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The Cost of Financial Stress

The news of the day still reminds us of economic troubles across the land. Meanwhile, millions who struggle beneath the weight of financial burdens press on with their lives, many living paycheck to p…

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Overlooked Superfood Lowers Cholesterol

"Eat your peas!" is a common refrain in many households at meal time.† That particular command may be rivaled by "Eat your beans!" thanks to new research compiled by a group of American and Canadian s…

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5 Reasons I’d Still Be Vegan If I Were a Dude

As the vegan movement grows, statistics say it resonates most strongly with women -- at least so far. Of the 2.5 million or so Americans who identify themselves as part of Team Vegan, about 79% are fe…

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Can Running Be Worse for Your Heart?

Running is good for your health, especially your heart. Long-distance running boasts a variety of health benefits, including improvements to heart health. However, new research published in April's Mi…

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8 Ways Eating Tomatoes Keeps You Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger-looking and feeling. But tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a pla…

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The 4-Ingredient Recipe That Can Help Keep Your Heart Young

Increasing numbers of health experts are coming to the conclusion that age really is just a number; and the world is full of examples of the truth of this statement. Just last week, a 102-year-old …

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How Your Genes Can Help You Fit into Your Jeans

Diet fads are a dime a dozen, but it often seems as though there's no one-size-fits all plan for fitting into your ideal pants size. That may be about to change, thanks to a pioneering study from the …

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Is Chocolate the New Weight Loss Remedy?

Few people would mention chocolate as a weight loss remedy, but two new studies demonstrate dark chocolate as a valuable food against excess weight. In the study "Dark Chocolate:† An Obesity Parado…

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4 Powerful Foods That Guard Your Heart

Warnings about foods that harm your heart abound: fried potatoes, greasy burgers, cream-rich pasta... But here's a look at four fabulous foods that do your heart a world of good. The great thing is, t…

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Drinking More Water Could Save You From a Heart Attack

There is a blackboard wall in my house, where I jot down my daily health goals. "Drink 8 glasses of water today" is frequently listed there, because I know I donít drink enough of it. After reading th…

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