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  • Taking Care of Your Brain

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  • Five Tips for Back-to-School Health

    For many, the start of school means the beginning of constant runny noses, coughing and sneezing - basically cold and flu season. With these simple tips, cold season may not be as bad this year.

    1. Get your kids to......

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  • DHA Improves Learning in Children With ADHD

    Results of a new study in the journal Nutrition have determined that children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) have increased learning and improved behavior when given DHA everyday. According to the study, these effects were more evident in a......

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  • Omega 3: DHA

    One of my favorites products, Nordic Naturals Pro DHA is on sale now. DHA is an omega-3 essential fatty acid. It is an essential component of the brain and central nervous system. It seems to concentrate in areas where there......

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  • Supplements You Shouldn't Live Without

    This past Friday, Dr. Oz told his viewers what supplements he takes. Not surprisingly, they align very well with what Village Green Apothecary has been saying for years. He particularly targeted women over 40. The supplements he recommends are: 1.......

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  • What Are EFA's?

    There are two families of essential fatty acids or EFAs: Omega-3 and Omega-6, and proper cell function is dependent on a balanced intake of both. The over-consumption of Omega-6 fats from refined vegetable oils, processed foods and meat in our......

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  • What a year it has been...

    My son will turn 1 tomorrow. ONE!!!! I know everyone says that time flies and that the first year is a blur, but I didn't believe them. But as I sit and reflect on the past year, I do find......

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  • Increased ADHD if Mom Overweight?

    A study out of Europe, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, looked at 2000 Swedish kids and found that there was a reduced ability to pay attention in school or preschool among those whose mothers had been......

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