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Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Peppermint — Enjoy a Ten-Thousand-Year-Old Tradition with Your Mom on Mother’s Day!

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Peppermint — Enjoy a Ten-Thousand-Year-Old Tradition with Your Mom on Mother’s Day!

From peppermint patties to toothpaste, peppermint is widely known as a tasty flavoring. It is also beneficial to your physical health — its use as medicine dates back to ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt. What are its benefits for women’s health? Peppermint is actually a ‘hybrid’ mint, meaning that it [...]

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Health Tips

Garlic Wards Off More than Vampires and Evil Spirits

Garlic Wards Off More than Vampires and Evil Spirits

Garlic, whether fresh, or as an oil in capsules, gets rid of the evil spirits that plague the health-conscious adult. There are two places you find braids of garlic: Hanging in the kitchen of any chef worthy of the name, or formed into a wreath on the door of someone [...]

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Health Tips

The 101 Benefits of Inositol

The 101 Benefits of Inositol

Anyone with high cholesterol, diabetes, liver problems, high blood pressure, excess stress or who drinks coffee, needs to know about the value of inositol to help naturally restore health and wellness. Inositol is a fundamental part of every cell. It combines with many other nutrients to perform a great variety [...]

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Men's Health

Men’s Health: Folate and Sperm

Men’s Health: Folate and Sperm

Certain vitamins are essential for the proper formation of sperm. A ‘seminal study’ has been released that shows how men’s health and reproduction is affected by sub-optimal levels of folate (folic acid, one of the B vitamins). It has long been recognized that folate deficiency in women leads to higher [...]

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Health Tips

Improve Your Heart Health Odds

Improve Your Heart Health Odds

There are five simple steps you can take to live better, live longer and increase your health and wellness. Here are five things you can do to improve your odds against getting heart disease: 1. Offset your risks. Risk factors for heart disease include diabetes, smoking, metabolic syndrome, being overweight [...]

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Health Tips

Noise Affects Blood Pressure

Noise Affects Blood Pressure

While excess weight, atherosclerosis, and your diet are all known to affect blood pressure (BP), a new factor has been found that affects our mental and physical health — noise. One of the major risk factors for heart disease has always been hypertension (having high blood pressure). It affects millions [...]

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