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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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10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice. It has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Modern science has now confirmed what people have instinctively known for ages. Here are …

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10 Convincing Reasons to Sleep Better & Longer

A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for health. In fact, it is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, the Western environment is interfering with natural sleep pat…

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11 Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating

Bloating is the condition of your belly feeling swollen after eating (1). It is usually caused by excess gas production, and/or disturbances in the movement of the muscles of the digestive system (2).…

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