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Beautiful B12

By Amanda Wilkes: You may not know it, but B12 is an essential vitamin that the entire family will benefit from. It is the vitamin that will encourage healthy brain development, memory, healthy skin and appropriate blood pressure in breastfeeding mothers, infants, children and adults. The suggested daily intake for …

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Add to Your Health — Safe Tips for Dietary Supplements

By Dawna Matthews: As children, we often were told to take our vitamins. I trusted that these little cartoon shaped vitamins were filled with goodness for me, and would make me stronger and give me more energy to play each day. As we grow older, we now are advised of …

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Fenugreek: A Plant Full of Life, Savoriness and Healing

By Dawna Matthews Most of us would recognize fenugreek by its aroma instead of its look. Its seeds give curries and other dishes distinctive flavors — sometimes pungent or bitter and other times, hints of sweetness. Most people do not know this miraculous plant is beneficial for more than just …

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Getting Over the Flu Naturally

By Chef Centehua I recently got over a flu naturally. It took about four days of taking it as easy as possible. It’s been years since I had to battle a virus or infection. I simply woke up one morning and my body felt achy, my head heavy and my sinuses …

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The Rundown on Vitamins

By Asha Kreiling Every morning after breakfast, I take my vitamins. For a long time, I was taking a generic Kirkland (Costco) brand multivitamin, and it wasn’t until I was almost finished with the giant 500-pill bottle that I actually looked at the ingredients. Among the vitamins and minerals, gelatin …

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Think Green, Think Health and Drink Greens

By Fredrica Syren: A couple a years ago after the birth of my daughter, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s disease. It’s a chronic disorder that affects the thyroid, a part of the endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of the body’s activities. Two major …

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