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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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The Food That is Three Times Healthier than Yogurt

Yogurt has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years. That’s probably because most people know that yogurt offers live cultures of beneficial microcrobes that boost digestion and overall health. …

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8 Surprisingly Salty Foods

As we age, our sodium intake becomes more and more important. And, while it's easy to measure how much sodium you're getting if your only way of getting it is through a salt shaker, it's easy to forge…

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Nuts Aplenty, Nuts Galore! The Ultimate Guide (Infographic)

No one eats enough nuts. There are so many to choose from and they all do different and miraculous things for our bodies. Below is The Ultimate Guide to Nuts (and seeds!) so that you can snack with th…

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Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

So you've cut back on sweets and started exercising -- but you're still not losing weight. What gives? Read on for some of the surprising reasons the scale isn't budging.     1.…

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Are You Deficient in the Energy Vitamin?

Are you dragging your body around, going between caffeine boost to caffeine boost just to get through your day? If so you may be deficient in vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is also known as the “energy vita…

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What Eating an Avocado a Day Can Do For Your Health

Eating on avocado a day, as part of a moderate-fat diet, can improve cholesterol levels in overweight or obese people, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Associati…

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Debunking Egg Industry Myths

In my video Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis, I profiled a study showing that both smoking and eating eggs can harm our arteries. But even egg yolks alone were associated with artery-clogging pl…

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How Walnuts Can Improve Artery Function

Good news for nut lovers: Eating at least one serving of walnuts per week may drop our chances of a cardiovascular-related death by 50%. However, walnut consumption may only drop our cholesterol level…

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7 Things You Need to Know When Your Cholesterol is Too High

Getting a blood result with a high total cholesterol, for most people, unfortunately means that their doc’s about to follow it with “Here’s a prescription for Lipitor.”  This is because the medical…

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