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When Should You Be Concerned About Varicose Veins?

According to the American College of Phlebology, up to 50 percent of American women have varicose veins at some point in their lives. Should this many women be concerned about varicose veins?   It’s common for these blue and violet … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins

As we discussed in a recent blog, it’s very common for women to develop varicose and spider veins in their legs as they age. Whether the veins are a cause of physical pain, insecurity, or both, they are a grievance to … Continue reading

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Reduce the Appearance of Varicose Veins with Diosmin

Next time you’re enjoying an orange, know that you’re not only getting a great source of vitamin C — you’re also consuming an antioxidant bioflavonoid called diosmin! Diosmin is a type of plant chemical found mainly in citrus fruits; it … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Symptoms to Look For

Vitamin D3, also called the “sunshine vitamin,” is an essential nutrient for our bodies.  Given its nickname, you probably heard growing up that the best way to get enough Vitamin D is to spend time in the sun. While it’s … Continue reading

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Vegan Diet vs. Plant-Based Diet: What’s the Difference?

In the last few years, more and more people have reduced their meat and animal product consumption. Studies have found a 300% increase in vegans in the U.S. between 2004 and 2019 (amounting to nearly 10 million people) and there … Continue reading

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Should You Still Take Vitamin D in the Summer?

There’s a reason vitamin D is called the Sunshine Vitamin: Your body produces this hormone-like vitamin whenever your skin is exposed to a significant amount of direct sunlight. Knowing this, it’s easy to assume that you’ll naturally get enough vitamin … Continue reading

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3 Essential Vitamins for Vegan Moms While Breastfeeding

Nursing mothers, especially those following vegan and vegetarian diets, may find that they need to be strategic about what they eat to ensure that both they and their children are getting all of the nutrients they need.  Here’s a list … Continue reading

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Seasonal Produce Recipe Round Up: Spring/Summer 2021

In most of the country, the onset of spring has meant the opening of farmers’ markets and a new, robust selection of fresh, in-season produce to add to your weekly menu. If you’re looking for ways to spruce up your … Continue reading

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World Health Day: Health Equity and Your Health

World Health Day is more than just a holiday meant to remind you to eat healthily and not skip your workout. This year, it’s about health equity, too. We cover everything you need to know about this year’s World Health … Continue reading

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What Should I Do If I Accidentally Eat Meat as a Vegan?

When you become vegan, it may feel like you’re adopting an all-or-nothing lifestyle. In certain regards, that’s true! By definition, veganism involves zero consumption or use of animal products or byproducts. It’s not always abundantly clear, however, which foods and … Continue reading

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