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11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies


If you eat a balanced, whole-food diet like the one described in my nutrition plan, you’re probably getting adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to function.

If not (and this applies to the majority of the U.S. populatio...

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What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Brain

What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Brain


Science may still be discovering the mechanisms behind why sleep is so important to your health, but you have probably experienced waking up after a poor night's sleep, feeling cranky, over-tired and mentally foggy.

This is only a small fractio...

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The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks

Heart disease kills more women every year than diseases perceived as more threatening, such as breast and lung cancers.

When it comes to the fear factor, breast cancer has a clear edge. Most women are terrified of the disease---and rightly so, since it kills 41,000 U.S. women every year. Lu...

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My secret to success is to exercise daily, eat right and sleep peacefully!

I typically walk in the evening and always after a meal and at least 2 hours prior to bedtime.
I do a set aside deliberate walk everyday. When the weather is crumby, I dance. Prior to exercising I do light stretches to help loosen up. While I am dancing/walking a pay attention to my arms/legs an...

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Keep It Simple and Forgive Myself

The most important thing about any weight loss or exercise program for me has to be simplicity. If it makes life too hard I won't keep it up. I try not to worry about scales and regimes.

I have come to realise that I don't have to punish myself for anything. Just letting go of the self-blame...

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What You Need to Know About Vitamin K2, D and Calcium

What You Need to Know About Vitamin K2, D and Calcium

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin most well known for the important role it plays in blood clotting. However, many do not realize that there are different kinds of vitamin K, and they are completely different.

The health benefits o...

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Get into gardening!

Gardening is a great way to get exercise! According to the University of Virginia, gardening rates up there with other moderate to strenuous forms of exercise, like walking and bicycling. It all depends on what gardening task you are doing and for how long. Like any other form of exercise, you have...

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Tips for Staying Slim Through Summer BBQ Season

When the weather is fab and the days are long, the thing to do is this: fire up the grill, round up your family and friends, and feast. Everybody loves a barbecue. But if you’re trying to watch your weight, big food spreads may actually induce stress—and that’s a problem. Fortunately, we’ve got fixe...

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A Few Ways to Get More Calcium

Well I am a huge milk drinker but especially with cookies. This comes from my childhood. I didn't really eat alot of the healthy stuff. Nah, no tomatoes, veggies or much fruit. My menu was white bread, a small piece of chicken, a bite or two of nana, a plate filled with sweet corn and possibly grape...

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A Few Ways to Get More Calcium

Well I am a huge milk drinker but especially with cookies. This comes from my childhood. I didn't really eat alot of the healthy stuff. Nah, no tomatoes, veggies or much fruit. My menu was white bread, a small piece of chicken, a bite or two of nana, a plate filled with sweet corn and possibly grape...

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