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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your food’s effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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5 Most Addictive & Unhealthy Foods

We all eat unhealthy foods... sometimes. But to be addicted is another story. Some foods are a losing battle, as their chemical composition urges you to eat and crave more and more, loading on the …

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Antibiotics — Making Us Fatter?

Our gut bacteria are gaining more and more press nowadays -- assisting our immune functions, taking hand in nutrient absorption, and even warding off cancer. But, most recently, our imbalanced microbi…

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Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…

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Food Highs: Can Some Benign Ingredients Really Take You Higher?

The market is currently flooded with a literally dizzying array of foods and drinks whose sole purpose is mood enhancement and consciousness modification. These include everything from turbocharge…

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Cats Love Catnip (3 videos)

We humans have alcohol and marijuana. Cats have catnip. Different "drug," similar chemical effect. The first video explains why cats get high; the second asks if catnip has the same effect on b…

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Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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