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Flu Shot Alternatives

You don't need a flu shot to protect yourself this year. Use natural immune boosters to stay strong and healthy through the fall and…

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Stroke Recovery

The right nutrients and herbs can help repair damage and improve quality of life Strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in the United…

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Save Your Joints

Hyaluronic acid may hold the key to reversing arthritis Several years ago, ABC News’ Connie Chung reported on a Japanese village called Yuzuri…

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Blood Sugar Blues?

Too many type 2 diabetics are taking drugs when simple diet and lifestyle changes may be just as effective The statistics on the growing epidemic of…

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Vision Quest

Five key nutrients for preventing and treating cataracts and macular degeneration Nutritional factors play a key role in the prevention and…

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The Collagen Connection

This unheralded protein plays a key role in keeping us together—literally The most abundant protein in the human body, collagen is also the main…

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How to Eliminate Food Cravings

Despite what you may have heard, overcoming food cravings has nothing to do with willpower Oxygen, food, and water are the three main things we…

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Quiet Please

Natural ways to silence the ringing, roaring, and hissing of tinnitus Millions of Americans suffer from tinnitus, a condition more descriptively…

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Clot Busters

Natural ways to keep blood vessels clear One of the primary causes of heart attacks and strokes, atherosclerosis is the hardening of artery…

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Nutrients for Teenage Skin

The five most important vitamins and minerals for teenage skin, plus how fish oil protects young brains Nutrition isn’t a priority for most…

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Quitting Time

Natural products to help kick the smoking habit You’ve heard it before, but to put it simply, if you want good health, you must stop…

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Balancing Act

How to prevent long—term complications of diabetes and balance your blood sugar with natural products Diabetes is a serious chronic disorder…

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How to Boost Energy Naturally

The "up" side of caffeine Vibrant natural energy is truly a wonderful feeling that too few people experience on a consistent basis. The number of…

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Breathe

Remedies for sinus congestion, bronchitis, asthma, and COPD Virtually all of us take the ability to get a good breath of air for granted. For people…

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Brain Power

How to protect the brain against memory loss and Alzheimer's disease Is memory loss and decreased brain power inevitable as we age? Many people in…

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Beauty from Within

How olives, green tea, hyaluronic acid, and silicon can make your more beautiful Radiant and vibrant hair, skin, and nails have long been associated…

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Man Power

Natural ways to combat erectile dysfunction and enhance male sexual vitality. Right or wrong, sex is often at the very center of how a man defines…

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The Radiation-Proof Diet & Supplement Plan

Protect yourself from daily toxins, environmental hazards, and even radiation exposure with this antioxidant-based health regimen Earlier this…

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Stitch in Time

Understanding your genetic clock and how to slow it down For many years, it was thought that cells were immortal if provided an ideal environment.…

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Omega-3s & Immunity

You know all about fish oil and heart health, but that's just the tip of the iceberg for these healthful fats A recent study showed that women who…

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Burn Out

A rational approach to indigestion The term indigestion is often used to describe heartburn as well as feelings of gas or bloating after eating,…

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Osteo Advice

Why collagen may be more important for bones than calcium Bones are made up of dynamic living tissue that requires a wide range of nutrients—not…

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Fire Extinguishers

Natural approaches to whole body inflammation Inflammation occurs as a reaction to injury or infection. It's characterized by pain, redness,…

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Rejuvenate Your Brain

PQQ a new wonder supplement may be able to help your brain fire on all cylinders no matter your age A recently discovered, vitamin-like compound…

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Feeling Stressed? Try Ginseng

Nature provides us with several plants that can help our body fight the effects of stress. These beneficial botanicals are often referred to as…

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Radical Health

The importance of plant-based antioxidants The terms “antioxidants” and “free radicals” have become pretty common in recent years. Loosely…

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3 Fresh Juices for Arthritis Pain

Many of us, especially as we get older, experience the aches and pains of arthritis. Fortunately, there are several things we can do to help reduce…

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Slumber Party

When you can't sleep, the temptation to pop a sleeping pill is strong. But did you know you could be risking your life? There’s a large body of…

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Sweet Relief For PMS

Think PMS is a normal part of being a woman? It doesn't have to be! You can feel better—less moody, bloated, and fatigued, for example—by trying…

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3 Immune-Boosting Juices for Cold & Flu Season

According to the latest CDC Influenza Surveillance Report, flu is widespread in 25 states so far this season. As for the common cold, the CDC…

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7 Common Misconceptions About Juicing

Juicing has been around since countertop appliances became popular in the 1950s and '60s. Today, raw juice bars are everywhere, and lots of people…

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Simple Tips To Detoxify Your Body

Detoxification of harmful substances in the body is a continual process, and it doesn't have to be unpleasant. Actually, the best approach may be to…

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Eating Strawberries and Blueberries Cut Heart Attack Risk In Women

Fruit Consumption REDUCES Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Introduction While fruits are rich in fiber, antioxidants, and phytochemicals that provide considerable beneficial health effects, they also contain…

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Omega-3s May Help Treat Depression, Osteoarthritis and Prostate Cancer

Does Fish Oil Really Boost Prostate Cancer?

