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Best Drinks for Liver Health With Hep C?

To maintain your liver health with hepatitis C, you should avoid sodas and sugary drinks, as well as most dietary supplements. Here's why.

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Wild Lettuce: Unlikely Natural Sleep Remedy

Poor sleep is all too common, yet sleep is vital for maintaining your overall health. Wild lettuce is a natural sedative that can ease sleepless nights.

Powdered collegen supplements.

The Scoop on Powdered Collagen Supplements

Collagen supplements can help with chronic illnesses like diabetes, joint pain, and obesity. Here's how to take it properly.

Low levels of B2 and B6 were associated with more severe levels of ADHD.

Can Certain Vitamins Help With ADHD?

For some people with ADHD, certain vitamins and nutrients can make a difference in their symptoms, according to this study.

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Do Probiotics Really Work for Digestive Issues?

Probiotics claim to help balance out or restore gut flora. But do they really work, and when’s the best time to take them?

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How Much Vitamin C Do You Need?

There may be conflicting views on the effects of vitamin C, but here’s what we do know about its benefits.

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Older Adults Need to Make Sure They Get Enough Vitamin K

Got K? No, not cereal. I mean vitamin K. This vitamin is really important, especially if you’re an older adult. Vitamin K helps you stay healthy in numerous ways. First of all, it is a critical nutrient in helping your blood clot normally and helps p...

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Getting Started on a Raw Food Diet

For those who may not know from previous posts, 3 years ago I founded a raw vegan food delivery business in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Cocina Verde). Since then I’ve had many people come to me interested in a cleaner, healthier lifestyle with the raw f...

(INFOGRAPHIC) Essential Vitamins and Minerals - Diet & Exercise

(INFOGRAPHIC) Essential Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals play an important role in maintaining our health. Vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals) and minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth. We absorb vitamins and minerals from the plants we eat a...

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Vitamin B12: A HealthCentral Explainer

What is it? Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble member of the B vitamin family (there are eight B vitamins total). It is the largest and most structurally complex of any vitamin. What does it do? In the world of B Vitamins (there are eight of them) vitami...