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Diet & Nutrition

How Deleting That Calorie-Counting App Made Me a Happier Person

For every sound piece of fitness advice that exists in the world, it seems there are 10 lousy ones. The most notable idea thrown at those interested in weight or body fat loss is “calories-in, calorie…

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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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5 Caffeine-Free Iced Tea Recipes

Herbal iced teas are an excellent alternative to store-bought options. You get all the minerals and health benefits that go with them, without any sugar or caffeine. They’re easy to make and require v…

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How to Treat Prediabetes

For people with prediabetes, lifestyle modification is considered "the cornerstone of diabetes prevention." Diet-wise, this means individuals with prediabetes or diabetes should aim to reduce their in…

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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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Can Caffeine be a Healthy Source of Pre-Workout Energy?

The cultures and trends of fitness will forever ebb and flow, yet it seems that with the acceleration of technology today there is more information out there than ever about the “best” fitness strateg…

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6 Fabulous Food Combos for Healthy Eyes

Do you forget your eyes when you think about nutrition? If so, you may be missing out on important nutrients that can protect your eye health. According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundat…

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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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10 ‘Unhealthy’ Foods That Are Better Than You Might Think

It’s almost as if every time some new study comes out saying that a particular type of food is healthy for whatever reason, just a few months or years later, another study comes out claiming the exact…

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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…

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