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How Phthalates Affect Your Sex Life (& How to Avoid Them)

"Not tonight, honey, I've had too many toxins!" Iím betting that when you consider the factors affecting your interest in sex you probably donít consider toxic exposures. But new research presented…

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But thereís a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasnít felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kindóitís the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond oneís current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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‘Mind Over Platter’: 5 Things That Make Us Eat More Food

You know you should stop eating that pile of food on your plate but it's soooo good and it's just so hard to stop eating.† How much will you eat?† You may be surprised to learn some of the factors tha…

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7 Great Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

Amaranth flour has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. It is neither a grain or a grass but is actually a plant that is related to spinach and Swiss chard. The plant produces …

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The Food That is Three Times Healthier than Yogurt

Yogurt has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Thatís probably because most people know that yogurt offers live cultures of beneficial microcrobes that boost digestion and overall health. …

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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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The Spice that May Help Fight Breast Cancer

New research offers hope for women diagnosed with breast cancer and those hoping to avoid the disease altogether. Thatís good news considering that according to the American Cancer Society an estimate…

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Success! Hershey’s Plans to Kiss Genetically-Modified Ingredients Good-Bye!

If you love Hershey's Kisses, youíre about to love them a lot more. Thanks to pressure from consumers, the company has announced that it will make its Kisses and milk chocolate bars with simpler, gene…

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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now thereís a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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