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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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Replacing Trans Fats for Better Health

The rush to remove trans fats from fried, baked, and processed goods has never been more frantic. Even Dunkin' Donuts and the Indiana State Fair have promised to use healthier frying oils. But are the…

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Help Prevent Cancer 10 Ways

With cancer rates rising alarmingly, it is good to know that keys to the prevention of many cancers are in our own hands. Find out ten ways to take charge of your health and help to prevent cancer, st…

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