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11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic

"Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food." Those are famous words from the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, often called the father of Western medicine. He actually used to prescr…

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6 Reasons To Stop Calling Low-Carb A “Fad” Diet

Crash weight loss diets that enjoy short-term popularity are often referred to as fad diets. However… this term seems to have lost its meaning. It has basically just become a term of abuse for a…

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Does Green Coffee Bean Extract Work?

Losing weight can be incredibly difficult. For this reason, people have turned to all sorts of supplements in order to make things easier. Green Coffee Bean Extract is one of them…. it is curren…

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Brown Rice Syrup: Good or Bad?

Added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. It is now believed to be among the leading causes of some of the world’s biggest killers. This includes not only obesity, but also …

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Do Raspberry Ketones Really Work?

If you need to lose weight, you are not alone. More than a third of Americans are overweight, and another third are obese (1). Only 30% of people are now at a healthy weight… being overweight ha…

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4 Superfoods That Are Not Paleo

I like the idea behind the paleo diet. It seems sensible to try to emulate the diet our ancestors ate while we were evolving. However… even though I like the idea, I don’t like the way the diet …

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11 Proven Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. They are loaded with nutrients that can have important benefits for your body and brain. Here are 11 health benefits of chia seeds that a…

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Is Bacon Bad For You, or Good? The Salty, Crunchy Truth

Many people have a love-hate relationship with bacon. They love the taste and crunchiness, but are still worried that all that processed meat and fat may be harming them. Well, there are many myths in…

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A Natural Sweetener With Proven Health Benefits

People are looking for healthy alternatives to sugar. There are many low-calorie sweeteners on the market, but most of them are artificial. However, there are a few natural sweeteners out there that t…

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8 Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D is more than just a vitamin. It literally functions as a steroid hormone in the body. If you get little sun throughout the year, stay inside a lot or use sunscreen, then Vitamin D supplem…

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