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Can Vitamin D Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

Posted 08-06-2014 07:33 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 08-07-2014 01:56 PM by ChristaIB

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Got milk? The very same milk you pour over your cereal or into your coffee can save your life. Vitamin D, which is found in milk and other sources, is a necessary component of your health, for it strengthens your bones, prevents bone loss, boosts the immune system, wards off autoimmune diseases, and works to reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But now studies believe that vitamin D can do more: Not only may it reduce your risk of developing certain cancers—including...
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3 Top Tips for Prostate Health

Posted 09-12-2013 12:26 PM by ChristaIB
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September is Prostate Health Awareness Month! When it comes to matters of health, a man must be vigilant about preserving the health of his prostate gland. The prostate gland is an organ located above the penis and directly below the bladder. It plays a crucial role in a man's reproductive health. The prostate produces a liquid that mixes with sperm, protecting and nourishing it as it leaves the body.

Problems with the prostate are common, which is why doctors...
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5 Nutrients That Improve Men’s Health

Posted 06-10-2013 02:21 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 10-17-2013 11:56 AM by ChristaIB

June is "Men's Health Month," so for this blog we are focusing on nutritional requirements. Many men tend to lack adequate amounts of certain omega-3 fatty acids.

Seafood – In addition to iodine, some seafood can provide you with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which help reduce blood pressure and the risk of developing blood clots. The American Heart Association recommends eating at least two...
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