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Kaiser Permanente Endorses Plant-Based Diets

Itís hard to believe, but Kaiser Permanente has endorsed a plant-based diet! Why does this matter? ďKaiser Permanente is the largest HMO in the United States with 182,000 employees, including 17,00…

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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

Itís not difficult to eat healthier.† Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients youíre getting.† And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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McDonald’s Happy Meals Become… Happier?

In efforts to become more health-conscious -- and continue to be socially and economically relevant during a time of alarming rates of childhood obesity -- McDonald's has decided to stop marketing sug…

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5 Steps to Keep Weight Off

Yesterday I interviewed Sherry Pagodo, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine for My Menopause Radio on the subject of how to keep weight off. It's …

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Is Exercise Better Than Drugs for Disease Management?

For years, healthcare experts have warned against America's growing dependence on prescription medications. Indeed, if you divided the more than four billion prescriptions doctors write on an annua…

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Why You Should Eat More Beans

We've known for decades that beans have an exceptionally low glycemic index. You give someone cooked beans, peas, or lentils and they don't even get half the blood sugar spike that they would get with…

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6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow)

  On the surface, weight loss and weight gain seem like pretty obvious results of certain behaviors. Eat more than you burn, and you'll gain weight; eat less, and you'll lose it. If only life …

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6 Surprising Sources of Probiotics (Slideshow)

  These days, it seems that everyone is clamoring to get more probiotics in their diet. And there's a good reason for that --†from a healthier digestive track to a stronger immune system, the …

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5 Health Hazards of Excess Sugar

As kids, we were taught that too much sugar would rot our teeth, but today we know that the ramifications of a lifelong sugar splurge are scarier than a finger-wagging dentist. Yes, sugar can cause …

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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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