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Most everyone knows that the main issue facing the health of Americans is obesity. It is true; more than half of the nation's men, women, and children are obese. With this many people carrying around ...
Did you know that your environment has a dramatic effect on your ability to uptake vitamins and minerals in your body, even in supplement form? It is not only scientifically sound, it makes sense to a...
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Acai Berry - Super AntioxidantA small grape like fruit from the Amazon Rain Forest has been found to be one of the most potent natural antioxidants. The Acai berry, pronounced "a-sigh-ee", has been sh...
The desire to shed a few unwanted pounds is top of mind for many of us. However, weight loss is just plain hard. The thought of starting a diet is often accompanied by anticipation of hunger and s...