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    Vitamin C for Stroke Prevention

    Each year, over 15 million people worldwide suffer from a stroke. Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke: A Journal of Cerebral Circulation found vitamin C to be exceptionally helpful in stroke prevention.

    Identification and health consequences

    When blood circulation to the brain fails, either from an obstruction or blood vessel rupture,

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    Food: How it Impacts Our Risk for Developing Cancer

    Two independent research bodies both provide firm evidence that the foods we consume directly impact our risk for developing cancer and can significantly lower cancer incidence. An international study published in the journal Nutrition explains that certain lifestyle factors, specifically smoking and eating diets high in animal products, have the

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    How Long to Detox From Fish Before Pregnancy?

    Increased fish consumption of mothers before and during pregnancy leads to increased exposure to both mercury and the long-chain omega 3 DHA. Mercury may negatively affect brain development in one's unborn baby, whereas DHA may stimulate brain development. As we saw, though, the results of this study showed that the

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    ACOG Guidelines for Exercise During Pregnancy

    Exercise During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

    ABSTRACT: The physiologic and morphologic changes of pregnancy may interfere with the ability to engage safely in some forms of physical activity. A woman's overall health, including obstetric and medical risks, should be evaluated before prescribing an exercise program. Generally, participation in a wide

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    Workouts For a Longer Life

    3 Workouts for Longer Life

    Diet pills and expensive weight-loss programs pull in millions of dollars each year from Americans who want to shed a few pounds, feel better, and live longer. But Jordan Metzl, M.D., argues the best medicine for health and longevity is simply daily exercise — and a

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    Habits of Highly Effective Personal Trainers

    According to the IBIS World Personal Trainer Market Research Report, there are over 230,000 personal trainers in the U.S. employed by over 50,000 businesses. Personal training generates over $7 billion in revenue each year. But much like all other businesses, the “80-20 Rule” applies (80 percent of the business is
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    Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

    Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

    The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles).

    Switching to a plant-based diet can reverse heart disease, open up arteries in some cases without drugs, without surgery, but because

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    What are the ingredients in a cigarette?

    Besides tobacco, these are other ingredients in your cigarette that you may not know about: plastic, pesticide, bleach and fiberglass.

    Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by: S. D. Wells

    (NaturalNews) Have you ever wondered why cigarettes don't go out in heavy wind and why they burn so evenly, all the way from one

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    What are the best Core Exercises?

    What are the core muscles?

    The muscles of the core run the length of the trunk and torso. The following list includes the most commonly identified core muscles as well as the lesser known groups.

    • Rectus Abdominis - located along the front of the abdomen, this is the most well-known abdominal muscle
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    Fatty Acids Crucial to Embryonic Development

    Fatty acids are crucial to embryonic development

    Posted on December 12, 2013 by Stone Hearth News

    Baltimore, MD— One classical question in developmental biology is how different tissue types arise in the correct position of the developing embryo. While one signaling pathway that controls this process has been well described, unexpected findings

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