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9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…

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What UV Tanning Can Do to Your Skin

UV rays cause skin cancer. Period. This American Cancer Society states that, actually, most skin cancers are the direct result of UV radiation through sunlight. Tanning beds use the same dangerous …

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8 Biggest Myths About Cancer

Cancer is a scary — and scarily common — disease. But, despite its prevalence and all of the public health campaigns surrounding this heartbreaking disease, there are still plenty of myths about cance…

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Are You Being Greenwashed?

First things first: What is “Greenwashing”? It’s how a company positions their products on the marketplace suggesting to the consumer that a product is eco-friendly, natural or better for them, whe…

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Could Drinking Coffee Save Your Life?

What factors do you think of when you consider things that could save your life? Do you think of a healthy diet, exercise, fresh air, or maybe loving relationships or friendships? While all of these t…

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11 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat unsung, but once you read its incredible--and nearly endless--list of he…

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This Easy, Delicious Dish Contains 7 Cancer-Fighting Ingredients

This tasty dish features a whopping seven cancer-fighting ingredients. Kidney beans are full of potassium and magnesium, and they help reduce bad LDL cholesterol as well as fight heart disease. Best o…

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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…

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Lycopene, the Powerful Nutrient That May Help Prevent Cancer

Lycopene is a super star when it comes to good health and cancer prevention. We find it in the news regularly. So what is it? Lycopene is what gives red fruits and vegetables their bright red color…

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