How Your Body Signals That You’re Vitamin Deficient

October 20th, 2014 No comments

“With today’s diet of processed foods it’s easy to become vitamin deficient — either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due to digestive issues,” says Dr. Susan Blum, founder of the Blum Center for Health and author of the new book, The Immune System Recovery Plan.

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Cheerful? Depressed? The Season in Which You Were Born Might Hold The Key

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Your birthday may be to blame for certain personality traits.  Even if you don’t buy into astrology, recent research suggests that the time of year you were born does actually play a big role in who you become. Specifically, your season of birth may be linked to your moods later on in life, according to a new study presented at the European College of CNP Congress in Berlin.  The scientists’ interest was sparked by a body of research suggesting a link between birth season and something more stable than mood: personality. According to a 2014 International Journal of Cancer study, a spring or summer birthday is associated with a significantly higher risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in childhood and young adulthood.

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Medication Mistakes Common Among Young Children

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Roughly every eight minutes from 2002 through 2012, a child in the U.S. experienced a medication mistake, according to a new study of calls to poison control hotlines.

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Pumpkin is Scary-Good For You! How to Tap Its Superpowers

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By now, you’ve probably already indulged in at least one pumpkin spice latte — or at least sipped on a bottle of pumpkin ale.

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5 Office-Friendly Snacks That Banish the 3pm Slump

October 20th, 2014 No comments

Discover some easy snacks to keep in your desk drawer or office fridge that can keep energy meltdowns at bay. Greek Yogurt Feeling sluggish and need to make some big decisions this afternoon? Greek yogurt is also packed with protein, so it will keep you going until dinnertime.   Make sure you’re stocking up on the best yogurt so you’re not accidently taking in a ton of sugar, too! Related: 5 Foods That Help You Focus 3.

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