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Shilajit: 10 Health Benefits and It’s Use

Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black, tar-like substance that comes from rocks in high mountain ranges. Shilajit was traditionally sourced in India and Tibet, though it is now found in many other countries. Shilajit has been used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine

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Modern Aging, Nature of Aging, Part 1

The Nature of Aging Probably no other area in alternative health is more subject to over-promising and underdelivering than anti-aging. We’re talking about every magic bullet under the sun from face cremes to human growth hormone supplements. And what with the baby boomer generation now approaching the age where immortality no longer looks like a birthright, the market is exploding

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Modern Aging, Nature of Aging, Part 3

Cellular Aging In our last issue, we discussed the things we do to ourselves that accelerate aging and which are easily correctable (relatively speaking). In this issue, we’re going to discuss the micro level factors programmed into our very cells that promote aging — those factors that until a few years ago seemed impossible to change. And to make life

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Modern Aging, Nature of Aging, Part 4

Hormonal Changes Programmed into Our Bodies as We Age Testosterone Testosterone is a key aging hormone. It is responsible for maintaining, among other things: Strength Energy Vigor Libido Zest for life Muscle mass The problem is that as we age, free testosterone tends to bind to globulins in the blood instead of stimulating cell receptor sites throughout the body. This

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Blueberries: Health Benefits, Facts, Research

Fresh blueberries are one of the most popular summer treats of all time. They are sweet, succulent, full of nutrients, and can be eaten freshly picked as well as incorporated into a variety of recipes. Blueberries contain a type of flavonoid known as anthocyanins, which are responsible for giving foods like blueberries, cranberries, red cabbage and eggplants their iconic deep

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Incredible Pomegranate Benefits

Pomegranates have exploded in popularity in recent years and it’s due to their ever-growing list of amazing health benefits. Rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants, pomegranates defend against free radicals, soothe irritated tissue, and promote healthy aging. Best of all, pomegranates are as delicious as they are nutritious. Let’s look at some of

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