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10 Proven Health Benefits of Kale

Of all the super healthy greens, kale is the king. It's definitely one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence. Kale is loaded with all sorts of beneficial compounds… some of…

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11 Serious Concerns About Vegetable Oils

Fats in the diet are highly controversial. Saturated fat was previously blamed for raising cholesterol and causing heart disease, but this has now been disproven (1, 2). For some reason, dietary gu…

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Fiber Can Help You Lose Weight, But Only a Specific Type

Fiber is a well known nutrient, but not well understood. Put simply, fiber refers to carbohydrates that cannot be digested by humans. They are classified as either soluble or insoluble, depending on w…

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Top 20 Weight Loss Friendly Foods on the Planet

Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn.…

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12 Proven Benefits of Avocado

The avocado is an extremely unique  fruit. Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies show that it has powerful beneficial effects on health…

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Wild vs. Farmed Salmon: Can Some Fish Be Bad For You?

Salmon is commonly prized for its health benefits. It is a fatty fish that is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids, which most people don't get enough of. However, not all salmon is created equal, unfor…

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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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