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Is Honey Better For You Than Sugar?

Nicknamed "Nature’s Sweetener," humans have likely been eating honey for hundreds of thousands of years. Not only for its sweet flavor, but for its reported medicinal properties, too. Yet when you …

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Sugar Alcohols: Sugar That’s Good For Your Teeth?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar. They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative health effects. In fact, many studies show that sug…

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4 Eating Styles That Lead to Weight Gain – Which One Are You?

We've been told to eat less, eat healthier, strip more fat from our diet--all are roads to nowhere. It's time to consider a bigger dietary picture. We'd like to introduce you to four women who walk…

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Study: Fructose Can Lead to Overeating

In the quest to discover the cause for obesity in America, medical scientists are turning to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to better understand how the brain reacts to certain sugars. In a recen…

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Do Starchy Foods Affect Longevity?

Photo Courtesy Of:  Photodisc/Thinkstock Paul Jaminet, PhD is an astrophysicist from MIT and Berkley with a strong interest in health and diet which began after he experienced personal health challen…

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Is Sugar Sapping Your Memory?

Getting older doesn't have to mean cognitive decline. Protect your memory and keep your mind sharp with these strategies for blood sugar regulation. By Jeffrey Rossman, PhD, Rodale.com Do…

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Banish Metabolic Syndrome

Q: I'm a little overweight and am becoming concerned about metabolic syndrome. Can acupuncture help? A: As a risk factor for type-2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, metabolic syndrome is a seri…

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