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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 don’t 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. We’re 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 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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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesn’t love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses aren’t 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 doesn’t 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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The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert & Calm

What do the following breakfast menus have in common? Coffee and doughnut. Pancakes with syrup. Milk with sweet cereal. Yes, they are quick to put together and taste good. But if you start fee…

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The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart Disease

When I think of autumn, Thanksgiving, and the holidays I think of cinnamon. Who doesn’t love the aroma of cinnamon wafting through the air?  The real deal, that is, not the fake “holiday spice,” chemi…

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