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Diet & Nutrition

How Many Poisons Will You Eat Today? [Infographic]

There are so many substances that can poison us, we invented a scary looking symbol to call them out. Each of us was taught to avoid the "skull and crossbones" from a young age. When we see this symbo…

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How Much Does It Really Cost to Eat Healthy?

How much more does it really cost to eat healthy? $10 extra a day? $5 extra? Guess what -- it costs the same as a medium cup of coffee. Reuters released a study which concluded that eating healthy …

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Which Foods Fight Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of legal blindness in white women, and the number one cause of blindness in African-American women. In a study I profile in the above video, researchers chose a po…

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Don't let pain stop you from enjoying summer's social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of…

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How Broccoli Fights Air Pollution (+ Recipe)

The health benefits of broccoli--lower cholesterol, reduced inflammation, high fiber and stronger bones--are old news, but a new Johns Hopkins study has revealed an additional advantage to the crucife…

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This $199 Cup Knows What You’re Drinking

It took seven years for startup Mark One to finally make its big product reveal: the $199 Vessyl—a cup. But as Valleywag notes, it's not so much a cup as "a 13-ounce, Bluetooth-enabled, smartphone-syn…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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Do Not Wash That Chicken! (video)

This article was originally posted on August 24, 2013. We are revisiting it after hearing about a new survey that says 44% of people always wash chicken before cooking it -- reported by Food Stand…

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How Long to Detox From Fish Before Pregnancy?

Mothers' increased consumption of fish before and during pregnancy leads to increased exposure to both mercury and the long-chain omega 3 DHA. Mercury may negatively affect brain development in one's …

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4 Food Products We Should Never Have Invented

Just because it tastes and smells like a strawberry does not mean that it actually is a strawberry. We've all heard the phrase: "all things in moderation." But, there are a handful of thing…

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Great article.

I enjoyed the information. However it was not specified how the Oregano oil and Olive Leaf Extract w…

Lime, salt and pepper on watermelon? That's nasty. Who comes up with these ridiculous recipes?

Thanks for posting.