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Vitiligo Vitamins

Vitiligo and vitamins not only have an extremely strong connection, there are several studies that have demonstrated without any doubt that the vast majority of people with this condition have a deficiency of certain nutrients. Although this is not believed to be the actual cause of this skin condition, it …

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Eating Healthy and Cheap

Sacrifices are already being made with your job cut, gas hikes, and credit cards slamming us to the floor. While our savings get smaller we can’t say the same about our bodies. Eating healthy can seem more costly than grabbing a quick item off the dollar menu. However, keep in …

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Broccoli

Broccoli is a common vegetable found all over the U.S. It is a member of the cabbage family and is closely related to cauliflower. It is sold in great supply at grocery stores and markets. Broccoli is loaded with many different nutrients and health benefits. What will be described below …

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The Benefits of Vitamin B12

Known as the “energy vitamin,” vitamin B12 is essential for many critical functions in the body. Not only does B12 help produce energy, but it also supports the immune system and the nervous system, and regulates the formation of red blood cells. Low levels of B12 can result in anemia, …

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Ways to tell if your Food is whole Grain

Perhaps you’ve heard the hype around the importance of eating whole grains, but are you aware of the health benefits? Furthermore, do you know what a whole grain is, or how to know whether you’re actually eating it? There are many products that include “whole grain” within the label, description, …

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The Benefits of Whey Protein

Whey protein is a milk-based meal replacement supplement frequently used by athletes – particularly those concerned with strength training and muscular gains. Typically it is sold as a powder that can be mixed into water or milk. This article will not address the use of whey protein as a treatment …

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Health Benefits of Cilantro

Depending on whether you cook mainly Mexican or Asian, you’re sure to use cilantro, also known as coriander. This fragrant and rather pungent herb enhances the flavour of cooked dishes, salsas and salads, but it also has many health benefits. It’s one of the oldest herbs in the world, and its use …

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Healthy Convenient Snacks

Remember Mom telling you not to snack between meals? In this case, Mom may have been wrong. Snacking has plenty of benefits, especially if you choose healthy foods. Eating throughout the day helps to keep your blood sugar level so you can avoid mood swings and sudden hunger. It can …

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Food Sources that are High in Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a B-complex vitamin that is primarily found in meat and dairy food products. Vitamin B12 is used in many different places in the body, mainly during cell division, by the nervous system and for energy production. Vitamin B12 from food sources sometimes poses difficulties for vegetarians and, …

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