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4 Rhubarb Health Benefits

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4 Rhubarb Health Benefits

Studies show that the numerous rhubarb health benefits include preventing inflammation, helping digestive issues, treating chronic kidney failure, and fighting cancer.

Managing Shingles ­Naturally

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Managing Shingles ­Naturally

Shingles—officially known as herpes zoster—is an infection of a nerve and the area of skin supplied by the nerve. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus, a virus in the herpes family that also causes chickenpox. After a person has chickenpox, some virus particles remain inactive in the nerve

Symptoms of Reactive Hypoglycemia and Insulin Resistance

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Symptoms of Reactive Hypoglycemia and Insulin Resistance

Being plagued by excessive fatigue is bad enough, but problems with blood sugar regulation also can lead to even scarier downstream issues, including heart disease, stroke, cancer, dementia, and more. Feeling sleepy all the time and being chronically fatigued are classic reactive hypoglycemia and insulin resistance symptoms.

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Ask the Doctor: Ezekiel Bread; Butter vs. Margarine

Q: Everyone’s talking about Ezekiel bread. Is it healthier than regular bread?

A: Yes, Ezekiel bread is even more nutrient-rich than wheat bread. It is made from a combination of several sprouted grains, including wheat, millet, barley, and spelt, and from legumes, including soybeans and lentils.

A sprouted grain is a seed