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Eat Butter to Get Healthier?

You may have heard about Bulletproof® Coffee, the drink made popular by Dave Asprey on his Bulletproof intermittent fasting plan. If you haven’t, the gist is to combine organic, non-toxic, single orig…

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A Surprising Hazard of Sitting All Day

Who would have guessed that a natural posture could be so dangerous to our health?  According to researchers from the University of Regensburg, Germany, a sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of cer…

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4 Eye Health Signs You Should Watch Out For

Eyes are the window to the soul, no doubt. But equally, they also give you a peek into your inner health. Check for the following clues, and you could glean vital information about your body: Red e…

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How Long Should You be Sitting Every Day?

Now here is news to make you sit up — or rather stand up — and take note. Dr. Dylan Thompson, senior lecturer at the University of Bath, says you should aim to sit for less than 60 percent of your …

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Death by Bacon

Don't hate the messenger: according to a study earlier this year, death by bacon may be a real possibility. A study published in the journal BMC Medicine of 448,568 people found that eating processed …

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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

It’s not difficult to eat healthier.  Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients you’re getting.  And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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Sea Buckthorn: Ancient Healer and Modern Superfood

An ancient Tibetan healing secret is finally being discovered in the West.  For thousands of years Tibetans used a fruit that grows wild in the Himalayan Mountains as food and medicine to treat many s…

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Superfood Decreases Risk of Death by 26 Percent

We keep hearing about the many health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and now there’s even more cause to celebrate this healthy way of eating. Results of a new study called the European Prospectiv…

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Preventing Kidney Failure With Diet

Our kidneys are highly vascular organs. That’s why when you see kidneys in the meat case they look so red. After all, our two little kidneys have to filter through our entire blood supply and as such …

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Is Your Marriage Good for Your Health?

When it comes to the link between marriage and health, the newest research indicates that only one question really matters: Is your marriage good for your health? While it’s true that marriage b…

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