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Winter Months

Got the winter blues? Vitamin B12 and other B vitamins may help alleviate depression

Posted November 30, 2013

Adding vitamins to your diet can help reduce the feeling of depression, winter blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). B vitamins, especially vitamin B12, have been shown to help those suffering from feelings of anxiety or depression. Winter depression and seasonal affective disorder are not only mental conditions. B vitamins are major contributors to how the brain and nervous system function, so getting proper nutrients in the diet can improve mood.

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Natural ways to prevent the flu this winter

Posted January 11, 2013

With the holiday spirit come and gone, and 2013 already entering its second week, there’s only one winter milestone left to hit before we plod our way to spring: flu season.

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Five must-have winter rescue natural remedies

Posted January 7, 2013

Along with all the holiday festivities and togetherness come equal exposure to stress and sickness. Demands on our time, our pocketbook and yes, even our waistline. In the name of celebration, many people succumb this time of year to eating fewer nutritious foods and more junk foods. And when the body must dedicate its precious resources to breaking down those ingested toxins, is it really any wonder that it becomes more vulnerable to attack?

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Immune strategies for winter health

Posted December 12, 2012

When Jack Frost starts nipping at your nose, he might also be taking a jackhammer to your immune system. Winter is hard on your health. It takes away easy access to health boosters like sunlight, outdoor exercise and fresh vegetables. Add in the stress of the holiday season, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for an overwhelmed immune system.

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Brief, high-intensity workouts show promise in helping diabetics lower blood sugar: study

Posted April 30, 2012

Researchers at McMaster University have found that brief high intensity workouts, as little as six sessions over two weeks, rapidly lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, offering a potential fix for patients who struggle to meet exercise guidelines.

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