4 Ways to Test for Allergies. Which One is Most Accurate?

Substances that cause an allergic reaction are called allergens and can lead to many health issues.  Besides dust and pollen, other common allergens include animal dander, foods, including nuts and shellfish, and certain medicines, such as penicillin.  There are many ways you …
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Could Some Of Your Health Problems Be From Allergies?

When most people think of allergy symptoms they think of a runny nose, watery eyes and sinus congestion. However, chronic exposure to allergens can produce symptoms that seem unrelated to allergies. Something as simple as changing one’s diet and eliminating …
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Food Allergy or Intolerance? What is the Difference?

In general, a food intolerance is much more common than a food allergy. It is easy for many people to confuse the two due to the same signs and symptoms. Although symptoms of food allergies and intolerances may be similar, the …
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My Go To Recipe for Salmon

Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acid, including EPA and DHA, protein, B vitamins, potassium, selenium, and astaxanthin. Salmon helps decrease triglycerides and increases HDL (good) cholesterol. One serving of 3.5 ounces of salmon provides about a gram of omega-3 …
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Do You Know the 4 Types of Exercise Recommended by the NIH?

The NIH, or National Institute of Health, works to prevent disease and improve overall health. They are the masters in recommending exercise and mobility programs to help Americans maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you are just starting your fitness journey – don’t …
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Is Your Lifestyle Heart Healthy? 6 Ways to Help Your Heart

These recommendations are not only good for heart health but also good for overall health and well-being. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not always an easy thing. Many people don’t even know where to start. Starting with one or two …
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4 Easy Steps to Detox Your Pounds Away in 7 Days!

One of the most popular New Years resolutions is weight loss. Doing a 7 detox or cleanse helps most people jumpstart weight loss. Once someone gets through the first 7 days, they start to build momentum. After 7 days they …
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Folic Acid and Pregnancy: What is a Neural Tube Defect?

Proper diet and nutrition play a major role in helping a woman get pregnant and also in maintaining a healthy pregnancy for the mother and the baby. Adequate amounts of folic acid can help prevent birth defects such as spina …
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8 Tips To A Lighter Holiday Dinner

Food Network published this list of pointers from Toby Amidor (Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 13, 2016), suggesting some simple ways to reshape your holiday eating to make it less fattening. #1: Baked Ham Stick to 3 to 4 ounce …
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