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From the doc: Choosing an omega

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We know you try to take care of yourself. You work out, watch your diet, and take supplements. Is omega-3 fish oil part of your wellness routine? Omega-3 fish oils are one of the most important supplements you can take. Research shows that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids provides numerous benefits, including: Lower blood pressure Increased HDL (“good”) cholesterol Reduced risk of heart attack Lower levels of stress hormones, which is critical for weight loss …

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8 cancer-fighting foods

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Eating foods packed with cancer-fighting nutrients and antioxidants can reduce your risk of developing cancer, and can also complement conventional cancer treatments like radiation therapy. Inflammation is often the root cause of cancer, as inflammation can lead to the multiplying of abnormal cells that trigger the growth of cancerous tumors. The key to fighting cancer with food involves consuming high amounts of healthy, whole foods packed with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that can effectively …

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How to add superfoods to your diet

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Superfoods are packed with nutrients that aid in weight loss and offer countless health benefits. Everyone knows that superfoods like fruits, vegetables, and nuts are healthy, yet many people tend to lean toward foods they feel are more appetizing or convenient, such as fast food, frozen dinners, and other less healthy options. The key to adding superfoods to your diet is to know how to incorporate them into everyday meals so that you can adjust …

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Foods that can help keep your skin looking youthful

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Exercise, plenty of sleep, and minimal sun exposure are just some ways to keep your skin looking youthful, but did you know the foods you eat can also impact your appearance? A diet high in sugar and other unhealthy ingredients can accelerate the aging process and cause skin problems including acne and rashes. But a diet high in vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients can keep your skin looking smooth, supple, and youthful today and for …

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The Importance of Vitamin D

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Typically referred to as the sunshine Vitamin, this multitasker is becoming known as D for Disease Preventer.  This vitamin actually acts more like a hormone, by interacting with enzymes in the body to promote calcium absorption, bone metabolism, and healthy bone remodeling.  Vitamin D receptors are found in all tissues of the body, including the brain, heart, and muscles. However, a large majority of the US population is suspected to have suboptimal levels of Vitamin …