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Study Finds Sweetened Beverages Kill Over 184,000 People Annually

A shocking new study published in the medical journal Circulation found that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is literally killing us. Because sugar-sweetened drinks are so prevalent in ou…

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The Food That Cuts Your Risk of Premature Death by 20 Percent

Here’s some news to go nuts about. Exciting research found that simply adding one type of food to your diet could drastically slash your risk of dying. According to the study published in the New Engl…

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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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How to Avoid an Energy Slump on Vacation

Nothing ruins a good vacation faster than fatigue, sluggishness, and digestive upset. Ever wonder why that seems to happen more when you're on the road? There's a good chance some of that is because y…

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How to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Thirty years ago, virtually all diabetes in young individuals was thought to be autoimmune Type 1 diabetes, but since the mid-90s we started to see an increase in Type 2 diabetes among youth, particul…

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How to Keep Prediabetes From Turning Into Diabetes

In just one decade, the number of people with diabetes has more than doubled. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, by 2050, one out of every three of us may have diabetes. Wh…

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The Surprising Daily Habit That Can Harm Your Heart

When it comes to heart disease, a host of usual suspects bob up in mind: fatty food, stressful lifestyle, high blood pressure. But there are sneaky factors that can cause damage to your ticker, and am…

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Victory! FDA Bans Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will give the food industry three years to eliminate trans fats from foods in the food supply. The news comes after an advisory in 2013 in…

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6 Reasons to Eat More Chia Seeds

Although many people often associate chia seeds with the infamous ch-ch-ch-chia pet, their purpose goes beyond a ceramic puppy planter. Chia seeds are powerful little bundles that can offer serious he…

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9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…

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