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A cup of tea to your health!

May 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Tea has long been described in leading medical journals as an antidote to heart disease, cancer, obesity and arthritis. It also is known to boost immunity, battle viruses, aid in detoxification, lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and normalize blood sugar. All true teas — white, green, oolong and black — […]

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Rosemary — A great addition to your food

May 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Rosemary grows on a small evergreen shrub belonging to the Labiatae family, and is related to mint. The tops of its leaves look like flat, deep green pine-tree needles, while they are silver-white on their underside. Rosemary’s memorable flavor and unique health benefits make it an indispensable herb for every […]

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Hints for a long, healthy life

April 16, 2013

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 by Dr. Peter Bennett and Dr. Stephen Barrie —  Eating healthy and exercising can make a big difference in the quality and length of our lives. If you have a local farmers’ market, visit it. Here you will find fresh, organic and healthy food that tastes better. The following are things that can also make […]

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Foot reflexology: The window into your health

April 15, 2013

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by Fatina Hijab —  As winter approaches, it is necessary to pay closer attention to our feet. Colder weather not only contracts the concrete blocks and electrical wires throughout our cities, but the muscles in our bodies contract as well. Cold weather means having cold feet, craving rich fatty foods and working out less. Without […]

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The worst time to drink carbonated beverages

April 3, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — If you are thirsty in the hours before bedtime, you want to drink milk, water or juice. Do not reach for a carbonated beverage or soda pop. According to a new study from the University of Arizona, soft drink consumption in the evening has been linked to troublesome acid reflux […]

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Eat your way to a healthy heart

March 31, 2013

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by Dr. Toni Vaughan —  It is a fact that the foods we eat can significantly influence our heart health. The problem is that everyday we are bombarded with new information about what constitutes a heart-healthy diet. The following steps offer a simple and practical approach to achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle. • Increase healthy fats […]

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Music therapy: A peaceful revolution

March 16, 2013

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by Sam Pasco —  We all know that we are exposed to more excessive noise today than at any other time in history. Modern life can seem like an ongoing struggle to rise above the din. Home life fills our ears with barking dogs, air conditioning units, televisions, boom boxes and the kitchen vent-a-hood. What […]

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The skinny on fats

March 6, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  High-quality fats and oils are one of the most essential foods to consume every day. They are needed as an energy source for your brain and for producing many vital hormones in the body. They are also essential for transporting all vitamins, minerals and hormones through every one of your […]

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Boost the immune system with beta glucan

February 19, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  Do you ever get the feeling you have been duped by the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and traditional medical industries? You may be a member of the growing group that is questioning and asking, “Do I really need to take that drug or is there something natural that does not have side […]

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Health updates

February 9, 2013

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The following is new health information regarding the importance of regulating salt intake and a call for limits on fluoride in food and water. AMA asks government to regulate salt In an unprecedented move, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted June 13, 2006, to call on the U.S. government to require salt warning labels on […]

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Reflexology can help your health condition

January 26, 2013

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by Fatina Hijab —  Reflexology works in harmony with our natural healing mechanism and its tendency to maintain homeostasis throughout the human body. Homeostasis is an inherently individualized balanced state of physical and emotional wellness. According to Chinese Traditional Medicine, disease occurs when the body is imbalanced. Since the body is programmed to detect the […]

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The heavy facts about being overweight

January 9, 2013

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by Dr. Melissa Dawahare —  With the popularity of NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser” and Dr. Phil’s book, The Ultimate Weight Solution, the topic of weight loss is in the spotlight. People across America are beginning to participate in weight loss programs, eat better and exercise more. This trend comes just in time, because […]

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The four-minute workout or aerobics is a waste of time

January 7, 2013

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by Dr. Mark Force — What if you could work out for just four minutes a day and receive more health benefits than you would from 60 minutes of daily aerobic exercise? You probably think I’m crazy! Well, I may be crazy, but I can prove the four-minute exercise regimen really works. Dr. Izume Tabata […]

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