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The Real Reasons Why Supplements Cause 23,000 Emergency Room Visits Per Year

Send to Kindle Have you heard the news about supplements? According to some recent reports… “Dietary supplements and other herbals send 23,000 people to the emergency room every year.” Are you concerned? 23,000 trips to the emergency room sure sounds like a lot! Any adverse reaction or hospitalization caused by a supplement is cause for […]

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Are You Smarter than a Grade Schooler? Back-to-School Giveaway!

Send to Kindle You know your kids need good nutrition just like you know 2+2=4. But making sure they get it can be as challenging as getting them to do their homework. At Natural Healthy Concepts, we want to make things a little easier for you so your kids can have their best school year […]

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Dairy or Lactose Intolerance Symptoms and What You Can Do About It!

Send to Kindle Coping with Lactose Intolerance If you have an impaired ability to digest lactose, you are far from alone in dealing with this challenge. Lactose intolerance affects approximately 65 percent of the human population (post-infancy), according to the U.S. government.

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Mental Wellness Tips for Optimal Health

Send to Kindle Do you see the glass as half empty or half full? Are traffic issues a minor inconvenience to you, or do they propel you into full-fledged road rage? Do you prepare for the worst in life, or anticipate the good that’s to come? Your responses to these three questions may provide a clue […]

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The Difference Between Folate, Folinic Acid and Folic Acid

Send to Kindle You may have heard about the folic acid controversy and wondered what it has to do with you. At the center of this debate is the U.S. government’s folic acid food fortification program, which became mandatory in 1996 “due to overwhelming evidence for the protective effect of folic acid supplementation before conception […]

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Fight Seasonal Allergies With Nasal Irrigation

Send to Kindle According to, if you live in the central US, you’re in the “medium-high to high pollen zones” and if you’re not taking measures to manage your allergies, you may be pretty miserable right now. Years ago, my sister lived in very rural country and her allergies would get so bad, she gave up on the Kleenex® and just […]

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7 Nutrients to Keep an Eye on if You Don’t Eat Meat – or Even if You Do

Send to Kindle A vegetarian or vegan diet can have a lot of benefits for your health. When meat isn’t part of your diet, you consume less saturated fat and cholesterol that could affect your health. It’s also great for increasing your intake of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables – when steak’s not on the plate, […]

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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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6 Health Trends Among Generation Y

Send to Kindle   Millennials: We’re young, egotistical, addicted to technology and spoiled, right? I should know – I scored 96 out of 100 on the Pew Research Center’s “How Millennial Are You?” quiz. (Take the quiz here.) I’m essentially the poster child of Millennials. Look up Millennial in the dictionary and you’ll see my […]

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9 Ways to Maintain Your Health When You Have MS

Send to Kindle Multiple Sclerosis , commonly referred to as MS, is one of the most widespread disabling neurological conditions among people between the ages of 20 and 55. While most diagnoses seem to come between the ages of 30 and 35, diagnoses do fall outside of that range. While people typically experience relapsing or […]

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