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Obesity and Heart Disease in Kids

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An obese child’s arteries may be just as clogged as the arteries of a middle-aged adult, finds a recent study, but the risks associated with heart disease may be reversed naturally.

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Losing Sleep Over the Economy?

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If you have trouble falling asleep, skip the over-the-counter or prescription sleeping pills—which can cause a wide range of side effects—and reach for calcium, magnesium, B vitamins, or chamomile tea.

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Soaring Cost of Diabetes Care

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A variety of individual nutrients and combination formulas offer effective support for diabetes, and cost far less than pharmaceutical treatments.

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Vitamin D and CVD

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Traditionally associated with bone and muscle weakness, vitamin D deficiency is also linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and inflammation.

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Benefits of Mind-Body Techniques

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In a small group of breast cancer survivors, researchers found that a yoga program helped relieve hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms.

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Green Electronics are Slowly Growing

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Many companies offer products that showcase environmental innovations such as recycled materials, energy efficiency, and toxin reduction.

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Prevent Injuries with CoQ10

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CoQ10, the familiar heart-health supplement, may also benefit athletes.

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Getting Enough EFAs?

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The American Heart Association recommends that healthy individuals eat two servings of oily fish (such as salmon, sardines, or albacore tuna) per week or supplement with fish oils to provide about 500 mg of EPA and DHA per day.

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Omega-3s for Healthy Babies

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Adding to the growing evidence supporting the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a new study finds that omega-3s are important for a baby’s developing eyes and brain.

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