Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best—decoding them—can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients. VITAMIN: Vitamin A What it is: Vitamin A is a description of a variety of nutrients types, including “pro-vitamin A,” more commonly known as beta-carotene. Where …

Flea and Tick Protection

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Looking for a natural way to get flea and tick protection for your dog? Depending on your lifestyle and where you live, that can be easier said than done. Here are some natural ways to pursue prevention, and also some guidance if your pup does encounter these fur-loving pests. How Fleas and Ticks Find Your Dog Here’s the harsh truth—it …

Back Trouble

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Back pain can make life downright miserable. It disrupts work, play, and rest, and it can be extremely difficult to live with. Unfortunately, this nefarious ailment strikes nearly everyone in some form or another, with 40 million Americans visiting a doctor for back pain each year. That’s because a lot can go wrong with this important body part, and a …

Comfrey to the Rescue

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Lazy afternoons by the pool, fun-filled weekends at the cabin, starlit campfires with family and friends—when beautiful weather hits, you jump in with both feet. But idyllic summer settings aren’t without their risk of mishaps, which is why you should always have comfrey cream on hand. From scraped knees to broken bones, comfrey helps heal injuries in no time. Magical …