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Do You Get Enough Iron?

1/11 Why You Need Iron Iron is a mineral that your body uses to make two proteins: hemoglobin and myoglobin. Hemoglobin helps your red blood cells move oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. Myoglobin brings oxygen to your muscles. Iron is also important in making hormones, as well as tendons, ligaments, …

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A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet?

Are You Getting What You Need? Tired, dry skin, or fighting a cold again? If you feel like something is a little off, you may lack some key vitamins or minerals. They help your cells and organs work the way they should and boost your immune system, among other things. Usually, the best way to …

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

1/13 Help or Hype? A relative of ginger, this vivid yellow-orange spice is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It’s also been used as medicine in places like India for centuries to treat issues such as breathing problems. Lately, turmeric has been touted as a super food that can fight cancer, ease …

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All About Magnesium

1/17 What Is It? Magnesium is a mineral your body needs to work right. It helps with hundreds of important body processes, including those that control how your muscles and nerves work. It helps to keep your bones strong, heart healthy, and blood sugar normal. It also plays a role in your energy level. You …

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 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health

Research shows a simple walk in the woods can do a body — and a mind — good. On a recent morning in late July, Ben Page leads six hikers about a quarter-mile into the Angeles National Forest about an hour north of Los Angeles. As they walk on winding paths under maple trees and …

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What’s Missing From Your Diet?

A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet? If you feel like something is a little off, but you’re not sure exactly what, you may not be getting enough of some key vitamins or minerals. Depending on what’s going on, there might be a food (or supplement) for that. 1/15 Are …

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