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Is Inflammation the True Cause of Heart Attacks and Strokes?

According to recent research by scientists at the University of Oxford, inflammation in the heart’s blood vessels could actually be the underlying cause of heart attack or stroke.

While narrowed coronary arteries caused by a build-up of plaque is most commonly associated with one's risk of developing a heart attack or stroke, the condition of your arteries isn't always necessary the bottom line that increases or decreases your chances. According to recent research by scientists at the University of Oxford, inflammation in the heart's blood vessels could actually ...

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Exercise May Prevent Return of Breast Cancer

Exercise can strongly reduce one’s risk of breast cancer recurrence, according to recent research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Beyond following a primarily raw, plant-based diet, we strongly suggest dropping bad, unhealthy habits – such as smoking and drinking alcohol – and making lively lifestyle choices like exercising. While fitness strongly promotes weight loss, boosted confidence and overall wellness, it can also reduce one's risk of breast cancer recurrence, according to a recent review article published in the Canadian ...

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Tips for Healthy Skin as You Age

Beyond the natural wear and tear God expected to come of your skin, there are numerous ways to maintain healthy skin as you age and ensure overall health and wellness. Here are a few tips.

Skin naturally changes as you age. You lose fullness, gain lines and wrinkles and notice dryness more often – and it's inevitable. What isn't out of your control, however, is how you treat your skin throughout your lifetime. There are dozens of factors that influence the way your complexion changes over time, and many of those come from lifestyle choices ...

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5 Reasons to Start Your Diet Today

Here are a few reasons to stop making excuses and start your diet right now.

You've always wanted to change your life and follow a primarily raw diet, but you've also come up with plenty of reasons – also known as excuses – not to. Whether you've promised to start Monday, at the beginning of the new year or after your next birthday, it's time to get out of this ever-lasting grave you keep digging ...

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Nutritional Labels: Harmful Ingredients to Look For

To ensure you’re choosing the healthiest foods and avoiding the most harmful ones, keep your eye out for the following ingredients.

How many times have you referred to the nutritional label on everyday products only to find yourself shocked and confused? There are dozens of additives such as artificial flavors, preservatives, emulsifiers, sweeteners and other chemicals placed in foods, and have been for decades. What's worse is most often you can't even pronounce these ingredients – so why would you put ...

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How to Improve the Health of Your Joints

Consider the following tips for taking care of your joints as you age.

Keeping your joints strong and healthy is a critical component to healthy aging. They're vital to mobility, which is essential to longevity and ultimate wellness. Unfortunately, there are a number of natural occurrences that could lead to weakening joints – age, weight and injury all play a role in how your body develops. Thankfully, however, there are many natural ways ...

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Fall in Love With These Seasonal Soups

Here are some of our favorite recipes to try while you’re wrapped up in a blanket on a crisp autumn night near the fireplace. You’ll surely “fall” in love with them.

Nothing says fall quite like a bowl of seasonal soup. Here are some of our favorite recipes to try while you're wrapped up in a blanket on a crisp autumn night near the fireplace. You'll surely "fall" in love with them: Raw Cream of Carrot-Sweet Potato SoupThe color, taste and seasonal selection of carrots and sweet potatoes scream fall. Try ...

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Does Chemotherapy Have a Dark Side?

Research by the Ohio State University found that a chemo drug used to prevent break cancer can also fuel the spread of lung disease.

Chemotherapy has been used as a treatment for cancer for nearly half a century, according to the American Cancer Society. While the chemical substance used in the treatment has been known to attack rapidly growing cancer cells, it also comes with a number of strong and common side effects, ranging from nausea and vomiting to hair loss, bone marrow changes and an impact ...

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4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Metabolism on a Plant-Based Diet

Here are a few simple ways you can increase your metabolism, boost your confidence and shed the weight that’s been keeping you down while following a plant-based diet.

Do you feel as though you're making an effort to lose weight but have seen little to no results? Maybe the issue is your metabolism. Essentially, your metabolism is your body's ability to convert the foods you eat into energy. The calories you consume combine with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to function. The more calories you burn, the ...

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