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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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How Eggs Can Impact Body Odor

I previously lampooned the egg industry PR campaign, which tried to promote eggs as a source of eyesight-saving nutrients such as lutein, by noting that a single spoonful of spinach had as much as nin…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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10 Diet Tips to Keep Your Arteries Clean

A small amount of thickening and loss of elasticity in the arteries is a natural part of aging, but if we regularly eat fatty foods and fail to exercise, the arteries start narrowing dangerously. They…

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Shopping for Cereal? Take These Healthy Tips Along

It's a great standard way to start your day, but make sure you pick your cereal with care so you can reap all its tremendous health benefits. Here are some of the fabulous health benefits a good ce…

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4 Powerful Foods That Guard Your Heart

Warnings about foods that harm your heart abound: fried potatoes, greasy burgers, cream-rich pasta... But here's a look at four fabulous foods that do your heart a world of good. The great thing is, t…

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Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…

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Trans Fats are (Almost) History

For years, health and nutrition advocates have agreed on one thing: trans fats should have no part in a healthy diet. And finally, the United States government is coming around to that notion. Yesterd…

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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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