Archive for March, 2008

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Is Coffee Really That Bad for You?

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Is Coffee Really That Bad for You?

By maintaining a steady intake of certain vitamins and minerals, you can safely wake up, smell the coffee, and drink it too! In the past, coffee has been associated with all kinds of health conditions, from heart disease to birth defects, even miscarriage. Current research, however, shows that coffee is [...]

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Vitamin K, the Vitamin that Time Forgot

Vitamin K, the Vitamin that Time Forgot

Vitamin K is vital for anyone with digestive problems, and could help prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis. Many of us grew up knowing only about vitamins A, C and D: We ate our carrots because they contained vitamin A, cod liver oil because it contained A and D, [...]

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Vitamin B1, Plants and Vodka May Be Your Best Mosquito Repellants

Vitamin B1, Plants and Vodka May Be Your Best Mosquito Repellants

Taking vitamin B1 and planting a few plants really beats toxic chemical insect sprays. Find out how you can repel mosquitoes safely and naturally. Just when things start to warm up and you’re checking catalogs for that new, flashier outdoor barbecue that does everything but make the potato salad, a [...]

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Health Tips

Garlic Tastes Good, but Is It Good for You?

Garlic Tastes Good, but Is It Good for You?

Garlic is famous in folklore for everything from warding off vampires to curing the common cold. Now science is starting to catch up by identifying the rich content of vitamins and trace minerals it contains. Garlic has been around as long as the pyramids, maybe longer. For millenniums, it’s been [...]

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Vitamin A — Where It Comes from and What It Does

Vitamin A — Where It Comes from and What It Does

Whether you get your vitamin A from plants, animals or supplements, it’s an important factor for preventing ‘night blindness.’ We’ve known about the properties of Vitamin A for over a hundred years — even before the word ‘vitamin’ existed. It was originally identified in a study on how to keep [...]

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Minerals Great and Small

Minerals Great and Small

Everybody knows you should take your daily vitamins — but what about your daily minerals? Are they essential to your health as well? The human body is a complex and beautiful mechanism, but it needs routine maintenance to replace specific parts when they wear out or get used up. Minerals [...]

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