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    Company contributed nearly $7 million in products and funds to charitable organizations The health and well-being of millions of individuals around the world was supported this year thanks to nearly $7 million in product and cash donations from NBTY, Inc, along with its affiliates (together “NBTY...
     
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    Sugar isn’t the only culprit; “time on teeth” more important than people realize
    Instead of an expensive gym membership or investing in costly beauty treatments to improve your appearance, consider a resolution to change your snacking habits. It can improve your health and appearance, while also saving you money.  The Washington Dental Service Foundation (WDSF) is working with physicians and...
     
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    Menopause symptoms can disrupt a woman’s life and trigger numerous emotional and physical changes. Not only can these symptoms affect the quality of a woman’s life, but they can also leave her more prone to certain health problems, including cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Women who are suffering...
     
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    Journalist, career woman, and full-time mom, Mihaela Lica Butler released a children’s book that brings a world of magic and cooking fun into the family kitchen. “Garden Super Hero Tales“ inspires children to eat healthier and to enjoy vegetables by telling 10 beautiful stories which...
     
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    Peanut and tree nut allergy incidence lower among children whose mothers ate them during pregnancy
    Women need not fear that eating peanuts during pregnancy could cause their child to develop a peanut allergy, according to a new study from Boston Children’s Hospital published online Dec. 23 in JAMA Pediatrics. “Our study showed increased peanut consumption by pregnant mothers who...
     
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    Apple Valley dentist encourages good oral health practices, including preventive dentistry services, during the holiday season and beyond
    During this time of year, it is easy for men, women, and children to put off their usual good oral health routines. However, it isn’t just Santa Claus that comes to visit during the holidays; plaque is also pleased to make its presence known. Dakota Dental Apple Valley Family Dentistry is taking this...
     
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    The number of Americans with Alzheimer's is projected to triple by 2050. While there isn't a cure for Alzheimer's, certain lifestyle changes can help prevent cognitive decline. MySilverAge.com recommends three foods that can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's by enhancing brain function and keeping...
     
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    The annual nutrition expert trends forecast is in – what fad diets are hot? What's out? Which foods top the list? What are consumers eating? According to a survey of more than 500 Registered Dietitians conducted by the nutrition trade magazine, Today's Dietitian, and a leading food, health and wellness...
     
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    Largest study to date on nut consumption and mortality in New England Journal of Medicine
    In a study published November 20, 2013 in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers looked at the association of nut consumption with total and cause-specific mortality among 76,464 women in the Nurses’ Health Study and 42,498 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Consumption of nuts,...
     
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    Whether he chooses to build a snowman in the meadow or prance in a field with his reindeer, exercise for Santa is a must, says Dr. David Spencer
    Awash in Christmas cookies and candy canes, and participating in an inadequate once-a-year exercise regimen, Santa’s potential health concerns are too many to count. If I were his physician, I would suggest that as he prepares for his busiest night of the year, he should also get ready for a few lifestyle...