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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Toxic Water: Fukushima Radiation Discovered in Canada

Researchers found radioactive metal along the coast of British Columbia, Canada believed to be linked to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. The discovery is causing alarm about the long-term imp…

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12 Best Genetically-Modified-Free Grocery Stores

Sorry Safeway and Kroger:† while consumers applaud your recent decision to ban genetically-modified salmon from your stores, itís not enough to make the cut for the Top 12 Right to Know Grocers as ide…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?† It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.† According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, ďan apple a day keeps the doctor awayĒ throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.† Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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10 Surprising Ways Apples Are Good for Your Health

Martin Luther once said, "even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."† New research gives more reasons than ever to plant apple trees and enjoy their…

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5 Healthy Marshmallow Recipes

I must confess: when it comes to food I can resist almost anything except marshmallows. I love their soft, sweet, marshmallow-y goodness. But most packaged varieties contain excessive amounts of sugar…

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8 Ways Eating Tomatoes Keeps You Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger-looking and feeling. But tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a pla…

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?† This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.† So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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