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Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…

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Will a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Celebrities worldwide are raving about weight loss benefits of gluten-free, but does it really work? Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and diagnosed celiac Elisabeth Hasselbeck all said they lost weight g…

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6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow)

  On the surface, weight loss and weight gain seem like pretty obvious results of certain behaviors. Eat more than you burn, and you'll gain weight; eat less, and you'll lose it. If only life …

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The Character Trait Most Likely to Cause Weight Gain

There is no real mystery about weight gain. It is simple math: if you eat more than you can burn off, you pile on excess weight. But there is a surprising character trait that correlates to more weigh…

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How Your Taste Buds Can Aid Weight Loss

"I am a foodie, so I can't help putting on weight," some people say. A 'foodie' is someone who relishes food—which means, he or she has taste buds with an acute sense of taste, leading to more eating …

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The Shocking Truth About Protein Bars, Shakes & ‘Enhanced’ Foods

"Protein-enhanced" is the new catch-all phrase by food and beverage manufacturers. Everywhere I turn I see another product boasting that it contains protein. But is this growing trend actually benefic…

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9 Healthy, High-Calorie Foods

By DivineCaroline Just because a food is healthy doesn’t mean it’s not fattening. In fact, some of the most nutritious foods come with serious calorie counts—with good reason. Considering calorie…

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Shocking Water Contaminant

New research shows that many people are unsuspectingly drinking sucralose every day in their water.  A shocking new study found that the artificial sweetener sucralose, which is also known under the b…

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Take A Nap [Infographic]

When we were kids, napping was a regular part of our daily routine (much to the joy of our parents, I'd imagine). When we're teenagers, we sleep whenever, and as long as we can. Health science tell…

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Can Childhood Abuse Be Making You Fat?

by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, Guest Editor of Integrative Medicine, on Allthingshealing.com   Although certainly just one of many things contributing to weight gain, I suspect that childhood sexual and e…

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