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Sugar and Health: The Bad, The Ugly, and How to Avoid It

We talk a lot about sugar at Eat Drink Better. That sweet, white powder is delicious, but it's also at least partially responsible for public health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease.…

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Are Food Cravings & Addictions Ruling You?

Have you ever had cravings for chocolate or ice cream that would not go away? Have you ever started eating cookies or potato chips and could not stop till you ate the whole bag? Afterward, you fee…

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Is Sugar The New Tobacco?

"Sugar is the new tobacco," said Simon Capewell, professor of clinical epidemiology at the University of Liverpool. Being an ex-sugar addict, this news caught my attention right away. ‘Action o…

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Shopping for Cereal? Take These Healthy Tips Along

It's a great standard way to start your day, but make sure you pick your cereal with care so you can reap all its tremendous health benefits. Here are some of the fabulous health benefits a good ce…

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5 Top Foods To Eliminate From Your Diet In 2014

There are thousands of healthy foods on this planet AND there are also thousands of unhealthy choices. You can't eliminate every bad food at once so I've list the top ones to beware of! 1. Oreo …

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4 Enemies of Good Sleep (And How to Defeat Them)

Late evening is meant to be a time of relaxation, when the effort should be to invite a good night's rest. But some things we do can interfere with that simple goal, making us sleep uneasy and wake up…

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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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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Crispy Apple Chips

Recipe: Crispy Apple Chips From: Honor Fabun at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 1:30 h Ready In : 1:35 h Autumn is upon us, and …

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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

We all love a little dessert sometimes. But for those who are sensitive to wheat, dairy, or sugar, dessert leaves much to be desired. For others, most desserts are unfortunately loaded with inflammato…

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