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Sugar Consumption Linked to Depression

Most of us know that sugar sends our energy levels crashing within mere hours. But few people may realize the connection between sugar and depression. A new joint study published in the American Jo…

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8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

Too heavy on the booze last night? While some people swear by some spiked coffee and a greasy diner breakfast, there are actually healthy foods that can help you overcome a hangover faster. The next t…

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This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (and chances are, you’re deficient)

A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes tend to go hand-in-hand. In fact, type 2 diab…

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love†across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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How Much Sugar Starbucks Actually Pours Into Your Drink

When we think of fattening foods most of us think of fast foods, decadent desserts, fried foods, or TV dinners. Weíre far less likely to consider our Starbucks habit as the reason for our spare tire, …

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now thereís one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesnít love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses arenít the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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11 Easy Ways to Cut Your Sugar Intake During the Holidays

Just because the holidays are here doesnít mean that your healthy eating habits should take a holiday. Adapted from my book 60 Seconds to Slim, here are 11 simple ways to cut your sugar intake and sti…

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10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice. It has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Modern science has now confirmed what people have instinctively known for ages. Here are …

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I believe soda with real ginger (i.e., ginger ale) helps, also. Not all sodas have real ginger. …