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Your Hair Tells More About Your Body Than Your Blood

Dr Swati Majithia Prevent Disease Although it is a superficial organ, your hair is a mirror to your metabolic system. The nutrients when consumed first reach your vital organs such as the heart, kidney and liver, and are then supplied … Continue reading

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Vitamin B: The Happy Vitamin that Packs a Punch

Melissa Crossman Prevent Disease Vitamin B is sometimes called the “happy vitamin,” and for very good reason. Vitamin B is a dietary powerhouse, boosting energy levels and enhancing performance of nearly every system in the body. Hundreds of delicious and … Continue reading

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Quinoa – One of Nature’s Healthiest Complete Proteins

Dr. Ben Kim preventdisease.com If you’re looking for a truly healthy, protein-rich food to anchor your diet, I highly recommend that you consider quinoa (pronounced keen wah). Called the “mother of grains” by the Incan empire, quinoa is native to … Continue reading

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Six “Grow Younger” Nutrients I Take Every Day

Dr.Mercola mercola.com Nutritionists have long been interested in the dynamics of telomere length in the body, and how telomeres figure in to human health and life expectancy. Telomeres were first discovered in 1973 by Alexey Olovnikov. He found that the … Continue reading

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Avocado Oil: The ‘Olive Oil Of The Americas’?

PR Newswire Mexican researchers find the fruit bolsters cells’ power centers against harmful free radicals. Atmospheric oxygen facilitated the evolution and complexity of terrestrial organisms, including human beings, because it allowed nutrients to be used more efficiently by those organisms, … Continue reading

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Fast Food America: Hospitals Serving Up McDonald’s to Patients

Mike Barrett Natural society It is no surprise that fast food is extremely unhealthy. On one level, the processed junk food lacks essential vitamins and nutrients, while they are also concocted with numerous health-hazardous substances and chemicals which should not … Continue reading

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Eating These 3 Superfoods Can Make You Look and Feel Decades Younger

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease Superfoods are naturally occurring foods with high concentrations of nutrients, antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids, and other compounds to protect and repair damage to our cells. Some of these superfoods are backed by over 4000 studies, boost … Continue reading

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26 Common Food Labels, Explained

Source: Cheap Healthy Good These days, grocery shopping involves a lot of reading. Food is rarely content to just be, and instead, must include dozens of labels designating it as CAGE-FREE, HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS, or the dreaded ORGANIC. And even … Continue reading

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Your Organs Are Desperate For These Foods – Make Them Happy

Prevent Disease Water, vitamins, minerals, and cholesterol all need to be absorbed into the organs and tissues for their proper functioning. Foods can confer health benefits beyond their nutritional value. For example, fiber helps prevent colon cancer, and cranberries and … Continue reading

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I Love Food, But Food Doesn’t Love Me — What’s Behind Food Intolerance?

Casey Lazonick AlterNet Over the last few decades the way we eat and prepare our food has changed drastically. The majority of the food we consume is either restaurant-made or store-bought, and we have become completely dependent on easily accessible … Continue reading

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