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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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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Weight Gain and Obesity

There is more reason than ever now to eat a nutritionally-balanced diet. According to research from scientists at the University of Queensland presented in the Journal of Nutrition, certain vitamin de…

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10 Surprising Household Items That Cause Obesity

We all know that a lack of exercise along with too many pastries, doughnuts and soda cause weight gain, but more and more research shows that many of the household and other items we regularly come in…

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Do You Have the Guts for a Healthy Body Weight?

You may be shocked to learn that approximately half of your body’s cells are actually bacteria and that an additional 100 trillion bacteria inhabit various parts of your body and play critical roles i…

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How to Cook Smarter to Lose Pounds

Are you stuck in a pantry pothole, buying the same ingredients week after week? You’re not alone—many of us load up our carts with foods we’re familiar with, simply because it’s easier and faster than…

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7 Ways to Get Rid of Water Weight

In our bodies, there’s water, water everywhere – in and outside cells, body tissues, organs, muscles and circulatory system. In fact, 70 percent of our bodies is water. Our body mostly does a good …

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7 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

There are countless claims on the internet about seemingly miraculous health benefits of apple cider vinegar consumption, but is it all true?  I hit the research journals to separate fact from fiction…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. I’d like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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Top 5 Fat-Burning Spices

Losing weight can be a lot easier if you spice up your food.  Add these top five fat-burning spices to your diet to ramp up weight loss: 1. Garlic and 2. Onions;  These yummy foods contain phytoche…

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