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Avocado: The Mexican Super Fruit

A newly recognized super food, the avocado, has taken the U.S. by storm — and for good reason. Avocados contain an abundance of vitamins, minerals, heart-healthy fats and other nutrients that your body needs to stay in good health. Health…
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Fighting Metabolic Syndrome at the Cellular Level

The symptoms of high blood sugar can cause very serious long-term damage to your body — even if you feel fine. Metabolic syndrome — a cluster of symptoms including high blood sugar, obesity and cardiovascular problems — has reached…
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Addressing Allergies and Asthma

Asthma and Allergies: An Increasing Problem • Nearly 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies. • The incidence of in the United States doubled between 1980 and 2000, with nearly 20 million Americans suffering from asthma. •…
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Healthy Bones And Joints

In addition to good nutrition, exercise is a vital part of good health. A regular, active lifestyle reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and high blood pressure, and it helps lower cholesterol and control your weight. Get Moving…
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Good News: Snacking is Good for You!

Here’s a breath of fresh air: It’s OK to snack, whether you’re trying to lose weight, maintain weight or just get through the day! In fact, snacking between meals can keep your metabolism humming and your energy and mood steady. Of course,…
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A Collective Call for Higher Vitamin Intake

In 2002, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) began advising all adults to take multivitamins to help prevent such common chronic illnesses as cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis. “Most people do not consume an optimal…