Cholesterol Levels: Why They’re More Important Than You Think

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You’ve probably heard, “Watch your cholesterol levels!” more than you’d like. But, the fact is, your cholesterol level can determine a lot about your health and other factors you may be at high risk of developing. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found in all cells of the body. Your body needs it…


Could Your Diet Restrictions Be Creating A Nutritional Gap?

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With summer quickly approaching, it is common to see more individuals than usual hitting the gym and trying their best to maintain their diets. Diets such as a low-carb diet or vegetarian diet can really help you to remove toxic and damaging foods from your diet, especially sugars and processed foods. But could your diet…


Hair Spotlight: What You Need to Know About Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Alopecia Areata is a medical condition where hair falls out in round patches, predominantly on the scalp. This condition occurs because the immune system attacks the hair follicles (the structures that contain the roots of the hair), which causes hair loss. Causes of Alopecia Areata Alopecia is…


The Dirt on Skin Health: Adult-Onset Acne!

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Adult-onset acne (also known as adult acne), according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), is most common among women going through menopause. Adults – both men and women – may continue to get acne well into their 50s. The AAD reports that adult-onset acne can be due to the following reasons – foods in…


New Study: Lowering Levels of this Common Condition Could Prevent 100,000 Early Deaths Each Year

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Researchers from the University of Utah have projected that aggressively lowering blood pressure could help prevent more than 100,000 deaths in the United States each year. Blood Pressure According to Nicole Crane, BS, NTP of InVite Health, in the United States alone, 72 million adults, nearly one third of all people over the tender age…