5 Mind-Blowing Facts About Sleep

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Sleep. You need it. It’s critical for your health. And I’d bet you aren’t getting nearly enough. Whether it’s due to a bad mattress, noisy neighbors, a baby, a clingy pet, a demanding career or whatever the cause, lack of sleep can have very serious consequences. The National Geographic Channel recently outlined the grave danger […]

How to Be Mindful: A Beginner’s Guide

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Did you know you can use the power of your mind to lose weight, improve your health, live longer, and sleep better? This is not some kind of New-Agey hocus pocus. I’m not talking about stress reduction (as important as it is). What I’m referring to is a simple, scientifically-validated technique that only takes moments […]

Sugar Addiction: 7 Effective Ways to Stop Sugar Cravings

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Obesity is epidemic. Cases of metabolic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, are skyrocketing at an alarming rate. Heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and other chronic illnesses grip the American population. Two-thirds of us are sick, and if trends continue this number is only likely to increase. The culprit? While there is no single cause, one dietary demon […]

14 Science-Backed Tips to Live Beyond 100

The average lifespan of Americans is 79.8 years.

Want to know the one thing all of longest lived people in the world have in common? They all live in what are called “Blue Zones.” These are the areas in the world that have the highest concentration of “supercentenarians”—people who have lived long, healthy lives and are now more than 100 years old. Now, […]

Nutritional Support for Prostate Cancer

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The prostate is part of the male reproductive system that is found between the bladder and the rectum. This walnut-sized gland usually enlarges as one gets older, and in some elderly individuals, malignant growth (cancer) occurs. Studies show that the risk of prostate cancer increases after the age of 50, and is more likely to […]

Nutritional Support for Cancer Prevention

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Cancer is a dreaded disease, which is a leading cause of deaths throughout the world. While science has not found a cure for many types of cancer, advancement in medicine and technology has helped reduce deaths or prolong the lives of patients who have cancer. The choice and outcome of treatments often depend on the […]

Nutritional Remedies for Colon Cancer

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The colon, or large intestine, is the part of the digestive system that connects the small intestine to the rectum, a short chamber that leads to the outer opening, or the anus. The colon is a specialized organ that processes waste from digestion by removing water from stool and storing the solid stool. It empties […]

Migraine Headache Natural Remedies

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Everyone experiences headaches once in a while, but some types of headache are so painful that they can disrupt one’s work and daily activities. Such are migraine headaches, which affect about 28 million Americans, most of whom are women. Migraines occur in about 25% of people sometime in their lives, with many experiencing them only […]

Liver Detoxification

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The liver is a football-sized organ that is found in the upper right side of the abdomen, just below the ribs. It is the largest internal organ, which is vital to maintaining life. One of its main functions is to act as a waste-purification plant that breaks down toxins and other products of metabolism before […]

Intestinal Cleansing

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During digestion, food is broken down in the mouth, stomach, and intestines. Many nutrients are absorbed in the small intestine into the circulation, while undigested food particles and waste are passed on to the large intestine (colon) for elimination. People normally pass stools once or twice a day, but some people may do this less […]

Health Supplements for Parkinson’s Disease

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Approximately one million people in the United States are suffering from Parkinson’s disease, and each year, up to 60,000 new cases are being diagnosed. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this condition is now the 14th leading cause of deaths in the country. What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is […]

Health Supplements for Migraine

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Severe headaches that disrupt normal daily activities are called migraine headaches, or migraines. Unlike common tension headaches, which last for a short time and are easily relieved by rest, migraines are often disabling, especially when accompanied by symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and other disturbances in perception. Migraines are more common in women, and are […]