Archive for April, 2008

Health Tips

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions which together greatly increase the risk of cardiovascular disease more than any one risk factor alone. According to the American Heart Association, metabolic syndrome increases the risk of coronary heart disease and other diseases related to plaque buildups in artery walls (such as [...]

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Health Tips

Supplements Are Part of the 8-Step Plan for Immortality

Supplements Are Part of the 8-Step Plan for Immortality

Anti-aging supplements are one of his important tips for a long and healthy life, but noted Canadian futurist George Dvorsky says it’s only a matter of time until science delivers real immortality. George Dvorsky isn’t a nutritionist, but as a director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and [...]

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Experts

Skin Care Tips to Maintain Beautiful Skin

Skin Care Tips to Maintain Beautiful Skin

By Dr. Lisa Benest; a board certified dermatologist based in Burbank, California. The skin is more than just a pretty face — it is the body’s largest organ. It protects the body against heat, sunlight, injury and infection. Over time, exposure to ultraviolet rays (from the sun or indoor tanning) [...]

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Experts

Holy Basil – The Wonder Herb from the East

Holy Basil – The Wonder Herb from the East

By Penny Khaled; the past-president of the Florida Herb Society Most of us are familiar with the herb basil, but the one found in most kitchens today is Mediterranean Basil. The Ayurvedic herb called Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), is the Asian strain of basil and is different in leaf, form and [...]

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