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5 Powerful Health Benefits of Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, also known as black-eyed beans, are among the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name, of course, comes from the prominent black spot on their creamy skin. Growing up, my …

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Not Just For Athletes: HIIT Exercise and Why You Should Be Doing It

The scientific consensus for the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training over conventional forms of exercise is growing.  Incorrectly considered a fad by many, both scientists and HIIT adher…

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6 Surprising Myths About Obesity

We hear all the time about the obesity epidemic in the United States. Fat is equated to sickness, obesity kills, the trappings of modern life are leading to an epidemic—you get the picture. But, hold …

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10 Life Tweaks to Lose Weight (Without Exercise)

Small changes go a long way, especially when it comes to knocking off those extra pounds. Yes, you need to eat right and exercise, but you'll be surprised how small things, like using a blue tableclot…

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3 Reasons You Should Enjoy Grapes in Moderation

Bursting with juice and fragrant with freshness, a bunch of grapes is irresistible indeed. They are in season now, so the time is ripe for reaping their multiple health benefits. But before you go gra…

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What is Fish Oil Good For?

$1.2 billion. That’s what the fish oil industry is worth each year in the U.S. alone. But what is fish oil good for when it comes to chronic disease, skin conditions and weight loss? Are the …

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13 Affirmations to Improve Your Health

"I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me." Science is starting to prove the wisdom of Stuart Smalley. An affirmation like Stuart's can be a very powerful tool for not only…

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Sugar Consumption Linked to Depression

Most of us know that sugar sends our energy levels crashing within mere hours. But few people may realize the connection between sugar and depression. A new joint study published in the American Jo…

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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Weight Gain and Obesity

There is more reason than ever now to eat a nutritionally-balanced diet. According to research from scientists at the University of Queensland presented in the Journal of Nutrition, certain vitamin de…

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Exercise Does Little to Help You Lose Weight

Those aerobics classes, daily jogs and punch-kick workouts may have numerous medical benefits, but they’ll do little to reduce your waist size. A growing body of scientific evidence backed by a recent…

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