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articles by: Brandi, selected from Diets in Review

The Key to Better Depression Treatment

Even for the most devoted fitness lovers, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to do another workout. Though the act of exercising leads to an overall better mood, sometimes it's getti…

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The New Way to Track Heart-Healthy Fitness in Schools

Are kids putting enough effort into physical education class? Educators in Dubuque, Iowa are determined to find out. Starting this school year, middle and high school students will be required to w…

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Yes, You CAN Eat Healthy on a Budget

We've all heard it time and time again, the healthier the diet, the more expensive it is. Consumers may use that claim as a crutch to hang on to some of their unhealthier habits. However, it's simply …

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The Danger of Pride in Anorexia

Pride can be a tricky thing. It can, however, be a very positive signal that we've accomplished a goal. Feeling proud is a natural, and usually positive, emotion. But for some, it can be a driving for…

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Positive Health Effects of Breastfeeding Last for Decades

One of the biggest debates when it comes to raising children is the one over breastfeeding. While the decision of how to feed a new baby is entirely up to the family, plenty of people on both sides of…

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Parents Don’t Think Kids’ Obesity is a Health Problem

It appears the parents of obese children may have a bit of a blind spot when it comes to their child’s health. A new study from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests that …

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CDC Releases New Anti-Smoking Ads

You may have noticed this week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new part of its "Tips from Former Smokers" campaign. The ads, which hit began running on July 7,…

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Vast Study Tells You How to Slow Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Fun fact of the day: The mortality rate for non-vegetarians is almost 20 percent higher than that for vegetarians and semi-vegetarians according to a new study. Also discovered in that study, a vegeta…

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New Study: What Fracking Can Do to Your Hormones

Thought you already knew all the health risks associated with fracking? A new study may have you thinking again. Study results presented at the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocr…

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Your Cheese: What the FDA Really Wants With It

Think everyone loves artisanal cheeses? You may have to remove the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from that list. Since 2012, they've made it known they're no fan of some aspects of artisanal chee…

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