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Why You Need to Take Vitamin K with Calcium Supplements

A subgroup analysis of a study on 24,000 Europeans suggested increased risk of cardiovascular disease for those taking ONLY calcium supplements (1). Let's dive into how you can protect yourself from hardened arteries from calcium supplements. It is a well-established fact that when you take calcium you should also take magnesium. This is because magnesium helps your body keep the calcium you [...]

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7 Dietary Mistakes that Increase Kidney Stone Risk

Ever experienced some unexplained lower back ache? Perhaps you slept in a weird position. But did the low back ache coincide with a fever and chills or even abdominal pain and vomiting? Maybe you’ve got a touch of the flu or food poisoning. But if you’re also experiencing trouble urinating, you’ve just hit the telltale combination of symptoms that point to [...]

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10 Foods for Heart Health You Should Be Eating

This month we solute the heart. And all things heart-shaped on a particular day this month, if you’re into that sort of thing. But you really should be practicing heart-healthy habits every day, all year round. And what do we do every day? Eat. Usually multiple times a day. These days with the plethora of readily available foods at our fingertips, it’s [...]

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6 Essential Compounds Your Body Stops Making As You Age

Some regard age as nothing but a number. But the realists of the world are keeping track of the growing number of less than desirable side effects of aging. And this includes putting the brakes on certain compounds our bodies make – stuff we absolutely need. The internal machinery in all of us isn’t built to run full steam ahead [...]

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9 Supplements to Regulate Thyroid Function

When you think about the engine-like organ that keeps your body going, which organ comes to mind? You could consider the heart that constantly pumps life-giving blood throughout the body, transporting oxygen and vital nutrients. Or perhaps the brain, which is like the control tower at a busy airport, continuously sending and receiving messages to choreograph a multitude of functions. But did [...]

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The Best Time to Take Vitamins and Other Supplements

If you’re an avid supplement taker, you’ve probably wondered if there’s actually a better time of day to take your supplements. Should you take them as soon as you wake up in the morning? Is it better on an empty stomach or with food? What if you have no routine at all and you take your vitamins and other dietary supplements [...]

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How to Avoid the Winter Blues

Cold weather and shorter days are not for everyone. In fact some people are downright depressed about it. It’s not uncommon to feel down this time of year over stressful holidays or absent loved ones. This is what’s known as the “winter blues.” But some may experience more severe mood changes that last throughout the fall and winter. These more [...]

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Cold & Flu Prevention: How not to get it or spread it

It’s that time of the year again! The chilly weather, the holiday cheer, the coughing, the congestion, the full body ache . . . Yep. Cold and flu season is here! With the approaching holidays, many of us will be surrounded by others and their germs. Whether you’re amongst the thong of strangers doing the holiday shopping or being generous [...]

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Dangerous Beauty: The Chemical Evils in Personal Care Products

The year is swiftly coming to an end and the time to set the ubiquitous New Year’s Resolution is upon us!But why not think about it as a chance to make a permanent change? A simple tweak in your daily routine that is beneficial to your health. How about you make a commitment to eliminating the harmful and [...]

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Can Your Sweet Tooth Be a Precursor to Alzheimer’s?

Be honest. Did you overdo it on the Halloween candy?If you’ve got a sweet tooth like me, Halloween seems to signify the start of the eating season heightened by sweets in all forms – candy, baked goods, sweetened hot and cold drinks, even glazed meats and candied yams (way to kill the nutritional goodness of an otherwise healthy vegetable). [...]

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