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10 Terrific Ways Kidney Beans Boost Your Health

Red kidney beans are among my favorite foods. As children, we would gather eagerly around the table to enjoy our lunch of rajma-chawal, kidney bean curry and rice. And now that I know of their tremend…


How to Kick Your Sugar Habit in Just 3 Days

Mmm...donuts. When it comes to sugar, Homer Simpson is the everyman. His drooling reaction to donuts might as well be any of us at the grocery store, staring at racks of cupcakes, candies, and sodas…


The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…


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…


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…


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…


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…


8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still don’t know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …


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. We’re far less likely to consider our Starbucks habit as the reason for our spare tire, …


The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now there’s 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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