What Does the Color of Your Tongue Mean? 

what does the color of your tongue mean

Your tongue serves an important role in making everyday life easier for humans. The tongue makes it easily possible to move food and drinks around in your mouth. Besides the obvious benefits, your tongue’s color can also be a visual indicator for other health concerns.

The Liver’s Important Role and How You Can Protect It

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Liver disease is among the many underdiagnosed diseases that if left untreated can cause serious health problems. The American Liver Foundation estimates that over 100 million American adults are living with liver disease – yet only 4.5 million had been diagnosed as of 2022.

What Causes Kidney Stones? How Can You Decrease Your Risk of Kidney Stones?

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If you have not personally experienced kidney stones, you likely have heard stories from someone who has. It is estimated that 11% of men and 6% of women will experience kidney stones at some point in their lifetime. While the process of passing a kidney stone usually does not result in permanent damage, it is very painful.

Health Benefits of Blackberries: An Overlooked Fruit

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Blackberries may not be as popular as blueberries, but powerful fruits pack a lot of nutrition. If you have overlooked adding blackberries to your grocery list, take into account these noteworthy benefits!

How can Magnesium Benefit My Health?

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A 2015 study found that about 50% of Americans are consuming less than the recommended amount of magnesium each day. Magnesium is involved in over 600 chemical reactions that occur within your body.

Why Gut Health is Important to Your Weight Loss Success

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The foods we eat influence our health – it’s simple. A pivotal part of that process is our gut. To begin an effective weight loss journey, you need to first identify the root our your health problems. For some this could be an unhealthy gut that is the result of poor diet or lifestyle choices – two aspects that also contribute to weight gain.

Why am I Dizzy After Standing Up?

why am i dizzy after standing up

You can probably think of a time that you were sitting down, or laying in bed and quickly stood up. What happened next may have come across as alarming – your vision blurred and you suddenly felt light headed. You had just been feeling fine when you were laying down, what happened?

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: The Good Kind of Fats

benefits of omega 3 fatty acids

It is estimated that 68% of adults do not consume enough Omega-3 fatty acids. Commonly found in fish, omega-3’s provide many great benefits to your heart and overall health. Make a meaningful change and add omega-3s to your diet!

UV Safety Month: Staying Safe in the Sun

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We started the summer with an emphasis on raising awareness for skin cancer and why protecting your skin is so important. Now in the middle of that summer heat, UV Safety Month serves as another opportunity to remind ourselves of the dangers the sun’s UV rays can pose.

Making the Most of Your Fish: Health Benefits, Cooking, and What to Avoid

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March and April are among the most popular times of the year to eat fish – due in a big part to Lent. While it’s difficult to find a conclusive sales number for the entire fish industry, it seems that many retailers and restaurants report seeing roughly a 20% spike in fish sales this time of the year.