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Could Drinking Coffee Save Your Life?

What factors do you think of when you consider things that could save your life? Do you think of a healthy diet, exercise, fresh air, or maybe loving relationships or friendships? While all of these t…

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Childhood Obesity and Emotional Eating

When I was in grade school, one of my classmates was greatly overweight. Michael was an easy target for teasing and bullying. He couldn't run very well and always did poorly in gym class. He was shy, …

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now there’s one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesn’t love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses aren’t the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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Vitamin D Levels May Predict Diabetes

Researchers followed almost 500 obese and non-overweight children to determine the factors that are involved with diabetes in later years. They found a surprising connection between low vitamin D leve…

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Can a Stone Age Diet Make You Healthier?

Photo Courtesy Of:  Thinkstock/AbleStock.com During the Paleolithic period, many thousands of years ago, people ate primarily vegetables, fruit, nuts, roots and meat—and a wide variety of it. To…

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I have certainly eaten some tomatoes that were very ordinary when raw but redeemed when grilled.

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