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Eating as an Emotional Coping Aid

How worried should we be about the extra pounds we’re putting on while stuck at home?  With the effects of the pandemic stretching on far longer than most people had any idea that it would, a lot of us have begun to worry about the extra pounds that we are putting...

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Importance of Vitamin B

Are vegetarians and vegans at risk of having a vitamin B deficiency?

Everyone wants to be healthier, right? If wanting to look and feel our best were the only requirement, then the massive industry devoted to health, fitness and diet would quickly fade away. Unfortunately, it takes quite a bit more than desire. Having...

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Vitamin B12 and Depression

How are low levels of Vitamin B12 and depression linked?

While most of us are guilty of making an offhand remark about depression from time to time, like “Yeah, I’m a little depressed today”, true depression is a significant, potentially life-changing condition that affects millions of people. It’s also very complicated; much more so...

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Dangers of Free Radicals

What are free radicals and can they be controlled through nutrition? How an atom behaves is determined by the number of electrons found in its outermost shell. When the outermost shell is full, the atom is considered to be stable, which means that it will tend to not engage in chemical reactions. Atoms...

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Antioxidants and Cancer

Should people with cancer stock up on or avoid antioxidants?    The general public first started hearing about antioxidants and nutrition in the 1990s. These powerful substances, contained in many fresh fruits and vegetables, were said to be able to protect the cells of the body from unstable molecules known as free radicals. Scientists...

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Hormones And Weight Loss: From Fat to Fabulous

Hormones and Weight Loss Part 1: Estrogen Hormones

Why is it so difficult to lose weight around and during menopause?   At these times, weight gain becomes more common and feels different than weight gain at other times of life.   Pounds are easier to gain, harder to lose and show up as love handles,...

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