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Nutrition

Vitamin D Levels May Be the Most Important Indicator of Health

Vitamin D may be the most important nutrient you will need. Numerous studies have shown how important vitamin D levels are to your overall health. Some doctors are even using these levels as a baseline to determine how healthy you are. In the past this vitamin did not get as much...
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Relieving Pain With This Anti-Inflammatory Drink

I was perusing the web this weekend, when I stumbled across a new drink recipe. No, not that kind of drink. This is a healthy drink recipe which supposedly decreases your inflammation. Any drink that boasts pain relieving properties is at least worth a try. Ingredients: 1 orange...
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Overeating Has Impact on Individual and on Our Planet

Overeating can lead to health problems such as: metabolic syndrome, heart disease, stroke, type II diabetes, and even some forms of cancer. Most of us are aware of these health risks as we sit down for our meals. Unfortunately, we may not have been aware of the overall risk for...
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Military Food is Ready for Major Overhaul

From 1995 to 2008, obesity rates among the military have increased from 5% to 13%. Recent reports in 2017 have those numbers up to 17%. This displays a definite step in the wrong direction. The armed forces and dietitians are trying to figure out a plan to change this unfortunate...
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What are Mitochondria and What do They do?

Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell. They produce approximately 90% of the energy in your body. Some cells have more mitochondria than others. Muscle cells, for example, have several mitochondria. Where as neurons have significantly less. They also serve a very...
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