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Welcome to the Horn of Plenty Health Food Store website! We hope you find this a very useful, informative, place to come for all of your health food and supplement information. We have constantly revolving articles and an ever increasing library of information and recipes!
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Reduce Oxidative Damage with Diet
What are antioxidants? They are substances that help prevent damage caused by oxidation.

Is Activating Brown Fat the Key to Weight Loss?
A new study supports the notion that increasing the activity of brown fat may help people lose weight and/or control blood sugar levels.
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.
Creamy Strawberry-Rhubarb Smoothie
Yes, rhubarb in a smoothie! Whip up this rich smoothie when you're craving a milkshake but want a healthy, nondairy option. Hint: Make extra for sharing.
Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water
Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn
Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests.
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Horn of Plenty Health Tips
What Causes Acidity?
Nothing causes the body to become acidic faster than excessive stress. Stress and negative emotions can trigger the hormones adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones accelerate acid levels throughout the body, which may lead to mineral loss. Consuming more than 25 percent of your daily calories from protein may cause the body to become acidic. Also, consuming non-organic animal sources of protein may increase the acidity level in the body due to high levels of antibiotics fed to animals. The high acidity of antibiotics can result in the depletion of critical minerals. They can also damage the naturally occurring bacteria in the stomach that are essential for proper digestion and absorption of nutrients, which may then lead to digestive problems such as acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome. Foods such as processed cheese, ice cream, artificial sweeteners, fried foods, beef, cocoa, sugar, table salt, and cottage cheese create high acid levels. ... more

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