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articles by: Diana Vilibert

Why It’s So Hard to Get Back on Track After the Holidays

Even the most rigid of calorie counters and the healthiest of eaters often throw caution to the wind and break out the stretchy pants on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most of us also vow to go back to (…

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Overlooked Health Benefits of Thanksgiving

Before you dive head first into the gravy bowl, make time this Thanksgiving to go around the dinner table and talk about what you’re thankful for. Then, keep it up—practicing gratitude on a regular ba…

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5 Gross Facts You Never Knew About Restaurant Food

Hey, the title warned you—don't blame me if you need to cancel your dinner reservations after reading this. Mother Jones recently reported that restaurants and delis are the source of more than ha…

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13 Amazing Benefits of Walking

You don’t need to train for a marathon, spend hours on an elliptical, or turn your guest room into a gym to get fitter, healthier, and happier. Keep reading to find out how a brisk walk can make major…

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The 3 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds May Surprise You

A lot of Care2 readers already know that some bigger dogs, like Pit Bulls, are misunderstood and unfairly labeled as aggressive breeds. So what are the most aggressive dog breeds? I came across a stud…

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Comfort Food Is a Myth, Say Evil Scientists

It was fun while it lasted, family-size box of mac 'n cheese. Bowl of mashed potatoes, please see yourself out. In what seems to be an attempt to make us question everything we believe in, new researc…

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Over 60? A Little Booze May Help Your Memory

Anyone who's ever imbibed a little too enthusiastically may associate alcohol with a hazy memory, not a sharper one. But researchers are now exploring the possibility that light alcohol consumption in…

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Do Plants Feel It When You’re Chewing Them?

If you have a big salad planned for lunch, you may want to read this later. Researchers at the University of Missouri recently asked: Can plants feel us eating them? They set out to find the answer…

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5 Surprising Energy Zappers

You don't need us to tell you that living off Pop Tarts and three hours of sleep drains you of energy. But those aren't the only factors that can lead to a big dip. If you're about an hour away from c…

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Not Into Green Tea? 6 Other Teas That Are Amazing for You

By now, we’ve all heard about the benefits of drinking green tea—it helps prevent cardiovascular disease, burns fat, battles cancer, and more. But what if green tea just isn’t, well, your cup of tea? …

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about Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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