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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Osteoporosis is Causing Flat Foot

Osteoporosis is Causing Flat Foot

One major cause of flat-footedness is osteoporosis, which weakens your arch and causes it to bend too easily. Those who have to deal with flat feet often have to spend significant amounts on special shoes, and usually suffer from an inability to walk long distances. People with flat feet also tend to have chronic hip, […]

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Garlic is Nature’s Antiseptic

Garlic is Nature’s Antiseptic

Garlic is a natural antiseptic that can prevent fungal infections. Applying a diluted garlic solution to your skin can also quicken healing time. It’s traditionally believed that several daily garlic foot baths can improve athlete’s foot.* Remember that when applying garlic directly to your skin, you must dilute it first. One option is to chop […]

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Weak Nails May Mean Malnutrition

Weak Nails May Mean Malnutrition

Weak, brittle nails may be a sign of malnutrition, especially in terms of inadequate protein levels. You can boost your protein intake the healthy way with high-quality, low-fat options like skinless poultry, egg whites, beans and oily fish (like salmon). Be advised that extreme nail weakness could indicate thyroid disease, so be sure to follow […]

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