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Women Of Child Bearing Age Advised To Take Folic Acid

In the news today, an Obstetrician in Northern Ireland is advising all women of child bearing age to take a Folic Acid supplement on a daily basis. The reason for this is due to the high rate of babies born with Spina Bifida in Northern Ireland. Each year, between 12 and 18 babies are born…

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Oregano Oil – An Effective Antibacterial

An interesting study was recently published (May 6, 2015) in the journal Microbial Ecology in Health & Disease. Authored by Gregoria Mitropoulou et al, and titled “Composition, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and antiproliferative activity of Origanum dictamnus (dittany) essential oil,” the study found that oil of oregano may be an effective antibacterial agent against some strains of…

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Is It Safe To Ferment Foods?

A reader recently asked us if fermenting foods is a generally safe thing to do? Not only is it generally safe, it may also be safer than eating raw fresh fruits and vegetables. Find out more about just how safe it is in addition to the health benefits.

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Vitamin D May Slow Progression Of MS

There is some exciting news for those who suffer with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and who are in the early stages of the disease. A recent study published in JAMA Neurology indicates that Vitamin D may slow the progression of MS. The January issue of the medical journal reports that over a five year period, 468…

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U.S. Thanksgiving Thoughts 2013 – Gratitude Resolutions

We’d like to wish all of our wonderful readers from the United States a very happy Thanksgiving! November 28th marks the Thanksgiving Day Holiday in the US and with that, there are some thoughts we’d like to share. You know, it’s wonderful to be both healthy on the inside and beautiful on the outside, but…

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Are Microwave Ovens Unsafe To Use?

Are microwave ovens safe to use? Is it true that they can cause damages to your food and then to you after you consume microwaved food? Let’s look at some of the claims and examine them.

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Black Tea May Help Prevent Diabetes

Black tea has often been associated with a number of health benefits and is a favorite beverage of many. A recent study indicates that there may be evidence that drinking black tea could lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes – November Is Awareness Month

November is the Diabetes Awareness Month, and as a result, we’d like to do our part and discuss what diabetes is a little bit along with pointing out some healthy foods, herbs and supplements that have been shown to be helpful with regard to regulating blood glucose levels. There are actually three types of diabetes.…

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Oregano’s Compounds Are Brain Healthy

We already know about some of the health benefits of oregano, but now a recent study indicates there is even more to this herb that is used in Mediterranean cooking. A study published in the British Journal of  Nutrition  (2011 Apr;105(8):1150-63. Epub 2010 Dec 21) was presented at the recent conference of the International Society…

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New Hope For Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Just reported today, there is now some real and new hope for those who suffer from or that will suffer in the future from pancreatic cancer.  And yes, the hope is based on a herb that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine. Researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Masonic Cancer Center have been working…

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The Cold & Flu Season – What Do You Do To Prepare?

This is a time of the year when many start to complain about cold and flu-like symptoms. In reality, in North America, the flu season peaks in February but it does begin in the month of October and generally ends around the end of April.  In the southern hemisphere, the season is opposite and coincides…

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Love Your Liver – You’ve Only Got One

Many of us do think about our hearts and cardiovascular system, but how many of you think about the health of your liver?  We bet that not many of you do and in a recent informal survey where we asked about fifty of our acquaintances, only one of them responded that they thought much about…

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Ayurvedic & Science

Many who practice and use Ayurvedic systems of medicine don’t care about scientific studies. For them, the ancient healing methods have enough anecdotal evidence through the ages as to its efficacy. Ayurveda is an Indian Sanskrit word meaning, “the knowledge for long life,” and the practice of Ayurvedic medicine goes back to perhaps 2,000 years…

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Healthy Hearts & Healthy Minds

Everywhere we look, we are being inundated with information about ways to improve our cardiovascular system and prevention of heart attacks and strokes. In the past few decades, there has been some bad advice given due to misreading and misunderstandings of the results of scientific studies. For example, it was not long ago that we…

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Welcome To Healthy, Happy, Beautiful!

After reading so much junk information on the web about miracle supplements that will make you beautiful (but waste your money), or some folks trashing supplements that do actually provide positive benefits, we decided to start this website, to promote products that truly can help you become and stay, healthy happy and beautiful! In today’s…

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