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Does Apple Cider Vinegar Actually Help With Weight Loss?

Apple cider vinegar has been growing popular lately, with claims to be a "miracle potion."  Some claim that it cures acne, gets rid of bad breath, but most importantly, it helps you lose weight. Apple cider vinegar is made in a 2-step fermentation process.  Apples are crushed and combined with yeast to convert the sugar into… Continue reading Does Apple Cider Vinegar Actually Help With Weight Loss?

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17 Foods That Give You Natural Energy

Not all of us wake up with a bursting bit of energy, ready to take on the day.  Drinking caffeinated drinks are not healthy options.  Here is a list of healthy foods that you can add to your diet, bring along as snacks throughout the day, or substitute for instead of an energy drink. 1.… Continue reading 17 Foods That Give You Natural Energy

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8 Ways to Relieve Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, affect more than half of women who menstruate.  Usually, they are not a sign of a serious health problem but they can affect your lifestyle. Here are 8 effective and safe ways to help with the pain during your period.  However, if your cramps seem severe or you do… Continue reading 8 Ways to Relieve Menstrual Cramps

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9 Signs That You May Have a B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that plays a key role in normal brain function and nervous system.  It is one of eight B vitamins.  Vitamin B12 is involved in the metabolism of every cell in the human body.  It affects the DNA syntheses, fatty acid, and amino acid metabolism. Unfortunately,… Continue reading 9 Signs That You May Have a B12 Deficiency

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10 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack in Women

A heart attack happens to someone about every 43 seconds.  It happens when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off completely.  The arteries that supply blood can become narrow from build up of fat, cholesterol and plaque.  Heart disease is the No. 1 killer among women.… Continue reading 10 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack in Women