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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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11 Universal Truths in Nutrition We Actually Agree on

There is a lot of controversy in nutrition. Sometimes it seems like people can’t agree on anything at all. But there are a few exceptions to this… some nutrition facts that aren’t controversial.…

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Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the Healthiest Fat on Earth

Fats in the diet are highly controversial. You’ll see people arguing about animal fats, seed oils and almost everything in between. But one of the few fats that most people agree is healthy is e…

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Food Addiction–A Serious Problem With a Simple Solution

Eating healthy and losing weight seems downright impossible for many people. Despite their best intentions, they repeatedly find themselves eating large amounts of unhealthy foods, despite knowing …

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Top 10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin

Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health ben…

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How Coconut Oil Can Help You Lose Weight

Coconut oil is the world's most weight-loss-friendly fat. It contains a unique combination of fatty acids with powerful effects on metabolism. Several studies show that just by adding coconut oil to y…

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How Much Sugar Should You Eat Per Day?

Added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. It provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your metabolism in the long run. Eating too much sugar is linked to weight ga…

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Is Peanut Butter Bad For Your Health?

I personally have a love-hate relationship with peanut butter. I love how it tastes and I love the smell. The texture of it is simply amazing and I even like the way it sticks to the roof of my mouth …

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