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Vitamin D and Fat Loss – ????

By Alisa Bowman, Photographs by Kenji Toma It was supposed to be a routine study. At the University of Minnesota 2 years ago, Shalamar Sibley, M.D., was examining how calorie reduction might affect hormone pathways. On a hunch, she decided to test one more variable: vitamin D….

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A Healthy Balance: Redefining Self Image

ASHLEY COLLINS   Let’s face it, we all have our insecurities, and no matter what size, shape, color or age, it’s become an all-too-common pastime to self criticize and scrutinize our outward appearances. Blame it on whatever you will — the media, pop culture, that…

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Prenatal Folic Acid – Autism in Children

Prenatal Folic Acid Supplement Intake and Risk of Autism in Children At a Glance A recent study involving over 85,000 children has shown a correlation between prenatal folic acid supplement intake, and a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorders in children.  Read more about this…

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Top 13 Tips to Prevent Cancer

By Dr. Mercola There’s a lot you can do to lower your chances of getting cancer — you and your family CAN take control of your health. Don’t wait for diagnosis, take the reins and be a proactive participant in your own health care, before…

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