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Diet & Nutrition

Thinking of Trying Probiotics? Here’s What You Need to Know

Did you know that the bacteria in your body outnumber your body’s cells 10 to 1? It’s true, and most of them reside in your gut. But there really is no need to panic, most bacteria are quite harmless.…

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But there’s a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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Truth or Myth? Your Mother’s Eating Advice

Your mother always claims to be right about everything, but how about her nutritional advice? See if your mom had it right all along. Check out the validity of these 8 ‘mom nutrition tips’ below. C…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasn’t felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kind—it’s the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond one’s current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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The Newest Tea Craze, and Why You Should Join

You’ll find it in lattes, smoothies, cookies, and even marshmallows—it’s one of the biggest food trends of the year, and it may just be the next hot superfood. We’re talking about matcha, green tea l…

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5 Food Habits That Age You

If the only edible indiscretions you worry about are those that make you gain weight, you may have your priorities mixed up. It turns out that the worst dietary demons, including many sugary, fatty, r…

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Which Movies Pack on Pounds?

If you stuff your mouth with popcorn while watching “The Fault in Our Stars” or other tearjerkers, you’re not alone. A new Cornell Food and Brand Lab study shows that tearjerkers provoke moviegoers in…

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Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer

In my video, Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer, I talked about a study where researchers showed that, by taking curcumin, the yellow pigment in the spices turmeric and curry powder, those at high ris…

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‘Mind Over Platter’: 5 Things That Make Us Eat More Food

You know you should stop eating that pile of food on your plate but it's soooo good and it's just so hard to stop eating.  How much will you eat?  You may be surprised to learn some of the factors tha…

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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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