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REDUCING THE NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION

Air pollution is a major human health concern and is a risk factor for several health conditions. The most common causes of environmental air pollution include power plants, manufacturing facilities, fuel burning heaters, and automobiles. Despite increasing government regulations to reduce emissions and modern, cleaner combustion devices, air…

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Back to School Health Tips

RUSS BARTON MS, CNS, CISSN AUGUST 31, 2017 It’s that time of year for many of us. No, I’m not talking about football season and new television shows. Back to school season is here. We make sure they have appropriate school clothes, all the important supplies…

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HOW NUTRIENTS SUPPORT A HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEM

Ask The Scientists – Health and Science Education Micronutrients are required for the immune system to function efficiently. Micronutrient deficiency harms immunity by affecting antibody responses, leading to imbalances in the immune system. This increases sensitivity to infections and illness. Infections also aggravate micronutrient deficiencies…

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Rapini – Recipe and Nutrition

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD IS PART OF THE PRECISION NUTRITION NETWORK ALL CONTENT © PRECISION NUTRITION OVERVIEW Rapini, also called broccoli rabe (or raab), is a delightfully bitter member of the Brassica family, which also includes cousins such as broccoli, kale, turnip, and cabbage. The degree…

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Nutrition is not a belief system. 

Why wishful thinking won’t get you results, but science might. By Dan Garner  Nutrition is often seen as a belief system. In other words, the answer to “What should I eat?” is often based on faith, magical thinking, emotional attachments, and/or what feels “truthy”, rather…

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Can supplemental vitamin D improve sleep?

From Examine.com Published By Kamal Patel on 2017-08-22 10:51:02  – Last Updated on 2017-08-22 11:05:18 The effect of vitamin D supplement on the score and quality of sleep in 20-50 year-old people with sleep disorders compared with control group The optimal amount of sleep varies from person to person. Most adults require at…

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR SKIN’S STRUCTURE

LAYER BY LAYER: About 15 percent of your body weight is skin. If that seems like a lot, remember that skin is your largest organ. And one of your most important. Understanding your skin’s structure is the first step to maintaining the health of your…

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THE SCIENCE OF SKINCARE

THE SCIENCE OF SKINCARE The science of your skin and its proper care can be best understood through a comprehensive view of its anatomy and physiology. Learn about the structure and function of your skin and its important proteins so you can make better, more…

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