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Vitamin E a Crucial Vitamin

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is more than a single vitamin. It’s a group of eight fat-soluble compounds. These compounds can be divided into two groups; tocopherols and tocotrienols, either of which can be alpha, beta, gamma or delta tocopherols.…
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Folic Acid FAQ

Many of us stare at the side panel of our cereal in the morning and have more questions than answers about the vitamins and minerals we’re consuming: What do they do? How much do I need? How can I add it to my diet? To help you out, here’s…
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A Closer Look at Allergy Season

May is National Allergy Awareness Month, and I’ll bet it’s no coincidence that it comes in the spring. Understanding Asthma and Allergies Allergies are a result of an immune system gone haywire: The immune system mistakes a typically harmless…
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Celebrate Healthy Women with SoySentials

Many women spend their time caring for others while balancing education and career demands. With increasingly busy schedules, the concerns women have about their own health can fall by the wayside. May, Women’s Health Care month, is a…
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Addressing Allergies and Asthma

Asthma and Allergies: An Increasing Problem • Nearly 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies.• The incidence of in the United States doubled between 1980 and 2000, with nearly 20 million Americans suffering from asthma.•…
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The Soy Solution for Better Womens Health

Help for Hot Flashes For years, studies have demonstrated the connection between soy and the easing of menopause symptoms, particularly hot flashes. But a recent analysis of 19 studies provides an even clearer picture of just what soy isoflavones…