vitamins

Avoid Fake Free Trial Offers And how To Spot Them

Free trial offers are a double-edge sword. On the one hand, you get a chance to sample a product or service without making a full commitment. On the other hand, they can be difficult to cancel to prevent an automatic enrollment (and payment) if you are not a fan of it. A recent survey found 59% of...
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Decoding The Skin Of A Banana

We love bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! As one of the cheapest and most satiating fruits, bananas are up there with the most popular snacks you can buy. And while their health benefits are widely known, few are aware of how the ripeness of a banana impacts on its nutritional make-up. Green, or under ripe...
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Cucumbers Are The Unlikely Heroes Of The Super Food Family

Some good news is there is a superfood that you probably love and even have in your refrigerator right now! Most people regard the cucumber as simply a crunch addition to a salad but it is surprising a lot of people of its superpowers. Cumbers can be used as a vitamin boost, to protect plants, to...
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Many Prescription Drugs Deprive Your Body Of Certain Vitamins And Minerals

It's is common for many prescription drugs to come with side effects, such as drowsiness, dry mouth and apparently vitamin loss. Many people, including some doctors, may not realize is that lifesaving medication could also be depriving you of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to symptoms such as...
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Trendy Diets Leaving Many People Vitamin Deficient

Trendy diets that generally include excluding certain foods are popular thanks to social media but health experts say it is causing dieters to fall short of essential vitamins and minerals, which can lead to fatigue, weakened immune systems, broken bones, muscle problems and infertility...
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Is Vitamin C a myth?

If you think Vitamin C has the power to cure your cold, you're unfortunatley wrong. A review from back in 2007 pooled the results of 29 different studies and found that taking 200 milligrams of vitamin C every single day could make cold symptoms go away about one day sooner, but the benefits ended...
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Foods With Activated Charcoal Could Render Your Prescribed Medications Useless

Charcoal ice creams and coffees are popping up on menus across the country as many turn to activated charcoal as a way to detox their bodies and improve your digestive health. It is even marketed as a hangover cure. These goth lattes are literally darker than your soul -- https://t.co/km1BJZVZA5...
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Smart Pill Bottle Cap Alerts You When Its Time To Take Your Medicine

Vitamins, supplements and medications from your doctor work best when you take them as directed. However that is easier said than done, considering a recent report found adults 40 years and older taking prescription medications for chronic illnesses that 57% admitted to missing doses of their...
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Multivitamins Are Useless But We Keep Taking Them

It is a multi-billion dollar industry that portrays a healthy lifestyle but that multi-vitamin you religiously take every morning is basically useless. Although our bodies need vitamins, supplements in pill form rarely offer any assistance in reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, declines in...
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Are Insects A Solution In Feeding The World?

Nothing like grilling a big ‘ol, juicy grasshopper on the flames of an open grill! Pass the A-1 sauce! Although tough to stomach, scientist are once again hailing insects as a valuable food source of the future. Considering there are more insects than fish and animals, the idea of it being a food...
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