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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.  Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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6 Surprising Facts About Your Eyes

Believe it or not, eyes are some of the most complex organs in the human body. How much do you know about your eyes? Read on for some fascinating facts about your peepers.   1. Your Eyes Sa…

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Why the Egg-Cancer Link?

Two million men in the U.S. are living with prostate cancer — but that's better than dying from prostate cancer. Catch it when it's localized and the 5-year survival is practically guaranteed, but onc…

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10 Surprising Ways Apples Are Good for Your Health

Martin Luther once said, "even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."  New research gives more reasons than ever to plant apple trees and enjoy their…

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How Eggs Can Impact Body Odor

I previously lampooned the egg industry PR campaign, which tried to promote eggs as a source of eyesight-saving nutrients such as lutein, by noting that a single spoonful of spinach had as much as nin…

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How the Meat Industry Designed a Highly Misleading Study

Imagine working for the now defunct Twinkie division of Hostess and wanting to take the tobacco industry tact of not just downplaying the risk of your product, but actually promoting it as healthy. Ho…

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How Grapefruit Affects Prescription Drugs

Does grapefruit particularly help people lose weight? If someone eats half of a grapefruit three times a day before each meal for a couple months, they may lose about two pounds — but that's no mor…

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6 Signs You’re Having a Heart Attack

Would you recognize a heart attack if it hit? Many women don't. That's because women can have different symptoms than men...symptoms that can be less dramatic and easily dismissed as not life-threaten…

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?  This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.  So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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Shops round my way have started a trend which I truly hope will catch on! In one aisle, there is al…