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Is our diet driving us crazy?

Is our diet driving us crazy? – importance of a balanced diet for good brain health Carol Simontacchi It comes as no surprise to most of us that mental and behavioral disorders are increasing at exponential rates around the world. Experts predict that within the next few years, suicide will be the No. 1 cause […]

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Psyllium Husk Capsules

Psyllium Husk Capsules – from Now Foods NOW[R] foods introduces psyllium husk capsules with apple pectin. Psyllium is a bulking agent with a high mucilage content that can play an important role in maintaining healthy digestive functions. Taking psyllium husk in capsule form is a convenient way to increase your intake of dietary fiber. COPYRIGHT […]

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Ayurvedic Stress Reducer

Ayurvedic Stress Reducer – Ayurvedic Worry Free herbal stress buster Make every day a worry-free day with Worry Free[TM], a potent herbal stress-buster. Anxiety can lead to headaches, insomnia, mood swings and other health imbalances. Ayurvedic Worry Free[TM] helps settle and balance the mind and nervous system so that you feel composed, collected and alert. […]

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Ignore St. Johns wort ‘scare’

Ignore St. Johns wort ‘scare’ Leading herbalists and industry organizations are trying to dispel some unsubstantiated rumors about the effects of St. John’s wort on birth control pills. Led by Rob McCaleb of the Herb Research Association, the American Herbal Products Association and the National Nutritional Foods Association are joining to clarify a speculation made […]

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Nature’s Antiviral Food

Nature’s Antiviral Food Red Marine Algae Plus[TM] combines the antiviral properties and the nutritional benefits of red marine algae and spirulina. Pure Planet[R] has created this 100 percent pure whole-food tablet using no binders, fillers or tableting aids. COPYRIGHT 2000 Measurement & Data Corporation COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon – therapeutic uses Eugene Zampieron Try putting some liquid soap and cinnamon in a spray bottle and use on plants as an organic bug repellent. Ah! The spicy, sweet smell of cinnamon! Everyone recognizes the familiar aroma of this common kitchen spice. But did you know that cinnamon is an exotic plant bark with […]

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Good buzz for bee products

Good buzz for bee products AUSTRALIA – The Australian and New Zealand Food Authority has determined that bee products are not any more dangerous than other foods. The Authority has issued a report acknowledging that bee pollen and propolis, the two most common bee products, are extremely low – risk and do not require warning […]

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‘Winterize’ your skin

‘Winterize’ your skin Andrew J. Kaufman ‘Tis the season for chapped lips, red cheeks, itching and dry skin that is about as moisturerich as the Mohave Desert. Freezing temperatures, increase in precipitation, heavy winds, and a dramatic drop in humidity punishes our skin in the winter months. Distracted by our inclination to bundle up and […]

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Eat chocolate don’t worry

Eat chocolate don’t worry – polyphenols and antioxidants in milk chocolate have health benefits Debra M. Gorham The luscious milk chocolate fondants at a summer wedding…Creamy Godiva truffles in your Christmas stocking…A giant Hershey’s[R] kiss for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate has been a part of holidays since it was introduced over a century ago by the […]

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Ensure Healthy Blood Pressure

Ensure Healthy Blood Pressure Julian Whitaker Your height and weight are vital statistics you probably carry around in your head, but do you know what your blood pressure is? According to a recent survey, almost half of all Americans over age 50 don’t have this important piece of health information at their fingertips. Fewer still […]