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8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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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 Overlooked Nutrient for Bone and Heart Health

Most people know that calcium is needed for strong bones and that magnesium is essential to a healthy heart, but few people consider the importance of vitamin K2. Actually, few people have even heard …

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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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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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Thousands of Groceries Claiming ’0 Trans Fats’ Actually Contain Them

A new study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that at least 27 percent of 84,000 foods in grocery stores contain artificial trans fats, known to have a well-documented connection to h…

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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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What Prolonged Sitting and Standing Does to Your Body

You've probably already heard the new fear-mongered saying: "Sitting is the new smoking." If you work in an office where you sit in front of a computer for most of the day, this news has probably desc…

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thanks for the info, passed it on to others who could benefit.

Worth further research.

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