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

Heath tracking devices aren’t new, but they are becoming more sophisticated and ubiquitous. With Apple’s 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, we’re 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 body’s cells 10 to 1? It’s 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 there’s 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. That’s probably because most people know that yogurt offers live cultures of beneficial microcrobes that boost digestion and overall health. …

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8 Surprisingly Salty Foods

As we age, our sodium intake becomes more and more important. And, while it's easy to measure how much sodium you're getting if your only way of getting it is through a salt shaker, it's easy to forge…

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Nuts Aplenty, Nuts Galore! The Ultimate Guide (Infographic)

No one eats enough nuts. There are so many to choose from and they all do different and miraculous things for our bodies. Below is The Ultimate Guide to Nuts (and seeds!) so that you can snack with th…

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Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

So you've cut back on sweets and started exercising -- but you're still not losing weight. What gives? Read on for some of the surprising reasons the scale isn't budging.     1.…

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Ha ha, never seen a dog eat watermelon before.

Thanks for the info

This sucks !!! I like all of these, and eat some of them for arthritic pain.

Thanks for sharing. Where Is my T-shirt?????

So funny! I just love the look on the cat's face, "Wanna make something of it??? Huh? Didn't thin…