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Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Obesity Epidemic

In a new study released in Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science, researchers link the ingestion of artificial sweeteners to increased blood sugar levels (an early indicator of Type 2 diabet…

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9 Unique Ways to Enjoy the Healing Powers of Dark Chocolate

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Except in the case of dark chocolate. Sure, chocolate’s exquisitely decadent. But its primary ingredient, cocoa, has triple the antioxidants of gree…

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Is Too Much Tea Bad For Your Health?

A recent U.K. study looked at tea and health, and the results might surprise you. Fluoride is a controversial compound. Here in the U.S., many municipalities add it to the water supply in the name …

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe (GMO-Free!)

Fall is coming, and for a lot of us that means delicious fall flavors, like cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and pumpkin. But wait! That innocent-looking pumpkin spice latte might just be hiding GMOs. It'…

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5 Coffee Desserts for National Coffee Month

Judging by the morning line at my local Starbucks drive-through, every month could be national coffee month. But, did you know that August actually is National Coffee Month? Since coffee ranks as one …

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Insomnia Relief Never Tasted So Good

Scientists could have some welcome news for insomniacs struggling to get a good night's sleep. Researchers who presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 Annual Meeting found that tart cherry juice ma…

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7 Ways to Use Leftover Red Wine

Red wine doesn't last long in an open bottle. Even if you've tried to vacuum out the air and cork or cap it tightly, no matter. After a couple of days, it just won't be that tasty. Fortunately, there …

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. I’d like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Energy Drinks Could Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Energy drinks have sexy names like Black Mamba, Full Throttle and Rock Star. College kids "chain drink" them like soda pop to cram for exams—some even wear t-shirts emblazoned with their favorite drin…

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Drilling for Water in Drought-Stricken California?

Does bottled water ever make sense? There's a time and a place for bottled water. In my green diva opinion, I think it's great in emergencies like earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters that s…

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