Iron

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5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…sign of an iron, zinc, or B-complex vitamin deficiency. Increase your intake of zinc and B vitamins by taking a high-quality, high-potency daily multivitamin and mineral supplement. Caution: Do not take supplemental iron before obtaining a blood test to determine iron levels. Excessive iron levels are…

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IV Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells

…vitamin C, and that is its ability—when administered in very high doses by intravenous (IV) infusions—to kill cancer cells. Vitamin C interacts with iron and other metals to create hydrogen peroxide. In high concentrations, hydrogen peroxide damages the DNA and mitochondria of cancer cells, shuts down…

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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

…rough week for nutritional supplement users. A couple of days ago it was reported that older women who took nutritional supplements, particularly iron, had a slightly increased risk of death. Yesterday, everyone was talking about a clinical trial published in JAMA that linked vitamin E and prostate…

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Food Safety Tips

…there’s always cast iron, stainless steel, and aluminum, but food sticks to them like crazy and some question the safety of the small amounts of metal they leach into food. That’s why I recommend using nontoxic, nonstick cookware instead. One option is enameled cast iron. It provides cast iron’s…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garlicky Spinach

Spinach is packed with iron, fiber, and vitamin C, while garlic contains sulfur compounds that have numerous health benefits, including reducing cholesterol and blood pressure, fighting infections, and inhibiting the growth of some cancer cells. You can find this and other delicious and healthy diabetic…

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Better Bone Density? Hop to It!

If you want to improve bone health, increase bone density, and prevent bone loss, the answer is just a hop, skip, and a jump away…literally. Researchers recently revealed that women between the ages of 25 and 50 who hopped up and down 10 times with a half-minute rest between jumps twice a day for…

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6 Sensible Snacking Tips

…more likely to indulge later on. Sensible Snacking Tip #4: Drink a Glass of Water With all of the fad diets and expensive gimmicks out there, it’s ironic that water may turn out to be one of our most effective weight loss tools. In one study, researchers found that people who drank a full glass of water…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

Vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and other antioxidants are on everyone’s radar, so it’s ironic that we don’t hear much about glutathione. After all, it’s the body’s premiere antioxidant—and much, much more. That’s probably because you can’t go to your health food store and buy glutathione…

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