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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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Weight Gain: It’s Really Not About the Calories

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Gary Taubes is a prominent scientific journalist and author of several books, two of which delve into the fallacies of conventional wisdom with respect to…

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Surprising Study About Artificial Sweeteners

For those of you who are aware of the health dangers posed by artificial sweeteners and dutifully avoid them, the featured study findings may come as a shocking surprise. Researchers have found tha…

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8 Ways to Banish Holiday Digestive Troubles

Everyone loves the delicious holiday treats, feasts, and party-fare, but no one loves the indigestion, bloating, and heavy feeling afterward.  Here are 8 ways to improve your post-holiday meal digesti…

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Women Gain Weight After Marriage, Men After Divorce

Written by Laura Franco for YourTango.com A recent study found that women have a tendency to gain a few pounds after tying the knot, while men are likely to do the same after divorce. The study …

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Is Television Priming Us to be Fat?

by Carole Carson, Contributor to Exercise/Fitness on Allthingshealing.com What do the movie “Inception”, NFL Monday Night Football and the book “Blink” have in common? All explore the emerging i…

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