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The Importance Of Immunization Against Childhood Diseases

The Importance Of Immunization Against Childhood Diseases

We often hear jingles of radio and television urging parents to immunize their children against childhood killer diseases. Unfortunately, most parents hardly pay attention to the entreaties. Perhaps, most parents are unaware of the immense benefits of immunization especially to children. Immunization makes people immune to disease by injecting tiny, harmless organism into a person. […]

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Tay-Sachs Diagnosis - Why It's Not Just a Simple Blood Test - Part 1 of 2

Tay-Sachs Diagnosis – Why It’s Not Just a Simple Blood Test – Part 1 of 2

Is diagnosing Tay-Sachs disease really a simple blood test? The answer is yes if you know what you’re looking for. Most families with a Tay-Sachs child in 2010 would say it was not just a simple blood test. Why? There are a number of reasons. The first two will be discussed in this article. First, […]

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Jewish Food Facts

Jewish Food Facts

Jewish food facts are something that some of us are very conscious of and some of us have very little idea. Obviously if you are a member of the Jewish community you are going to be well aware of the traditions and beliefs regarding the diet. If, however, you are not then you may have […]

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Top Ten Toxic Fungi Infested Foods

Top Ten Toxic Fungi Infested Foods

Many fungi naturally produce a substance known as a mycotoxin during their digestive process. These mycotoxins are toxic to humans, and some are extremely toxic if ingested even in small quantities. There are some foods that naturally contain high levels of these mycotoxins, and most of us aren’t even aware that mycotoxins exist, much less […]

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Endometriosis Stages - How to Know What Stage You Are In

Endometriosis Stages – How to Know What Stage You Are In

Endometriosis stages are classified based on the severity of the symptoms as well as spread of the disease. The symptoms vary from one person to the other. Additionally, sometimes the symptoms are severe but the condition may still be mild. At the same time, the symptoms can barely be there and yet the condition can […]

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10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About The Nutrisystem Diet

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About The Nutrisystem Diet

The Nutrisystem diet is a well-known weight loss meal delivery diet that focuses on comfort foods like chocolate ice cream, pasta, burgers and lasagna to help you lose weight. You get breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack every day – plus veggies and fruit that you can add in yourself. Not sure about the Nutrisystem […]

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What Types of Vegetables Can I Eat on the Candida Diet?

What Types of Vegetables Can I Eat on the Candida Diet?

Loading up on vegetables is a terrific dieting strategy. Vegetables are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients and are a great choice for any healthy diet but are all vegetables created equal? Believe it or not some vegetables may not be appropriate for certain types of diets. The candida diet is one of these diets […]

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The Best Tasting Medifast Foods

The Best Tasting Medifast Foods

The other day, I received an email from a reader who was trying to put together a custom medifast order but wasn’t sure which foods to chose.  She asked me to give her a list of what were the best tasting foods.  I was happy to do that and I’ll share my list with you below, […]

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Being a Vegan With Celiac Disease

Being a Vegan With Celiac Disease

Trying to make conscious food choices when you are dealing with 2 different influences on your diet can be tough. In this case, one is medical and one is ethical, and sometimes they don’t mesh well together. First, a little clarification on these terms: Vegan A vegan diet/lifestyle uses no animal products at all, so […]

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What Are the BRAT and CRAM Gastrointestinal Upset Diets?

What Are the BRAT and CRAM Gastrointestinal Upset Diets?

The BRAT and CRAM gastrointestinal diets are often recommended by physicians for gastroenteritis and/or severe diarrhea. The BRAT Acronym stands for Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast. The CRAM Acronym stands for Cereals, Rice and Milk. When a person is suffering from severe dehydration caused by diarrhea and/or vomiting, it is essential to replace the loss […]

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