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The Remarkable Properties of Collagen

Taking collagen for it’s health and healing properties has become a popular trend in recent years. Naturally found in the connective tissue of animals, it is the main protein responsible for keeping the tissue that connects, supports, binds, or separates … Continue reading

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You can do it! 4 tips to keep your resolutions

In order to keep your resolutions in 2019, consider these tips from Tim Bono, author of When Likes Aren’t Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness (Grand Central Life & Style, 2018) and lecturer in psychology at Washington … Continue reading

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Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies

Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies. It causes a range of symptoms, such as fatigue, forgetfulness and tingling of the hands and feet. The reason for the wide variety of symptoms is that vitamin B12 … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Rethink Kids Getting Their Tonsils Out

New research on the long-term effects of removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood finds that the operations are associated with increased respiratory, infectious, and allergic diseases. For many people, having their tonsils removed is a childhood rite of passage. The … Continue reading

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Why South Korean women are living so long

“They put it down to advanced healthcare systems, lower average-body- mass indexes (BMIs) and, in South Korea, cabbage, lots of cabbage.” Women are, generally, living longer than men, particularly in South Korea, which is set to become the first nation … Continue reading

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Sweet, Low-Calorie Foods Confuse Our Metabolism

A food’s sweet taste, not just its calorie count, determines both how the metabolism reacts and the brain’s understanding of its nutritional content, new research suggests. “Calories are only half of the equation; sweet taste perception is the other half.” … Continue reading

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Is iron on your side?

Iron is essential for maintaining good energy levels and optimal health. It is arguably one of the most important minerals, particularly as it is involved in carrying oxygen to every cell in your body. Haemoglobin is the body’s oxygen-carrying protein … Continue reading

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Are Chronic Infections Compromising Your Health?

Are You Feeling Your Best?  Think back to a time to when you were at your healthiest. Do you still feel the same way? Can you pinpoint a moment in time when your health started to go downhill? Many people … Continue reading

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Kindness is contagious

Flikr Images We find that people imitate not only the particulars of positive actions, but also the spirit underlying them. This implies that kindness itself is contagious, and that it can cascade across people, taking on new forms along the … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Grapefruit are a natural hybrid. They are a cross between an orange and an Asian fruit called a Pomelo. Grapefruit contains powerful antioxidants, namely lycopene, beta-carotene and vitamin C. 100 grams of grapefruit contain 135 mg of potassium and 1,150 … Continue reading

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