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Dear America, We Have a Drinking Problem.

Eighty-eight thousand deaths a year? One in 10? Why are so many U.S. adults drinking themselves to death? A shocking new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that fro…

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How Broccoli Fights Air Pollution (+ Recipe)

The health benefits of broccoli--lower cholesterol, reduced inflammation, high fiber and stronger bones--are old news, but a new Johns Hopkins study has revealed an additional advantage to the crucife…

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3 Superfood Smoothies for Your Skin

Navigating the world of commercial skincare products can be a challenge, as the list of potentially harmful chemicals continues to get longer. That’s why many people are turning to their own kitche…

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Pom Victorious Over Coke in Ruling from Supreme Court

A door may have just opened for litigation against deceptive labeling of food products. On Thursday the Supreme Court sided with juice company Pom Wonderful in their case against the Coca-Cola Co. …

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20 Fridge-Clearing Recipes

Your fridge might be stocked to the brims, but you can still open it and feel like there's nothing to eat. So what's a hungry person to do? Well, use up as much of the stuff as possible, of course! Re…

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10 Surprising Uses for Charcoal

Barbecue season is just around the corner, and, no doubt, you're dusting off last year's bag of charcoal. But don't light up that grill just yet -- there are plenty of other uses for charcoal. From pr…

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Oops, Turns Out Red Wine’s Reservatrol Isn’t Good for You

We've long heard the superpowers of a glass or two of red wine—in fact, resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine, has been has been lauded for everything from its anti-aging benefits to its promi…

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3 Healthy & Energizing Coffee Alternatives

Most people wake up every single day and go straight for the cup of coffee! Coffee can be healthy in moderation, but in large amounts can be very dehydrating and acidic to our bodies. Not to menti…

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Feeling Hungover? Don’t Blame It on Mixing Beer, Liquor

Many of us may avoid downing hard alcohol, wine, and beer on the same night for fear of a raging hangover the next day. But at the BBC, a review of existing research on the topic suggests the drinks' …

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How to Tell if Your Wine Habit is Healthy

You've seen the research showing that moderate wine consumption can benefit health, but how do we find the balance between moderate and over-consumption? I like a good glass of red as much as the n…

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