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Is Your Low-Carb Diet Hurting Your Bones?

Everywhere I turn it seems that there’s another spin on low-carb diets. There’s Atkins, Paleo, LCHF (low-carb, high-fat) and meat and cheese diets, to name a few, with a new one popping up seemingly e…


It’s Finally Time to Stop Counting Calories

Do you know someone who gobbles up 100-calorie snack packs? We’ve all been there. The allure of eating whatever you want as long as it’s only 100 calories is great — but, as we all should know, it’s t…


Is Smelling Farts Good for You?

Everyone farts—and everyone has gotten an unexpected nose full of gas at one time or another. We joke about farts. Society taboos farts. Most of us try to avoid sniffing foul farts at any cost. But, c…


The Hidden Food Ingredient Linked to Pain and Inflammation

There’s a food additive so ubiquitous in the food industry it is found in most packaged foods, restaurant sauces and even many foods that have been “certified organic.” That ingredient is carrageenan.…


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…


6 Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Your body loves the immense health benefits of tomatoes—even if the only way you're enjoying them is in a hearty tomato sauce or refreshing juice. Tomatoes help keep your heart healthy and prevent can…


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…


5 Foods That Can Be Surprisingly Inflammatory

Just because a food is generally regarded as healthy, that doesn’t mean it is necessarily the right choice for YOU. Here are 5 foods that are often considered smart choices that may actually contribut…


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…


Inflammation: The Slow Silent Killer

Inflammation is an essential function of your body’s immune response, but even a little too much inflammation can cause you health problems. You don’t have to have pain or swelling in your body to ha…


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