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Nutrition

Organic Food: It’s Not Just for Yuppies Anymore

Source: CommonDreams.org A man who applies pesticides to Iowa fields for $14 hour might not seem a likely organic enthusiast. But when I met Jim Dreyer last fall, and he mentioned the backyard patch he and his wife had planted with vegetables in the spring, he told me he didn’t...
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The Tea Made Famous by Downtown Abbey: A Heart Health Aid?

Source: Daily Mail UK A cup of Earl Grey tea can lower cholesterol and reduce the chances of heart disease, according to scientists. The beverage, much favored in Downton Abbey, contains extracts of a fruit called bergamot which scientists believe is a superfood for the heart....
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How To Get More Probiotics with Fewer Pills

Source: LiveScience.com When I was younger, I remember thinking that bacteria was a bad word. It represented something that should be avoided at all costs. Now, I know better. In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about probiotics, from health reports on the news to...
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Study: Middle-Class Women More Likely To Drink During Pregnancy

The findings of a recent study suggest that middle-class mothers-to-be are more likely to imbibe alcohol while pregnant than women from any other economic tier. The UK Telegraph is reporting that college-educated, mature white women from affluent areas were the most prone to...
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Health Infomercial Con Artist Kevin Trudeau Gets 10-Year Sentence

Source: SFGate.com, Blogspot.com TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau…(has been) sentenced…to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book… As he imposed the sentence prosecutors had requested, U.S. District Judge Ronald...
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Featured Video: A Tribute to Yoga and Healthy Bones

A Tribute to Yoga and Healthy Bones http://yogadork.com – http://www.niams.nih.gov The rad (short for radiological) folks at Hybrid Medical Animation have developed an incredibly neato way to see how our leg bones are connected to our hip bones, making it animatedly awesome...
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