How your body makes your blood A typical human red blood cell only survives about 4-5 months. Your body is constantly producing new blood and releasing it into the bloodstream to do important work — the work of carrying nutrients, hormones, water, chemical messages and even information throughout your body. Blood is primarily made of […]

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Chia seeds have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Today, they draw the interest of many people for their health benefits and uses in cooking. It turns out chia seeds are a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Chia seeds are rich in polyunsaturated fats, especially omega-3 fatty […]

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