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Nine Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

Nine Ways to Make Yourself Smarter


Looking for ways to boost your intellect, stave off mental aging, and maybe even live a longer life? You might be surprised to learn that not only do such strategies exist, but many are easily attainable by making simple tweaks here and there to your dai...

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Doctor Warns: Eat Soy and You’ll Look 5 Years Older

Doctor Warns: Eat Soy and You’ll Look 5 Years Older

In the early 1990's, soy and soy products exploded onto the supermarket scene with promises of bountiful health benefits.

This "new miracle food," soy, was supposed to lower cholesterol, take the heat out of hot flashes, protect again...

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Hot Flash In The Pan?

"Clinically proven soy isoflavones for hot flash relief," says Estroven, a soy and black cohosh supplement. "Clinically tested formula shown to help relieve hot flashes, night sweats," says Promensil Menopause, which contains red clover.

Many woman look for "natural" supplements to treat h...

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consistency.

i have dieted over and over again. sometimes losing 15 to 25 kilos of weight sometimes not being successful.

I ate paleo, low carb, did weight watchers and counted calories. all these systems work. but i need to think longterm.

often the same amount of kilos get l...

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Make Small Changes

It took me a long time to decide that I needed to do something to lose the weight and to regain my health, why? It seem so daunting I was sure I was going to fail.

But then I started changing small things little by little. First, I started watching what I ate: choosing what I thought was bett...

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Important Facts About Cholesterol and Heart Disease

Important Facts About Cholesterol and Heart Disease


Cholesterol is a wax-like fatty substance found in almost every cell of your body. You need cholesterol to make hormones and vitamin D, digest your foods, protect your nerves and for the production of cell membranes.

Although it h...

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Melatonin Regulates Our Cycles, Mood, Reproduction, Weight and May Help Combat Cancer

Melatonin Regulates Our Cycles, Mood, Reproduction, Weight and May Help Combat Cancer


Melatonin is a hormone your body produces at night, and one of its primary roles is to help you sleep. But this benefit, for which it is arguably most widely known, is only one of many.

Did you kn...

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What you need to know about over the counter medications and supplements

Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are medicines you can buy without a prescription from your doctor. OTC medicines can help you feel better by helping to treat or prevent health problems, such as allergies, constipation, cold and flu (influenza), and nausea. However, sometimes OTC medicines can cause...

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2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Makes Strides Toward Better Nutrition, But Fallacies Remain

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Makes Strides Toward Better Nutrition, But Fallacies Remain


Every five years, the US Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) convene a 15-member panel to update the nation's dietary guidelines.

The panel's stated m...

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6 Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer

Steps to better your health during summer months

Summer is officially upon us, which for many of us means extra time outdoors, basking in swimming pools, enjoying hikes, and much more. However, it also means you’re more exposed to certain illnesses, allergies, and infections. Wondering how yo...

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