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Diet & Nutrition

8 of The Worst Foods For You

It's pretty easy to know what foods are good and bad for you. Of course, homemade mac and cheese isn't exactly the most nutritious food you can eat, and fresh berries are healthy and delicious. Even i…

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The Bad News About Fruit (Plus, the 10 Worst Offenders)

Think reaching for an apple will reduce your junk food cravings? Not necessarily. Many of us try to choose nutrient-packed fruit over empty calories when we’re craving sweets. But, if you’re snacking …

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What Your Poop and Pee are Telling You About Your Body

Ever wonder what's going on inside your body? Sometimes it may seem hard to tell without blood tests, doctor's appointments and expensive screenings. However, there are numerous ways you can assess yo…

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Treat Acne (and Prevent Disease) By Cutting This Out of Your Diet

Acne is an epidemic skin disease of industrialized countries, reaching prevalence rates of over 85 percent of teenagers. In nearly half of American men and women, acne even continues after adolescence…

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You Are Covered in Bacteria (and that’s a good thing!)

Our bodies are home to a complex, vast community of microorganisms, and there is mounting research looking at how how these bacteria and viruses are connected to our overall health. You probably al…

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8 Scary Ways Stress Impacts Your Health

Scientists are learning more and more about the impact that stress plays on your health. It's not just your mental health that can be hurt by both acute and chronic stress. Stress can take a major tol…

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Top 12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation is an important immune system function. But, when out of control, it can cause serious damage. Inflammation has been linked to major diseases such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, cancer, diabe…

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Healthy & Delicious Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is rarely seen as healthy, but this wonderful dish fits the bill since it's chock full of vegetables. As a lighter version, it has only one layer of noodles, so it is not too “bready.” We use …

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The 8 Healthiest Fats You Can Eat

Fat has a bad reputation, but lately the health world is learning to love fatty foods in moderation. The fact is, fat isn't a bad thing. Not even close! You need the stuff to survive and maintain a he…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of the Pomegranate

Pomegranates are among the healthiest fruits on earth. They contain a range of beneficial plant compounds, unrivaled by other foods. Many studies have shown that they have incredible benefits for your…

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