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Use Light Therapy for SAD

(SAD) is a form of depression that occurs only in winter. Also referred to as the “winter blues,” SAD is accompanied by longer sleep, increased appetite and carbohydrate cravings, often with weight gain. It resolves in the spring or summer and then recurs as shorter days set in. SAD,

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Help Save a Child’s Life

…calcium, antioxidants, and other nutrients that play crucial roles in optimal growth and development. Help Change the Lives of 25,000 Children Sadly, nearly one-third of the world’s children are undernourished, and research has shown that vitamin A deficiency, in particular, is a major…

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Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

How many vegetables do you eat? Sadly, less than one in four adults eat just three servings of vegetables per day—never mind a much healthier five to nine servings. Plus, for some people that vegetable consumption includes potatoes, frozen peas, and salads made from iceberg lettuce and…

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Learn the Nutritional Supplement Facts

…supplements, many myths exist about their effectiveness and safety. Whether it’s being perpetuated by the media, physicians, or other sources, sadly, this misinformation causes confusion and, worse yet, can make people reluctant to take supplements that can help them achieve optimal health.…

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Steps to Stave Off Sarcopenia

…at the same time increases body fat. Sarcopenia is indirectly involved in hypertension, abnormal glucose tolerance, and cardiovascular response. Sadly, sarcopenia is what ultimately causes the loss of independence in many older individuals since it not only makes it harder to get around, but also…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

Approximately 4 million Americans have hepatitis C. Sadly, most of them have been told by their doctor that even with treatments designed to hold the virus at bay they will eventually require a liver transplant. But this dire outlook is just not accurate as far as I’m concerned. Here’s…

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6 Sensible Snacking Tips

…dictate food cravings. Keep a food diary and note how you are feeling when that urge to eat something unhealthy hits. Do you eat when you are bored, sad, tired, etc.? If so, the next sensible snacking tip—distraction—is the key. Sensible Snacking Tip #3: Distract Yourself and Wait It Out…

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Treatments for Depression

…activity, is also a tremendous help for patients suffering with depression. Do What Works for You Life is stressful, and we all experience fear, sadness, grief, anxiety, and negative emotions. But that doesn’t mean you have a psychiatric disease or need a drug that messes with your brain…

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