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Is MSG Really All That Bad?

For a naturally occurring compound, MSG gets a bad rap. Monosodium glutamate, a common flavor enhancer associated with the sense of umami, has been blamed for causing asthma, digestive distress, obesi…

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How to Kick Your Sugar Habit in Just 3 Days

Mmm...donuts. When it comes to sugar, Homer Simpson is the everyman. His drooling reaction to donuts might as well be any of us at the grocery store, staring at racks of cupcakes, candies, and sodas…

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Is Honey Better For You Than Sugar?

Nicknamed "Nature’s Sweetener," humans have likely been eating honey for hundreds of thousands of years. Not only for its sweet flavor, but for its reported medicinal properties, too. Yet when you …

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The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…

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Here’s What Eating Late at Night Does to Your Body

Alright, we’ve gotta talk about it. That thing you do, late at night, by yourself, in the dark… Don’t be ashamed, eating late at night happens to the best of us. Whether you eat a full meal or …

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4 Warning Signs You’ve Got Chronic Inflammation

You stumble to the bathroom in the morning, and as your eyes adjust you notice a cluster of pimples on your face. Ugh. As the day drags on, you can't shake your sleepiness, your appetite is insatiable…

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Are Flax Seeds Bad For You?

My disenchantment with flax began quite innocently a couple years ago. When a nutritionist suggested I increase my flax consumption, I thought it was a great idea. After all, wasn’t flax the new “supe…

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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Your 3 Biggest Breakfast Mistakes

Breakfast is one of the best meals of the day. But, everyone does it differently. Unless you’re interested in trying intermittent fasting — a smart choice for some — eating a quality breakfast is of t…

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How to Make Beans and Grains More Digestible

Beans and grains can be the culprits behind intestinal gas and bloating, but proper preparation will enhance their digestibility and bypass the unpleasant after-effects. The health benefits of bean…

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