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All About Plant Oils

What are plant oils? by RYAN ANDREWS Plant oils are fats taken from plants — usually from plants’ seeds. Like most food fats, plant oils help improve the palatability of foods and serve as a medium for cooking. The variety of plant oils has expanded in…

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All About Fish Oil

What is fish oil? by RYAN ANDREWS   Fish oil is, well, oil from fish.It’s rich in two specific groups of omega-3 fatty acids known as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). DHA and EPA, along with alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found in things like flax…

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Strength Training and Yoga—Two Valuable Exercise Components for Aging Adults

By Dr. Mercola Exercise is a critical part of a healthy lifestyle, and it can be a part of your life no matter what your age. In fact, staying active becomes increasingly important as you get older, both for your physical and mental health. Even…

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Low folate and vitamin B12 & age-related macular degeneration

Low folate and vitamin B12 levels may increase risk of age-related macular degeneration At a GlanceNew research indicates a potential association between low blood levels of folate and vitamin B12 and an increased risk of macular degeneration.Read more about this research below. Previous research has…

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Recover Faster with Vitamin D

As an athlete you take your routine seriously, planning out your pre-workout meals, customizing your supplements, and regularly switching up your exercise routine. But are you preparing for recovery before you workout? A recent study by The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), which was supported by…

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