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LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL

Making a few simple changes to your diet could help lower your cholesterol naturally. Below are the Top 5 foods as recommended by the Mayo Clinic: Olive Oil Nuts – walnuts, almonds, pecans High Fiber Foods – oatmeal, kidney beans … Continue reading

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Asthma Treatment Breakthrough

A team of scientists from Cardiff University in Great Britain believe they have identified the root cause of asthma. Experiments on mice and human airway tissue found that calcium sensing receptor cells – which detect changes in the environment – … Continue reading

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SODIUM IN YOUR DIET

Sodium is essential for proper body functions –it helps balance fluids within the body, it helps transmit nerve impulses and it can influence the contraction and relaxation of muscles. However, the average American gets about 3,400 mg of sodium a … Continue reading

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KNOW YOUR SOURCE WHEN ORDERING PRESCRIPTIONS ONLINE

A 2007-2010 study by the CDC found that people age 65 and older took an average of 5+ prescription drugs.  Their research also found that the cost of prescription medications has been rising.  The financial burden can be overwhelming, especially … Continue reading

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THE SECRET TO LONGEVITY

According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 1920 the average life expectancy was 54. Today, it is 78. So, what is the secret? The Longevity Project, a book based on an 8 decade long study at Stanford University, found … Continue reading

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Broccoli May Prevent Arthritis

A recent study has found that broccoli may help people who suffer from arthritis. The study shows that broccoli, a vegetable containing vitamins A, B, C and K, and nutrients like zinc, fiber and potassium, can help fight inflammation which … Continue reading

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