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anti-oxidants

When cells oxidize, free radicals, which cause further oxidation, can be produced. Antioxidants stop free radicals from continuing oxidation, which can damage healthy cells. Scientists continue to study the benefits of using antioxidants to fight and prevent many diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and an array of diseases that affect the brain, which is particularly […]

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Chronic Inflammation in the body is attributed as a cause or factor in many illnesses, and many times you’ll hear about reducing inflammation in the body as a key to being healthy. However, inflammation is a natural and helpful reaction of the immune system; it’s how your body responds to pathogens, as well as injured […]

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How do you improve Cognitive Function? It’s surprisingly simple, and if you’re already trying to improve your bodily health it’s easy to include your mind as well. First stop: Diet. Your body needs a daily array of vitamins and minerals to perform all its functions, both while you’re awake and while you’re asleep. Spring, and […]

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Taking Care of Your Liver

December 28, 2009

It’s the holidays and parties abound, whether it’s for your office, your neighbors, or New Year’s Eve. Not only are we eating up all our friend’s home-made goodies, but we’re drinking in celebration. Drinking alcohol, especially excessive amounts, can take a toll on your liver. When drinking, having a blood alcohol level (BAC) of about […]

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As the U.S. health care debate rages on, mammograms have entered the fray, making headlines across the country. On November 16th the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, taking into account studies regarding the effectiveness of a yearly screening against the possible harm to women who get false positives, and an increased exposure to radiation, advised […]

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