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More Meat Equals More Inflammation

OK, the link between higher amounts of meat and inflammation isn't exactly news to most people but it's always great when research backs up our understanding: eating more meat spells higher inflammati…


Top 40 Whole Food Sources of Fiber

Getting enough fiber in your diet is critical to great health—not just healthy bowels.  More and more research shows that your intestinal health determines the amount of inflammation in your body, pla…


13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…


Nutrient Slashes Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis

According to research in the journal Nutrition Reviews, low magnesium intake increases the risk of many serious health conditions, including: “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reacti…


13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…


10 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Barbecue

Summer is here. With it come vacations, lush gardens, and barbecues with friends and family. Unfortunately, barbecued food has been linked to an increased risk of cancer.  But you can have your barbec…


Apple Extract Shows Promise Against Cancer

The adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” might not be far from the truth particularly if you’re battling cancer, according to new research in the International Journal of Biological Macromol…


Could Mistletoe Help Heal Cancer?

According to ScienceDaily, Nov. 30, 2012, it seems that the age old traditional Christmas decoration, Mistletoe, has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for sufferers of colon…


Understanding Colon Cancer

Colon - or colorectal -- cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US -- around 143,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year alone. Watch this for warning signs to treatment options.…

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Energy Drink Slashes Belly Fat by 77%

Forget Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, and the other so-called “Energy Drinks” that line the refrigerators at every convenience store these days.  Not only are they loaded with stimulants, most are usua…


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