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20 Nutrition Facts That Should Be Common Sense (But Aren’t)

Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition. All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts. Here are 20 nutrition facts that†should becommon sense (but cl…

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3 ‘Healthy’ Foods That Aren’t Necessarily Healthy

Foods we often think of as healthy can contain ingredients that turn them into unhealthy foods. "Natural" and "healthy" tag lines on the packaging can fool us into making poor choices. "The best wa…

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Trans Fats are (Almost) History

For years, health and nutrition advocates have agreed on one thing: trans fats should have no part in a healthy diet. And finally, the United States government is coming around to that notion. Yesterd…

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8 Ways to Make Your Coffee (or Tea) Healthier

On its own coffee is packed with health-giving antioxidants, but it's rarely the health drink it could be thanks to the ways most people customize it (think: Starbuck's GMO-laden Pumpkin Latte). The s…

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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Photo Courtesy of:† Thinkstock/iStockphoto Some foods have been promoted as "healthy," when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples.† Here's an expansion on…

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Top 12 Foods that Cause Inflammation

Everyday foods like bacon, eggs, coffee and dairy products are linked to inflammation. That might not sound like a big deal but when you consider that most chronic conditions like cancer, arthritis, d…

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Top 10 Worst Foods

Letís face it:† there are grocery and convenience stores (not to mention schools and school vending machines) that are full of chemical- and sugar-laced foods we should never eat.† Iím frequently aske…

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Does Your Brain Need an Oil Change?

Humans really are fat heads.† About sixty percent of the human brain is fat.† To maintain proper brain health, you need to get adequate fat from your diet.† But, not just any fat will do.† Some fats…

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Taking Out the Bad Fat

This year, spring cleaning in my home includes cleaning out my family's diet of an item that's pretty much at the top of the naughty list: trans fats found in partially hydrogenated oils. These oil…

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Is MSG Making You Fat?

Sure, MSG (monosodium glutamate) makes even bland food taste better. And you probably consume more of it than you think. You can find it (or its variant gluamate) in processed foods ranging from Dorit…

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