8 Best Foods for Hair Growth

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Hair loss can happen at any time, but it’s most prevalent in adults, especially older adults. By the time you’re 50, you have a 50/50 chance of experiencing hair loss. This goes for both men and women.1   Hair loss can be caused by many things, including genetics and nutrition. While you can’t do anything […]

What can your waist to height ratio (WHtR) tell you about your health?

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With so many ways to measure your health, it can be downright confusing to figure out which method is the best. From BMI to waist circumference and everything in between, which measurement will really help you learn if you need to make a few healthy changes?   While each measurement tool may be useful in […]

What Can A Body Shape Index (ABSI) Tell You about Your Health?

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Your BMI may not be as useful as you think. What was once hailed as the end-all-be-all of health, BMI (body mass index) is slowly but surely becoming obsolete.   Instead, healthcare providers are turning to other tools, like a a body shape index (ABSI), to help them determine how healthy their patients are.   […]

How to Calculate BMI Percentile (for Children & Teens)

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Bodies come in many different shapes and sizes. And with this comes many different weights and heights among people of all ages.   As an adult, it can be easy to compare your body to those of other people, but this can be harmful especially since there are a lot of ways to look and […]

10 Best Foods for Nervous System Health

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The nervous system controls every aspect of your life, from thoughts to digestion to physical movement. And what you eat can have a major impact on just how smoothly your nervous system runs.    Research shows that certain foods may have the power to make or break the health of your nervous system.   This […]

10 Best Anti-inflammatory Supplements

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Inflammation: an involuntary bodily process that can be normal or abnormal depending on the circumstances.   No matter the cause of your inflammation, it’s important that the inflammatory process works as it should. Normal inflammation should heal on its own, but abnormal inflammation can become chronic. Believe it or not, chronic inflammation contributes to more […]

6 Best Supplements for Fibroids

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Fibroids are a literal pain. And if you suffer from uterine fibroids, then you probably want to know about every possible treatment option.   About half of all women will experience fibroids by the age of 50.1 And because fibroids can be both painful and disruptive to your life, this statistic means that all women […]

6 Best Supplements for Varicose Veins

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Varicose veins can be uncomfortable and difficult to manage. There are many possible causes of varicose veins, and the symptoms are mostly superficial. However, some people may experience painful varicose vein symptoms.   If you have recently been diagnosed with varicose veins, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do. The good […]

10 Best Foods for Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is an exciting time. From picking out your baby’s name to preparing the nursery, there is a great deal of joy and bliss during those 9 months. But there is also a lot to learn and many things to keep in mind during pregnancy, including what to eat.   Nutrition is a vital part […]

5 Best Supplements for Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a common condition in which breathing becomes labored or even absent during sleep. The prevalence of sleep apnea in the United States has been increasing steadily since the mid-1990s, possibly due to increasing rates of obesity in the country.1   There are two types of sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and obstructive […]

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