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Weight Gain when you Quit Smoking

Why Smokers Gain Weight When They Quit Smoking: Changes in Intestinal Flora Aug. 29, 2013 — Most smokers put on a couple of kilos when they quit smoking. This is not due to an increased calorie intake, but to a change in the composition of the…

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Why You Should Never buy Supplements on Amazon or eBay!

A Must-Read by Former FDA Special Agent Gary Collins Posted August 21, 2013 by Gary Collins, MS In today’s difficult economy, everyday folks seeking a health-and-energy boost may be hesitant to purchase “expensive” vitamins and supplements from “upscale” stores and distribution outlets. Instead, honest folks turn to Internet…

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Research Review: Older and inflamed? Try exercise

by HELEN KOLLIAS Chronic inflammation is at the root of many modern diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, and Type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, there’s a simple, surprising, strengthening, and side-effect-free solution to chronic inflammation: Weight-bearing exercise.   Introduction Cast your mind back – way back….

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All About Nutrition & Bone Health

by RYAN ANDREWS Strong bones are crucial to good health, and good nutrition is crucial to strong bones.  Find out what you need to protect the health of your skeleton for years to come. Introduction Nutrition strongly affects bone health throughout our lives. For instance, what…

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