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Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Putting a ‘Polish’ on Your Healthy Appearance

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Putting a ‘Polish’ on Your Healthy Appearance

Many women appreciate the aesthetic of a manicure and pedicure, but do you know what your nails are saying about your overall health? A trip to the manicurist is one of life’s simple pleasures — and for some women, a necessity. You come out feeling really ‘polished.’ But polished or [...]

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Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Your Crowning Glory

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Your Crowning Glory

Gorgeous hair is not just the result of a trip to the salon or finding the right hair products. What you put into your body greatly influences how your hair grows out of it. Besides the soft curves of her body and softly featured face, a woman’s hair is the [...]

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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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Health Tips

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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Health Tips

What Vitamins Are

What Vitamins Are

These days, just about everybody takes vitamins, but have you ever wondered what they are, why they’re called a ‘vitamins,’ and how they were discovered? A nutrient is a substance that provides nourishment for the body. A vitamin is a type of nutrient that the body requires small amounts of [...]

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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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