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Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Popping Tylenol

If you are feeling a little achy, inflamed, or have a nagging headache, your first reaction may be to pop a couple Tylenol. However, a recent study has suggested that, for certain conditions, Tylenol …

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Switchel: The Sports Drink You’ve Never Heard of

If youíve ever searched for a healthier, natural version of your favorite sports drink, youíre in luck. No, not coconut water ó switchel. Switchel is the healthy, tasty, power-boosting beverage youíve…

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7 Coffee Substitutes That Will Help You Kick the Caffeine Habit

I remember my first caffeine withdrawal. After a week straight of binging on Pepsi during spring break, I came home and went straight into cold turkey mode. My teenage body wasn't ready to handle the …

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6 Simple Homemade Hair Masks

In 2013, Americans spent $11.4 billion on haircare products. Thatís a lot of money spent on†chemical-laden mystery concoctions†that are potentially doing more harm than good. The†U.S. EPA†lists a numb…

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6 Ways to Straighten Your Hair Naturally

Avoid using heat or chemical straighteners that will damage your hair over time. Instead, there are healthier alternative ways to coax your hair into the style you want. Straight hair is stylish, pre…

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5 Healthy Drinks to Squash Holiday Stress

The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for many of us, but donít let stress get you down! This should be a time for us to take a step back, inhale a deep lungful of oxygen, decompress, a…

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5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True; itís a treat, a splurge, an immutable indulgence. However, healthier doesnít necessarily mean lower in fat or cal…

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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…

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Do You Know the Difference Between Artificial and Natural Flavors in Food?

According to a report by the Environmental Working Group, natural flavour is not much better than artificial flavor. Read on to find out why. A growing number of American consumers are opting for "…

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Katie K. Katie K.
on 6 Mood-Boosting Foods
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i had no idea that there were sooooo many health problems linked to bacon. thanks for educating me.

My mood doesn't need boosting. Does yours? If so, you have nothing to lose. Grab some chocolate r…

Great article, thanks!

Emily J. Emily J.
on 6 Mood-Boosting Foods
11 minutes ago

easy -peasy... but, I think, the brain wears out....no matter what we do