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The Scoop on Minerals

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Some of the most essential elements to our bodies’ natural chemistry are minerals. Eating the right amount of minerals through diet alone can be difficult, so it’s key to understand how and why supplementation can help. The Dirt Poor Facts Soil depletion is the leading cause of mineral deficiency in the fruits and vegetables we…

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What is the Best Way to Take Collagen?

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If taking better care of your body (both inside and out) is among your current health goals, chances are you may be considering adding collagen to your daily health and beauty regimen. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and the main component of connective tissue. It is made up of key…

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CBD

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Breaking down CBD by Deva Vaden Contrary to what some may believe, CBD is not legal marijuana. CBD, otherwise known as Cannabidiol, is a compound found IN marijuana. Another compound, found in marijuana, THC, is the compound that gets you that “high” feeling. Both compounds have been known to have health benefits related to pain…

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Zinc

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Health Benefit Zinc is believed to promote a strong immune system by, among other things, revitalizing the thymus gland and its production of white blood cells. In addition, autoimmune diseases (chronic ailments linked to the improper functioning of the immune system, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or fibromyalgia) may also benefit from zinc supplementation. By…

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Amino Acids

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The body uses chemical substances called amino acids to build the exact type of protein it needs. There are two types of amino acids: essential and nonessential. While the body must get the essential amino acids from foods, it can manufacture the nonessential amino acids on its own if the diet is lacking them. Of…

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Arthritis

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The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease. This condition produces a gradual, age-related deterioration of joint cartilage. As the disease progresses and the cartilage continues to break down, exposed bone ends rub together and may develop growths, called spurs. Then, when the joint moves, the spurs grind against…

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Teas

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The tea bush known as Camellia sinensis grows in loose, deep, acid soil, at high altitude, with summer and autumn rain, in a little heat and little wind. In these harsh climatic conditions most plants die but the tea bush flourishes fantastically. The finest tea comes from elevations of 900 to 2100 meters. Tea is…

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Milk Alternatives

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Soy Milk Soy milk is made using a simple, centuries-old process of grinding soaked and cooked soybeans and pressing the dissolved soy milk out of the beans. With its unique nutty flavor and rich nutrition, Soy milk can be used in a variety of ways. Buying & Storing Soy Milk: It is most commonly found…

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Vitamin K

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In the 1930s, researchers in Denmark observed that chicks on a fat-free diet experienced bleeding problems. By 1939, they were successful in isolating an alfalfa-based compound that effectively stopped the bleeding. Because of its ability to help blood clot (called coagulation) this substance was named Vitamin K, for Koagulation. Vitamin K helps to prevent excessive…

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Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is actually an umbrella term for a group of compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. Until recently, most vitamin E products contained only tocopherols (alpha-, beta-, delta-, and gamma-tocopherols), with alpha-tocopherol recognized as the body’s predominant and most potent form. Researchers also identified heart-healthy powers in the tocotrienols. Combination products are available, although tocotrienols…

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