Your Vitamins: Explained

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Sure, we’ve all heard that anecdote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but have we considered its relevance when it comes to our vitamins? Often we can prevent common sickness by starting a daily vitamin regimen rather than spending hundreds of dollars on doctor visits and prescriptions for what began as a common cold.

Even if you do take your vitamins faithfully like your mother always told you, you may not know why they are important or what they are truly doing for your well-being. Here we have broken down the ingredients of your vitamin bottles into facts that are easier to swallow.


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10 Ingredients to Avoid for Better Health

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When you begin the habit of looking at the ingredients list of foods before purchasing, it’s easy to feel like you have no idea what you are looking at or what you’re looking for. Of course, the first rule of thumb is a short and pronounceable ingredient list. But what if you would really like to purchase an item that seems fairly processed but would like to make sure it doesn’t contain anything really bad? And why are these things bad?

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4 Reasons Why You Should Be Cooking With Coconut Oil

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It seems the whole world is abuzz about coconut oil right now.  Health gurus are touting its benefits, and regular everyday people becoming smitten with using this fat in their cooking.  But why?

Lucky for you, we’re here to help, with 4 reasons why you should be cooking with coconut oil.  Let’s get to it!

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