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5 Exercise Myths That Are Holding You Back

Getting into a consistent exercise routine is a constant struggle for many people with sedentary lifestyles. There is a lot of false information out there, which can make starting a new workout incred…

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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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Black Tea Smoothies For a Hot Summer Morning

If you canít decide between a smoothie or an iced tea, this is the drink for you. This summer, Iíve been experimenting with black tea smoothies and Iím pretty smitten with the concept. Itís fruit and …

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One of the Best Weeds to Eat

ĎLittle star in the mistí is the translation of this weed's scientific name, Stellaria Media, though "chickweed" is the most common name. It's no surprise it's called chickweed since chickens love it …

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Are You Eating Microplastics With Your Salmon Filet?

Want some microplastic with your salmon dinner? Probably not. But since the plastic is so tiny, you might not even know it's there. That could be a problem, since microplastic contains concentrated…

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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (thatís 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.† …

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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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What Do Oil Spills and Laxatives Have in Common?

You guessed it: another nasty chemical. It's also the same chemical used to mix the ingredients in soda. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, or DOSS, is†used to disperse oil when there's a major oil spill.…

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Seabacon: Good For The Sea, Good For You

Yes, that headline reads correct. A new strain of seaweed was discovered that tastes just like bacon. Actually, the seaweed has been grown at Oregon State University for some time. However, OSU resear…

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Eating Garlic and Raisins May Help Prevent Preterm Birth

The United States has one of the worst premature birth rates in the world, now ranking 131st worldwide. Even worse, over the last few decades, the rate of preterm birth in the U.S. has been going up. …

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