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Health Tips

Cod for What Ails You

Cod for What Ails You

For centuries, Scandinavians took cod liver oil to protect them from the long, cold and dark Northern winters, without knowing that it would protect their heart health, prevent stiff muscles and alleviate the aching joints of rheumatism. They harvested the delicious Arctic cod, also known locally as ‘skrei,‘ as it [...]

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Men's Health

Men’s Health: Horny Goat Weed

Men’s Health: Horny Goat Weed

An ancient Chinese herb grown in the wild is considered the ‘best sexual tonic’ for its effects on both men’s health and men’s (and women’s!) libido. According to Chinese legends, almost 2,000 years ago there was a goat herder tending his flocks in the mountains who noticed that whenever his [...]

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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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Health Tips

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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Health Tips

Is Norwegian Cod Liver Oil Really Better for You?

Is Norwegian Cod Liver Oil Really Better for You?

We were raised on cod liver oil — and for good reason — but our polluted environment has made it somewhat dangerous. Is there a safe option? When we were kids, many of us were given cod liver oil. It didn’t taste very good in those days — no one [...]

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Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Preventing Osteoporosis

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Preventing Osteoporosis

The primary cause of fractures and hospitalizations in the elderly is preventable. Maintaining women’s health requires a basic knowledge of nutrition. Ann is in her sixties, well past ‘change of life.’ She reads about women’s health issues and is worried about her bones. She feels good, but she knows osteoporosis [...]

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