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This Is How We Can Help End Hidden Hunger

The concept of "hidden hunger" isn't new, but it's not something that the average person is aware of. Hidden hunger happens when people don't eat a variety of healthy and nutritious foods. They may be getting enough food to fill their stomachs, but they aren't consuming the right balance of nutrients, vitamins and minerals.
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Heal the Burn: How Nutrition Affects Sun Protection

While complete sun abstinence is unlikely for most of us, sun "awareness" and proper sunscreen use are the most important things you can do to prevent sunburns and reduce your risk of skin cancer. There is growing evidence that the foods you consume may influence risk and offer some protection.
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Are Natural Supplements Really Good For You?

And before you go thinking I'm anti-Western med, know that I believe there are some pretty incredible Western medical doctors around doing great things. I simply believe that what we need to do is analyze the entire spectrum of an individual's case rather than group a subset of individuals with similar symptoms (cancer for example) containing multiple root causes.
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Do Vitamins Really Make You a Healthier Person?

How many times have you heard that supplements are merely just expensive urine? Have you also heard that supplements are not needed as we get everything we need from our diet today? Even worse, recent mainstream media articles have also suggested that vitamin supplements are even harmful. It's time to shed some light on these myths.

A Fistful Of Phooey?

Two studies this week raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions. Should anyone be taking them? Which ones are most risky? And if you do take them, how can...

4 Superfoods to Power Up Your Smoothie

Adding superfoods to your smoothie is a simple way to inject a megawatt dose of nutrients into your body. Now with the plethora of health food stores to choose from in most cities, it's not hard to find superfood ingredients to increase your energy, stimulate metabolic rate, prevent cravings and reduce health risks.