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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?  This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.  So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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Subway Pulls Shocking Chemical also Used in Yoga Mats & Shoes

Food bloggers and the public alike are celebrating the victory of Vani Hari, founder of FoodBabe.com. After discovering that Subway sandwiches featured an ingredient that was less than deserving of th…

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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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5 (Very Germy) Places You Probably Forget to Clean

We all -- well, most of us, anyway -- try to keep our homes clean. And, in the midst of a particularly nasty flu season, now it's more important than ever to protect ourselves from germs, dust, and an…

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16 Ways to Breathe Easier

The colder weather can aggravate asthma and other respiratory conditions.  To make matters worse people spend more time indoors in their homes and office, which tend to have poor air quality.  To help…

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Psst! Having A Pet May Reduce Your Risk of Allergies & Asthma

Growing up, we never had pets. Well OK, there was a brief bout with a gerbil, but that doesn't really count. According to new research, our lack of furry friends could explain why my sister suffers fr…

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Meat and Dairy Can Rapidly Alter Gut Bacteria and Cause Inflammation

The adage "you are what you eat" might never have been truer. According to new research, your health may be determined by what you eat, and what microorganisms came along for the ride. A new Harvar…

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15 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays are not the only time to break out the sweet potato recipes. Now there are 16 reasons to enjoy these terrific tubers all year round. 1.  Sweet potatoes are readily available, although …

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Kaiser Permanente Endorses Plant-Based Diets

It’s hard to believe, but Kaiser Permanente has endorsed a plant-based diet! Why does this matter? “Kaiser Permanente is the largest HMO in the United States with 182,000 employees, including 17,00…

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Why You Should Be Worried About Coal Ash Pollution

I find it both beautiful and terrifying that our world is such a delicate balance. Yet, we as humans have thrown it off. It’s terrifying because of what our future will be if we deny the inevitability…

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