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  • What is Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

    What is Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

    Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is a means of restoring hormones found naturally in the human body. BHRT supplementation copies nature as closely as possible.

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  • Salacia Reticulata Normalizes Insulin Levels and Helps You Lose Weight!

    Salacia Reticulata Normalizes Insulin Levels and Helps You Lose Weight!

    Salacia reticulata,helps normalize blood sugar and insulin levels, and support healthy blood lipids. Traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat diabetes, more recently it has been used as a supplementary food in Japan to prevent diabetes and obesity. If you want to maintain healthy weight levels, learn mor eabout salacia reticulata in this article from Smart Publications.

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  • The Health Benefits of Melatonin are More Than Just a Good Night’s Sleep!

    The Health Benefits of Melatonin are More Than Just a Good Night’s Sleep!

    Melatonin is a powerful antioxidant and vital to sleep and can reduce jet lag. But melatonin supports a lot more than normal sleep patterns, and the ability to function and think clearly. Scientists have discovered that it’s a powerful antioxidant that helps protect us from infection, inflammation, and autoimmunity. Additionally, the list of benefits of melatonin supplementation continues to grow... read more about melatonin in this article from Smart Publications.

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  • Nutritional Supplements That Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Drugs

    Nutritional Supplements That Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Drugs

    Start right now by taking time-tested and scientifically proven nutraceuticals that support normal blood pressure and cardiovascular health. We’ll show you how these cutting-edge natural remedies combat hypertension. Learn more in this article from Smart Publications.

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  • Ginseng, Green Tea, and Bitter Melon Can Help With Holiday Weight Loss

    These proven herbs can help you manage your weight during the holiday season. This article reviews the facts regarding ginseng, green tea and bitter melon for controlling weight gain and preventing obesity during the holiday season.

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  • Breast Cancer Links, Bisphenol-A and Plastics

    Breast Cancer Links, Bisphenol-A and Plastics

    Concerns about Bisphenol A have lingered for years. BPA is present in numerous household products such as canned foods, plastic containers and bottles, dental sealants, carbonless paper sales receipts, and more. It is almost impossible to avoid even if you try, and it is present in the blood and urine of over 90% of the U. S. population. BPA has known estrogenic effects in animals, cell cultures and humans. More and more scientific studies are clearly making the connection to low-dose BPA and breast cancer risk. Avoiding the use of plastic bottles, canned food, and plastic food containers is a good start in reducing exposure to BPA.

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  • Dietary lignans: The phytoestrogens with amazing health benefits for women and men

    Dietary lignans: The phytoestrogens with amazing health benefits for women and men

    You’ve probably heard about the health benefits of soy phytoestrogens. These naturally occurring estrogen-like compounds are beneficial for bone and heart health, and menopausal symptoms. Although most research has focused on soy phytoestrogens, plant lignans are the primary source of dietary phytoestrogens in the Western diet.

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  • Cinnamon Extract Supports Healthy Blood Sugar Levels and Blood Pressure!

    Researchers have found that phenolic acids, which are a major component of cinnamon extract, lowers blood glucose levels by enhancing glucose transport. The researchers concluded that cinnamon might be a valuable candidate for a new anti-diabetic drug. Other recent studies found that Cinnamaldehyde, a fat soluble cinnamon compound, decreased blood glucose levels and total cholesterol and triglyceride levels in diabetic laboratory animals. Learn more in this article from Smart Publications.

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  • Prevent Age-Related Dementia with PS—DHA!

    Prevent Age-Related Dementia with PS—DHA!

    Phosphatidylserine (PS) improves DHA’s bioavailability to your brain. PS-DHA duplicates nature and carries the vital DHA past the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) directly into the brain. PS has been sanctioned by the FDA and they have approved two claims that state: A) Consumption of phosphatidylserine may reduce the risk of dementia in the elderly. B) Consumption of phosphatidylserine may reduce the risk of cognitive dysfunction in the elderly. Learn more in this article from Smart Publications.

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  • Scientists Say… Berries are Berry Good for Your Brain

    Scientists Say… Berries are Berry Good for Your Brain

    We’ve all heard that blueberries, strawberries, acai berries, bilberries and others are high in antioxidants. Now we have the first evidence of how berries help protect against brain aging. In a study recently presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Boston, presenter Shibu Poulose, PhD explained that berries contain polyphenols that help recycle toxic proteins that are linked to age-related memory loss and cognitive decline.

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  • Top Five 2010 Nutrition Science Stories

    Top Five 2010 Nutrition Science Stories

    I’m very pleased to share with you this special report that looks back at the top 5 nutrition science stories of 2010.

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  • Powerful Amino Acid L-Citrulline Proven to Naturally Restore Erectile Function!

    That’s why L-citrulline is the better choice for men looking to produce strong, hard erections. And this isn’t just a theory, scientific studies have proven L-citrilline supplementation increases blood levels of L-arginine more effectively than supplementation of L-arginine alone. A 2008 double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled cross-over study conducted by researchers at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany showed oral L-citrulline increased L-arginine blood levels and boosted nitric oxide-dependent signaling and therefore levels of cGMP much more effectively than L-arginine.3

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  • Resveratrol’s Health Benefits Go Beyond Anti-Aging

    Resveratrol has been the subject of intense interest because of its antioxidant, cardioprotective, anti-aging, and anticancer properties. Thousands of experiments have demonstrated that resveratrol has anti-aging benefits, as well as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antiplatelet, cholesterol-lowering, and mild estrogenic activities. Learn more in this article from Smart Publications.

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