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 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 health problem 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 […]

10 Nutrition Questions to Ask Your Dietitian

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Nutrition is one of those topics not everyone wants to talk about. It’s boring to some people while others find it intimidating. But knowing the basics and taking charge of your nutrition is vital to your overall health.   What you eat and drink matters throughout your life. Nutrients from food help us grow when […]

5 Best Foods for Rosacea

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You’ve probably heard for years that the food you put into your body can impact your physical health, both positively and negatively. But your diet also affects your skin, and this may be especially true if you have rosacea.   In this article, we’ll look at the basics of rosacea, including its causes, symptoms, and […]

5 Best Supplements for Weight Gain

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You may be familiar with the potential risks of being overweight, but sometimes there are risks of being underweight, too.   In our society, thinness is often associated with beauty, but sometimes there is more than meets the eye. Just like an overweight BMI, an underweight BMI (Body Mass Index) doesn’t always mean a person […]

7 Best Supplements for Libido

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Libido, or sex drive, doesn’t look the same for everyone. Sometimes your libido may be high, while other times it may be low.      Low libido occurs when someone experiences a lower-than-usual sex drive or a disinterest in sex. It may involve less sexual thoughts and fantasies, reduced interest in having sex, reduced sexual […]

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