs have to look like […]

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Skin Tags – What are They & How You Get Rid of Them

Send to Kindle They look weird. Sometimes they can be awkward and even a little embarrassing. But should you be worried about skin tags? If you’ve got skin tags, the first thing you should realize is they are extremely common. In almost all cases, people with skin tags have nothing to worry about. They are […]

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Workout Wednesday: Why Hydration is Beneficial to Exercise

Send to Kindle It’s really no secret that the human body is made up of between 50% and 65% water. Your brain is nearly 85% water, as is 80% of your blood. Muscles are comprised of nearly 70% water, and did you know that the balance of water and electrolytes is what determines how nearly […]

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Facts About Flame Retardants & Ways You Can Protect Your Family

Send to Kindle I know you might be thinking… Please, not again! Not another reason I need to worry about the health of my kids. Believe me, it was hard to bring myself to research flame retardants. I couldn’t help but think maybe I just don’t want to know. I was already aware that the […]

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27 Veggies for Vitality (Infographic)

Send to Kindle Our bodies thrive on the phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids found in veggies. Their nutrients are so vital to our health, and many of us aren’t getting enough. If we did – we’d probably all be a lot better off! Veggie power is truly amazing – and there’s plenty of research […]

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13 Natural Ways to Get Asthma Relief – And Even Avoid It Completely

Send to Kindle Does anyone find it crazy that asthma and allergies strike one out of every five Americans? Since the 1980s, the death rate for asthma in kids under 19 years old has increased by 80%. (Source) It’s obvious that something’s not right. And asthma isn’t the only health problem that continues to sky […]

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Workout Wednesday: The 15-Minute Core Workout

Send to Kindle Did you know your core muscles make it possible for you to stand upright and walk? They’re not just there to look good. Your core muscles help keep your spine and pelvis stable by running the entire length of your torso. They help control movement throughout your body and make it possible […]

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5 Foods for Your Prostate Gland – What Men Should Eat to Stay Healthy

Send to Kindle Prostate health is a major concern for all men as we grow older. One out of every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and as many as half of all men will experience symptoms of enlarged prostate (BPH) by age 60. No matter what your age is, […]

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