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Botanicals and Herbal Supplements

Herbal supplements and botanicals have become increasingly popular as many individuals begin to look for alternatives to prescription drugs. While many prescription drugs come to the marketplace after having been only used for a few months by a small number of people, most of the negative as well as the …

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How can vitamins be harmful to your health

Vitamins are not harmful if taken in dosages recommended by professionals. According to Medline Plus “Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally. They are A, C, D, E, K and the B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, Vitamin-b-6, vitamin B-12 and folate)”. Yet vitamins …

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Eating Healthy Food

To be a healthy cook cook the right kinds of food and eat smaller portions of ti. Stock your shelves with wholesome food bought for their nutritional value and not for because they were ‘a good buy. In other words, buy only those ‘on sale’ foods that you need. Buy …

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Nutritional Benefits of Bananas

Bananas are America’s number one fruit. An average American eats 28 pounds per year. Bananas grow from bulbs or rhizomes; they sprout shoots annually on plants, not trees. Bananas contain no fat, cholesterol or sodium. Chiquita and Dole split top sales for the banana market at 25% each; Del Monte …

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Vegan or Vegetarian which Eating Lifestyle

Going vegan or vegetarian – that is indeed the first question to a healthier lifestyle, and the choice isn’t always easy. First consider the differences. Vegetarians abstain from eating meat, so this means no beef, turkey, chicken, etc. Vegans, on the other hand, do not consume anything that comes from …

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