Your Health and Your Weight

Written by Susan Rutter

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That means getting enough zinc and B vitamins to bolster your over-challenged immune system. Schwartz recommends choosing whole-grain foods over refined one, and incorporating lots of legumes such as kidney beans and chickpeas into your diet. And don't forget to feed your bones with calcium-rich foods. Studies have shown that calcium may also help ease some ofrepparttar symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, help control blood pressure and protect against colon cancer. Women age 19 to 50 should consume 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day. If you rely on a supplement to meet your calcium needs, choose one with Vitamin D and Magnesium. These nutrients work in tandem with calcium to protect optimal bone health. Vitamin D, for example, increases calcium absorption by as much as 30 to 80 percent. Read more inrepparttar 131029 next newsletter will be centered on "Healthy Living Throughrepparttar 131030 Ages for in your 40s and 50s." ===================== FREEBIES ===================== Health Concerns at The Adolescent Years! exts/guide oc oc07.html Eat For Your Future! Take time out to enjoy healthy food, and we don't mean half-eaten burgers. Your body will thank you for it later,12709,181170_183133,00.html Free public health book online! Be Breast Aware! Breast cancer isthe most common cancer among women. But checking yourself out once a month will help you recognize what's normal and what isn't.,12709,181170_183107,00.html Cool Test Quiz from Nutrition to Illnesses! opic/quizarchive What Your Period Says About Your Health at 20, 30, 40!,12840,284480_289153-2,00.html What You Need To Know In Your 20s! What You Need To Know In Your 30s! National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (6/2002)!

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5 Tips to Better Clothes Shopping

Written by Barbara Myers

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4. Before you make a purchase ask yourself, "Does this match my wardrobe in terms of color, style and price? Is this on my needs list? How many ways can I wear this item?"

5. Shop first at high-end mass merchants, outlet malls, and off-priced stores for basics such as tees, shirts and pants. You'll then have more money for seasonal updates like jackets or accessories.

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