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How the FDA allows food manufacturers to claim that a food is 97% fat free when it really contains 21.4% fat. 97% Fat Free? Maybe Not

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NAET: Innovative Approach for Eliminating Allergies

According to Devi S. Nambudripad, D.C., L.Ac., R.N., Ph.D., "There is hardly any human disease or condition in which allergic factors are not involved. Any organ, group of organs, or portion of the body, may be involved and the allergic responses may show great variations." Between 30 to 40 million Americans are known to suffer from allergies of some sort, but Dr. Nambudripad estimates that an additional 50 million or more have hidden allergies they aren't aware of. "They may have other symptoms that keep them going from doctor to doctor, trying all sorts of different remedies without getting any relief, not realizing that the underlying cause of their condition is an allergic reaction," she says. Among the conditions she claims can be due to allergies are gastrointestinal disorders, migraine, hyperactivity, arthritis, asthma, anxiety, depression, backache, and chronic fatigue.
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As we age, we tend to become more susceptible to bruising. This is especially true for women. If you are prone to bruising, try moisturizing your skin with vitamin C cream. Doing so will help increase your skin's supply of collagen, which diminishes as we grow older. Supplementing with vitamin C can also help.

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Are you a woman who suffers from neck pain? If so, it may be because you wear high heels, which can cause your spine to become misaligned and can also cause your neck to jut forward, placing additional stress on the muscles that support it. Even if you don't suffer from neck pain, in order to place less stress on your spine, consider wearing low-heeled shoes instead. Read more health tips...
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