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Should You Get a Food Allergy Blood Test?

My husband recently got a food allergy blood test to help figure out why he had periodic rashes on his hands. The test gave him a lengthy list of foods he should avoid, and after he cut these out of h…

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3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but don’t get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…

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6 Supergreens to Fuel Your Muscles

Exercise, eat right, get enough sleep. These are but a few of the pillars of good health. But, did you know that what you eat can actually affect how your muscles respond to exercise? Here are 6 super…

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The 6 Worst Foods for Sleep

Quality sleep is one of the pillars of good health, along with physical activity, proper hydration, low stress, and healthy eating habits. If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep througho…

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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your food’s effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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5 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Mood

While your mood sometimes dictates what foods you eat -- hello ice cream -- what you choose to eat can conversely affect your moods. While it may seem harmless enough, what you choose to eat for lunch…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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17 Ways to Build Better Blood

Your blood feeds every cell, tissue, gland, organ, and organ system in your body. Without strong, oxygen-rich blood these systems can become compromised. Here are 17 ways to build stronger, richer, he…

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What Can Blood Tell You About Your Health? (Infographic)

While you may think of a blood test as nothing more than an annoying annual formality, there's a lot more that you can learn from your blood, as long as you know the right questions to ask it. This…

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It’s Blood Shortage Season (video)

Did you know there's such a thing as blood shortage season? The beginning of a new year means that donations are low and blood centers need your help. January was declared National Blood Donor Mont…

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