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Should You Eat Grilled Meat? Not Very Often.

As tasty as you might find grilled chicken, meat, or fish, it might not be the healthiest way to eat. Grilling food over a high flame could release compounds that could lead to pancreatic, colorect…

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6 Foods to Eat for Better Sex

Is your bow-chicka-bow letting you down, down, down? You could blame a lot of things like the kids, your headache, or a perceived boredom between you and your partner. But have you considered looking …

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Does Burning 3500 Calories Mean You Lose a Pound of Fat?

Short answer—no. But there's more to this than meets the eye. A few decades back, some scientists experimented on a pound of squooshy, pulpy human fat and found that it contained 3500 calories of e…

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How To Have More Veggies For Breakfast

I know, you’re tired of hearing how important vegetables are in your daily diet. But here it is again: The USDA says that at least ¼ of your plate at any meal or snack should contain vegetables. Th…

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31 Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (next to skin cancer), so it’s no surprise that an increasing number of men are worried about this serious condition. But a new study published …

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5 Powerful Health Benefits of Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, also known as black-eyed beans, are among the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name, of course, comes from the prominent black spot on their creamy skin. Growing up, my …

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Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?

While aluminum is the third most abundant element on Earth, it may not be good for our brain, something we learned studying foundry workers exposed to high levels. Although the role of aluminum in the…

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10 Foods With Real Cancer-Fighting Powers

At the age of 32, Elissa Goodman was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. At that moment she recalled her teenage years tagging along with her chronically ill mother to a health ranch in Rancho La Pu…

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The 9 Nastiest Ingredients in Burgers

It’s National Burger Day. Before you head out to one of the many fast food joints to celebrate the day, you might want to know exactly what you’re getting: Beef: Even though many fast food companie…

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11 Foods to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Lowering high blood pressure can be difficult. You need to relax more and get adequate sleep. Take medications daily—as though it's a natural habit. Exercise regularly. And perhaps hardest…

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