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Is Honey Better For You Than Sugar?

Nicknamed "Nature’s Sweetener," humans have likely been eating honey for hundreds of thousands of years. Not only for its sweet flavor, but for its reported medicinal properties, too. Yet when you …

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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This May Cause More Obesity Than Sugar

Think all unsaturated fatty acids are healthy? Think again. A recent study has shed new light on how the body reacts to soybean oil, and it isn’t pretty. In this study conducted by scientists of th…

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Superfood Date & Chia Energy Bites

Energy bars are expensive and often loaded with excess sugar. If you are active, or have a gaggle of active kids that need a quick and easy energy boost, it may be a good idea to make homemade energy …

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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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10 Natural Remedies for Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are probably the most un-fun topic ever, but it's something that most women (and some men) will experience within their lifetime. Here are 10 natural remedies for yeast infections tha…

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3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but don’t get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…

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Study Finds Sweetened Beverages Kill Over 184,000 People Annually

A shocking new study published in the medical journal Circulation found that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is literally killing us. Because sugar-sweetened drinks are so prevalent in ou…

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7 Natural Tips for Less Stressful Air Travel

Traveling can be stressful, especially when you have to navigate an airport. Many people end up stressed and sick after a big travel day, but there are steps you can take to make the experience more r…

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Sugar Consumption Linked to Depression

Most of us know that sugar sends our energy levels crashing within mere hours. But few people may realize the connection between sugar and depression. A new joint study published in the American Jo…

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