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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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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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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

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

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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