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D’ Sunshine Vitamin

VITAMIN D BENEFITS It is known as the sunshine vitamin, because when human skin is exposed to sunlight, the body responds by producing vitamin D. Just about 15 minutes of sun exposure, yields more than enough for the daily requirement. It is a nutrient found in some foods that is needed for health and to […]

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SUPER Superfood — The Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes — an All-Star food and one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. They are loaded with vitamins and fiber. 1.  They are high in Vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in our bodies, including the prevention of heart attacks. Homocysteine is connected to degenerative diseases of the heart. 2. Good source of Vitamin C.  While […]

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Tips to Help Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. This fatal and progressive condition destroys brain cells, resulting in memory loss and severe thinking and behavioral problems (aggression, delusions, and hallucinations) that interfere with daily life and activities. The cause is believed to be a mystery. While we know that certain diseases, […]

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