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The Healthiest Oil for Deep Frying

Deep fried foods have always been popular. They are a part of many traditional cuisines, and are also a staple of the fast-food industry. Unfortunately, deep frying is not exactly the healthiest cook…

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10 Evidence-Based Fat-Burning Foods and Beverages

When it comes to losing weight, not all foods are the same. Some foods can increase the amount of calories you burn, kill your appetite, or both. This can be caused by protein, fiber, as well as many …

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11 Reasons Ginger is One of the Healthiest Spices

Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. Here are 11 health b…

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4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don’t really work, or at least haven’t been proven to work. However, there are some exceptions to this. In fact, a few supplements are so effective that they are comparable to pharm…

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7 Science-Based Health Benefits of Drinking Enough Water

Our bodies are around 60% water, give or take. It is commonly recommended to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day (the 8×8 rule). Although there is little science behind this specific rule, s…

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Does the Blood Type Diet Work?

A diet called The Blood Type Diet has been popular for almost two decades now. Proponents of this diet suggest that your blood type determines which foods are best for your health. There are many peop…

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Are Microwave Ovens Bad for Your Health?

Microwaves are simple, don't require stirring or flipping things, and are incredibly fast. However, many people believe that this convenience comes at a cost. They believe that microwaves produce h…

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26 Weight Loss Tips Based on Science

The weight loss "industry" is full of myths. Consumers are often advised to try all sorts of ineffective and outlandish diet trends, most of which have no evidence behind them. Over the years, howeve…

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Is Phytic Acid Cheating You of Important Minerals?

Phytic acid is a unique natural substance found in plant seeds. It has received considerable attention due to its effects on mineral absorption. Phytic acid impairs the absorption of iron, zinc and c…

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Legumes: Good or Bad for You?

Legumes are controversial these days. Depending on who you ask, they are either incredibly nutritious or uniquely harmful. Some people even choose to eliminate legumes from their diet altogether. Sho…

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