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10 Probiotic-Rich Foods to Supercharge Your Diet

Most people know that yogurt (at least the unsweetened kind with live cultures) is a healthy option, but few people consider the many other foods rich in beneficial bacteria or yeasts that help boost …

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Does Eating Miso Help Protect Against Radiation?

Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster a few years ago, one of the common questions I hear is “does miso really protect against radiation?” The answer is “yes” and “no.” If you’re not familiar with m…

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New Hope for Arthritis Sufferers

Anyone who has experienced the debilitating pain and inflammation of arthritis will tell you how much these symptoms can rob a person of the joy of living. Arthritis pain can interfere with the abilit…

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You Are Covered in Bacteria (and that’s a good thing!)

Our bodies are home to a complex, vast community of microorganisms, and there is mounting research looking at how how these bacteria and viruses are connected to our overall health. You probably al…

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What Nanoparticles Might be Doing to You

Researchers have come to some disconcerting conclusions while investigating the health effects of nanoparticles at levels that could be present in foods, consumer goods, and treated drinking water. …

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But there’s a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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The Food That is Three Times Healthier than Yogurt

Yogurt has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years. That’s probably because most people know that yogurt offers live cultures of beneficial microcrobes that boost digestion and overall health. …

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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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5 Surprising Foods that are Keeping You Fat

Besides the obvious junk foods, there are 5 foods that you may never have suspected of packing on the pounds. Diet Soda,
 Really? Research conducted at the University of Texas Health Science…

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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now there’s a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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