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7 of the Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat

For a few decades now, carbohydrates have been considered by many to be the be-all-end-all of worst types of foods to eat. But, not so fast; carbs are an essential building block of a healthy diet. Su…

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Could Drinking Coffee Save Your Life?

What factors do you think of when you consider things that could save your life? Do you think of a healthy diet, exercise, fresh air, or maybe loving relationships or friendships? While all of these t…

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Decaf Coffee

Whether you switch to decaf in the afternoon or opt for it all the time, you may be surprised to learn these things about decaf coffee: Decaf doesnít mean caffeine-free.† According to FDA regulation…

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Would You Wear a Health Tracker if Your Employer Asked You To?

Heath tracking devices arenít new, but they are becoming more sophisticated and ubiquitous. With Appleís recent unveiling of its fitness band and others (like Fitbit, FitLinxx) soon to follow, everyon…

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The Low-Cost Superfood that Builds Strong Bones

When we think of dried plums, or prunes as they are also known, weíre more likely to think of their bowel-regulating abilities than their capacity to build strong bones. But according to research publ…

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8 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health

There's no question that alcohol has an impact on your health. In some ways, alcohol good: wine, for instance, has been proven time and again to help your heart. In the other extreme, though, alcohol …

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Thinking of Trying Probiotics? Here’s What You Need to Know

Did you know that the bacteria in your body outnumber your bodyís cells 10 to 1? Itís true, and most of them reside in your gut. But there really is no need to panic, most bacteria are quite harmless.…

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But thereís a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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The Food That is Three Times Healthier than Yogurt

Yogurt has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Thatís probably because most people know that yogurt offers live cultures of beneficial microcrobes that boost digestion and overall health. …

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