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No need to over-complicate things when searching for that healthy snack in the supermarket when an apple can provide you with so many nutrients. For a start, chewing on an apple is much better for your teeth than munching on a bag of sweets, as by biting and chewing on an apple you stimulate the [...]

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An ulcer is a painful sore in the stomach lining or at the opening of the small intestine. Ulcers happen because of an imbalance in digestive fluids. Using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, excessive acid production, or an infection caused by Helicobacter pylori can all be responsible for the development of ulcers. An ulcer can cause a [...]

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Swiss chard is vastly underrated in the vegetable kingdom. With 16% more iron than kale, it is also an excellent source of calcium and vitamins A and C--the vital nutrient that is needed to help maintain normal connective tissue, prevent iron deficiency by expediting the absorption of iron, and keep the immune system strong. Chard is one [...]

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Many women go through sleeplessness, monthly menstrual aches, and a variety of other bothersome issues. As a result, it is not uncommon to seek an herbal remedy to help get through these situations. Here are the top eight herbal remedies to help a woman feel better and alleviate a variety of different conditions unique to [...]

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Depression isn't just sadness. It doesn't last a day or two, or even a month. Chronic depression can remain for years. Science is beginning to discover the physiology behind this illness--as real as any cancer or virus--and uncovering its implications. At one point, research pointed to a particular chemical in the brain that is partially [...]

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Beetroot has taken center stage since the 2013 Paralympics when athlete David Weir won four gold medals and boasted it was promoted by regularly consuming beetroot juice. Beetroot has been found to lower systolic blood pressure by 4-5 points with just one glass a day. It's thought to stem from the nitrates found in beets that [...]

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