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Why Girls Should Stay Away from Soda

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks—including soda, fruit mixes, and sweetened iced tea—has been linked with an early start to menstruation in girls, according to new research. The study followed 5…

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10 Reasons to Eat More Carrots

Carrots are more than a tasty addition to soups, salads and juices. They are also good for your body’s overall health, especially that of the skin, eyes, digestive system and teeth! So if the sweet…

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Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger

A new concept, called xenohormesis, has arisen to explain the mystery of why so many plant molecules interact with and modulate key regulators of our physiology in ways that are beneficial to our heal…

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More Women Are Choosing Low-Maintenance Birth Control

Sometimes good things do come easy. Like the low-maintenance birth control methods that are becoming more and more popular in the United States. According to the Guttmacher Institute, more women are u…

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Mood-Boosting Snow Day Breakfasts

As winter storms, large and small, disrupt the lives of millions of people who dwell in northern climes, the urge to give into the temptation of comfort food looms large. Being stuck in the house, loo…

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp

Hemp has always had trouble stepping out of the shadow of its dirty cousin marijuana. While it is closely related to whacky tobaccy, hemp has microscopic amounts of THC — the chemical in marijuana tha…

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Twitches, Cramps, Fatigue? You May Need More of this Mineral

Magnesium deficiency isn’t often talked about as a leading cause of health problems. But this "invisible deficiency" deserves your attention if you have been suffering from exhaustion, lack of appetit…

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What Does Your Twitter Account Say About Your Health?

Your tweets might just be a better predictor of your heart health than most traditional indicators, according to a new study. Related: Do you need fish oil for a healthy heart? The University of Pen…

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You CAN Kick The Cheese Habit. Here’s How.

“Cheese consumption in the U.S. rose from 15 pounds per person per year in 1975 to more than 30 pounds in 1999. And you can thank the federal government. The USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promo…

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5 Things No One Tells You About Life After 50

It's true. Our society values youth more than age. By the time you hit your mid-30s, the anti-aging marketers are hot on your trail, playing on your fears of growing older. Not that there's anything w…

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Thank you. Jogging will not kill you

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