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Skip the Styrene, Skip the Cancer

If you're still getting coffee in a styrene foam cup, or getting take-out food or "doggie bags" in foam cartons, I have one word for you. STOP. The chemical styrene is on the National Institutes…

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This is a comforting soup, with a gorgeous color and a wonderful creamy texture. Using canned roasted red peppers is easy and cuts down on time spent, but you can roast your own if you prefer. 1…

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10 Health Benefits of This Incredible Superfruit

Some people avoid avocados due to their high fat content. Most of us know by now that avocados have the kind of fat that actually help you lose weight! Avocados are bursting with of other health be…

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How to Sharpen Your Brain with Your Heart

Like many baby boomers, I’ve been noticing my memory isn’t as sharp as it once was.  Scientists call this “cognitive decline.” I don’t really like that expression, because other aspects of my cogni…

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Boost Metabolism While You Sleep

At times it seems like everyone is looking for an easy way to boost their metabolism and shed some pounds. We've been told to drink cold water before meals. Some say constant fidgeting is key. Some us…

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The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie…

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6 Reasons To Stop Calling Low-Carb A “Fad” Diet

Crash weight loss diets that enjoy short-term popularity are often referred to as fad diets. However… this term seems to have lost its meaning. It has basically just become a term of abuse for a…

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The Science Behind Gift-Giving (Infographic)

If you've ever wondered why giving someone the perfect gift (or even receiving one) makes you feel good, the answer is the science behind it. Neurological research suggests the good feeling of giving …

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Food Poisoning: The Importance of Reporting

Why is it Important to Report Food Poisoning? Just imagine eating a quick sandwich at your favorite deli down the street only to be awakened hours later with horrible flu like symptoms and nausea. Th…

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Do You Have These Signs of Sleep Apnea?

I snore. Not low, sweet, purring snores. Rather, booming, quacking, jetliner-approaching-the-runway snores; and my husband has the tape to prove it. So after years of his nagging, I saw a sleep spe…

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As much as you want, Anteater. :-)

Thank you for the article.

We can blame a lot of the problem on corporations who just don't WANT to make healthier foods but co…

Sounds great. This recipe is a keeper.