3 Delicious Mood and Energy Booster Smoothie Recipes

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Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Mood and Energy
I haven’t quite decided why I like this article from Food Matters, so much.

Maybe it’s because I felt a boost to my mood from just reading the recipes.

Perhaps I like it because the ingredients are chock full of antioxidants, healthy fats, energy producers, and high quality proteins.

Or, it could simply be that the scrumptious-looking smoothies have given me the motivation to dust off my megawatt blender, which has long been relegated to the task of propping up a row of cookbooks on one end of the kitchen counter.

Pop survey:
Everyone who suffers from the occasional […]

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Are You Inviting an Evil Killer to Dinner?

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You Are Sharing Your Kitchen with a Killer!
A specialized cancer research agency within the World Health Organization has concluded that the most common weed killer used in crop production in the United States probably causes cancer in humans.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has released their results on the dangers of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup.  In light of recent findings, they have raised the risk assessment from “possibly” to “probably” causes cancer.

What does this mean to you and your family?…

Since avoiding food is not a practical option, these 5 Simple Steps, offered by Nick Tate’s article on […]

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How Inflammation Affects Your Health

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The Link Between Aging and Inflammation
The Fire Within is Not Always Good
5 simple lifestyle changes to relieve inflammation

How would you respond if a physician asked, “Do you suffer from low-grade inflammation?” Your response may be, “Huh? I dunno. What are the signs?”

Achy joints, sore muscles, fatigue, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, weight gain, and fat accumulation are just a few indications that your body is feeling neglected and inflamed.

Two forms of inflammation exist – acute and chronic. While inflammation receives plenty of criticism, it isn’t all bad. Acute inflammation is needed as the body’s natural response to healing. It helps […]

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How to Manage Oxidative Stress

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How Oxidation Shortens Your Life
And Overwhelms Your Immune System
Is your life making you oxidative stressed?

Oxidation. The process that causes the browning of a sliced apple or rust on your car. Oxidation does not only wear on objects when they come in contact with oxygen, but it is an inescapable reaction involved with several processes in the body. Even the necessary act of breathing forms oxidation as a byproduct of the reaction.

Now that you have a basic understanding of oxidation, what is oxidative stress? Essentially, oxidative stress is an imbalance between damaging oxidants and antioxidants.

Every cell that uses enzymes and oxygen […]

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Telomeres Indicate How Fast You are Aging

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Your ‘Real’ Age can be Measured by the Length of Your Telomeres
Size Does Matter
Lose weight, exercise, eat right… and measure your telomeres? You probably haven’t thought about your chromosomes for a while, but they do have a large impact on your health and telomeres play an important role in keeping your chromosomes functioning appropriately.

Discovery of telomeres

Telomeres are structures on the end of chromosomes that help prevent chromosome deterioration and aid replication. Barbara McClintock and Hermann Muller discovered telomeres in the 1930s, when they found these chromosome end-caps shorten each time a cell divides. Telomere research progressed in the 1970s, when […]

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4 Ways to Boost Immune System

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Four articles to help stimulate and strengthen your immune system. These suggestions are important all year long, but especially beneficial during the holidays.

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5 Choices for Food to Help Your Immune System

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The typical American diet is usually fast-food, which makes you more susceptible to illness and common viruses. Here are 5 choices to build your immune system.

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Exercise to Strengthen the Immune System

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Studies show exercise will maintain bone density, increase muscle mass, reduce fat, improve heart and lung function, reduce stress, AND boost the immune system.

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Hormones Do Effect the Immune System

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In the battle for immune power, it's easy to overlook how hormone balance affects the immune system. This overview shares hormonal information to help you.

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Do Supplements Help the Immune System

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When you start to feel your immune system break down, you need to replenish the body with immune-stimulating nutrients. We list many herbs and vitamins for you.

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It’s About Time

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There's a Time to weep, and a Time to laugh; a Time for talk, and a Time for song. And whether we like it or not, Time marches on. How's your attitude on Time?

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Is Hyaluronic Acid the Fountain of Youth

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Fountain of Youth, Rediscovered
The Original ‘Fountain of Youth’ – Sometime in early April 1513, the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon, with three large sailing vessels, dropped anchor near the site of present-day St. Augustine, Florida. Since his arrival just happened to coincide with the Easter feast, he christened the newly discovered land “La Florida”, which he promptly claimed for Spain.
His expedition had been in search for some time of a legendary spring possessed with miraculous waters capable of restoring lost youth. The primitive Native Americans with whom they came in contact seemed to give this myth some credence, for […]

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Hyaluronic Acid Adds Bounce to Your Step

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Put the Spring in Your Step with Hyaluronic Acid

As everyone past forty knows (or will soon get to know when they reach that period of life), the body tends to slow down a bit. It is a gradual event and part of the natural process of getting older. By the time most of us hit the retirement years of the early sixties, we have become much more aware of this tendency.
We are apt to envy our grandchildren (for those who have them), in their lithesome motions. Perhaps, even wish that we could somehow turn back the clock a few years, […]

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The Value of Digestive Enzymes

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Think of digestive enzymes, and how they are specifically tailored to function with certain food components, as being perfectly matched to their counterpart the way a nut and bolt are. One without the other is not very useful.

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Vegetarian Means Bad Hunter in Apache

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I think a "soy chicken" is an oxymoron. Perhaps vegans and vegetarians find it appealing, but for my money, I will will take the real thing... thank you very much.

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Good Health is a Horse Race

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Achieving a higher state of health is really not so difficult. We can all identify something in our life that could be modified to improve our health. Many of us might have defined a New Year’s Resolution that includes the reduction of a bad habit, or the introduction of a good habit. Whatever it is, I tend to recommend you don't think in terms of "cold-turkey", but instead, think in terms of "degrees". Your odds are greater for long-term success if you set a path of modest steps instead of big leaps when you begin to make changes.

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How to Succeed with the Top New Years Resolutions for Health

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Each New Year, the story is the same; we start out with great ambition, only to have the enthusiasm fade before March. Here are some tips to stay the course and get results.

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5 Healthy Holiday Recipes

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Holiday recipes are typically delicious, at the expense of not being known for the healthy qualities. Here are a few that break the rule.

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7 Tips for Headache Remedies and Relief

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A main cause of a headache is dehydration. This is the body’s way of letting you know that you need H2O. Mood and cognition are also affected by dehydration. Most people are chronically dehydrated, because of the large assortment of beverage alternatives that can actually dehydrate your body even more, including soda and energy drinks.

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Fast Food Trends in America

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For decades, the fast food craze in America has been building momentum with no signs of slowing down. Not so coincidentally, it is keeping pace with America's growing waistline and chronic weight-related health issues.

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