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7 Ways To Get More Folic Acid Without Popping A Pill

Alex Caspero, RD, is a registered dietitian and author of fresh Italian cuisine for the new generation. When you hear the words "folic acid," the first thing that probably comes to mind is … well, pregnancy. After all, it's in virtually all prenatal vitamins. But whether or not you have …

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6 Ways To Avoid Getting Constipated When You Travel

Sometimes it is also nice to have a more difficult digestive aid, especially if you are going to try new foods during your travels. For that, I always like to recommend a digestive enzyme. A good digestive enzyme contains several different enzymes to break down all the components of your …

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Your Healthiest You 40 50 60 70+

40s Follow a healthy diet for the heart. This means a diet low in saturated fats and rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains and nuts. "Portion size is also important," says Cook. The DASH diet for the heart, which is synonymous with dietary approaches to stop high blood pressure, …

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7 Women Share What It's Like To Have Thyroid Issues

"I had thyroid problems for a long time, but I was diagnosed two years ago with hyperthyroidism [an overactive thyroid] when I discovered that I had a tumor brain that suppressed my pituitary gland, which controls the thyroid.This has affected me a lot throughout my life.At first, it has done …

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7 Reasons You're Exhausted After A Full Night's Sleep

Sleep apnea – a condition often signaled by loud snoring – occurs when you stop breathing while you sleep. "Sleep apnea is a sneaky condition that forces your brain to make a difficult decision at night: sleep or breathe," says W. Christopher Winter, MD, author of The Sleep Solution . …

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Apparently Pizza For Breakfast Isn't The Worst Idea

At first, this revelation seemed to fall into this category of health news "too good to be true". After all, pizza has never been considered a health food. But cereals are not necessarily healthy, they are generally low in fiber and protein and high in sugar. The typical ingredients of …

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