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10 ‘Unhealthy’ Foods That Are Better Than You Might Think

It’s almost as if every time some new study comes out saying that a particular type of food is healthy for whatever reason, just a few months or years later, another study comes out claiming the exact…

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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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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzh…

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5 Simple Ways to Slash Your Stroke Risk

The benefits of eating a balanced diet, working out and minimizing poor health habits like smoking are so well-known that they aren't considered "newsworthy." But new research published in the journal…

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How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Passing a kidney stone is a painful experience. Once started, there is almost nothing you can do but suffer and endure. If you are between 30 and 60 years of age, your chances of going through this…

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Why Natural Is Not Always Healthier

With the pressures of daily life today, health-conscious folks are trying to fuel themselves with the safest, most nutritious foods. But before you reach for that tempting-looking package of  “natural…

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Top 5 Fat-Burning Spices

Losing weight can be a lot easier if you spice up your food.  Add these top five fat-burning spices to your diet to ramp up weight loss: 1. Garlic and 2. Onions;  These yummy foods contain phytoche…

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Tomatoes: Toxic Nightshade or Wonder Food?

The claims for and against the healthfulness of the common tomato are many and varied. Let's take a closer look at the reported pros and cons of this popular summer staple. Cons Throughout the 1…

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