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The Problem With Most Supplemental Nutrition Drinks & What One Man Did About It

Have you heard the statistic that most doctors get less than 20 hours of nutrition training during their entire medical school studies? In fact, most doctors say they are not comfortable talking to th…

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6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

Being healthy can be a cryptic concept. Does it mean going to the doctor yearly? Exercising? Eating your apple each day? Going gluten-free? It may be hard to navogate all of the information (and misin…

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Don’t Like Eating Yoga Mats? Avoid These Brands…

Surely you’ve heard of Subway’s recent decision to ditch azodicarbonamide (ADA) from their sandwich bread - -a chemical foaming agent commonly used in the production of yoga mats and shoe rubber. Good…

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10+ Scary Reasons To Avoid Artificial Food Coloring

It's almost Halloween, and pretty soon more than a few of us will be sneaking LaffyTaffy and lollipops when the kids aren't looking. Besides all the sugar, fat, and preservatives infused into those in…

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How Gut Bacteria Affects Your Brain

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto The bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms comprising your body's microflora outnumber your body's cells 10 to 1. It's becoming increasingly clea…

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8 Scary Hidden Ingredients in Processed Foods

  If you haven't brushed up on your high school chemistry lately, chances are, you have a hard time figuring out the ingredients list on processed food labels. What the heck is butylated hydro…

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What Makes Food “Natural” Anyway?

Last summer I made cheese. I did this, while donning a hairnet and wearing a lab coat in a very well-regulated facility, with an expert cheese maker never more than three feet away. All of the milk we…

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Salt: A Child’s Indulgence That Should Be Checked

When we worry about what our children eat, we most often involve ourselves with concerns over sugar and fat. We read labels on processed foods and frown upon items that are rife with loads of sugar or…

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7 of the Most Unhealthy, Cancer-Causing Foods

Let's face it: it's challenging to eat all-healthy foods all the time. Sometimes we just want an easy pre-processed meal for a late dinner, while other times we choose to indulge in a junky treat as a…

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7 Negative Effects of Refined Flour

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Flour is hard to sidestep come mealtime. Breakfast brims with toast, bagels, cereal, pancakes. Lunch is built around sandwiches, wraps, pasta, pizza. And din…

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