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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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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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3 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Protect Your Teeth

  Sweets, soda and fruit juices can really do a number on your teeth's enamel. And it's not just processed, unhealthy foods, either; citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit can also eat away…

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5 Ideas for a Healthy & Happy Halloween

Be prepared for a bevy of ghosts and goblins to appear at your doorstep this week. That's right; it's time once again for Halloween. The day that celebrates everything spooky and sweet is one of the m…

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Kick the Junk out of Your Halloween Treats

BOO! It's that time of the year again! Jack-o-lanterns and cackling witches and giggling ghosts galore! It's a spirited time of the year, when sugar-highs abound and grocery store aisles overflow with…

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Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (Recipe)

  Chocolate candies that are actually easy! Try out these homemade chocolate peanut butter cups -- just in time for Halloween. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients: 1 Cup creamy …

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10+ Scary Reasons To Avoid Artificial Food Coloring

It's almost Halloween, and pretty soon more than a few of us will be sneaking LaffyTaffy and lollipops when the kids aren't looking. Besides all the sugar, fat, and preservatives infused into those in…

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UK Kicks Artificial Food Dye, U.S. Doesn’t.

Processed foods such as Skittles, Starbursts, Nutri-Grain Bars, and Lunchables might look the same in an American grocery store as they do in a British one, but they're not the same. The American vers…

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The Dark Side of Food Colors

The next time you’re at a child’s birthday party, notice the beautiful array of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, all showcasing a rainbow assortment of artificial colors.  While they may make these sweet…

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