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Gluten Found in ‘Gluten-Free’ Probiotics – Surprised?

A recent analysis of the most popular probiotics discovered that more than half of these supplements contained trace amounts of gluten, according to investigators at the Celiac Disease Center at Colum…

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New Evidence Shows Probiotics Can Help Fight Depression

Doctors and experts have always said there's no such thing as a cure-all when it comes to health—but new research is suggesting that probiotics might be as close as it gets to a happy pill. A study…

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This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (and chances are, you’re deficient)

A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes tend to go hand-in-hand. In fact, type 2 diab…

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Are Vitamin Drinks Overdoing It?

Most of us don’t get all of the nutrients we need from food alone. So we take supplements, buy fortified foods and drinks, and stock up on as many vitamins as we can. Why not? Vitamins are a good thin…

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10 Worst Hidden Toxins in Vitamins and Supplements

I’m absolutely shocked at how many people don’t investigate to find out whether there are toxins in the products they swallow. When something is sold as an herb, vitamin, superfood, or supplement, the…

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This Surprising Food Could be Interfering with Your Medication

Your breakfast could cause your medications to go from safe to harmful. Find out which drugs interact with this surprising breakfast food. It has been a pretty rough cold and flu season around here…

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11 Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating

Bloating is the condition of your belly feeling swollen after eating (1). It is usually caused by excess gas production, and/or disturbances in the movement of the muscles of the digestive system (2).…

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Is Your Produce Trying to Kill You?

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but maybe not for the reason you think. Everyone seems to be smitten with the thought that fresh produce is loaded with antioxidants -- which reduce oxidative stre…

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Do Raspberry Ketones Really Work?

If you need to lose weight, you are not alone. More than a third of Americans are overweight, and another third are obese (1). Only 30% of people are now at a healthy weight… being overweight ha…

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How Medicine Can Affect Your Mouth, and What to Do About It

In general, medicines are supposed to make you feel better. But while they may bring relief from the specific symptoms you are suffering, several over-the-counter and prescription medicines can have a…

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