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Does Your Body Digest Food Properly?

Sluggishness, fatigue, irritability, and malnourishment are all-too-common characteristics of modern living. Many people, despite their best efforts at eating healthy and trying to live healthier lives… just aren’t seeing the results they expect.

Maybe you’ve started to pack on a few extra pounds and are wondering to yourself, why isn’t this working?

The Impressive Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Vitamin C is required for the biosynthesis of collagen, L-carnitine, and certain neurotransmitters; vitamin C is also involved in protein metabolism. Due to its function as ……

Stroke Prevention Methods for Healthy Woman

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in women, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. In fact, stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer. A stroke occurs when blood circulation is cut off from the brain, depriving brain cells of oxygen necessary to function. When this happens, brain cells die and essential cognitive abilities are affected. In more severe cases, a stroke can be fatal.

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Millions of Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. Of all the diagnoses, Type 2 diabetes is the most common. A person diagnosed with diabetes has issues generating enough insulin in the body to break down glucose in the blood and turn it into energy. Those with Type 2 diabetes make insulin,…