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5 Top menopause symptoms

If you haven’t felt like yourself lately because of menopause, it could help to take a closer look at your symptoms. Even if you’re still getting your period, significant hormonal changes may have already started to interfere with your life. In fact, you may be well into perimenopause or menopause and not even realize it. […]

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Importance of Zinc

Zinc has the following functions in our body: – Fertility and Reproduction – Night Vision – Immune Defenses – Taste and Appetite  – Metabolizes Carbohydrates – Helps balance blood sugar levels – Decreases the requirement for insulin by the body – Essential for DNA and RNA function needed for cell division and replication – Is […]

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Resistance Exercise Reduces Cognitive Decline

Whenever we think the benefits of exercise, we tend to think of its ability to reduce cardiovascular disease, strengthening of bones and muscles, and weight management. Research is now proving that exercise is also crucial for preserving and enhancing brain function as we age. Studies show that exercise inhibits neurodegenerative diseases and even promotes neurogenesis […]

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Coffee Grounds Have 500 Times the Antioxidants of Vitamin C

The antioxidant properties of coffee by products including grounds and silver skin are 500 times greater than those of vitamin C, according to recent research. “Coffee companies produce annually more than 2 billion tons of by products such as coffee spent grounds and coffee silverskin. And most of which are thrown away and are not […]

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