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Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and 99 percent of it is deposited in the bones and teeth. (The other 1 percent of calcium is involved in blood clotting, nerve and muscle stimulation, and other important functions.) As a result, calcium is the most important […]

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3 Herbs with estrogen-like effects: Black Cohosh

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women One of the most effective of the estrogen-like herbs is black cohosh. Native to America, black cohosh was well known and accepted in Native American herbal medicine and was widely prescribed in colonial times as a treatment for menstrual cramps and menopausal symptoms. The effectiveness and safety […]

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