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, […]

Food Addiction / Carb Cravings

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Addiction to food and craving for sweets are common problems that may lead to poor nutrition and obesity. There are many reasons why people may want to eat more than others do, and end up less satisfied, even with more food intake. A lot of studies have been done both in animals and humans to […]

Smoking Cessation

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Many smokers feel that quitting their habit is the most difficult thing they have to do in life. How to start, when to start, and how to stay away from it, are some of the challenges they have to deal with. Aside from these, some people are also concerned about withdrawal symptoms and possible consequences, […]

Elderly Nutrition and Anti-Aging Antioxidants

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Aging is a normal process, which must be supported by proper nutrition to maintain good health. Although inevitable, the body undergoes a process of normal degeneration due to constant stress brought about by lifestyle and environmental factors. We produce fewer healthy cells and smaller amounts of hormones, while the normal wear-and-tear process takes its toll […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the joints of about one percent of Americans. This chronic disease causes inflammation of the joints in a symmetrical pattern, such that joints on the left and right sides of the body are similarly affected. Although it is more common among women, symptoms tend to be more […]

Cartilage and Joint Support

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Our bones are connected to each other in joints that allow us to do multiple types of movements. To protect the bones from constantly rubbing against each other during movement, we have cartilages, which are smooth tissues surrounding the ends of the bones. Together with the synovium and the lubricant called synovial fluid, the cartilage […]

Multiple Sclerosis Nutrition

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Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the nerves of the brain and spinal cord, resulting in motor and sensory deficits. In essence, the body mistakenly attacks the healthy cells of the nervous system, until sufficient damage occurs, as to cause serious complications such as loss of motor control, balance, vision, and other sensory […]

Leg Veins and Leg Cramps

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Leg veins and leg cramps are common problems, especially among women. However, many men also experience having large veins in their legs, as well as muscle cramps in the legs. Although these conditions are usually harmless, they can cause considerable discomfort and pain. Leg Veins Veins in the legs can become tortuous, looking dark, twisted, […]

Nutritional Support for Baby Brain Development

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Good nutrition is important in all stages of life, but each stage may require varying types and amounts of nutrients to support growth, development and maintenance of health. Infants and young children, for example, undergo a rapid stage of physical growth and mental development during the early years of life, and certain nutrients may be […]