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  • How New Food Allergies Develop in Adults | Natural Health Blog
    8/9/2016
    Many think of allergies as a youth-onset condition, most of us hardly expect to suddenly become allergic to foods we’ve enjoyed our entire lives on our 30th or 60th birthday. But adult-onset allergies occur with more frequency than you might expect.
  • The Best Time of Day to Exercise | Weight Loss Blog
    8/6/2016
    Some of us hop out of bed, slip on running shoes and plunge right into a workout even before sunrise, while others can’t imagine hitting the streets before coffee. Likewise, some eat dinner and then head out to the gym when the stars come out, leaving their exhausted brethren on the couch watching TV. Does it matter whether you exercise first thing or wait until day is done?
  • Health Benefits of Watermelon |  Natural Health Blog
    8/3/2016
    Today is National Watermelon Day, and there is more than one reason to celebrate! Just a 2 cup serving of watermelon is only 80 calories, but its loaded with vitamins such as vitamin A, key antioxidants such as lycopene, and amino acids such as citrulline.
  • Diet Success Determined By Genetics | Weight Loss Blog
    8/2/2016
    According to new research, your dietary triumphs all appear to depend on your genetic makeup, making different diets more beneficial to certain people than to others.
  • Health Benefits of Slouching | Back Pain Health Blog
    8/1/2016
    Research suggests that the traditional upright position with the back at a 90-degree position in relation to the legs, most often assumed by sedentary office workers worldwide, may actually cause back pain and possible future spinal weakness or damage.
  • Pros and Cons of 5-HTP for Depression | Mental Health Blog
    7/30/2016
    5-HTP (short for hydroxyl L-tryptophan) is a chemical that the body produces as it processes the amino acid tryptophan in the foods you eat. Once tryptophan becomes 5-HTP, it converts again to serotonin—a key neurotransmitter that supports good mood and sleep. You need naturally produced 5-HTP to maintain your sunny disposition, but if you’re stressed, it could be in short supply. The touted benefits of 5-HTP are many, but then again, so are the warnings about taking it. What’s the real story?
  • Lemon Juice Health Benefits
    7/28/2016
    Lemon water offers a good source of refreshment and hydration first thing in the morning. Fresh lemon juice aids in digestion, hydration, body alkalinity, nutrient absorption, and so much more!
  • How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies | Children's Health Blog
    7/26/2016
    A simple marketing strategy promoting vegetables may be effective in getting children to consume more of them at meals.
  • Eat Blueberries for PTSD
    7/23/2016
    Most of us think of PTSD as an extreme condition affecting soldiers and those exposed to dramatic violence, and is far more common than previously thought. Many natural remedies help, but did you ever consider blueberries?
  • Successful Workplace Wellness Programs | Natural Health Blog
    7/21/2016
    The use of promotions and rewards can greatly increase involvement in workplace wellness programs.
  • Types of Sunscreens | Natural Health Blog
    7/19/2016
    Many of the best-selling brands of sunscreen do not meet the standards of effectiveness set out by the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • Carcinogenic Memory Foam Mattresses | Health Blog
    7/16/2016
    Most mattresses these days are made from a toxic stew of components and then treated with toxic flame-retardant chemicals and neurotoxins.
  • Better CPR from Strong People | Health Blog
    7/14/2016
    People may have a greater chance of surviving cardiac arrest if the person performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on them is heavier and has greater upper body strength.
  • Positive Self-Talk To Reach Health Goals | Health Blog
    7/12/2016
    Thinking you can enhance your performance appears to lead to improvements in the way you do a particular task.
  • eSight, Vision-Assist Devices For Blind | Natural Health Benefits
    7/9/2016
    One of the most extraordinary advances of medicine in the past few years has been the development of real-life visors that actually help legally blind people see again.
  • Parkinson's Disease & Parkinsonism | Health Blog
    7/7/2016
    Rates of Parkinson's disease may have escalated in American men during the last several decades and--in a mind-boggling twist--a contributing factor might be their dropping rates of smoking.
  • Exercise Prevents Ovarian Cancer | Cancer Alternatives Health Blog
    7/5/2016
    Two new studies have found that a sedentary lifestyle may be linked to a higher risk of ovarian cancer.
  • Difficulty of Quitting Smoking and Dieting | Natural Health Blog
    7/2/2016
    A new study shows that it may take as many as 30 attempts at quitting smoking before it sticks.
  • Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes & Heart Disease | Natural Health Blog
    6/30/2016
    A significant weight reduction is linked to improvements in blood sugar levels and a decrease in numerous heart disease risk factors in those with diabetes over a long-term period.
  • Melanoma on the Soles of the Feet | Cancer Alternatives Health Blog
    6/28/2016
    Melanoma may develop on the soles of the feet due to stress and pressure rather than exposure to sunlight.
  • Using Drones For Organ Delivery | New Health Tech Blog
    6/25/2016
    Drones can be employed for positive purposes, particularly in the realm of healthcare.
  • Electroacupuncture For Carpal Tunnel | Anti-Aging Blog
    6/23/2016
    Sessions of electroacupuncture improved symptoms in patients with mild to moderate cases of carpal tunnel syndrome when used in combination with splinting.
  • How to Not Overfeed Your Infant | Natural Health Blog
    6/21/2016
    Using larger sized bottles to feed young babies may be associated with excess weight by the time they are just a few months old.
  • Flame Retardants Cause Thyroid Disease | Natural Health Blog
    6/18/2016
    Commonly used flame retardant chemicals may increase the risk of thyroid disorders in women.
  • Cancer Dangers of Using Roundup On Your Garden | Natural Health Blog
    6/16/2016
    Of the 32 glyphosate (Roundup) studies evaluated by the EPA in declaring it safe, 27 were paid for by industry, mostly by Monsanto.

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