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The 8 Healthiest Fats You Can Eat

Fat has a bad reputation, but lately the health world is learning to love fatty foods in moderation. The fact is, fat isn't a bad thing. Not even close! You need the stuff to survive and maintain a he…

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How Healthy is Coconut, Really?

Coconut is a superstar in the healthy food world, but does it deserve its status as a superfood? Maybe not. A couple of recent pieces about coconut water were the first inklings that coconut might…

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Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…

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Do Starchy Foods Affect Longevity?

Photo Courtesy Of:  Photodisc/Thinkstock Paul Jaminet, PhD is an astrophysicist from MIT and Berkley with a strong interest in health and diet which began after he experienced personal health challen…

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Weight Gain: It’s Really Not About the Calories

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Gary Taubes is a prominent scientific journalist and author of several books, two of which delve into the fallacies of conventional wisdom with respect to…

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3 Foods That Can Trigger a Stroke

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and is a rapidly growing health threat for …

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Zap Fat with Fat?

Can coconut oil help you lose weight? There is science to suggest that the tropical oil may cause a slight (temporary) boost in your metabolism. Anytime you eat, the process of digesting food burns…

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