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slide-reduce-risk-stroke Six Ways Women can Reduce their Risk of Stroke - Studies have shown that women are more at risk of suffering a stroke than men, and for the first time, women and their physicians are now armed with evidence-based guidelines on how best to reduce those risks. “The take-home here is really about starting prevention earlier,” Dr. Cheryl Bushnell, an associate professor at Wake Forest...

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slide-cucumbers-benefits 10 Health Benefits of Cucumbers - Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health, often referred to as a superfood. Cucumbers are often sprayed with pesticides so it is important to buy organic or even better, grow them yourself. Here are 10 Benefits of cucumbers:...

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slide-avocados Avocados – The Perfect Food or Funky Fruit? - Shopping for healthy foods can be confusing. Many foods products claim to be “healthy”, “all-natural”, “organic” or “low fat”. But how do you know if these words are real benefits or just clever marketing schemes? If your food comes in a box or a package, it is likely not as healthy as it claims. If...

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slide-protein-study High Animal Protein Intake Linked to Increased Cancer, Diabetes and Mortality - The amount of protein we need to maintain optimal health has long been debated. The modern-day hunter gatherer Paleo people would perhaps suggest that a higher intake of animal protein is best. Conversely, the vegan, plant eaters would usually point to the low protein approach. Confusion ensues because both ways of eating definitely seem to...

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slide-bad-breath-cures Got funky Breath? Here are Some Causes – and Fixes - Got chronic halitosis? If you do, chances are that your friends haven’t told you, because, well, they’re your friends and they don’t want to hurt your feelings. But halitosis — bad breath, as it is more commonly known — is a common problem, so you might have a problem and just not know it. How...

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