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19
Dec

You know you have a gallbladder, but do you know where it is and what it does?

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Do you know where your heart is? Check. Know where your brain is? Check. What about your gallbladder? Hmmm. It's one of those organs that you don't think too much about unless something goes wrong.

Let's fill in some of these blanks.


Where Is Your Gallbladder?

When your gallbladder starts to hurt, you'll know right away where it is.

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14
Nov

Have you had your Pumpkin today? It's time for Pumpkin Everything!

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It's time for Pumpkin Everything! . . . Not only is fall's signature squash versatile enough to fit into all the above and more, it also packs some powerful healthy perks -- like keeping heart health, vision and waistlines in check, as long as you take it easy on the pie, that is.

A cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin contains more than 200 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which aids vision, particularly in dim light, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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Upset Stomach? How About Some Burnt Toast?
12
Nov

Upset Stomach? How About Some Burnt Toast?

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With the holidays upon us and a bounty of celebratory foods and beverages available to us we decided to put together a little home remedy list for upset stomachs so we can all be a little merrier during the season. Happy Holidays!

Most often the reason for an upset stomach is indiscipline in dietary habits :
- Overeating
- Excessive consumption of alcohol
- Eating food high in greasy ingredients and spices
- Eating food high in spices
- Excessive consumption of coffee or tea
(Food poisoning is the other).

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27
Oct

10 Ways Cinnamon Can Spice Up Your Life!

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Who doesn’t love a sprinkling of cinnamon on fresh apple pie or atop a chai latte?  It’s just one of those spices that tastes fantastic.  But taste is not the only reason to love cinnamon.  Here are 10 health reasons (plus an extra reason) to love this super spice:

1. Numerous studies show that cinnamon regulates blood sugar, making it a great choice for diabetics and hypoglycemics alike.  That’s also great news for anyone who wants stable energy levels and moods.

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