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How the Moon Impacts Your Sleep

You don’t have to be a werewolf for the moon to impact your sleep. New research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that the moon’s waxing and waning can and does play a role in how much sle…

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The Ugly Truth About Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

Before you grab that ever-so-tempting Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on your way to work, you might be alarmed to know what's in it…and, well, what's not. Since it is packed with artificial ingredie…

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The Healing Sugar that Boosts Energy 45%

Are you exhausted, dragging your body out of bed in the morning, relying on caffeine to get through your day, and generally lacking the energy to do the things you want? You’re not alone. Approximatel…

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Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Obesity Epidemic

In a new study released in Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science, researchers link the ingestion of artificial sweeteners to increased blood sugar levels (an early indicator of Type 2 diabet…

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A Simple Solution for Easing Joint Pain

Are you suffering from achy joints linked to osteoarthritis? You’ll be happy to know you might be able to walk it off, according to researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. In their study pu…

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Nap Your Way to Better Skin

It may sound a bit crazy—napping your way to better skin—but new research from University Hospitals Case Medical Center and published in Science Daily found that it's true.  This gives new meaning to …

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Are Pesticides Lowering Our Intelligence?

I've been studying the effects of toxic industrial chemicals and heavy metals for 25 years and with greater intensity for my upcoming brain health book, 60 Seconds to Boost Your Brain Health (Rodale, …

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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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20 Foods that Aggravate Big Toe Pain (Gout)

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that is usually linked to pain in the big toe. It occurs when uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and accumulate around joints, particularly in the big t…

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How Blood Sugar Impacts Your Love Life (And Voodoo Dolls…)

Most of us know we’re cranky and irritable when we haven’t eaten for a while, but we may not realize it has a detrimental impact on our love life. According to research published earlier this year in …

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My personal beliefs prohibit assisted suicide,however,I see nothing wrong with letting nature take i…