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New Study Finds Low-Carb Diet Is Better For Type 2 Diabetics

Many diet-related diseases are treated primarily with prescription medications. However, the cornerstone of type 2 diabetes treatment is diet and lifestyle change. Given the relationship between…


11 Foods to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Lowering high blood pressure can be difficult. You need to relax more and get adequate sleep. Take medications daily—as though it's a natural habit. Exercise regularly. And perhaps hardest…


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…


9 Surprising Ways Yogurt Gives Your Health a Serious Boost

There is no question that yogurt is one of the most commonly enjoyed fermented foods in our diet. In addition to being delicious, there are many other reasons to make yogurt (non-dairy versions includ…


Study: Eating Instant Ramen Noodles Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Ramen noodles are a convenient way to sneak in a quick meal, but they could be harming our health. Read about the study and try these healthier alternatives. A study published in August's issue of…


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…


The Nutrient that Burns Fat and Boosts Energy

Your body is the ultimate alchemist. With the help of a single powerful nutrient, it can burn fat to create energy. I know it sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but after conducting…


Honeybush Tea Stops Fat Accumulation

Exciting new research published in the journal Phytomedicine found that honeybush tea (both fermented and non-fermented varieties) inhibits fat accumulation in cellular and animal models of obesity. I…


Create Fat-Burning Gourmet Salads in Minutes

If you avoid salads at any cost, thinking they consist only of iceberg lettuce and a couple of slices of starchy tomato topped with some chemical and sugar-laden bottled dressing, you will be happy to…


The Overlooked Mineral that Shrinks Fat Cells

Honey, I shrunk my fat cells...using a natural mineral.  It sounds too good to be true, but it’s not.  There is actually a mineral that suppresses the hormones linked to fat cell expansion.  I came ac…


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