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Pycnogenol: A New Hero in Supplements?

Interested in an extract packed with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immune-boosting, cardiovascular protecting benefits? Have you ever heard of pycnogenol? If not, you should learn about this pine bark extract with the tongue twister name that is gaining popularity in the supplement … Continue reading

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Try Some Natural Swaps for These Medications

While you may think of prescription medications as being created by scientists in a lab, the truth is that many drugs started as natural products. These plant-derived compounds are refined, isolated, and replicated in a lab where they become the … Continue reading

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Skipping Food? 6 Ways To Balance Your Nutrition

Specialized eating plans are no longer that “special.” In a recent Nielsen survey, 31 percent of responders said that they or someone in their household avoid certain foods because of a food allergy or intolerance. Other people exclude various foods because of … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Eat and Age Beautifully!

As I’ve been telling my story these past few years about how I developed an anti-aging cookbook based on the food-is-medicine principle called FoodTrients, I’ve expanded my method for creating delicious, comforting recipes designed to keep you young, healthy and … Continue reading

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Can Supplements Truly Lift Your Mood?

Mood is one of those human experiences that’s difficult to quantify, tricky to change. You know when you’re in a good mood and when things are sour. But what’s at work physiologically in determining your mood? Can transitory events, like … Continue reading

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Could Omega-3 Supplements Help With Depression?

An article appearing on August 8, 2018 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology:

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What Can Mushroom Supplements Do?

Neither fish nor foul, not animal nor even technically a plant, mushrooms occupy a nether-region of life, with tantalizing health benefits such as better athletic performance and even, perhaps, an answer to cancer. Mushrooms are much more than just stir-fry … Continue reading

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Tummy Troubles? How Supplements Can Help

If there’s anything more uncomfortable to discuss than digestive and gut-health issues, it’s the astounding

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Top Supplements Your Heart Will Love

February is not only a time to celebrate love and relationships but it is also American Hearth Month. This important theme helps to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease including stroke. The good news is, though heart disease affects many people … Continue reading

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Plants That May Help Boost Sexual Performance

The earliest humans used plants for medicine as well as for food. By medieval times, people were making huge amounts of money trading spices around the globe. People wanted to make their food taste good, of course. But the perceived … Continue reading

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