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This could make your banana even better for you

GMO, vitamins and mineralsImagine this… a fruit that has been altered to be more nutritious. Would you buy it if you knew it was healthier? How about if you knew that the alteration would make it taste better?

Well that theory isn’t too …

Do You Really Need Those Vitamins?

200413281-001More than 1/3 of all Americans take multivitamins. Many people take them just as added assurance that they are getting all of the essential vitamins and minerals that their bodies need in order to function properly, which certainly can’t hurt.…

What Gender Means for Eating Your Veggies

135489663We all know that leading a healthy lifestyle is key to decreasing the risk of developing various types of medical conditions.  Eating fruits and vegetables, which are natural food items rich in vitamins and minerals, serve as the strongest factor …

Changing Color of Pills – A Treatment Nightmare

113208089Many senior citizens are on some kind of regime with their medications, treatment and vitamins and mineral schedules. There are more who have been taking the same treatments or medications for so many years it has just become second nature.…

Why All of Your Calcium Information is Wrong

antibioticsIn order for your body to function properly and stay healthy, it needs a variety of vitamins and minerals that can be obtained from the food you eat or from supplements. Approximately half of Americans take supplements of vitamins and …

Sneaky Things Zapping Energy and Mental Health

If you’re feeling sluggish all the time, you may be surprised to learn about the sneaky things that you’re doing (or maybe not doing) that could be zapping your energy.  Once you learn what’s zapping your energy, you’ll be able …

The Worst Natural Ingredients

You may hear the word “natural” and think that it must be healthy, after-all, it is “natural”.  Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.  Some ingredients are added to processed foods as well as vitamins and minerals as binders, colours, excipients, …

Is Eating Salad Actually Pointless?

healthy foodIt appears to be pretty standard for the health nuts in your group of friends to push the idea of salad being one of the best foods you can eat. While the idea of eating salad for its rich vitamin …

What is Your Bladder’s Personality?

bladder healthAre you always the first person during a car trip in need of a pee break? Do you find it hard to sleep through the night without waking up for a visit to the loo? Urinary requirements and urinary habits …

Leading the Fight – The Soda Ban

 preventativeAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than one-third of American adults are obese. Obesity leads to a number of health related problems including heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Both health and government officials are …

How to Handle Your Sweaty Feet

preventativeThere are over 200,000 sweat glands in our feet so it is no wonder that many people struggle to control sweaty, smelly paws. There are cases where people have Hyperhidrosis; a medical term for  sweating feet. For some people, keeping …

Spending Time Here Could Make You More Creative

natural healthThe next time you’re stumped for an idea, you might want to consider heading to your local coffee shop.  New research published in the Journal of Consumer Research found that ambient noise, like what is found in a busy coffee …

Beating the Odds if Disease Runs in the Family

 preventativeThere are numerous diseases that can run in your family. When a disease runs in the family it essentially means that more than one person in the family has the same condition. While this can be caused by gene mutations, …

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