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Learning From the Heath Ledger Tragedy

We need to be aware of the dangers of prescriptions drugs, highlighted with the tragic passing of Heath Ledger. The fourth leading killer in the US behind heart disease, cancer, and stroke are prescription drugs.

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Don't Fall for the Wrong Diet

In the quest for a better body, the battle of the bulge, comes yet another quick fix diet book based on short term weight loss through high protein meals.The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization's (CSIRO) Total Wellbeing Diet book entered the Australian market over a year ago and topped the best seller's list, dazzling the public with "scientifically proven" research.

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You May Want to Lay Off the Sugar a Little

Sugar. What is it Good For? Absolutely...Nothing? I wouldn't go that far.It's been a great contributor to some of the most debilitating diseases known to man. Diabetes, heart disorders of all types, adrenal disorders, allergy, endocrine disturbances, obesity, and brain chemistry disturbances. Shall I go on?

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Taking Care of the Inside so the Outside Looks Good

A while back a company in the States sent me "the be all and end all" in skin care products.Well it would want to be at the price. Wow, this must be good. It feels good just putting it on - 0 for 10g! Anyways it seemed ok but surprisingly for a 70's man, I know quite a bit about skin care.

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10 Steps to Help you Detox

It's summer time and produce is fresh and easy! What better time to stock up on nutrients after a cold winter with the beautiful array of fruits and veggies that flourish at this time of year. Here are 10 amazingly vitamin rich foods to include in your diet to ensure that you never run the risk of deficiencies, not to mention helping out your brain, heart, vision, joints and just about everything else by consuming them

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Telling Good Fats From Bad Fats

Dietary guidelines…do they confuse you? How much protein should we eat? What about carbohydrates? Should we eat them at all? If your blood type is O, do you eat differently to your partner whose blood type is AB?If there’s a more confusing and contradictory issue than human nutrition, I have yet to find it.

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How Much Caffeine is Ok?

So what's the verdict on your daily coffee? My philosophy is I'll try anything twice and most substances can be used for tribal purposes. It's the abuse of a substance that starts the problem. Did you know that worldwide, 120,000 tons of caffeine is consumed each year? That's the equivalent of one caffeine-containing beverage per day for each of the 5 billion plus inhabitants of planet earth.

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Medicinal Values of Green Tea

Green tea is believed to be in use as a medicine for at least 4000 years in china. It is also believed that green tea lowers the cholesterol levels by increasing the good cholesterol and decreasing the bad cholesterol.

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How Motion Aids Healing

The therapy most often taught to deal with acute injury uses the acronym RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. While it is important to give an injured body part rest, it is equally important to not rest it too much. The R in RICE should stand for Range of Motion, according to many sports therapists. In fact, the developer and main teacher of Soft Tissue Release, Stuart Taws, uses the acronym MICE (Movement, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) for his method of therapy.

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Dealing With Adult Dyslexia

In the US, dyslexia afflicts about 40 million adults and children. In some cases, the condition is not easily detected until screening is conducted. Surprisingly, adults at work aren\'t aware they have dyslexia, and if they do, they keep it a well-guarded secret.

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