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Herbal Foot Care Health

Posted September 29, 2012

As summer approaches, your feet are suddenly thrown into the limelight! Throughout the winter months, feet usually stay bundled up in comfy socks, shoes and boots (unless you are lucky enough to live in a more tropical climate) and, as a consequence, feet often become thought of “as out of sight, out of mind.” However, your feet are perhaps one of the most important parts of your body, and feet deserve a little bit of love with natural skincare whatever the season. Use this summer as you starting point to better foot health!

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Heal those Heels: Naturally

Posted August 29, 2012

Cracked heels are a painful but common problem; they are commonly referred to as heel fissures or calluses. They are unsightly as well as disturbing because they are visible in sandals and they ladder stockings.

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Vitamin A insufficiency linked to hand, foot and mouth disease

Posted July 27, 2012

Vitamin A status is associated with immunity to, and pathogenic condition of, hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) in children, say researchers whose study results show that the majority of those with the infectious disease also had vitamin A insufficiency.

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Herbal Foot Care Health

Posted July 8, 2012

As summer approaches, your feet are suddenly thrown into the limelight! Throughout the winter months, feet usually stay bundled up in comfy socks, shoes and boots (unless you are lucky enough to live in a more tropical climate) and, as a consequence, feet often become thought of “as out of sight, out of mind.” However, your feet are perhaps one of the most important parts of your body, and feet deserve a little bit of love with natural skincare whatever the season. Use this summer as you starting point to better foot health!

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Researchers Call for a Spread of High-Fiber Throughout the Day

Posted April 30, 2012

We should all be eating more dietary fiber to improve our health – that’s the message from a health review by scientists in India. The team has looked at research conducted into dietary fiber during the last few decades across the globe and now suggests that to avoid initial problems, such as intestinal gas and loose stool, it is best to increase intake gradually and to spread high-fiber foods out throughout the day, at meals and snacks.

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Increase Dietary Fiber, Decrease Disease

Posted April 30, 2012

We should all be eating more dietary fiber to improve our health — that’s the message from a health review by scientists in India. The team has looked at research conducted into dietary fiber during the last few decades across the globe and now suggests that to avoid initial problems, such as intestinal gas and loose stool, it is best to increase intake gradually and to spread high-fiber foods out throughout the day, at meals and snacks.

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More fiber may reduce breast cancer risk: Meta-analysis

Posted April 30, 2012

Higher intakes of soluble fiber, but not other types of fiber, may reduce the risk of breast cancer, suggest findings from a meta-analysis from Imperial College, London and the University of Leeds.

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Flax may fill you up for longer, aid weight management

Posted April 30, 2012

University of Copenhagen researchers report that flax fiber consumed in a tablet or as a beverage had similar hunger-suppressing effects, but the greater convenience of the tablets may make them an attractive alternative to beverages.

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Fiber May Prevent Breast Cancer

Posted April 30, 2012

The emphasis on healthy eating in the workplace may be good news when it comes to protecting women against breast cancer. Eating a diet high in fiber (which occurs naturally in vegetables, whole grains, beans, and fruit) may reduce the risk of developing the disease, according to one of the largest analyses of the literature, published online in the Annals of Oncology.

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New Study: Increasing Your Fiber Intake Can Reduce Inflammation

Posted April 30, 2012

By now, its pretty common knowledge that dietary fiber is an important part of a healthy, balanced diet but three researchers have just concluded its a lot more beneficial than we thought.

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