On July 10, 2013, the media jumped on news that too much fish oil might boost prostate cancer risk. As someone who has studied the many benefits of…

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How a SELECTed Bad Study Became Big News

Introduction On July 10, 2013, major media headlines and news stories claimed "Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk." Wow, that sure…

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A Secret for Younger-Looking Skin

During red carpet season, we ogle celebrities at the award ceremonies, examining their skin and hair, along with “who they’re…

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The Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

Nutrients play an enormous role in preventing and treating the leading causes of impaired vision in North America–cataracts and macular…

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How to Slow Down Your Genetic Clock

There has been a great deal of study in recent years about what causes us to age, and whether it’s possible to slow down our genetic clock. For…

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Garlic — For Healthy Cholesterol and Immune Function

Garlic has been used throughout history virtually all over the world as a medicine. Its use predates written history. Sanskrit records document the…

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How to “Beet” High Blood Pressure

More than 60 million Americans have high blood pressure (high BP) including more than half (54.3%) of all Americans age 65 to 74 years old and almost…

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Get a grip on anxiety

If you think prescription medications are the only option for anxiety and panic attacks, you’ll be happy to know about these very effective natural…

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Natural Support for Stress, Anxiety, and Insomnia

Everyday stress is a normal part of modern living. Job pressures, family arguments, financial woe, traffic and time management are just a few of the…

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Phytosomes – Increase the absorption of herbal extracts!

Phytosomes are advanced forms of herbal products that are better absorbed, utilized, and as a result produce better results than conventional herbal…

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Cinnamon Extract Tames Blood Sugar

Cinnamon is one of the oldest known spices. It was mentioned in the Bible and was used in ancient Egypt not only as a beverage flavoring and…

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Ease Enlarged Prostate

The prostate is a single, doughnut-shaped gland about the size of a walnut that lies below the bladder and surrounds the urethra. The prostate…

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Is Your Child Constipated? Try This Natural Solution

The National Institutes of Health reports that constipation in children is a common occurrence. While this condition is typically not…

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Home Remedies to Heal Bronchitis

Bronchitis refers to an infection or irritation of the bronchi—the passageway from the windpipe (trachea) to the lungs. This illness is much more…

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The Importance of Gratitude

A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things. — Plato There is no question that Americans seek a magic bullet…

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Are You Riding The Blood Sugar Roller Coaster?

Blood sugar levels play an important role in how we feel and if we will be at risk of developing certain chronic and potentially deadly illnesses…

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Coenzyme Q10: The Body’s Spark Plug

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) the spark plug of the human body: Just as a car can’t run without that initial spark, the human body can’t get going without…

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Trouble Sleeping? Here’s Some Sound Sleep Advice

A shortage of nightly Z’s has been linked to depression and weight gain, and now a new study has found that insomnia may also increase the risk of…

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Are Sleeping Pills a Dream-Come-True or Nightmare?

It’s 2 a.m. and you’re staring at the ceiling, begging sleep to come. Again. “Has anyone ever stayed awake forever?” you wonder. And then the…

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Two Natural Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure

Want to lower your blood pressure without the harmful side effects of pharmaceuticals?  Boost your intake of black tea and magnesium. An Australian…

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Do You Want to Downsize Your Meal?

