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Maryland elementary school introduces smoothie bar to bolster children's fruit and vegetable intake
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(NaturalNews) It's no secret that most children crinkle up their noses at the mere thought of consuming vegetables and some fruits, with plenty of parents often struggling to find ways to get them to eat more greens. However, most children can't be fooled by the game of calling a... [...]
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A guide to balancing our omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid intake
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(NaturalNews) There's a good reason why nutritionists consider omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids to be "essential" acids. These polyunsaturated fats, which are responsible for building cells and maintaining nerve and brain function, cannot be manufactured by our bodies. This means that... [...]
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Herbs and spices can add flavor and health benefits to meals while reducing sodium intake
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(NaturalNews) Herbs and spices have been used for thousands of years by ancient civilizations inhabiting all corners of the earth, offering various benefits for both physical and spiritual health. With the development of new technology, Western medicine has strayed further and further... [...]
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Double-Blind Test: Boosting Selenium Intake ‘Cuts Cancer Rates by 41%’
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For those suffering from prostate, esophageal, colorectal and lung cancer, you may want to take note. Selenium is a naturally occurring trace element which is a constituent of more than two dozen selenoproteins that play critical roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, DNA synthesis, and protection from oxidative damage and infection. It also is a cancer preventative like nobody’s business! Studies from Cornell University and the University of Arizona alike show that those who [...]
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Study: Increasing Intake of This Vitamin can Boost Fertility
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Many studies point to the genetic risks of offspring ‘created’ with an older man’s sperm. Not only do men over 40 have a hard time with infertility, but the quality of their sperm is often compromised, making genetic abnormalities more frequent. There is hope, though. A study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that healthy increases in micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, phyto-nutrients, etc.) improved the DNA in sperm of older [...]
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Sugar intake linked to cancer and heart disease
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(NaturalNews) The dangers of sugar on oral health are heavily documented. Its adverse effects on weight and obesity, issues that are becoming increasingly common, have been emphasized a great deal in the past few decades as well. Now, new hazards when it comes to consuming too much... [...]
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Study: Low Salt Intake Associated with High Death Rates
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Lower Your Salt Intake? Fugetaboutit! By Dr. Brownstein Folks, I have written to you many times about the benefits of unrefined salt. Human beings are designed to desire and utilize salt on a daily basis. We can’t live without salt. Remember, we have no stores of salt in our bodies. Either we ingest adequate amounts of salt on a daily basis or we become salt deficient. Salt deficiency can manifest many ways but common symptoms of salt deficiency include muscle cramps (especially in the feet an [...]
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Top 10 magnesium-rich foods to boost your intake of this essential mineral
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(NaturalNews) Magnesium is one of the most important -- and yet often overlooked -- nutraceutical required for a healthy body and mind. Magnesium plays an important role in more than 300 biochemical reactions and processes in the body (1), but despite its importance, many people fail... [...]
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One Solid Way to Boost Your Protein Intake as a Vegetarian
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Paleo people, don’t chastise me yet! I’m not pushing a vegetarian diet. This is simply an attempt at pointing out how vegetarians and vegans can maintain a high level of protein intake with plant based foods. Just don’t forget to include bio-available sub-lingual or patch methylcobalamin B12 supplements, as a plant-based diet will often leave  you B12-depleted. Vitamin B12 prices are usually reasonable. For the record, I am a lacto-ovo vegetarian, one who consumes dairy produ [...]
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Check your mecury intake from fish with this handy online calculator
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(NaturalNews) Mercury is a naturally occurring element, but it is also a danger to human anatomy -- a neurotoxin to the brain. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, overexposure to mercury can spur irritability, social anxiety, shyness and even eating... [...]
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Daily vitamin B3 intake could help treat degenerative childhood disease
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(NaturalNews) Vitamin B3 may be a miracle treatment for the genetic childhood disease Friedreich's ataxia -- which currently has no treatment or cure -- according to a study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London, University College London and the National Institute... [...]
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CA Urged to Reduce Water Intake Due to Drought: Company Plans to Plug Agriculture Water Leaks
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There is a huge disparity in water availability in California, and with the recent news of a drought, it makes it extremely rough on farmers trying to grow food crops. Californians have even been urged to reduce their water consumption by at least 20% in recent days. Despite the current drought, some areas of the state might expect more than 100 inches of rain annually while others can expect barely an inch, such as in Death Valley. This causes an equally varied and widely fluctuating cost for [...]
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Five steps for keeping your sugar intake to a minimum
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