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Vitamin E and Your Health

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

 Pure vitamin E oil is extremely versatile. Vitamin E oil promotes healing and is an active ingredient in many products available for skin and nails. Vitamin E is a strong antioxidant that prevents premature aging. It should be incorporated into a daily diet. Vitamin E oil can be purchased at ... more

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Avoiding Starchy Foods

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Starches are carbohydrate-based foods, such as breads, pasta, cereals and potatoes. Starches account for roughly one-third of most people’s diets, according to the Food Standards Agency. While whole grain starches and starchy vegetables are rich in nutrients and fiber, other forms of starches provide “empty” calories, or calories devoid of ... more

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Benefits of Organic Foods

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that’s created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. On one hand, you have a conventionally grown apple. On the other, you have one that’s organic. Both apples are firm, ... more

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Habits to Keep for Life

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Do you eat breakfast every day? Do you always take the stairs? Whatever your daily habits are, there’s no denying that they impact your health. Even though the things we do as part of our daily routines might seem small, over time the small things can add up. So, by ... more

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Health Benefit of Basil

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Health Benefits Research studies on basil have shown unique health-protecting effects in two basic areas: basil’s flavonoids and volatile oils. DNA Protection Plus Anti-Bacterial Properties The unique array of active constituents called flavonoids found in basil provide protection at the cellular level. Orientin and vicenin are two water-soluble flavonoids that ... more

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Foods for Your Joints

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

The warmer weather is officially here, which means it`s time to get outdoors and enjoy one of your favorite activities, whether that`s taking an outdoor yoga class, jogging through your local park, walking your dogs, or engaging in morning swimming or water aerobics sessions. During these active months, the last ... more

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Keeping The New Years Resolutions

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

It’s the end of the year, so it makes sense that we discuss how to make those New Year’s resolutions come true (for a change!). If you’re serious about keeping those resolutions, then you’ll appreciate this article. I’ve outlined five tips to help make you more successful when making those ... more

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Deficiency in Vitamin E

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

How does Vitamin E Deficiency arise? Vitamin E deficiency mainly arises from fat malabsorption. It causes neurological problems due to poor nerve conduction. Low birth weight can also cause vitamin E deficiency.   Vitamin E Deficiency Symptoms in Infants Retrolental fibroplasia (an eye disease) Loss of weight and delayed growth ... more

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Not Enough Protein?

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

How Much Is Enough? Protein requirements are complicated because the amount we need changes with age. Infants require about 10 grams a day. Teenage boys need up to 52 grams a day. Teenage girls need 46 grams a day. Adult men need about 56 grams a day. Adult women need ... more

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Yawning Excessively

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Q. I yawn frequently. Is this just a sign of a lack of energy or could it be something more serious? A. Most people assume that yawning is a sign of being tired. But sometimes people yawn when they are not tired — when someone else yawns or when you ... more

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