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7 Myths About Yogurt You Need to Know

Myths about yogurt and probiotics abound. I was surprised to learn what many people are saying about yogurt while conducting my research for my latest book on the topic of yogurt and probiotics. To he…

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Is Your Neighborhood Making You Fat?

We all know that an unhealthy diet and lack of exercise can result in weight gain and obesity, but new research also shows that where you live may be playing a role as well. Researchers from sixteen E…

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Mineral Deficiency Linked to Thyroid Diseases

Many naturally-minded health professionals have been recommending the mineral selenium to patients suffering from thyroid conditions for years. New research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocr…

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31 Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (next to skin cancer), so it’s no surprise that an increasing number of men are worried about this serious condition. But a new study published …

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The 9 Nastiest Ingredients in Burgers

It’s National Burger Day. Before you head out to one of the many fast food joints to celebrate the day, you might want to know exactly what you’re getting: Beef: Even though many fast food companie…

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Teflon Found in Drinking Water in 27 States

A new study issued by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found chemicals used in the manufacture of Teflon in the drinking water of 27 American states (list found here). The report indicates that 9…

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What Exactly is Xanthan Gum and Should You Eat It?

If you’ve read the labels on packaged food lately, chances are good that you’ve seen xanthan gum listed on the label. And, like most people you probably hesitated, wondering, “What exactly is xanthan …

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10 Probiotic-Rich Foods to Supercharge Your Diet

Most people know that yogurt (at least the unsweetened kind with live cultures) is a healthy option, but few people consider the many other foods rich in beneficial bacteria or yeasts that help boost …

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Aspartame and Second Hand Smoke Linked to Premature Puberty in Girls

Let's face it:  puberty, even when it occurs normally, can be a stressful time in the life of a developing young woman or man.  Normally, puberty occurs between the ages of eight and thirteen in girls…

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Study Finds Spicy Food Could Save Your Life

When was the last time you ate a spicy curry or enjoyed a hot and sour soup? New research published in the medical journal The BMJ (formerly The British Medical Journal) found that enjoying a spicy me…

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