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Delicious Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Girl Scout cookies aren’t the healthiest cookie out there. They are highly processed and full of nasties like trans-fats, GMOs, and artificial flavors. But, luckily, you can easily make even more deli…

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Butter Has Won the War. Margarine Has Converted.

Margarine and butter have been fighting each other for decades, but now the battle is over – and butter has won! After years of bashing butter and claiming that dairy fat kills people, the giant marga…

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10 Diet Tips to Keep Your Arteries Clean

A small amount of thickening and loss of elasticity in the arteries is a natural part of aging, but if we regularly eat fatty foods and fail to exercise, the arteries start narrowing dangerously. They…

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How to Avoid Sneaky Trans Fats

The FDA is proposing a ban on trans fats and we have to say that we're thrilled with the news. Foods like microwave popcorn, canned frosting and stick margarine are some of the most offensive when it …

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The 5 Worst Condiments

Photo Courtesy Of:  Fuse/Thinkstock What foods do Americans often forget when inventorying good food choices? You probably eat them every day, one little dollop after another … I'm referring to condi…

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Trans Fat In Meat & Dairy

Trans fats are bad. They may increase one's risks of heart disease, sudden death, diabetes—and even aggression. Trans fat intake has been associated with overt aggressive behavior, impatience, and irr…

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9 Common Foods That Contain Bad Fat

Trans fat, a shudder-causing ingredient for health experts, is formed when natural vegetable oil is hardened through hydrogenation to prolong the taste or shelf life of certain foods. Studies show …

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5 Food Habits That Age You

If the only edible indiscretions you worry about are those that make you gain weight, you may have your priorities mixed up. It turns out that the worst dietary demons, including many sugary, fatt…

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A Natural Approach to Cancer Prevention

Photo Courtesy Of:  Top Photo Group/Thinkstock Dr. Christine Horner began her career as a board certified general and plastic surgeon, performing breast reconstructive surgeries on women who'd had fu…

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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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