Collier and Lee Counties Edition
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Cooked or Raw?

Cooked or Raw?

Findings confirm that cooking certain vegetables, such as carrots, zucchini and broccoli, preserves or even boosts their antioxidant power.

May 2008
Acupuncture Alleviates Menstrual Pain

Acupuncture Alleviates Menstrual Pain

While most women resort to an over-the-counter pain killer to find relief from the symptoms of menstrual discomfort, a study now has shown that acupuncture may offer a valid alternative.

May 2008
Juice Debate Update

Juice Debate Update

While some medical professions recommend that parents limit the amount of fruit juice their children drink, a study has found no association between childhood obesity and 100-percent fruit juice that has no sugar added.

May 2008
Veggie Fact

Veggie Fact

Asparagus not only boasts fine taste, it’s rich in vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and folate.

April 2008
Natural Help for Alzheimer’s

Natural Help for Alzheimer’s

Natural health experts have known for some time that lifestyle changes and nutritional supplements can slow the progression of age-related dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

April 2008
Cancer Remedy in Aisle One

Cancer Remedy in Aisle One

A study has found that very high doses of antioxidant polyphenols (the equivalent of one bottle of red wine per day) can shut down and prevent cancerous tumors.

April 2008
Humor Us

Humor Us

Is it good to kid around at work? According to a researcher, the answer is yes.

April 2008
5 Tips for a Kid-Friendly Home

5 Tips for a Kid-Friendly Home

Lower your child’s exposure to toxic chemicals at home with these tips from Healthy Child Healthy World by Christopher Gavigan.

April 2008
Smell Be Gone

Smell Be Gone

Cooking with garlic is sexy, but not so much those smelly hands and fingers. Here's a tip to get rid of garlic odor fast.

April 2008
Relief after Surgery

Relief after Surgery

A study reports that a 20-minute evening back massage can help relieve pain and reduce anxiety following major surgery.

March 2008
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