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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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Can Peanut Butter Protect Your Heart?

Americans love their peanuts. According to the National Peanut Board, each American, on average, consumes more than six pounds of peanuts or peanut butter products every year. That might not be a b…

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How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

The two leading causes of death in the world are heart disease and stroke -- both of which are linked to high cholesterol. September is National Cholesterol Education Month so let us learn what it …

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7 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

There are countless claims on the internet about seemingly miraculous health benefits of apple cider vinegar consumption, but is it all true?  I hit the research journals to separate fact from fiction…

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Doctors Prescribe Plant-Based Diets for Heart Disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in many countries around the world.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease annu…

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The Diet That Can Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

Low-carbohydrate diets have long been heralded as a way to lose weight. The same can be, and has been, said about vegan diets. Now new research is indicating that combining the two into a low-carb veg…

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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Overlooked Superfood Lowers Cholesterol

"Eat your peas!" is a common refrain in many households at meal time.  That particular command may be rivaled by "Eat your beans!" thanks to new research compiled by a group of American and Canadian s…

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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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