Studies show that calorie postings in fast-food restaurants do little to deter diners from overeating. Two university professors wondered what would…

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Many Headaches Are Drug-Induced

The goal of headache medications is not to identify and eliminate their cause, but simply to relieve pain symptoms. Very interestingly, clinical…

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Tinnitus: Natural Ways to End the Ringing

You know that ringing in the ears that follows a too-loud concert? For people with tinnitus, that annoying sound never ends. It’s not always…

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If Dad’s Depressed, Kids May Be Too

A study of 21,993 kids from two-parent homes shows that if dad is down, kids suffer, although not as much as if they have a depressed mother. The…

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Important New Treatment Guidelines for Sinus Infection

An expert panel of physicians representing a variety of organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American…

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Autism

Autism is a condition characterized by difficulties with social interaction, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive…

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Seven Secrets for PMS Relief

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a recurrent condition in women characterized by troublesome symptoms seven to fourteen days before menstruation.…

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Dr. Murray Recognized for Long-time Contributions to Natural Health

Dr. Michael Murray is the 2012 recipient of the Natural Products Association’s President’s Award, joining a long list of natural health…

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New Research Helps Unlock the Secrets of Obesity

New studies are helping to combat the obesity epidemic by offering clues about why we gain weight and the best ways to lose it. Research published…

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Coenzyme Q10 is Essential for a Healthy Heart

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an essential component of mitochondria—the energy-producing unit in every cell in your body. CoQ10 is involved in the…

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Celery and Celery Seed Extract Are Powerful, Proven Healers

Celery is a member of the umbelliferous family, along with carrots, parsley and fennel. The celery we see today originated from wild celery native to…

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Rational Protection Against Nuclear Radiation

The run on potassium iodide (KI) supplements in health food stores and pharmacies after the recent Japanese earthquake highlights many issues I have…

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Cranberry’s Effectiveness for Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis

Cranberry juice and cranberry extracts have shown benefit in preventing and treating urinary tract infections in several double-blind studies. New…

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Grapeseed Extract Important Recommendation for Type 2 Diabetes

Increased oxidative stress is a major risk factor for the chronic complications of diabetes. People with diabetes typically have elevated levels of…

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Phytosomes Increase the Absorption of Herbal Extracts

Phytosomes are advanced forms of herbal products that are better absorbed and utilized by the body, and consequently produce better results than…

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DGL for Peptic Ulcers

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL): A special licorice extract for peptic ulcers (duodenal and gastric) A special extract of licorice known as DGL is…

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Lower Blood Pressure with Fish Peptide

High Blood Pressure -- Lower Blood Pressure Naturally with Fish Peptides High blood pressure directly kills over 50,000 people in the United States…

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Maitake for Immune Support

MaitakeGold 404(TM) -- The Medical Mushroom Extract for Cellular Immune Protection The maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa) has been recognized as…

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Multivitamin and Mineral Formula — How to Select the Best

The Truth About Multiple Vitamins -- What to Look for in a Multiple Vitamin and Mineral Supplement In the last few years more Americans than ever…

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Natural Support During Chemotherapy

For many people the very thought of chemotherapy evokes frightening images of debilitating nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and weakness. However, newer…

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Natural Support for Diabetes and Blood Sugar Control

Diabetes mellitus is a disorder characterized by elevations in blood sugar levels. There are two major categories:Type 1 and Type 2.Type 1 diabetes…

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Natural Support for Liver Health Function

The liver is the second-largest organ in the body (your skin is the largest) and is the largest gland. All together, the liver performs over five…

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Natural Support for Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia

The Effective Nutritional System for a Calmer Life Everyday stress is a normal part of modern living. Job pressures, family arguments, financial…

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Natural Support Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails

Radiant, vibrant, and healthy looking hair, skin, and nails have long been associated with good health. While most people try and improve the…

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Prenatal Nutrition:Optimal Nutrition Support During Pregnancy

Pregnancy obviously results in an increased need for vitamins and minerals. Deficiency or excess of any of a number of nutrients can lead to birth…

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OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS: Pharmaceutical Grade Marine Lipids

While most Americans eat way too much of the omega-6 oils found in meats and most vegetable oils, they suffer a relative deficiency of the omega-3…

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Pancreatic Enzymes: Key to Powerful Anti-Inflammatory & Immune Support

Enzyme preparations are one of the most useful nutritional supplements available. Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions – they…

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The Healing Power of Proteolytic Enzymes

Proteolytic enzymes (or proteases) refer to the various enzymes that digest (break down into smaller units) protein. These enzymes include the…

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Black Cohosh – Is There Really A Concern?

Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) is without question the most popular natural approach to menopausal symptoms. Its popularity has been increasing…

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New Guidlines for Hypertension?

What is behind the new guidelines for treatment of high blood pressure? In case you missed it, last week new classifications of high blood pressure…

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Saw Palmetto Extract: Nature’s Answer to Prostate Enlargement

The prostate is a single, doughnut-shaped gland about the size of walnut that lies below the bladder and surrounds the urethra. The prostate secretes…

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