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You've been told time and time again that 100 leg lifts a day won't eliminate your dreaded saddlebags and that no amount of abdominal strengthening will decrease those love handles. But that's not entirely true. The Truth about Spot-Reducing

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Holistic Treatment for Candidiasis (Systemic Yeast Infections)

Candidiasis, also known as candida, affects millions of Americans, many of whom unknowingly suffer from this condition of yeast overgrowth. Along with food allergy, with which it is often interrelated, candidiasis is one of the most commonly overlooked or misdiagnosed chronic disease conditions in America, and is responsible for a host of symptoms, including gastrointestinal disorders, chronic fatigue, depression, allergies, and low immune function. It is precisely because of this wide range of symptoms that candidiasis so often goes undetected.
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Health Tip of the Day

Do you need to increase your body's lean muscle mass? If so, try adding more foods that are high in healthy fats to your diet. A study published in Obesity Research found that people who consumed at least three fat-rich foods every day for a period of 24 weeks had significant gains in lean muscle mass. In addition, they also showed marked improvements in their blood pressure levels.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Want to improve your digestion and burn calories at the same time? Then get in the habit of taking a fifteen minute walk after you eat. Research has shown that walking not only improves metabolism, and thus your body's ability to efficiently burn calories, it also improves digestion and elimination. If you can't fit in a walk after every meal, at least do so after the largest meal that you eat each day (for most people, that would be dinner). Read more health tips...
Experiencing Sporadic Night Sweats
If you are otherwise healthy, adding phytoestrogens to your diet could easily help your pre-menopausal symptoms. Have you stopped menstruating altogether? Did your mother experience an early menopause? If yes, then start by adding red clover, chaste berry and soy isoflavones. continued inside...

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